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Meaning of "A road" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF A ROAD

A road  [eɪ rəʊd] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF A ROAD

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
A road is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES A ROAD MEAN IN ENGLISH?

A road

A roads may refer to ▪ A roads on the Isle of Man ▪ A roads in Latvia ▪ A roads in Lithuania ▪ A roads in Malaysia, state roads in Perak ▪ A roads in Sri Lanka ▪ A roads in the United Kingdom: ▪ A roads in Great Britain ▪ A roads in Northern Ireland ▪ In the United States: ▪ County-designated highways in zone A in Michigan ▪ Corridor A, part of the Appalachian Development Highway System...

Definition of A road in the English dictionary

The definition of A road in the dictionary is In Britain an A road is a major road that is narrower than a motorway but wider and straighter than a B road. A roads connect major towns and usually have stretches of dual carriageway.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH A ROAD


arrowed
ˈærəʊd
corrode
kəˈrəʊd
crossroad
ˈkrɒsˌrəʊd
electrode
ɪˈlɛktrəʊd
erode
ɪˈrəʊd
inroad
ˈɪnˌrəʊd
microelectrode
ˈmaɪkrəʊɪˈlɛktrəʊd
overrode
ˌəʊvəˈrəʊd
railroad
ˈreɪlˌrəʊd
road
rəʊd
rode
rəʊd
sarod
sæˈrəʊd
sarode
səˈrəʊd
strode
strəʊd
trode
trəʊd

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE A ROAD

A number 1
a piece of crumpet
a piece of goods
a pig in a poke
a pop
a posteriori
a pox on someone
a pressurized environment
a pretty penny
a priori
a run for one´s money
A series
A shares
a shingle short
a shot across someone´s bows
a shoulder to cry on
a sight
a sight for sore eyes
A sizes

WORDS THAT END LIKE A ROAD

abroad
access road
approach road
country road
dirt road
high road
hit the road
knight of the road
link road
main road
on the road
one for the road
relief road
ring road
single-track road
slip road
take the road
the end of the road
to take the high road
toll road
yellow brick road

Synonyms and antonyms of A road in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «A road» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF A ROAD

Find out the translation of A road to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of A road from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «A road» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

一条路
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Un camino
570 millions of speakers

English

A road
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

एक सड़क
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

و الطريق
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

дорога
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

A estrada
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

আপনি আপনার স্বাগত ধন্যবাদ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Une route
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Jalan raya
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Eine Straße
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

道路
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

도로
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

A dalan
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Một con đường
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஒரு சாலை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

एक रस्ता
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Bir yol
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Una strada
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

drogowego
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

дорога
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Un drum
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Ένας δρόμος
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

´n pad
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

En väg
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

En vei
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of A road

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «A ROAD»

The term «A road» is very widely used and occupies the 18.743 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «A ROAD» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about A road

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «A ROAD»

Discover the use of A road in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to A road and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Baseball as a Road to God: Seeing Beyond the Game
Yet Sexton argues that one is actually a pathway to the other. Baseball as a Road to God is about touching that something that lies beyond logical understanding.
John Sexton, Thomas Oliphant, Peter J. Schwartz, 2013
2
On the Road: The Original Scroll: (Penguin Classics Deluxe ...
A major literary event when it was published in Viking hardcover in 2007, this is the uncut version of an American classic—rougher, wilder, and more provocative than the official work that appeared, heavily edited, in 1957.
Jack Kerouac, Howard Cunnell, 2007
3
Dust Tracks on a Road: An Autobiography
First published in 1942 at the height of her popularity, Dust Tracks on a Road is Zora Neale Hurston's candid, funny, bold, and poignant autobiography, an imaginative and exuberant account of her rise from childhood poverty in the rural ...
Zora Neale Hurston, 2010
4
A Road Divided
"The artist again focuses his attention on the American landscape" -- publisher blurb.
Todd Hido, Jean Beaudrillard, 2010
5
What You're Really Meant to Do: A Road Map for Reaching Your ...
Are you doing what you’re really meant to do? If you’re ready to face this question, this book can help you change your life.
Robert Kaplan, 2013
6
Invitation to a Journey: A Road Map for Spiritual Formation
M. Robert Mulholland Jr. fleshes out a carefully worded definition of spiritual formation that encompasses the dynamics of a vital Christian life and counters our culture's tendency to trivialize, methodize and privatize spirituality.
M. Robert Mulholland, 1993
7
Although Of Course You End Up Becoming Yourself: A Road Trip ...
Told in his own words, here is Wallace’s own story, and his astonishing, humane, alert way of looking at the world; here are stories of being a young writer—of being young generally—trying to knit together your ideas of who you should ...
David Lipsky, 2010
8
Up a Road Slowly
After her mother's death, Julie goes to live with Aunt Cordelia, a spinster schoolteacher, where she experiences many emotions and changes as she grows from seven to eighteen.
Irene Hunt, 2005
9
A Turn in the Road
So there they are, three women driving across America. They have their maps and their directions—but even the best-planned journey can take you to a turn in the road.
Debbie Macomber, 2012
10
A Road Is Made: Communism in Shanghai, 1920-1927
"The book culminates in a detailed analysis of the three armed uprisings which led to the CCP's briefly taking power in March 1927, before being crushed by the troops of Chiang Kai-shek.
Stephen Anthony Smith, 2000

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «A ROAD»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term A road is used in the context of the following news items.
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Baby Found On Side Of The Road In Pasadena
PASADENA, Md. (WJZ) — A baby is found on the side of a road in Anne Arundel County. Now police are trying to find out how it happened and ... «CBS Local, Jul 15»
2
Give us a road, plead Thubarahalli residents
Around 700 families residing in Thubarahalli Extension Road, off Varthur Road, are facing problems commuting through the kutcha road in their ... «Bangalore Mirror, Jul 15»
3
We take the new McDonald's lobster roll out for a road test. How …
CAPE ELIZABETH — Asked if he'd be willing to sample one of the new lobster rolls from McDonald's, Joe Dube didn't seem to understand the ... «Press Herald, Jul 15»
4
Brewers win 8th straight, sweep 7-game road trip
The Brewers had gone 7-0 on a road trip only one other time in franchise history, a swing through San Francisco (three games) and St. Louis in July 2008. «Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Jul 15»
5
4-car crash at police road block sends man to hospital
RCMP Cpl. Quentin Frewing says police were conducting a road stop on the bridge to check motorists for drugs and alcohol when he noticed ... «CBC.ca, Jul 15»
6
Man injured in Drogheda road accident dies
A man who was seriously injured in a road accident in Drogheda during the week has died. Stephen Mc Donagh was hit by a car in the John ... «Irish Examiner, Jul 15»
7
Found artifacts have slowed building of road
Muncie officials in 2014 proposed a road connecting Riggin Road with Princeton Avenue behind the mall and near the Showplace movie ... «Muncie Star Press, Jul 15»
8
Greek referendum: Vindication for Tsipras but tough road ahead
Greece referendum: Greeks vote No as third of votes counted · Pedestrians walk along a road displaying an “OXI” or “No” campaign sign ... «Irish Times, Jul 15»
9
Minnesota makes a great place for a road trip
Minnesota makes a great place for a road trip. Minnesota ranks third, after only Oregon and Nevada, when it comes to offering frugal-minded ... «Minneapolis Star Tribune, Jul 15»
10
Keep everything in its place with a road trip organizer
Life is messy, but your vehicle doesn't have to be – GloveBox brand has created a line of sturdy organizational caddies, boxes and coolers that ... «The Globe and Mail, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. A road [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/a-road>. Mar 2019 ».
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