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On the wagon sped, and I, as well as my comrades, gave a despairing farewell glance at freedom as we came in sight of the long stone buildings.
Nellie Bly

Meaning of "wagon" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD WAGON

From Dutch wagenwain.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF WAGON

wagon  [ˈwæɡən] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF WAGON

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Wagon is a verb and can also act as 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.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb wagon in English.

WHAT DOES WAGON MEAN IN ENGLISH?

wagon

Wagon

A wagon is a heavy four-wheeled vehicle pulled by draught animals, used for transporting goods, commodities, agricultural materials, supplies, and sometimes people. Wagons are distinguished from carts, which have two wheels, and from lighter four-wheeled vehicles primarily for carrying people, such as carriages. Wagons are pulled by animals such as horses, mules or oxen. They may be pulled by one animal or by several, often in pairs or teams. A wagon was formerly often called a wain, hence one who builds or repairs wagons is a wainwright. A person who drives wagons is called a "waggoner", a "teamster", a "bullocky", a "muleskinner", or simply a "driver".

Definition of wagon in the English dictionary

The first definition of wagon in the dictionary is any of various types of wheeled vehicles, ranging from carts to lorries, esp a vehicle with four wheels drawn by a horse, tractor, etc, and used for carrying crops, heavy loads, etc. Other definition of wagon is a railway freight truck, esp an open one. Wagon is also a child's four-wheeled cart.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO WAGON

PRESENT

Present
I wagon
you wagon
he/she/it wagons
we wagon
you wagon
they wagon
Present continuous
I am wagoning
you are wagoning
he/she/it is wagoning
we are wagoning
you are wagoning
they are wagoning
Present perfect
I have wagoned
you have wagoned
he/she/it has wagoned
we have wagoned
you have wagoned
they have wagoned
Present perfect continuous
I have been wagoning
you have been wagoning
he/she/it has been wagoning
we have been wagoning
you have been wagoning
they have been wagoning
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I wagoned
you wagoned
he/she/it wagoned
we wagoned
you wagoned
they wagoned
Past continuous
I was wagoning
you were wagoning
he/she/it was wagoning
we were wagoning
you were wagoning
they were wagoning
Past perfect
I had wagoned
you had wagoned
he/she/it had wagoned
we had wagoned
you had wagoned
they had wagoned
Past perfect continuous
I had been wagoning
you had been wagoning
he/she/it had been wagoning
we had been wagoning
you had been wagoning
they had been wagoning
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will wagon
you will wagon
he/she/it will wagon
we will wagon
you will wagon
they will wagon
Future continuous
I will be wagoning
you will be wagoning
he/she/it will be wagoning
we will be wagoning
you will be wagoning
they will be wagoning
Future perfect
I will have wagoned
you will have wagoned
he/she/it will have wagoned
we will have wagoned
you will have wagoned
they will have wagoned
Future perfect continuous
I will have been wagoning
you will have been wagoning
he/she/it will have been wagoning
we will have been wagoning
you will have been wagoning
they will have been wagoning
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would wagon
you would wagon
he/she/it would wagon
we would wagon
you would wagon
they would wagon
Conditional continuous
I would be wagoning
you would be wagoning
he/she/it would be wagoning
we would be wagoning
you would be wagoning
they would be wagoning
Conditional perfect
I would have wagon
you would have wagon
he/she/it would have wagon
we would have wagon
you would have wagon
they would have wagon
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been wagoning
you would have been wagoning
he/she/it would have been wagoning
we would have been wagoning
you would have been wagoning
they would have been wagoning
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you wagon
we let´s wagon
you wagon
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to wagon
Past participle
wagoned
Present Participle
wagoning
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH WAGON


bandwagon
ˈbændˌwæɡən
battlewagon
ˈbætəlˌwæɡən
bergen
ˈbɜːɡən
Copenhagen
ˌkəʊpənˈheɪɡən
dragon
ˈdræɡən
firedragon
ˈfaɪəˌdræɡən
flagon
ˈflæɡən
hogan
ˈhəʊɡən
lagan
ˈlæɡən
logan
ˈləʊɡən
michigan
ˈmɪʃɪɡən
Morgan
ˈmɔːɡən
morgen
ˈmɔːɡən
Oregon
ˈɒrɪɡən
organ
ˈɔːɡən
pendragon
pɛnˈdræɡən
ptarmigan
ˈtɑːmɪɡən
slogan
ˈsləʊɡən
snapdragon
ˈsnæpˌdræɡən
waggon
ˈwæɡən

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE WAGON

waggoner
waggonette
waggonless
waggonload
waghalter
Wagner
Wagner-Jauregg
Wagnerian
wagon soldier
wagon train
wagon vault
wagon-lit
wagonage
wagoner
wagonette
wagonful
wagonless
wagonload
wagons-lits
wagonwright

WORDS THAT END LIKE WAGON

agon
Aragon
Catherine of Aragon
chase the dragon
Dagon
decagon
estragon
glucagon
green dragon
heptagon
hexagon
jump on the bandwagon
martagon
octagon
on the wagon
paragon
pentagon
station wagon
tarragon
the Wagon

Synonyms and antonyms of wagon in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «wagon» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF WAGON

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

Translator English - Chinese

四轮运货马 > 车
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

carro
570 millions of speakers

English

wagon
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

वैगन
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

عربة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

универсал
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

carroça
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

কামরা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

chariot
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Gerabak
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Waggon
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

四輪車
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

사륜 짐마차
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Wagon
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

toa xe
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

வேகன்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

वॅगन
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

yük vagonu
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

carro
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

wagon
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

універсал
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

vagon
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

βαγόνι
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

wa
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

vagn
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

vogn
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of wagon

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «WAGON»

The term «wagon» is very widely used and occupies the 8.351 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «WAGON» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «wagon» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «wagon» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

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

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10 QUOTES WITH «WAGON»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word wagon.
1
Julie Adams
I remember so vividly playing a scene with Jimmy Stewart. I was in the back of a covered wagon, and we were doing this little talk in the wilderness. They did his close-up first. I was looking at him and thinking, 'How does he do that?' He is not 'doing' anything, and yet everything is there.
2
Tim Allen
Women are like cars: we all want a Ferrari, sometimes want a pickup truck, and end up with a station wagon.
3
Majel Barrett
But he knew people and he was head writer for Have Gun Will Travel, and if you took those early Star Treks that we did and put us in a western wardrobe and put us on wagon train going west, we can say the same lines.
4
Mario Batali
We would load up the yellow Cutlass Supreme station wagon and pick blackberries during blackberry season or spring onions during spring onion season. For us, food was part of the fabric of our day.
5
Henry Ward Beecher
A person without a sense of humor is like a wagon without springs. It's jolted by every pebble on the road.
6
Matt Berninger
I'm a stubborn guy that loses his temper, sometimes driving the station wagon in the wrong direction for hours and hours and never admitting that he's gone the wrong way.
7
Dan Blocker
My daddy used to say that I was too big to ride and too little to hitch a wagon - no good for a damn thing.
8
Nellie Bly
On the wagon sped, and I, as well as my comrades, gave a despairing farewell glance at freedom as we came in sight of the long stone buildings.
9
James Chanos
Our concerns about what we saw in Australia: an economy clearly tied to China has hitched its wagon to the tail of the tiger. In terms of the general complacency, what we heard over and over from investors and clients and potential clients is, 'yes, yes, there are some excesses, but the government will figure out a way.'
10
Matt Dillon
I grew up with the white picket fence. My dad went to work nine to five, and he had a station wagon.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «WAGON»

Discover the use of wagon in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to wagon and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Mathematica® in Action: Problem Solving Through ...
Like previous editions, this is not only an introduction to Mathematica 6.0, but also a tour of modern mathematics by one of the field s most gifted expositors.
Stan Wagon, 2010
2
My Little Red Wagon: Radio Flyer Memories
This beautifully produced book takes a fascinating look at the panorama of American history over the past century, as told from the perspective of one of its most enduring toys--the little red wagon. Photos.
Robert Pasin, Paul Pasin, 1999
3
Best of Covered Wagon Women: Emigrant Girls on the Overland ...
Domestic roles did not define the girls’ trail experience; only the four oldest in this collection recorded helping with chores.
Kenneth L. Holmes, 2011
4
Chuck Wagon Cookin'
"This is a splendid collection of cowcamp cook tales and 112 authentic old-time dutch oven recipes." —Books of the Southwest "It is a delightful combination of yarns, history, nostalgia, and solid information—all ingeniously brewed up ...
Stella Hughes, 1974
5
The Covered Wagon
The story follows a caravan of early settlers as they make their way from the Midwest to the Pacific coastline. The novel offers a fascinating glimpse into the lives of pioneers.
Emerson Hough, 2011
6
1918 Covered Wagon Adventure
The family in this story needed to move from Boise, Idaho, to Boulder, Colorado.
Janet C. Kahler, 2006
7
Covered Wagon Women: Diaries and Letters from the Western ...
Here Lucy and I staid while the men went back with the teams after the other wagon We amused ourselves the meanwhile in wondering where we were. There are not many trees here and we can stand and look back on to the plains perhaps ...
Marça E. Montoya, David Duniway, Kenneth L. Holmes, 1999
8
The Red Wagon
The book is about a Red Wagon overfilled with every toy and book that a child could ever imagine.
Richard L. Wood Jr, 2010
9
Bristol Wagon & Carriage Illustrated Catalog, 1900
A nostaligic collection of 274 finely detailed line drawings of wagons, vans, and drays customized for farmers, bakers, wine merchants, and more.
Bristol Wagon & Carriage Works, Bristol Wagon & Carriage Works Co, 1900
10
Heart of the Trail: The Stories of Eight Wagon Train Women
First hand accounts from their letters and diaries, most written on the trail. In 'Heart of the Trail' Mary Barmeyer O'Brien beautifully captures the triumphs and tribulations of eight women who crossed the American frontier by wagon.
Mary Barmeyer O'Brien, 1997

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «WAGON»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term wagon is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Maine farm owner says he thought vehicle hauling hay wagon was …
Harvest Hill Farms Inc. owner Peter Bolduc (BOHL'-duk) denies knowing about any mechanical problems with the Jeep that was hauling the hay wagon. He said ... «Fox Business, Jul 15»
2
Wagon drivers battle through a half mile of mud at Stampede
In Heat 6, Layne Bremner ran over both barrels with his SNC-Lavalin wagon before getting tangled up with Mark Sutherland and his R1 Airlines Ltd outfit. «Calgary Herald, Jul 15»
3
WATCH: New video shows Waterville Carnival accident
WATERVILLE, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- The Waterville Fire Chief said a small roller coaster called the "Dragon Wagon" came apart while it was in operation. «WCSH-TV, Jun 15»
4
Parents' nightmare is back: The original 'shaggin' wagon' - Holden's …
According to Mysandman.com.au, a website dedicated to the classic wagon, the Sandman was 'a warning to parents everywhere that your daughters were no ... «Daily Mail, Mar 15»
5
Miranda Lambert Sizzles in “Little Red Wagon” Video
We have always thought Miranda Lambert was smokin' hot, but in her new video for “Little Red Wagon” she turns the heat up to nuclear. In a variety of ... «Country Weekly, Mar 15»
6
Kia makes the station wagon look good with Sportspace concept
"The normal wagon treatment would include a long third window to suggest and show the luggage carrying capacity," explains Guillaume. "But by applying a ... «Gizmag, Mar 15»
7
Kia Sportspace Concept: The Optima Wagon of Our Dreams
Kia's Sportspace wagon concept is so damn gorgeous and near perfect that we count just three things we don't like about it. First, the large ventlike things in the ... «Car and Driver, Feb 15»
8
Miranda Lambert Delivers Fierce Performance of 'Little Red Wagon
Lambert's spunky demeanor was perfect for the track, as she sang, “You can't ride in my little red wagon / The front seat's broken, and the axle's draggin' / You ... «The Boot, Feb 15»
9
Volkswagen Golf R wagon221kW/380Nm load carrier to debut in LA
The high-performance Volkswagen Golf R wagon will have its global unveiling at this week's Los Angeles auto show. Debuting eight months after our spy ... «CarAdvice, Nov 14»
10
Teens Accused of Trying to Steal Wagon Full of Girl Scout Cookies
Two older teens tried to steal a wagon full of Girl Scout cookies from the girls trying to sell them in Maryland, police say. The girls, ages 12 and 13, were selling ... «NBC4 Washington, Nov 14»

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