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Definition 1: a way or means to achieve something - [noun denoting act]

Samples where road or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the road to fame

(road is a kind of ...) thing or person that acts to produce a particular effect or achieve an end

"a means of control" "an example is the best agency of instruction" "the true way to success"

(... is a kind of road ) an auspicious way or means to achieve something

"the royal road to success"

Definition 2: an open way (generally public) for travel or transportation - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for road in the sense of this definition

(road is a kind of ...) any artifact consisting of a road or path affording passage from one place to another

"he said he was looking for the way out"

(... is a kind of road ) a road over which mail is carried

(... is a kind of road ) a road (especially that part of a road) over which vehicles travel

(... is a kind of road ) a route shorter than the usual one

(... is a kind of road ) a minor road branching off of a main road

(... is a kind of road ) a road made of logs on which freshly cut timber can be hauled

(... is a kind of road ) road where high speed driving is allowed

(... is a kind of road ) a public road from one place to another

(... is a kind of road ) any road or path affording passage especially a rough one

(... is a kind of road ) a side road where you can turn off

"I missed the turnoff and went 15 miles out of my way"

(... is a kind of road ) the road consisting of railroad track and roadbed

(... is a kind of road ) a short road giving access to an expressway

"in Britain they call an access road a slip road"

(... is a kind of road ) a side road little traveled (as in the countryside)

(... is a kind of road ) a road that is raised above water or marshland or sand

(... is a kind of road ) a road on which you are not allowed to stop (unless you have a breakdown)

(... is a kind of road ) a road made of logs laid crosswise

(... is a kind of road ) a roundabout road (especially one that is used temporarily while a main route is blocked)

(... is a kind of road ) a wide scenic road planted with trees

"the riverside drive offers many exciting scenic views"

(... is a kind of road ) a major road for any form of motor transport

(... is a kind of road ) a road leading up to a private house

"they parked in the driveway"

(road is a part of ...) a bed supporting a road

(road is a part of ...) the center of a cambered road

(road is a part of ...) a narrow edge of land (usually unpaved) along the side of a road

"the car pulled off onto the shoulder"

(road is a part of ...) a road junction at which traffic streams circularly around a central island

"the accident blocked all traffic at the rotary"

(road is a part of ...) an area sufficiently large for a vehicle to turn around

(road is a part of ...) curved segment (of a road or river or railroad track etc.)

(road is a part of ...) a part of a road that has been widened to allow cars to pass or park

(road is a part of ...) a junction where one street or road crosses another

(road is made of the substance ...) the paved surface of a thoroughfare

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