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English noun: road

1. road (artifact) an open way (generally public) for travel or transportation


Synonymsroute


Broader (hypernym)way


Narrower (hyponym)access road, bypath, byroad, byway, cart track, cartroad, causeway, clearway, corduroy, crosscut, cutoff, detour, drive, drive, driveway, highway, line, main road, parkway, post road, private road, rail line, railway line, roadway, roundabout way, shortcut, side road, skid road, slip road, speedway, thoroughfare, track, turnoff


Part holonymbend, berm, carrefour, circle, crest, crossing, crossroad, crossway, crown, curve, intersection, roadbed, rotary, roundabout, shoulder, traffic circle, turnaround, turnout, widening


Substance holonympavement, paving

2. road (act) a way or means to achieve something


SamplesThe road to fame.


Broader (hypernym)agency, means, way


Narrower (hyponym)royal road









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