road: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (rōd), [key]
- a long, narrow stretch with a smoothed or paved surface, made for traveling by motor vehicle, carriage, etc., between two or more points; street or highway.
- a way or course: the road to peace.
- a railroad.
- Often,Also calleda partly sheltered area of water near a shore in which vessels may ride at anchor.
- any tunnel in a mine used for hauling.
- to drive or move very fast.
- in the future: Economists see higher interest rates down the road.
- to begin or resume traveling: We hit the road before sunrise.
- a final alcoholic drink taken just before departing from a party, tavern, or the like.
- The musical ends its New York run next week to go on the road.
- traveling, esp. as a sales representative.
- on tour, as a theatrical company:The musical ends its New York run next week to go on the road.
- started; under way:We need funds to get the project on the road.
- to begin a journey or tour.
- the places, usually outside of New York City, at which theatrical companies on tour generally give performances.
- road (Thesaurus)