Synonyms of car


1. car, auto, automobile, machine, motorcar, motor vehicle, automotive vehicle

usage: a motor vehicle with four wheels; usually propelled by an internal combustion engine; "he needs a car to get to work"

2. car, railcar, railway car, railroad car, wheeled vehicle

usage: a wheeled vehicle adapted to the rails of railroad; "three cars had jumped the rails"

3. car, gondola, compartment

usage: the compartment that is suspended from an airship and that carries personnel and the cargo and the power plant

4. car, elevator car, compartment

usage: where passengers ride up and down; "the car was on the top floor"

5. cable car, car, compartment

usage: a conveyance for passengers or freight on a cable railway; "they took a cable car to the top of the mountain"

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Definition and meaning of car (Dictionary)