Synonyms of railing


1. railing, rail, barrier

usage: a barrier consisting of a horizontal bar and supports

2. railing, material

usage: material for making rails or rails collectively


1. rail, inveigh, complain, kick, plain, sound off, quetch, kvetch

usage: complain bitterly

2. rail, rail in, enclose, hold in, confine

usage: enclose with rails; "rail in the old graves"

3. rail, supply, provide, render, furnish

usage: provide with rails; "The yard was railed"

4. rail, rail off, separate, divide

usage: separate with a railing; "rail off the crowds from the Presidential palace"

5. rail, transport

usage: convey (goods etc.) by rails; "fresh fruit are railed from Italy to Belgium"

6. train, rail, ride

usage: travel by rail or train; "They railed from Rome to Venice"; "She trained to Hamburg"

7. rail, lay, put down, repose

usage: lay with rails; "hundreds of miles were railed out here"

8. rail, fish

usage: fish with a handline over the rails of a boat; "They are railing for fresh fish"

9. vilify, revile, vituperate, rail, abuse, clapperclaw, blackguard, shout

usage: spread negative information about; "The Nazi propaganda vilified the Jews"

10. fulminate, rail, denounce

usage: criticize severely; "He fulminated against the Republicans' plan to cut Medicare"; "She railed against the bad social policies"

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Definition and meaning of railing (Dictionary)