road has definitions from the field of transportation
[ noun ] (transportation) an open way (generally public) for travel or transportation



Used in print

(Successful Farming, 59:12...)

All-weather roads must be provided next to the feeding floor so access will be possible all year .

(Orlin J. Scoville, Part-Time Farming...)

Obviously the farm should be on an all weather road .

(Peter J. White, "Report on Laos"...)

We rode over roads so rough that our Jeep came to rest atop the soil between ruts , all four wheels spinning uselessly .

Then we drove on , until there was no more road and we traversed dry rice fields , bouncing across their squat earth walls .

We have 2500 such projects , and they add_up to a_lot more_than just roads and wells and schools .

[ noun ] a way or means to achieve something


"the road to fame"

Used in print

(Brainard Cheney, "Christianity and the Tragic Vision-Ut...)

The long road that had taken liberals in_this country into the social religion of democracy , into a worship of man , led logically to the Marxist dream of a classless society under a Socialist State .

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means royal_road

[ adjective ] working for a short time in different places


"itinerant laborers" "a road show" "traveling salesman" "touring company"

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[ adjective ] taking place over public roads


"road racing"

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cross-country roadworthy