Wordlist: Public transport

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station
 
a regular stopping place for ground transportation
 
queue
 
a line of people, vehicles or other objects, in which one at the front end is dealt with first, the one behind is dealt with next, and so on, and which newcomers join at the opposite end (the back)
 
platform
 
a raised structure from which passengers can enter or leave a train, metro etc
 
train
 
a line of connected cars or carriages pushed or pulled by one or more locomotives, especially a railroad train which travels on a set of tracks
 
on the train
 
 
get off the train
 
 
carriage
 
one rail car, especially designed for the conveyance of passengers
 
fare
 
money paid for a transport ticket
 
guard
 
an employee who normally travels in the last vehicle of a train and is responsible for the safety of the train
 
bus driver
 
a person employed to drive people around in a bus
 
bus stop
 
a place where public transport buses stop to allow passengers to board or leave
 
seat
 
a place in which to sit
 
passenger
 
one who rides in a vehicle but is not the driver or part of the operating crew
 
ticket
 
a pass entitling the holder to board a train, a bus, a plane, or other means of transportation
 
 
  • station
    • station, stations['steɪʃən](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a regular stopping place for ground transportation
    • Example:
      • We'll soon arrive at the train station.
  • queue
    • queue, queues[kjuː](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a line of people, vehicles or other objects, in which one at the front end is dealt with first, the one behind is dealt with next, and so on, and which newcomers join at the opposite end (the back)
    • Example:
      • I was absent-minded at the moment and was last in the queue.
      • Synonym(s):
        line (AE)
      • Homophone(s):
        cue, Kew, Q
  • platform
    • platform, platforms['platfɔːm](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a raised structure from which passengers can enter or leave a train, metro etc
    • Example:
      • Many passengers were waiting on the platform.
    • train, trains[treɪn](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a line of connected cars or carriages pushed or pulled by one or more locomotives, especially a railroad train which travels on a set of tracks
    • Example:
      • Take the train to Berlin.
    • on the train(Chunk)
    • Example:
      • You must get on the train!
    • get off the train(Chunk)
    • Example:
      • Hurry, get off the train!
  • carriage
    • carriage, carriages['kæɹɪdʒ](noun)
    • Definition:
      • one rail car, especially designed for the conveyance of passengers
    • Example:
      • The train had 5 carriages.
  • fare
    • fare, fares[fɛə](noun)
    • Definition:
      • money paid for a transport ticket
    • Example:
      • The fare for the bus ride is $2.75.
    • guard, guards[gɑ:d](noun)
    • Definition:
      • an employee who normally travels in the last vehicle of a train and is responsible for the safety of the train
    • Example:
      • The guard checked the passengers on the train.
  • bus driver
    • bus driver, bus drivers(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a person employed to drive people around in a bus
    • Example:
      • The bus driver announced the next stop.
  • bus stop
    • bus stop, bus stops(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a place where public transport buses stop to allow passengers to board or leave
    • Example:
      • The next bus stop is Main Station.
  • seat
    • seat, seats[siːt](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a place in which to sit
    • Example:
      • There are two hundred seats in this train.
  • passenger
    • passenger, passengers[ˈpæsəndʒəɹ](noun)
    • Definition:
      • one who rides in a vehicle but is not the driver or part of the operating crew
    • Example:
      • All the passengers got off at the last stop.
  • ticket
    • ticket, tickets[ˈtɪkɪt](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a pass entitling the holder to board a train, a bus, a plane, or other means of transportation
    • Example:
      • How much is the ticket for the bus ride?
 

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station
queue
platform
train
carriage
fare
guard
seat
passenger
ticket
 
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        bus stop
        bus stop
        seat
        seat
        carriage
        carriage
        platform
        platform
        station
        station
        bus driver
        bus driver
        ticket
        ticket
        fare
        fare
        queue
        queue
        passenger
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        get off the train
        ticket
        a pass entitling the holder to board a train, a bus, a plane, or other means of transportation
        on the train
        carriage
        one rail car, especially designed for the conveyance of passengers
        station
        a regular stopping place for ground transportation
        platform
        a raised structure from which passengers can enter or leave a train, metro etc
        train
        a line of connected cars or carriages pushed or pulled by one or more locomotives, especially a railroad train which travels on a set of tracks
        guard
        an employee who normally travels in the last vehicle of a train and is responsible for the safety of the train
        queue
        a line of people, vehicles or other objects, in which one at the front end is dealt with first, the one behind is dealt with next, and so on, and which newcomers join at the opposite end (the back)
        bus driver
        a person employed to drive people around in a bus
        bus stop
        a place where public transport buses stop to allow passengers to board or leave
        seat
        a place in which to sit
        fare
        money paid for a transport ticket
        passenger
        one who rides in a vehicle but is not the driver or part of the operating crew
         
         
         

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        queue
        a line of people, vehicles or other objects, in which one at the front end is dealt with first, the one behind is dealt with next, and so on, and which newcomers join at the opposite end (the back)
        platform
        a raised structure from which passengers can enter or leave a train, metro etc
        bus driver
        a person employed to drive people around in a bus
        seat
        a place in which to sit
        ticket
        a pass entitling the holder to board a train, a bus, a plane, or other means of transportation
        station
        a regular stopping place for ground transportation
        fare
        money paid for a transport ticket
        passenger
        one who rides in a vehicle but is not the driver or part of the operating crew
        carriage
        one rail car, especially designed for the conveyance of passengers
        bus stop
        a place where public transport buses stop to allow passengers to board or leave
         
         
         
         

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