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noun as in heavily traveled, capacious road

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Because of protests in Virginia last year, Hanley said, state police pulled law enforcement resources away from highway safety initiatives to focus mostly on targeting the most dangerous behaviors.

You get more cushioning while driving down apot-hole-laden road with groceries in the trunk, and a stiffer ride when you’re cruising down the highway and want maximum performance.

De-icing salts have contributed to bridge failures and cause cracking and other forms of weathering in highway surfaces.

There were no immediate reports of any serious crashes on major highways in the area.

As expected, the highways look like they are in good shape, but secondary and side roads are snow-covered or getting that way.

It was a brick wall that we turned into the on-ramp of a highway.

Cruce operates the Iron Hill Campground on the other side of the highway.

Hundreds of cops saluting as the bodies were rolled out with a full escort by highway patrol.

Last week members helped shut down the West Side Highway, a major roadway in New York.

Highway safety flares provided light as the clans joined by loss sought solace in prayer and song.

An automobilist must exercise reasonable or ordinary care to avoid injury to other persons using the highway.

This rule however does not apply to travelers walking along a rural highway.

He must keep a reasonably careful lookout for other travelers in order to avoid collision; also for defects in the highway.

A big touring car stood in the narrow lane, headed toward the broad highway from which Jessie and Amy had come.

Go not out into the fields, nor walk in the highway: for the sword of the enemy, and fear is on every side.


On this page you'll find 37 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to highway, such as: artery, avenue, boulevard, freeway, interstate, and parking lot.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.