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See definition of rails on Dictionary.com
  • as inrailing
  • as intrack

synonyms for rails

  • barrier
  • fence
  • pole
  • rail
  • siding
  • balustrade
  • banister
  • bar
  • paling
  • rest
  • course
  • highway
  • lane
  • line
  • rail
  • road
  • roadway
  • route
  • street
  • trail
  • alley
  • artery
  • avenue
  • boulevard
  • clearing
  • cut
  • drag
  • footpath
  • orbit
  • passage
  • pathway
  • thoroughfare
  • trajectory
  • walk
  • beaten path
  • trackway
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How to use rails in a sentence

It stood on rusty broken rails which were nearly covered with dead leaves.
THE BOX-CAR CHILDRENGERTRUDE CHANDLER WARNER
It means tearing up those rails, grading a new line—and you'll pay for it.
SCATTERGOOD BAINESCLARENCE BUDINGTON KELLAND
Swinging himself onto one he took his place among the men who sat on the rails with which the car was loaded.
THE GOLD TRAILHAROLD BINDLOSS
I did not know if it was an alarm activated by the opening door or just rust on the rails and wheels of the door mechanism.
VALLEY OF THE CROENLEE TARBELL
On came the boats, up the sides of the vessel clambered the men, over the rails they passed.
STORIES OF OUR NAVAL HEROESVARIOUS
An internal viaduct of lattice girders carries a double line of rails.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
Fuller says that they were terribly jolted, and seemed to bounce altogether from the track, but lighted on the rails in safety.
FAMOUS ADVENTURES AND PRISON ESCAPES OF THE CIVIL WARVARIOUS
In his joy he had made one bound from the station-house across the rails and had rushed up the coal-hill.
BLACK DIAMONDSMR JKAI
This hall the same colour,” said I, “with the rails of the baluster in the cream white of the trim.
THE IDYL OF TWIN FIRESWALTER PRICHARD EATON
The gunboats now came up like a flock of hawks, and soon the Moors were clambering over the rails.
STORIES OF OUR NAVAL HEROESVARIOUS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO RAILS

  • balustrade
  • banister
  • bar
  • barrier
  • fence
  • paling
  • pole
  • rail
  • rails
  • rest
  • siding
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.