Antonyms for training

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The training by her father, too, had been of a superior kind.

These children, grown up, knew no other methods of training.

Mark my word, Miss Harrison, she'll never finish her training; she'll marry him.

Dr. Ed says Max wants you to give up your training and marry him now.

The first includes all the force of discipline and training.

Menon talked gaily about their journey, the games to-morrow, Creon's training.

During the past months they had been living here, training for the games.

Here Creon and the other boys spent a month in training before the games.

In this large open court the gladiators had their training and practice.

My poor White Knight, are five years of training wasted on you?

WORD ORIGIN

early 14c., "a drawing out, delay," later "trailing part of a skirt" (mid-15c.), also "retinue, procession" (mid-15c.), from Old French train (fem. traine), from trainer "to pull, draw," from Vulgar Latin *traginare, extended from *tragere "to pull," back-formation from tractus, past participle of Latin trahere "to pull, draw" (see tract (n.1)).

Train of thought first attested 1650s. The railroad sense is recorded from 1820 (publication year, dated 1816), from notion of a "train" of wagons or carriages pulled by a mechanical engine.

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