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There are 15 meanings of the word Rail.

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Rail - as a noun

A barrier consisting of a horizontal bar and supports

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Short for railway

Example: "He traveled by rail"

A bar or pair of parallel bars of rolled steel making the railway along which railroad cars or other vehicles can roll

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A horizontal bar (usually of wood or metal)

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Any of numerous widely distributed small wading birds of the family rallidae having short wings and very long toes for running on soft mud

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wader9wading bird
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Rail - as a verb

Complain bitterly

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Enclose with rails

Example: "Rail in the old graves"

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rail in

Provide with rails

Example: "The yard was railed"

Separate with a railing

Example: "Rail off the crowds from the presidential palace"

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rail off

Convey (goods etc.) by rails

Example: "Fresh fruit are railed from italy to belgium"

Travel by rail or train

Example: "They railed from rome to venice"

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Lay with rails

Example: "Hundreds of miles were railed out here"

Fish with a handline over the rails of a boat

Example: "They are railing for fresh fish"

Spread negative information about

Example: "The nazi propaganda vilified the jews"

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Criticize severely

Example: "He fulminated against the republicans' plan to cut medicare"

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Example Sentences

"The train derailed after hitting a fallen tree on the rail."
"We hung our clothes on the rail to dry."
"The skateboarder did a trick on the rail."
"Please hold onto the rail while climbing the stairs."
"The worker used a hammer to drive the nails into the rail."
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Is RAIL a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, rail is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

RAIL has a SCRABBLE points total of 4.

Is RAIL a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, rail is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
RAIL has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 5.

Is RAIL a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, rail is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
RAIL has a WORDFEUD points total of 4.

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