ETYM Latin vehicularis: cf. French véhiculaire.
Of or relating to or intended for (motor) vehicles.
ETYM Old Fren. car, char, French cahr, from Latin carrus, Wagon: a Celtic word; cf. W. car, Armor. karr, Irish and Gael. carr. cf. Chariot.
1. A four-wheeled motor vehicle; usually propelled by an internal combustion engine; SYN. auto, automobile, machine, motorcar.
2. A wheeled vehicle adapted to the rails of railroad; SYN. railcar, railway car, railroad car.
3. A compartment suspended from an airship and carrying personnel and cargo and power plant; SYN. gondola.
Popular name for automobile.
ETYM Old Fren. cariage luggage, carriage, chariage carriage, cart, baggage, French charriage, cartage, wagoning, from Old Fren. carier, charier, French charrier, to cart. Related to Carry.
1. A machine part that carries something else.
2. A wheeled vehicle drawn by horses; SYN. equipage, rig.
3. Characteristic way of bearing one's body; SYN. bearing, posture.
ETYM French coche, from Italian cocchio, dim. of cocca little boat, from Latin concha mussel, mussel shell.
1. A carriage pulled by four horses with one driver; SYN. four-in-hand, coach-and-four.
2. A person who gives private instruction (as in singing or acting); SYN. private instructor, tutor.
1 dialect England; a cart of any of various kinds
2. A device that carries electric current from an overhead wire to an electrically driven vehicle
3. A streetcar powered electrically through a trolley — called also trolley car
4. A wheeled carriage running on an overhead rail or track
5. chiefly British; a cart or wheeled stand used for conveying something (as food or books)
ETYM Dutch wagen. Related to Wain.
1. A child's four-wheeled toy cart sometimes used for coasting; SYN. coaster wagon.
2. Any of various kinds of wheeled vehicles drawn by a horse or tractor; SYN. waggon.
ETYM Old Eng. wain, AS. waegn.
Large open farm wagon.
ETYM Old Eng. darien, to lie hidden, be timid.
To be courageous enough to try or do something:.
To expose to a chance of loss or damage; SYN. put on the line, lay on the line.
1. To express in spite of possible refutation.
2. To proceed somewhere despite the risk of possible dangers; SYN. embark.
3. To put at risk; SYN. hazard, adventure, stake, jeopardize.