car - definition and synonyms

 
 
 
noun [countable] 

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/kɑː(r)/
singularcar
pluralcars
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    a road vehicle for one driver and a few passengers. Someone who drives a car is called a driver or a motorist

    She got into her car and drove away.

    a plan for reducing the number of cars on our roads by 20%

    I’ll take you to the station in the car.

    by car:

    It’s quicker to go by car.

  2. 2
    mainly American a carriage of a train