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lane

 
 
pronunciation:
leIn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a narrow passage, as between hedges, walls, or buildings.
synonyms:
path
similar words:
alley, corridor, passage, passageway, thoroughfare, walk, way
definition 2: a narrow country road or city street.
 
similar words:
alley, path, road, way
definition 3: a marked route for traffic going in one direction, as for a line of cars on a highway or for a single swimmer or runner in a race.
The four lane road turned into two lanes as we came closer to town.
 
similar words:
channel, course, track
definition 4: a wooden path along which a bowling ball is rolled; alley.
synonyms:
alley
Homophone Note
The words lane and lain sound alike but have different meanings.
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