Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • intransitive & transitive verb To leave or cause to leave a railroad train.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To remove from or cause to leave a railway train: said especially of bodies of men: as, to detrain troops.
  • To quit a railway train: as, the volunteers detrained quickly and fell into line.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • verb engraving To alight, or to cause to alight, from a railway train.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb rail transport, intransitive To exit from a train; to disembark
  • verb rail transport, transitive to remove a passenger or passengers from a train; to evacuate passengers from a train.
  • verb of an athlete to reduce one's training, particularly during the offseason, in preparation for a cycle of retraining.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb leave a train

Etymologies

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de- +‎ train

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