Definitions of training
  1. noun
    activity leading to skilled behavior
    synonyms: grooming, preparation
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    athletic training
    the course of practice and exercise and diet undertaken by an athlete
    training to improve strength or self-control
    (military) the training of soldiers to march (as in ceremonial parades) or to perform the manual of arms
    drill, exercise, practice, practice session, recitation
    systematic training by multiple repetitions
    military training
    training soldiers in military procedures
    training for a new occupation
    the training of an animal (especially the training of a horse for dressage)
    skull practice, skull session
    teaching strategy to an athletic team
    toilet training
    training a young child to use the toilet
    a method of athletic training (especially for runners) in which strenuous effort and normal effort alternate in a continuous exercise
    fire drill
    an exercise intended to train people in duties and escape procedures to be followed in case of fire
    manual, manual of arms
    (military) a prescribed drill in handling a rifle
    basic training
    the initial period of training for new military personnel; involves intense physical activity and behavioral discipline
    military drill
    training in marching and the use of weapons
    (psychology) a form of practice; repetition of information (silently or aloud) in order to keep it in short-term memory
    dry run, rehearsal
    a practice session in preparation for a public performance (as of a play or speech or concert)
    brushup, review
    practice intended to polish performance or refresh the memory
    (American football) practice play between a football team's squads
    sparring with an imaginary opponent (for exercise or training)
    target practice
    practice in shooting at targets
    type of:
    any specific behavior
  2. noun
    the result of good upbringing (especially knowledge of correct social behavior)
    synonyms: breeding, education
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    type of:
    properties acquired during a person's formative years
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