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Meaning of DERAIL

Pronunciation:  dee'reyl

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [v]  run off or leave the rails; "the train derailed because a cow was standing on the tracks"
  2. [v]  cause to run off the tracks; "they had planned to derail the trains that carried atomic waste"
 

DERAIL is a 6 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: jump
 
 See Also: counteract, countermine, go, locomote, move, sabotage, subvert, travel, undermine, weaken

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\De*rail"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Derailed}; p. pr. & vb.
n. {Derailing}.]
To cause to run off from the rails of a railroad, as a
locomotive. --Lardner.

 

 

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