uk / rəʊd/ us / roʊd/. A1. a long, hard surface built for vehicles to travel along. carretera, calle. We live on a busy / quiet road. Be careful when you cross a main road. There's a coffee shop on the other side of the road. The road from here to Adelaide runs /goes through some beautiful countryside.
3. : a route or way to an end, conclusion, or circumstance. on the road to success. 4. : railway. 5. : a series of scheduled visits or appearances (such as games or performances) in several locations or the travel necessary to make these visits. the team is on the road. on tour with the musical's road company.
At that time the road system was divided into four classes: (1) national highways, improved and maintained by the national government, (2) regional highways, improved and maintained by the department under a road service bureau appointed by the Department Commission, (3) main local roads, connecting smaller cities and villages, built and maintained from funds of the communes supplemented by grants from the department, and (4) township roads, built and maintained by the communities alone.
carretera f (plural: carreteras f) This section of the road is closed for repairs. Este tramo de la carretera está cortado por obras. I arrived on time because the road was clear of traffic. Llegué a tiempo porque la carretera estaba libre de tráfico.
road definition: 1. a long, hard surface built for vehicles to travel along: 2. If a vehicle is on the road, it is…. Learn more.
a long, narrow stretch with a smoothed or paved surface, made for traveling by motor vehicle, carriage, etc., between two or more points; street or highway. a way or course: the road to peace. a railroad. Often roads. Also called roadstead.
A road is a linear way for the conveyance of traffic that mostly has an improved surface for use by vehicles (motorized and non-motorized) and pedestrians. Unlike streets, the main function of roads is transportation.