car Definition

a road vehicle with an engine and four wheels, designed for the transportation of people or goods.

Using car: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "car" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    I drive my car to work every day.

  • Example

    The car was invented in the late 19th century.

  • Example

    We rented a car for our vacation.

  • Example

    The car's engine is making a strange noise.

car Synonyms and Antonyms

Phrases with car

  • a low-built car designed for performance at high speeds


    He drives a red sports car that can go from 0 to 60 miles per hour in under 5 seconds.

  • a car designed for everyday use by a family


    We bought a family car with plenty of room for our kids and their friends.

  • a car that is powered by electricity rather than gasoline


    Electric cars are becoming more popular as people look for ways to reduce their carbon footprint.


Summary: car in Brief

A 'car' [kɑːr] is a road vehicle with an engine and four wheels designed to transport people or goods. It is a common mode of transportation used for daily commutes, vacations, and more. 'Car' can be modified by phrases like 'sports car,' 'family car,' and 'electric car,' which describe different types of cars.

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