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Pronunciation of Road: Learn how to pronounce Road in English correctly

Learn how to say Road correctly in English with this tutorial pronunciation video.

Oxford dictionary definition of the word road:

1a wide way leading from one place to another, especially one with a specially prepared surface which vehicles can use:
a country road
[as modifier]:
a road accident
[in names]:
they live at 15 Park Road
[mass noun]:
the shipment of freight by road
the part of a road intended for vehicles, especially in contrast to a verge or pavement:
Clara had to walk in the road to avoid black plastic rubbish sacks
[with modifier] historical a regular trade route for a particular commodity:
the Silk Road across Asia to the West
Mining an underground passage or gallery in a mine:
he had to work in a road about six feet wide
North American a railroad.
British a railway track, especially as clear (or otherwise) for a train to proceed:
they waited for a clear road at Hellifield Junction
2a series of events or a course of action that will lead to a particular outcome:
he’s well on the road to recovery
a particular course or direction taken or followed:
the low road of apathy and alienation
3 [often in place names] (usually roads) a partly sheltered stretch of water near the shore in which ships can ride at anchor:
Boston Roads

down the road
informal, chiefly North American in the future:
they couldn’t predict the disastrous war looming a few years down the road
the end of the road
see end.
hit the road
see hit.
in the (or one’s) road
informal in someone’s way:
she kept getting in my road
one for the road
informal a final drink before leaving a place:
police forces are saying don’t have one for the road—have none for the road
on the road
1on a long journey or series of journeys, especially as part of one’s job as a sales representative or a performer:
she has accompanied Michael Jackson on the road
(of a person) without a permanent home and moving from place to place:
he was trying to survive on the road and failing
2(of a car) in use; able to be driven:
I’ve been trying to get my old MG Tourer back on the road
(often on-the-road) (of or with reference to the price of a motor vehicle) including the cost of licence plates, tax, etc., so the vehicle is fully ready for use on public roads:
we found on-the-road prices from £5,780 to £6,151
out of the (or one’s) road
informal out of someone’s way:
I expect you’d like me out of the road
a road to nowhere
see nowhere.
take to the road (or take the road)
set out on a journey or series of journeys:
the firm will take to the road for a programme of culinary events
pick up your car in Kuala Lumpur, then take to the road, booking your hotel for the following night as you go


Old English rād ‘journey on horseback’, ‘foray’; of Germanic origin; related to the verb ride