What does SUBWAY mean?

Definitions for SUBWAY
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. metro, tube, underground, subway system, subway(noun)

    an electric railway operating below the surface of the ground (usually in a city)

    "in Paris the subway system is called the `metro' and in London it is called the `tube' or the `underground'"

  2. underpass, subway(noun)

    an underground tunnel or passage enabling pedestrians to cross a road or railway

GCIDE

  1. Subway(n.)

    An underground railroad, usually having trains powered by electricity provided by an electric line running through the underground tunnel. It is usually confined to the center portion of cities; -- called also tube, and in Britain, underground. In certain other countries (as in France or Russia) it is called the metro.

Wiktionary

  1. subway(Noun)

    An underground railway, especially for mass transit of people in urban areas.

    Etymology: sub- + way

  2. subway(Noun)

    A rapid transit system, regardless of the elevation of its right of way.

    Etymology: sub- + way

  3. subway(Noun)

    underground walkway, tunnel for pedestrians (called pedestrian underpass in US).

    Etymology: sub- + way

  4. subway(Verb)

    To travel by underground railway.

    Etymology: sub- + way

Webster Dictionary

  1. Subway(noun)

    an underground way or gallery; especially, a passage under a street, in which water mains, gas mains, telegraph wires, etc., are conducted

Freebase

  1. Subway

    Subway is an American fast food restaurant franchise that primarily sells submarine sandwiches and salads. It is owned and operated by Doctor's Associates, Inc.. Subway is one of the fastest growing franchises in the world with 39,517 restaurants in 102 countries and territories as of 14 June 2013. It is the largest single-brand restaurant chain globally and is the second largest restaurant operator globally after Yum! Brands. Subway's main operations office is in Milford, Connecticut; five regional centers support Subway's growing international operations. The regional offices for European franchises are located in Amsterdam, Netherlands; the Australia and New Zealand locations are supported from Brisbane, Australia; the Asian locations are supported from offices located in Beirut, Lebanon, and Singapore; and the Latin America support center is in Miami, Florida.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Subway

    sub′wā, n. an underground way for traffic under railways, &c., or for water-pipes, gas-pipes, sewers, &c.

The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz

  1. SUBWAY

    In Boston, a place where one may enjoy continuous disturbance of the peace, disorderly conduct, assault and battery, riot and rebellion. These events are allowed by law, and the entry-fee is five cents.

Editors Contribution

  1. subway

    A type of rail network.

    The subway is clean, neat, tidy and well maintained.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 22, 2020  

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How to pronounce SUBWAY?

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    Daniel
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    Karen
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How to say SUBWAY in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of SUBWAY in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of SUBWAY in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of SUBWAY in a Sentence

  1. Vani Hari:

    I thank Subway on the behalf of many to address this very critical public health issue, subway's commitment is a major wake up call to other restaurant chains not responsibly sourcing meat and will send shock waves through the entire meat industry.

  2. Will Contain Antibiotic-Free:

    My good friend owned a Subway franchise, i looked at his financials and it just made sense. It was at that moment I realized that it was a profitable business and investment.

  3. Jack Larson:

    To me, it was a nightmare, everywhere I went, it was,' Jimmy Olsen ! Jimmy Olsen ! Hey, Jimmy Olsen, where’s Superman ?' Suddenly, I couldn't take the bus or the subway anymore. It absolutely freaked me out.

  4. Regina Smith:

    We don't have any way to commute. I live way out, so the subway is the only way to get in.

  5. Benjamin Kabak:

    It was a major challenge to rebuild the subway at the same time you’re rebuilding the site above it. it’s not exactly one of their crowning achievements.

Images & Illustrations of SUBWAY

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