on the road


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road

 (rōd)
n.
1.
a. Abbr. Rd. An open, generally public way for the passage of vehicles, people, and animals.
b. The surface of a road; a roadbed.
2. A course or path: the road to riches.
3. A railroad.
4. often roads Nautical A roadstead.
Idioms:
down the road
In the future; at a later date.
on the road
1. On tour, as a theatrical company.
2. Traveling, especially as a salesperson.
3. Wandering, as a vagabond.

[Middle English rode, rade, a riding, road, from Old English rād; see reidh- in Indo-European roots.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.on the road - travelling about; "they took the show on the road"; "they lost all their games on the road"
travel, traveling, travelling - the act of going from one place to another; "he enjoyed selling but he hated the travel"