Definitions for: Derail


[v] run off or leave the rails; "the train derailed because a cow was standing on the tracks"
[v] cause to run off the tracks; "they had planned to derail the trains that carried atomic waste"



Webster (1913) Definition: De*rail", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Derailed; p. pr. & vb.
n. Derailing.]
To cause to run off from the rails of a railroad, as a
locomotive. --Lardner.

Synonyms: jump

See Also: counteract, countermine, go, locomote, move, sabotage, subvert, travel, undermine, weaken

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