training etymology

English word training comes from English train

Detailed word origin of training

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
train English (eng) (intransitive) To improve one's fitness.. (intransitive) To practice an ability.. (mining) To trace (a lode or any mineral appearance) to its head.. (obsolete) To draw along; to trail; to drag.. (obsolete) To draw by persuasion, artifice, or the like; to attract by stratagem; to entice; to allure.. (transitive) To move (a gun) laterally so that it points in a different direction.. [...]
training English (eng) (computing) The process by which two modems determine which protocol and speed to use; handshaking.. (voice recognition) The recording of multiple samples of a user's voice to aid pattern recognition.. Action of the verb to train. (Can we add an example for this sense?). The activity of imparting and acquiring skills.. The result of good social upbringing.