Need another word that means the same as “traction”? Find 6 synonyms for “traction” in this overview.
The synonyms of “Traction” are: adhesive friction, grip, friction, adhesion, purchase, resistance
Traction as a Noun
Definitions of "Traction" as a noun
According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “traction” as a noun can have the following definitions:
- Motive power provided to draw or pull something, especially on a railway.
- The grip of a tyre on a road or a wheel on a rail.
- The action of drawing or pulling something over a surface, especially a road or track.
- The application of a sustained pull on a limb or muscle, especially in order to maintain the position of a fractured bone or to correct a deformity.
- Locomotives collectively.
- (orthopedics) the act of pulling on a bone or limb (as in a fracture) to relieve pressure or align parts in a special way during healing.
- The friction between a body and the surface on which it moves (as between an automobile tire and the road.
- The extent to which an idea, product, etc. gains popularity or acceptance.
- The act of pulling on a bone or limb (as in a fracture) to relieve pressure or align parts in a special way during healing.
Synonyms of "Traction" as a noun (6 Words)
|adhesion||Faithful support for a cause or political party or religion.|
Endoscopic surgery for pelvic adhesions.
|adhesive friction||A substance that unites or bonds surfaces together.|
|friction||Conflict or animosity caused by a clash of wills, temperaments, or opinions.|
The friction of braking.
I ve changed my grip and my backswing.
|purchase||Something acquired by purchase.|
A lease valued at seven year s purchase.
|resistance||The degree to which a substance or device opposes the passage of an electric current causing energy dissipation By Ohm s law resistance measured in ohms is equal to the voltage divided by the current.|
These trees are widely planted because of their resistance to salt and smog.
Usage Examples of "Traction" as a noun
- The changeover to diesel and electric traction.
- A primitive vehicle used in animal traction.
- A pent-up demand for traction and rolling stock.
- If a film got a little traction, a wider release could be negotiated.
- His leg was in traction for several days.
- His leg is in traction.
- His car hit a patch of ice and lost traction.
- Analysts predicted that the technology would rapidly gain traction in the corporate mobile market.