An example of road used as an adjective is in the phrase "road team," which means the team whose home base is at another location.
An example of a road is a highway.
The road to fortune.
The road to riches.
- In the future; at a later date.
- On tour, as a theatrical company.
- Traveling, especially as a salesperson.
- Wandering, as a vagabond.
- at a later time; in the future
- traveling, esp. as a salesman
- on tour
- playing on the home field, court, etc. of another team or other teams
- a last alcoholic drink before leaving
- to start traveling; set out
- the place or time at which something, esp. something long-standing, comes to an end
- all the cities and towns visited by touring theatrical companies, musicians, etc.
Idioms and Phrasal Verbs
Origin of road
- Middle English rode, rade a riding, road from Old English rād reidh- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition