Grooming vs Training - What's the difference?

grooming | training |

As nouns the difference between grooming and training

is that grooming is care for one's personal appearance, hygiene, and clothing while training is training.

As a verb grooming

is .




  • Noun

  • Care for one's personal appearance, hygiene, and clothing.
  • *
  • *:“Heavens!” exclaimed Nina, “the blue-stocking and the fogy!—and yours are'' pale blue, Eileen!—you’re about as self-conscious as Drina—slumping there with your hair tumbling ''à la Mérode! Oh, it's very picturesque, of course, but a straight spine and good grooming is better.”
  • The act of teaching someone, often for advancement at work.
  • Caring for horses or other animals by brushing and cleaning them.
  • The act of attempting to gain the trust of a minor with the intention of having a sexual relationship with him or her.
  • Synonyms

    * (sense, care for one's appearance) * (act of teaching) coaching, mentoring * (caring for horses) currying * (attempting to gain the trust of a minor)

    Coordinate terms

    * (sense, care for one's appearance) personal hygiene – more basic level of care

    See also

    * (projectlink)




  • Noun

    (-) (wikipedia training)
  • Action of the verb to train .
  • The activity of imparting and acquiring skills.
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  • The result of good social upbringing.
  • (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.
  • Usage notes

    The plural of training is very uncommon. Thus multiple training sessions are not referred to as "trainings", rather as "training sessions".

    Derived terms

    * training bra * training wheels