Synonyms for expedition
ˌɛk spɪˈdɪʃ ənex·pe·di·tion
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English Synonyms and Antonyms
A journey (French journée, from Latin diurnus, daily) was primarily a day's work; hence, a movement from place to place within one day, which we now describe as "a day's journey;" in its extended modern use a journey is a direct going from a starting-point to a destination, ordinarily over a considerable distance; we speak of a day's journey, or the journey of life. Travel is a passing from place to place, not necessarily in a direct line or with fixed destination; a journey through Europe would be a passage to some destination beyond or at the farther boundary; travel in Europe may be in no direct course, but may include many journeys in different directions. A voyage, which was formerly a journey of any kind, is now a going to a considerable distance by water, especially by sea; as, a voyage to India. A trip is a short and direct journey. A tour is a journey that returns to the starting-point, generally over a considerable distance; as, a bridal tour, or business tour. An excursion is a brief tour or journey, taken for pleasure, often by many persons at once; as, an excursion to Chautauqua. Passage is a general word for a journey by any conveyance, especially by water; as, a rough passage across the Atlantic; transit, literally the act of passing over or through, is used specifically of the conveyance of passengers or merchandise; rapid transit is demanded for suburban residents or perishable goods. Pilgrimage, once always of a sacred character, retains in derived uses something of that sense; as, a pilgrimage to Stratford-on-Avon.
A journey from Naples to Rome; through Mexico; across the continent; over the sea; a journey into Asia; among savages; by land, by rail, for health, on foot, on the cars, etc.
Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms
expedition, military expedition, hostile expeditionnoun
a military campaign designed to achieve a specific objective in a foreign country
an organized group of people undertaking a journey for a particular purpose
"an expedition was sent to explore Mars"
a journey organized for a particular purpose
excursion, jaunt, outing, junket, pleasure trip, expedition, sashaynoun
a journey taken for pleasure
"many summer excursions to the shore"; "it was merely a pleasure trip"; "after cautious sashays into the field"
dispatch, despatch, expedition, expeditiousnessnoun
the property of being prompt and efficient
"it was done with dispatch"
Dictionary of English Synonymes
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Silversea Cruises was the perfect mix of entertainment and science, being on an expedition vessel.
The key point here is whether accusations against me are true or false, and it's not a fishing expedition to be able to depose her.
We have seen the Democratic partisan letter and allegations. Our firm will represent our client and Cindy Yang interest as an American through any developments in this case. It seems as another politically driven expedition. We will be addressing these matters when appropriate.
I am intrigued by the national expedition of the brain, i will study, ponder and think about that aspiration.
To me, it was a mini Lewis and Clark expedition, we were going someplace new to observe the far side of the moon, which had never been seen before.
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- penerokaan, ekspedisiMalay
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