a journey for some purpose (usually including the return)
"he took a trip to the shopping center"
a hallucinatory experience induced by drugs
"an acid trip"
an accidental misstep threatening (or causing) a fall
"he blamed his slip on the ice"; "the jolt caused many slips and a few spills"
cutting, berth, head trip, trip-up, pillow slip, case, faux pas, pillowcase, miscue, gaffe, slickness, slipperiness, elusion, mooring, slick, parapraxis, chemise, teddy, sideslip, eluding, shimmy, moorage, gaucherie, stumble, slip, skid, misstep, slip of paper, shift, tripper, solecism, strip, slip-up
trip, head trip(noun)
an exciting or stimulating experience
a catch mechanism that acts as a switch
"the pressure activates the tripper and releases the water"
a light or nimble tread
"he heard the trip of women's feet overhead"
trip, trip-up, stumble, misstep(verb)
an unintentional but embarrassing blunder
"he recited the whole poem without a single trip"; "he arranged his robes to avoid a trip-up later"; "confusion caused his unfortunate misstep"
miss a step and fall or nearly fall
"She stumbled over the tree root"
trip, trip up(verb)
cause to stumble
"The questions on the test tripped him up"
travel, trip, jaunt(verb)
make a trip for pleasure
trip, actuate, trigger, activate, set off, spark off, spark, trigger off, touch off(verb)
put in motion or move to act
"trigger a reaction"; "actuate the circuits"
jaunt, trip out, start, incite, detonate, offset, get off, motivate, spark, trip up, propel, take off, explode, instigate, trigger off, move, part, trigger, depart, set off, stumble, prompt, turn on, activate, spark off, touch off, blow up, bring out, travel, start out, sparkle, set forth, actuate, stir up, cancel, aerate, set out
trip, trip out, turn on, get off(verb)
get high, stoned, or drugged
"He trips every weekend"
jaunt, trip out, spark off, excite, get off, mail, spark, depend upon, trip up, commove, send off, agitate, dismount, get down, trigger, get by, trigger off, hinge on, arouse, hop out, send, ride, depend on, set off, stumble, turn on, charge, activate, escape, wind up, devolve on, touch off, charge up, rouse, travel, get out, sex, hinge upon, actuate, light, switch on, unhorse, get away
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.
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How to use trip in a sentence?
Jackie disliked the campaign trail but she had come along on this trip because it was so important.
Life's a trip and then you fall.
A trip doesn't truly start until I've bitten into a Biscoff.
For those planning a summer vacation, now is a great time to plan a trip to one of these popular destinations where hotels are bookable on TripAdvisor for an average of $200 per night from June through August.
It is normal to feel alone at the start of any journey. It’s the people who you meet along your travels that make the trip more interesting.
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- entrebancar-seCatalan, Valencian
- výlet, zakopnoutCzech
- Drogenrausch, Reise, Trip, stolpern, AusflugGerman
- tropezar, viaje, hacer topezarSpanish
- kompastus, retki, etikettivirhe, matka, huumetrippi, reissu, kömmähdys, trippi, kompastuminen, tripata, kytkeä, kampittaa, matkata, kompastua, laukaista, kampata, matkustaa, trippaillaFinnish
- reisa, ferðFaroese
- croc-en-jambe, faux pas, balade, trip, tour, croche-pied, voyage, bévue, enfarger, faire un croche-pied, triper, se prendre les pieds, trébucherFrench
- cuairt, turasScottish Gaelic
- सैर, यात्राHindi
- kirándulás, utazásHungarian
- reisa, ferð, för, trippaIcelandic
- gita, viaggio, sgambetto, inciampareItalian
- 陶酔感, 不謹慎, 踏み違え, 旅行, 不作法, トリップ, 旅, 無作法, 幻覚症状, 躓き, 外出, 作動, よろめく, 躓く, 転ぶJapanese
- hirawea, turupana, rapahuki, tukituki, tapepa, tatu, tapepe, tūtuki, hīrauMāori
- tocht, struikelen, reisDutch
- reise, turNorwegian
- wycieczka, podróż, potknięciePolish
- viagem, viajarPortuguese
- excursie, voiaj, împiedicaRomanian
- спотыкание, поездка, приход, путешествие, запинаться, спотыкаться, запнуться, споткнутьсяRussian
- narkotikarus, tripp, felsteg, tur, drogrus, resa, göra en resa, snava, snubblaSwedish
- chuyến điVietnamese
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