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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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 tripnoun
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, misstepverb
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 upverb
cause to stumble
"The questions on the test tripped him up"
travel, trip, jauntverb
make a trip for pleasure
trip, actuate, trigger, activate, set off, spark off, spark, trigger off, touch offverb
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 offverb
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
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How to use trip in a sentence?
When people go away on sober vacations or sober trips, I think thelast thing they’re thinking is that they’re going to go out and get banged up, if you want to go do that, why would you go on a sober vacation or a sober trip?
That was probably the spookiest part of this entire trip so far.
They didn’t offer any assistance for anything, these kids had to raise $1,500 to go on this trip, and they missed two days of it.
To go on the trip, [they had] to be at least 14 [years old] and have [had] a first-class ranking. To attain that rank.
I've been in Congress for 10 years and this was probably the most important and consequential trip that I have ever made abroad, we weren't there as Republicans and Democrats. We were there as Americans to show … support and to let our allies know … that we have their backs and let the Ukrainian people know that we here in America will be there for them.
Translations for trip
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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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