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"
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"
trip, trip out, turn on, get off(verb)
get high, stoned, or drugged
"He trips every weekend"
We made a trip to the beach.
A stumble or misstep.
He was injured due to a trip down the stairs.
A period of time in which one experiences drug-induced reverie or hallucinations.
He had a strange trip after taking LSD.
A faux pas, a social error.
Intense involvement in or enjoyment of a condition.
ego trip; power trip; nostalgia trip; guilt trip
A mechanical or electrical cutout device
It's dark cause the 'trip' operated.
To fall over or stumble over an object as a result of striking it with one's foot.
Be careful not to trip on the tree roots.
To cause (a person or animal) to fall or stumble.
A pedestrian was able to trip the burglar as he was running away.
To activate or set in motion, as in the activation of a trap, explosive, or switch.
When we get into the factory, trip the lights.
To experience a state of reverie or to hallucinate, due to consuming psychoactive drugs.
After taking the LSD, I started tripping about fairies and colors.
To journey, to make a trip.
Last somewhere we tripped to the coast.
Of or relating to trips.
Origin: From tripper (noun is from the verb), from a source: compare trippen, trippen ( trippe), Frisian tripje.
to move with light, quick steps; to walk or move lightly; to skip; to move the feet nimbly; -- sometimes followed by it. See It, 5
to make a brief journey or pleasure excursion; as, to trip to Europe
to take a quick step, as when in danger of losing one's balance; hence, to make a false; to catch the foot; to lose footing; to stumble
fig.: To be guilty of a misstep; to commit an offense against morality, propriety, or rule; to err; to mistake; to fail
to cause to stumble, or take a false step; to cause to lose the footing, by striking the feet from under; to cause to fall; to throw off the balance; to supplant; -- often followed by up; as, to trip up a man in wrestling
fig.: To overthrow by depriving of support; to put an obstacle in the way of; to obstruct; to cause to fail
to detect in a misstep; to catch; to convict
to raise (an anchor) from the bottom, by its cable or buoy rope, so that it hangs free
to pull (a yard) into a perpendicular position for lowering it
to release, let fall, or see free, as a weight or compressed spring, as by removing a latch or detent
a quick, light step; a lively movement of the feet; a skip
a brief or rapid journey; an excursion or jaunt
a false step; a stumble; a misstep; a loss of footing or balance. Fig.: An error; a failure; a mistake
a small piece; a morsel; a bit
a stroke, or catch, by which a wrestler causes his antagonist to lose footing
a single board, or tack, in plying, or beating, to windward
a herd or flock, as of sheep, goats, etc
a troop of men; a host
a flock of widgeons
Trip, the second album from the Filipino rock band, Rivermaya. It has 13 tracks and released under Sony BMG Music Philippines, Inc. in 1996. It is the first album that introduced Rico Blanco as the band's full time guitarist after the departure of Perf De Castro a year earlier.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
trip, v.i. to move with short, light steps: to stumble and fall: to err, to go wrong, to make a slip in chastity: to fail.—v.t. to cause to stumble by striking one's feet from under him (with up): to overthrow by taking away support: to catch: to catch in a fault: to loosen, as an anchor, from the bottom, by a long rope: to turn, as a yard, from a horizontal to a vertical position: to fold in the middle, as a deep stage-drop: to strike against:—pr.p. trip′ping; pa.t. and pa.p. tripped.—n. a light, short step: a catch by which an antagonist is thrown: one of the points in coursing, when the hare is thrown off its legs: a false step: a mistake: a short voyage or journey, a jaunt.—ns. Trip′-book, a book in which the records and accounts of the trip of a fishing-boat are made up and kept: Trip′-hamm′er, a large hammer used in forges, a tilt-hammer; Trip′per, a cheap excursionist, a tourist doing a certain round: one who stumbles or who makes another stumble; Trip′-slip (U.S.), a strip of paper on which a car-conductor must punch a hole when a fare is taken. [M. E. trippen; cog. with Dut. trippen, trappen, to tread upon, trippelen, to trip, Sw. trippa, to trip.]
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'TRIP' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2306
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'TRIP' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2499
Rank popularity for the word 'TRIP' in Nouns Frequency: #829
The numerical value of TRIP in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of TRIP in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
The most important trip you may take in life is meeting people halfway.
Mosaic is the 1990's equivalent of forcing friends to sit through slides of your trip to Florida - painful for everyone but the host.
I would say save up for the big trip, the longer the trip, generally the better value you’re going to get out of miles, especially in business or first class.
Do you want to tear your life apart and get rid of everything you've known as a lifestyle Like seeing your family Being with your friends A fishing trip A hunting trip A night's sleep
The trip led to the successful release of two American journalists who were being held in North Korea, this request turned out to be unnecessary and the trip was able to occur without diplomatic passports.
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Translations for TRIP
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- 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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