Definitions for TRIPtrɪp
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
triptrɪp(n.; v.)tripped, trip•ping.
(n.)a traveling from one place to another; journey or voyage.
a journey or run made by a boat, train, or the like, between two points.
a single course of travel taken as part of one's duty, work, etc.:
my weekly trip to the bank.
a stumble; misstep.
a sudden impeding or catching of a person's foot so as to throw the person down.
a slip, error, or blunder.
a light, nimble step or movement of the feet.
a projection on a moving part that strikes a control lever to stop, reverse, or control a machine, as a printing press.
Slang. an instance or period of being under the influence of a hallucinogenic drug, esp. LSD. the euphoria, hallucinations, etc., experienced during such a period. a stimulating or exciting experience. any experience. any intense interest or preoccupation:
She's been on a nostalgia trip all week.
Category: Common Vocabulary, Status (usage), Pharmacology
to trip on a toy.
to make a slip or mistake, as in conversation or conduct.
to step lightly or nimbly; skip.
to tip or tilt.
Slang. to be under the influence of a hallucinogenic drug, esp. LSD (often fol. by out).
Category: Common Vocabulary, Status (usage)
(v.t.)to cause to stumble (often fol. by up).
to cause to fail; obstruct.
to cause to make a slip or error (often fol. by up).
to catch in a slip or error.
to tip or tilt.
to break out (a ship's anchor) by turning over or lifting from the bottom by a line attached to the crown of the anchor.
Category: Navy, Nautical
to operate, start, or set free (a mechanism, weight, etc.) by suddenly releasing a catch, clutch, or the like.
to release or operate suddenly (a catch, clutch, etc.).
Idioms for trip:
trip the light fantastic, to go dancing.
Origin of trip:
1350–1400; ME trippen to step lightly < OF trip(p)er < MD; cf. early D trippen, D trippelen (freq. with -el), akin to OE treppan to tread
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"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
a short journey to a place and back again
How was your trip to Paris?; a boat trip; We took a trip to L.A.
a funny or slightly odd person
She's such a trip.
to fall or nearly fall because your foot hits sth
I tripped on the step.; Be careful you don't trip over the cables.
to intentionally make sb fall over sth
She stuck out her foot to trip him.
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.
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Translations for TRIP
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
(often with up or over ) to (cause to) catch one's foot and stumble or fall
She tripped and fell; She tripped over the carpet.
- спъвам (се)Bulgarian
- tropeçarPortuguese (BR)
- سکندری خوردنFarsi
- उलझकर गिरनाHindi
- spotaći seCroatian
- potykać sięPolish
- سکندری خوردنPersian
- اوچت ګام اخیستلPashto
- a (se)împiedicaRomanian
- spotakniti seSlovenian
- saplesti seSerbian
- snubbla, snavaSwedish
- tökezlemek, ayağı takılmakTurkish
- 絆倒Chinese (Trad.)
- спотикатися; падати, зачепившись за щосьUkrainian
- ٹھوکر کھاکر گرناUrdu
- 绊倒Chinese (Simp.)
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