travel, traveling, travelling(noun)
the act of going from one place to another
"he enjoyed selling but he hated the travel"
change of location, travel(noun)
a movement through space that changes the location of something
travel, go, move, locomote(verb)
change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically
"How fast does your new car go?"; "We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus"; "The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect"; "The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell"; "news travelled fast"
undertake a journey or trip
travel, trip, jaunt(verb)
make a trip for pleasure
travel upon or across
"travel the oceans"
undergo transportation as in a vehicle
"We travelled North on Rte. 508"
travel, move around(verb)
travel from place to place, as for the purpose of finding work, preaching, or acting as a judge
The act of travel(l)ing
a series of journeys
an account of one's travels
Iu2019m off on my travels around France again.
The activity or traffic along a route or through a given point
The working motion of a piece of machinery; the length of a mechanical stroke
Labour; parturition; travail.
To be on a journey, often for pleasure or business and with luggage; to go from one place to another.
I like to travel.
To pass from here to there; to move or transmit; to go from one place to another.
Soundwaves can travel through water.
To move illegally by walking or running without dribbling the ball.
To travel throughout (a place).
Iu2019ve travelled the world.
Origin: travelen from Middle Scots travailen "to toil, work, travel", alteration of travaillen, from travailler "to trouble, suffer, be worn out". See travail. Displaced native faren (from faran), lithen (from liþan), feren (from feran), iwalken (from gewealcan), swinken (from swincan). More at fare.
to labor; to travail
to go or march on foot; to walk; as, to travel over the city, or through the streets
to pass by riding, or in any manner, to a distant place, or to many places; to journey; as, a man travels for his health; he is traveling in California
to pass; to go; to move
to journey over; to traverse; as, to travel the continent
to force to journey
the act of traveling, or journeying from place to place; a journey
an account, by a traveler, of occurrences and observations during a journey; as, a book of travels; -- often used as the title of a book; as, Travels in Italy
the length of stroke of a reciprocating piece; as, the travel of a slide valve
labor; parturition; travail
Travel is the movement of people between relatively distant geographical locations, and can involve travel by foot, bicycle, automobile, train, boat, airplane, or other means, with or without luggage, and can be one way or round trip. Travel can also include relatively short stays between successive movements.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
trav′el, v.i. to walk: to journey: to pass: to move.—v.t. to pass: to journey over:—pr.p. trav′elling; pa.t. and pa.p. trav′elled.—n. act of passing from place to place: journey: labour: (pl.) an account of a journey.—p.adj. Trav′elled, having made journeys: knowing.—ns. Trav′eller, one who travels: a wayfarer: one who travels for a mercantile house: a ring that slides along a rope or spar; Trav′eller's-joy, the virgin's-bower, Clematis Vitalba; Trav′eller's-tale, a story that cannot be accepted, a tall story, an astounding lie, a whopper; Trav′eller's-tree, a remarkable Madagascar tree, its stem resembling a plantain, but sending out leaves only on two opposite sides, like a great expanded fan.—adj. Trav′elling.—ns. Trav′elling-bag, a bag for carrying necessaries on a journey, toilet articles, &c.; Trav′elling-carr′iage, a heavy carriage, fitted up for travelling in before railways; Trav′elling-cou′vert, a set of table utensils, arranged to pack up easily for travelling; Trav′elling-crane, a crane fixed on a carriage which may be moved on rails; Trav′elling-dress, a plain and easy dress to wear when travelling.—p.adjs. Trav′el-soiled, -stained, showing the marks of travel; Trav′el-taint′ed (Shak.), fatigued with travel, harassed. [A form of travail.]
U.S. National Library of Medicine
Aspects of health and disease related to travel. It includes the physiologic and psychologic beneficial or adverse effects of travel in general or with regard to specific diseases.
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'travel' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2815
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'travel' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2664
Rank popularity for the word 'travel' in Nouns Frequency: #1116
Rank popularity for the word 'travel' in Verbs Frequency: #253
The numerical value of travel in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of travel in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
He who would travel happily must travel light.
Travel only with thy equals or thy betters if there are none, travel alone.
Travel only with thy equals or thy betters; if there are none, travel alone.
With ignorant masses, the travel back in time is not only a possible travel, but it is the only travel!
Travel is growing at twice the rate of GDP. Do-it-yourself travel is growing faster than packaged travel. And online is growing faster than offline. So we've got three tail winds.
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Translations for travel
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- مسافرة, سافر, ينتقل, سفرArabic
- падарожнічаць, паездка, вандраваць, ездзіць, падарожжаBelarusian
- пътувам, яздя, пътуванеBulgarian
- འགྲུལ་རྒྱགTibetan Standard
- viatjar, transitar, fer passesCatalan, Valencian
- cestování, cestovat, jezdit, procestovatCzech
- bereisen, reisen, [[sich]] [[übertragen]], [[sich]] [[fortpflanzen]], ReiseGerman
- ταξίδι, ταξιδεύωGreek
- vojaĝado, vojaĝiEsperanto
- viaje, viajarSpanish
- سفر, سفر کردن, مسافرت کردن, مسافرت رفتنPersian
- matkustelu, matka, matkustaa, kulkea, liikkua, vaeltaa, matkata, matkailuFinnish
- transmettre, voyage, voyager, propagerFrench
- siubhal, taistealScottish Gaelic
- यात्रा करना, यात्राHindi
- vwayajeHaitian Creole
- utazik, út, utazás, utazásiHungarian
- ճանապարհորդել, ճանապարհորդությունArmenian
- viaggiare, viaggioItalian
- 여행, 旅行Korean
- iter facio, ambulo, iter, TravelLatin
- ການເດີນທາງ, ເດີນທາງLao
- keliavimas, apkeliauti, keliautiLithuanian
- патува, патувањеMacedonian
- reis, reizen, verplaatsen, bereizenDutch
- reise, slaglengdeNorwegian
- podróżować, przemierzać, podróż, podróże, jeździć, przemieszczać sięPolish
- viajar, viagemPortuguese
- călătorie, voiaj, călătoriRomanian
- перемещаться, поездка, объездить, путешествие, передвигаться, проходить, путешествовать, вести, ездить, ходRussian
- путова́ње, путовати, пренети, putovati, putovánje, proputòvati, prenetiSerbo-Croatian
- cestovať, jazdiť, cestovanieSlovak
- potovanje, potovatiSlovene
- fara, resande, rörelse, slag, resor, färdas, bana, gång, resa runt, resa, beresa, slaglängd, reseskildringarSwedish
- ప్రయాణము, యాత్ర, పర్యటనTelugu
- เดินทาง, ท่องเที่ยวThai
- yolculuk, yapmak, seyahat, etmekTurkish
- поїздка, мандрувати, їздити, подорож, подорожуватиUkrainian
- du lịchVietnamese
- täv, tävönVolapük
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