What does journey mean?

Definitions for journey
ˈdʒɜr nijour·ney

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word journey.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. journey, journeyingverb

    the act of traveling from one place to another

  2. travel, journeyverb

    undertake a journey or trip

  3. travel, journeyverb

    travel upon or across

    "travel the oceans"

GCIDE

  1. Journeynoun

    The distance that is traveled in a journey, or the time taken to complete a journey; as, it's a two-day journey from the oasis into Cairo by camel; from Mecca to Samarkand is quite a journey.

    Etymology: [OE. jornee, journee, prop., a day's journey, OF. jorne, jurne, a day, a day's work of journey, F. journe, fr. OF. jorn, jurn, jor a day, F. jour, fr. L. diurnus. See Journal.]

  2. Journeynoun

    A passage through life, or a passage through any significant experience, or from one state to another.

    Etymology: [OE. jornee, journee, prop., a day's journey, OF. jorne, jurne, a day, a day's work of journey, F. journe, fr. OF. jorn, jurn, jor a day, F. jour, fr. L. diurnus. See Journal.]

Wiktionary

  1. journeynoun

    A set amount of travelling, seen as a single unit; a discrete trip, a voyage.

  2. journeynoun

    A day.

  3. journeynoun

    A day's travelling; the distance travelled in a day.

  4. journeynoun

    A day's work.

  5. journeyverb

    To travel, to make a trip or voyage.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Journeynoun

    the travel or work of a day

    Etymology: [OE. jornee, journee, prop., a day's journey, OF. jorne, jurne, a day, a day's work of journey, F. journe, fr. OF. jorn, jurn, jor a day, F. jour, fr. L. diurnus. See Journal.]

  2. Journeynoun

    travel or passage from one place to another; hence, figuratively, a passage through life

    Etymology: [OE. jornee, journee, prop., a day's journey, OF. jorne, jurne, a day, a day's work of journey, F. journe, fr. OF. jorn, jurn, jor a day, F. jour, fr. L. diurnus. See Journal.]

  3. Journeyverb

    to travel from place to place; to go from home to a distance

    Etymology: [OE. jornee, journee, prop., a day's journey, OF. jorne, jurne, a day, a day's work of journey, F. journe, fr. OF. jorn, jurn, jor a day, F. jour, fr. L. diurnus. See Journal.]

  4. Journeyverb

    to traverse; to travel over or through

    Etymology: [OE. jornee, journee, prop., a day's journey, OF. jorne, jurne, a day, a day's work of journey, F. journe, fr. OF. jorn, jurn, jor a day, F. jour, fr. L. diurnus. See Journal.]

Freebase

  1. Journey

    Journey is an American rock band formed in San Francisco in 1973 by former members of Santana and Frumious Bandersnatch. The band has gone through several phases; its strongest commercial success occurred between 1978 and 1987, after which it temporarily disbanded. During that period, the band released a series of hit songs, including 1981's "Don't Stop Believin'", which became in 2009 the top-selling catalog track in iTunes history. Its parent studio album, Escape, the band's eighth and most successful, reached No. 1 on the Billboard 200 and yielded another of their most popular singles, "Open Arms". Its 1983 follow-up, Frontiers, was almost as successful in the United States, reaching No. 2 and spawning several successful singles; it broadened the band's appeal in the United Kingdom, where it reached No. 6 on the UK Albums Chart. Journey enjoyed a successful reunion in the mid-1990s, and later regrouped with a series of lead singers. Sales have resulted in two gold albums, eight multi-platinum albums, and one diamond album. They have had eighteen Top 40 singles in the US, six of which reached the Top 10 of the US Billboard Hot 100 chart and two of which reached No. 1 on other Billboard charts, and a No. 6 hit on the UK Singles Chart in "Don't Stop Believin'". Originally a progressive rock band, Journey was described by Allmusic as having cemented a reputation as "one of America's most beloved commercial rock/pop bands" by 1978, when they redefined their sound by embracing traditional pop arrangements on their fourth album, Infinity. According to the Recording Industry Association of America, Journey has sold 47 million albums in the US, making them the 28th best selling band. Their worldwide sales have reached over 80 million albums. A 2005 USA Today opinion poll named Journey the fifth best American rock band in history. Their songs have become arena rock staples and are still played on rock radio stations across the world.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Journey

    jur′ni, n. any travel: tour: excursion: the weight of finished coins delivered at one time to the Master of the Mint—also Jour′ney-weight.—v.i. Jour′ney, to travel:—pr.p. jour′neying; pa.p. jour′neyed (-nid).—adj. Jour′ney-bat′ed (Shak.), wayworn.—ns. Jour′neyman, one who works by the day: any hired workman: one whose apprenticeship is completed; Jour′ney-work, work done by a journeyman or for hire. [Fr. journéejour, a day—L. diurnus.]

Editors Contribution

  1. journey

    A form of travel from a place to a specific location of choice.

    The journey to Wales is easy and simple as we fly.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 8, 2020  

Suggested Resources

  1. journey

    Song lyrics by journey -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by journey on the Lyrics.com website.

Matched Categories

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'journey' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2169

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'journey' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2603

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'journey' in Nouns Frequency: #844

How to pronounce journey?

How to say journey in sign language?

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of journey in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of journey in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of journey in a Sentence

  1. American Greetings Card:

    Life is a journey of sweetness and sorrow, of yesterday's memories and hopes for tomorrow, of pathways we choose and detours we face with patience and humour, courage and grace, of joys that we've shared and of people we've met who touched us in ways we will never forget.

  2. Bhava Ram:

    You can find a new mission and ultimately serve others, as well, based on the experience you have [with yoga]— accountability and self-empowerment are so important on a healing journey.

  3. Peter Wong:

    We've been trying for a number of years. Now we're developing, we're increasing our share, but the journey is not easy.

  4. Read MoreHe:

    I see my friends who have daughters, and it seems like a whole different kind of love that they have for each other, so I look forward to that being a completely new journey, hopefully it'll bring some balance to our home !

  5. Olivia Newton-John:

    I'm a great proponent of it, for general health, for pain, for sleep, for anxiety, i really believe it is important in my journey.

Images & Illustrations of journey

  1. journeyjourneyjourneyjourneyjourney

Popularity rank by frequency of use

journey#1#3782#10000

Translations for journey

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for journey »

Translation

Find a translation for the journey definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Discuss these journey definitions with the community:

0 Comments

    Citation

    Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

    Style:MLAChicagoAPA

    "journey." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2021. Web. 27 Sep. 2021. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/journey>.

    Are we missing a good definition for journey? Don't keep it to yourself...

    Browse Definitions.net

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Quiz

    Are you a words master?

    »
    brought into agreement or cooperation on the side of a faction, party, or cause
    • A. obnoxious
    • B. aligned
    • C. sought
    • D. cosmopolitan

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for journey: