What does journey mean?

Definitions for journey
ˈdʒɜr nijour·ney

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. journey, journeying(verb)

    the act of traveling from one place to another

  2. travel, journey(verb)

    undertake a journey or trip

  3. travel, journey(verb)

    travel upon or across

    "travel the oceans"

GCIDE

  1. Journey(n.)

    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. Journey(n.)

    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. journey(Noun)

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

  2. journey(Noun)

    A day.

  3. journey(Noun)

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

  4. journey(Noun)

    A day's work.

  5. journey(Verb)

    To travel, to make a trip or voyage.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Journey(noun)

    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. Journey(noun)

    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. Journey(verb)

    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. Journey(verb)

    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  

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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

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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. Lynn BeBeau:

    That little boat took on a journey of its own.

  2. Joel Salinas:

    I consider myself to be one of the lucky people with mirror-touch, in that I was able to find a way to apply the touch in my profession and that’s been part of my journey.

  3. Rebel Wilson:

    REBEL Rebel Wilson SAYS SHE WAS PROBABLY EATING 3,000 CALORIES MOST DAYS BEFORE WEIGHT LOSS JOURNEY Seventy-five kilograms is equivalent to 165 pounds. Rebel Wilson has made healthy life changes for 2020 that have resulted in dramatic weight loss. ( Photo by SC Pool - Corbis/Corbis via Getty Images) The Pitch Perfect star, 40, also made a note in her story that says she wants to speak with her fans on Instagram Live this Tuesday. I wan na go live on Insta on Tuesday night when Im back in US to share stuff with you guys and thank everyone for their support, Rebel Wilson teased. Sooo until then... 6p NYC time. REBEL Rebel Wilson REVEALS SHES ONLY 6 POUNDS AWAY FROM HER GOAL WEIGHT, DUBS HERSELF FIT AMY In mid-November, Rebel Wilson reportedly checked into Austrian wellness center, VivaMayr, according to People magazine. The upscale lakeside lodge is said to be the place where she first kicked off her health journey and adopted a specialized diet in 2019. I went back because 2021 is going to be an insanely busy year with project after project, so I wanted to come back to VivaMayr.

  4. Eric Dier:

    We've seen the way the country has got behind us and the happiness we are giving out and it's fantastic to be a part of, we're just really happy. We're focused on Wednesday because we believe we can continue this great journey.

  5. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    You must have ability and willingness to forgive others. If you do not have these capabilities yet, you must develop them....sooner you do it, better it will be for you. Lest you forget, Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong minded and spiritually advanced folks. Also, without fotgiveness, you cannot move on in life at right pace. How can you with so much unnecessary baggage of grudges sitting on your back? With your power to forgive, your life stream will begin to flow once again, in sync with present and embracing future. Drop that baggage right away, break away from unpleasant memories and situations, make a wish, take a chance, and move on upwards and onwards. Let the life flow, and the journey continues once again, smoothly and seamlessly.

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