Definitions for travel
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word travel.
travel, traveling, travellingnoun
the act of going from one place to another
"he enjoyed selling but he hated the travel"
change of location, travelnoun
a movement through space that changes the location of something
travel, go, move, locomoteverb
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, jauntverb
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 aroundverb
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
I'm 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).
I've travelled the world.
Etymology: 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.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Trave Travel or Travisenoun
A wooden frame for shoeing unruly horses. Robert Ainsworth
Etymology: travail, Fr. from the noun.
Love had cut him short,
Confin’d within the purlieus of his court.
Three miles he went, nor farther could retreat,
His travels ended at his country-seat. Dryden.
Mingled send into the dance
Moments fraught with all the treasures,
Which thy eastern travel views. Matthew Prior.
Let him spend his time no more at home,
Which would be great impeachment to his age,
In having known no travel in his youth. William Shakespeare.
Travel in the younger sort is a part of education; in the elder a part of experience. Francis Bacon, Essays, №. 18.
A man not enlightened by travel or reflexion, grows as fond of arbitrary power, to which he hath been used, as of barren countries, in which he has been born and bred. Addis.
He wars with a retiring enemy,
With much more travail than with victory. Daniel.
What think’st thou of our empire now, though earn’d
With travel difficult. John Milton.
Thy mother well deserves that short delight,
The nauseous qualms of ten long months and travel to requite. John Dryden, Virg.
A book of his travels hath been honoured with the translation of many languages. Thomas Browne, Vulgar Errours.
Histories engage the soul by sensible occurrences; as also voyages, travels, and accounts of countries. Isaac Watts.
Thither to arrive I travel thus profound. John Milton.
There are other privileges granted unto most of the corporations, that they shall not be charged with garrisons, and they shall not be travelled forth of their own franchises. Edmund Spenser.
This word is generally supposed originally the same with travail, and to differ only as particular from general: in some writers the word is written alike in all its senses; but it is more convenient to write travail for labour, and travel for journey.
In the forest shall ye lodge, O ye travelling companies of Dedanim. Isa. xxi. 13.
Raphael deign’d to travel with Tobias. John Milton.
Fain wou’d I travel to some foreign shore,
So might I to myself myself restore. Dryden.
If others believed he was an Egyptian from his knowledge of their rites, it proves at least that he travelled there. Alexander Pope.
By th’ clock ’tis day;
And yet dark night strangles the travelling lamp. William Shakespeare.
Time travels in divers paces, with divers persons; I’ll tell you who time ambles withal, who time trots withal. William Shakespeare.
Thus flying East and West, and North and South,
News travell’d with increase from mouth to mouth. Alexander Pope.
Nothing tends so much to enlarge the mind as travelling, that is, making a visit to other towns, cities, or countries, beside those in which we were born and educated. Isaac Watts.
If we labour to maintain truth and reason, let not any think that we travel about a matter not needful. Richard Hooker.
I’ve watch’d and travell’d hard;
Some time I shall sleep out; the rest I’ll whistle. William Shakespeare.
Ğ Travel is the movement of people between distant geographical locations. Travel can be done by foot, bicycle, automobile, train, boat, bus, airplane, ship 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, as in the case of tourism.
Travel is the act or process of moving from one place to another, typically involving a journey of a significant distance. It can involve various modes of transportation such as by air, land, or sea, and may include overnight stays in different locations. Travel can be undertaken for various purposes, including tourism, business, exploration, leisure, or visiting friends and family. It often involves experiencing new cultures, landscapes, and activities, providing opportunities for personal growth, relaxation, and broadening one's perspectives.
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.
0.) Transpositioning art in motion holding a position of authority and a form of address preceding as an elected personal name. 1.) Make a journey, typically of some length or abroad. 2.) Being enjoyed or successful away from the place of origin. 3.) Hajj.
The Hajj of Mansa Musa sounds as it was the best travel experience to go on with a group of people during those specific times.
Etymology: Transporting teleportation
Submitted by Tony_Elyon on October 16, 2023
To convey or transmit from a location to a specific location.
The data travels on the network system at superluminal speed.
Submitted by MaryC on April 28, 2020
To use a form of transport.
The travel company were very efficient and friendly.
Submitted by MaryC on March 2, 2020
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
I've got 10 straight months of data saying that people are ready to travel in six months. It keeps saying the same thing, what I do believe is that once people are comfortable, it will come back relatively quickly. There is huge pent-up demand to travel. We hear it everywhere we go. But no one is going to travel until there are things to do when you travel, and until the vaccine is distributed and the pandemic is largely eradicated.
Do not only travel the world Travel the Universe as well.
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.
He who would travel happily must travel light.
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- 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, ท่องเที่ยว, การท่องเที่ยวThai
- yolculuk, yapmak, seyahat, etmekTurkish
- поїздка, мандрувати, їздити, подорож, подорожуватиUkrainian
- du lịchVietnamese
- täv, tävönVolapük
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