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  1. travelsnoun

    Plural form of travel.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Travelnoun

    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.


  1. Travels

    Travels is the Pat Metheny Group's first live album, released in 1983. The album consists of two CDs worth of live material recorded in July, October and November 1982, at Philadelphia, Dallas, Sacramento, Hartford and Nacogdoches. Along with Pat Metheny, the album features Lyle Mays, Steve Rodby, Dan Gottlieb and the influence of "special guest" Nana Vasconcelos is noticeably evident on the group's music. The album won the Grammy Award for Best Jazz Fusion Performance in 1983.

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  1. travels

    Plural form of the word travel.

    On their travels they met many wonderful people who shared their kindness with them.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 13, 2020  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of travels in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of travels in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of travels in a Sentence

  1. Henry David Thoreau, Walden (1854):

    The man who goes alone can start today; but he who travels with another must wait till that other is ready.

  2. Ulysses S. Grant:

    Social equality is not a subject to be legislated upon, nor shall I ask that anything be done to advance the social status of the colored man, except to give him a fair chance to develop what there is good in him, give him access to the schools, and when he travels let him feel assured that his conduct will regulate the treatment and fare he will receive.

  3. Attorney General Lynch:

    He did come over and say hello, and speak to my husband and Attorney General Lynch, and talk about his grandchildren and his travels and things like that, that was the extent of that. And no discussions were held into any cases or things like that.

  4. John Batsis:

    I found John Batsis doing a lot of unnecessary travels to the pediatrician to really take care of her, and then the thinking was, how can I make this entire interaction from home ?

  5. Michael Phillips:

    It travels like a gas through the air.

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    a hazy or indistinct representation
    • A. blur
    • B. obligate
    • C. disturb
    • D. inspire

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