What does trek mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. treknoun

    a journey by ox wagon (especially an organized migration by a group of settlers)

  2. trekverb

    any long and difficult trip

  3. trekverb

    journey on foot, especially in the mountains

    "We spent the summer trekking in the foothills of the Himalayas"

  4. trekverb

    make a long and difficult journey

    "They trekked towards the North Pole with sleds and skis"


  1. treknoun

    A slow or difficult journey.

    We're planning on going on a trek up Kilimanjaro.

    Etymology: From trek.

  2. treknoun

    A journey by ox wagon, especially the Boer migration of 1835-7.

    Etymology: From trek.

  3. trekverb

    To make a slow or arduous journey.

    Etymology: From trek.

  4. trekverb

    To journey on foot, especially to hike through mountainous areas.

    Etymology: From trek.

  5. trekverb

    To travel by ox wagon.

    Etymology: From trek.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Trek

    trek, v.i. to drag a vehicle: to journey by ox-wagon.—n. the distance from one station to another.—n. Trek′ker, a traveller. [Dut. trekken, to draw.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of trek in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of trek in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of trek in a Sentence

  1. Amy Ross:

    That's one of the big differences going forward, is how [ good ] the mobility of the full body is, our prime objectives, which sounds very Star Trek-y, is to make sure that we're ready with the right tools for spacesuit design to go wherever we might need to go.

  2. Michael Rubin:

    While many in the West might find it enduring that the King is a Trekkie who once even had a Star Trek 'Voyager' cameo, Islamists consider science fiction forbidden because it presumes to know a future that only God can know.

  3. Rory Southworth:

    People started being quite interested in this stuff that they could do and it was stuff that they wanted to get involved in, so I thought I'd set up a group that would, over five days, do the Mount Everest base camp trek.

  4. Simon Pegg:

    We could have introduced a new gay character but he or she would have been primarily defined by their sexuality, seen as the ‘gay character,’ rather than simply for who they are and isn’t that tokenism? the audience would infer that there has been an LGBT presence in the Trek Universe from the beginning ... that a gay hero isn’t something new or strange.

  5. Gene Roddenberry:

    It was great to see a great diverse cast on TV, even before we knew what that was. But it was very interesting to hear a Scotsman, a black woman, an Asian all in one TV show, flying around space. That was pretty out there, star Trek Beyond.

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