What does voyage mean?

Definitions for voyage
ˈvɔɪ ɪdʒvoy·age

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ocean trip, voyagenoun

    an act of traveling by water

  2. voyageverb

    a journey to some distant place

  3. voyage, sail, navigateverb

    travel on water propelled by wind or by other means

    "The QE2 will sail to Southampton tomorrow"

Wiktionary

  1. voyagenoun

    A long journey; especially by ship.

    Etymology: viage, from viage, from voiage, from viaticum. The modern spelling is under the influence of Modern voyage.

  2. voyageverb

    To go on a long journey.

    Etymology: viage, from viage, from voiage, from viaticum. The modern spelling is under the influence of Modern voyage.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Voyagenoun

    formerly, a passage either by sea or land; a journey, in general; but not chiefly limited to a passing by sea or water from one place, port, or country, to another; especially, a passing or journey by water to a distant place or country

    Etymology: [OE. veage, viage, OF. veage, viage, veiage, voiage, F. voyage, LL. viaticum, fr. L. viaticum traveling money, provision for a journey, from viaticus belonging to a road or journey, fr. via way, akin to E. way. See Way, n., and cf. Convey, Deviate, Devious, Envoy, Trivial, Viaduct, Viaticum.]

  2. Voyagenoun

    the act or practice of traveling

    Etymology: [OE. veage, viage, OF. veage, viage, veiage, voiage, F. voyage, LL. viaticum, fr. L. viaticum traveling money, provision for a journey, from viaticus belonging to a road or journey, fr. via way, akin to E. way. See Way, n., and cf. Convey, Deviate, Devious, Envoy, Trivial, Viaduct, Viaticum.]

  3. Voyagenoun

    course; way

    Etymology: [OE. veage, viage, OF. veage, viage, veiage, voiage, F. voyage, LL. viaticum, fr. L. viaticum traveling money, provision for a journey, from viaticus belonging to a road or journey, fr. via way, akin to E. way. See Way, n., and cf. Convey, Deviate, Devious, Envoy, Trivial, Viaduct, Viaticum.]

  4. Voyageverb

    to take a voyage; especially, to sail or pass by water

    Etymology: [OE. veage, viage, OF. veage, viage, veiage, voiage, F. voyage, LL. viaticum, fr. L. viaticum traveling money, provision for a journey, from viaticus belonging to a road or journey, fr. via way, akin to E. way. See Way, n., and cf. Convey, Deviate, Devious, Envoy, Trivial, Viaduct, Viaticum.]

  5. Voyageverb

    to travel; to pass over; to traverse

    Etymology: [OE. veage, viage, OF. veage, viage, veiage, voiage, F. voyage, LL. viaticum, fr. L. viaticum traveling money, provision for a journey, from viaticus belonging to a road or journey, fr. via way, akin to E. way. See Way, n., and cf. Convey, Deviate, Devious, Envoy, Trivial, Viaduct, Viaticum.]

Freebase

  1. Voyage

    Voyage is a 1996 hard science fiction novel by British author Stephen Baxter. The book depicts a manned mission to Mars as it might have been in another timeline, one where John F. Kennedy survived the assassination attempt on him in 1963. Voyage won a Sidewise Award for Alternate History, and was nominated for the Arthur C. Clarke Award in 1997. It has since been made into a radio serial for BBC Radio 4.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Voyage

    voi′āj, n. passage by water: (Shak.) an enterprise.—v.i. to make a voyage, or to pass by water.—v.t. to traverse, pass over.—adj. Voy′age-able, navigable.—n. Voy′ager, one who voyages.—n.pl. Voyageurs (vwo-ya-zher′), name given in Canada to the men who in their bark canoes kept up communication between the stations, and effected transportation of men and supplies, in the North-west and Hudson's Bay territory. [Fr.,—L. viaticum, travelling-money—L. via, a way.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. voyage

    A journey by sea. It usually includes the outward and homeward trips, which are called passages.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of voyage in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of voyage in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of voyage in a Sentence

  1. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    Beaucoup de gens dans votre vie sont des bénédictions pour vous aider à monter en flèche haute, tandis que d'autres sont des leçons de vie aubaine pour garder vos pieds fermement sur le sol ... aubaine et vous devez certainement tous pour rendre votre voyage le plus intéressant! La vie continue!

  2. Amenorhu kwaku:

    Desiring something that you cannot possess is but a fruitless voyage.

  3. Joachim du Bellay:

    Happy the man who, like Ulysses, has made a fine voyage, or has won the Golden Fleece, and then returns, experienced and knowledgeable, to spend the rest of his life among his family

  4. Hendrik Willem van Loon:

    The world is in dreadful need of men who will assume the new leadership – who will have the courage of their own visions and who will recognise clearly that we are only at the beginning of the voyage, and have to learn an entirely new system of seamanship.

  5. Jon Rappoport:

    There is an irreducible thing. It's called freedom. It is native to every individual. Sometimes it rears its head in the middle of the night, and the dreamer awakes. And he asks himself: what is my freedom for? And then he begins a voyage that no device can record, measure, or analyze. If he pursues it long enough, it takes him out of the labyrinth.

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