What does voyage mean?

Definitions for voyage
ˈvɔɪ ɪdʒvoy·age

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ocean trip, voyage(noun)

    an act of traveling by water

  2. voyage(verb)

    a journey to some distant place

  3. voyage, sail, navigate(verb)

    travel on water propelled by wind or by other means

    "The QE2 will sail to Southampton tomorrow"

Wiktionary

  1. voyage(Noun)

    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. voyage(Verb)

    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. Voyage(noun)

    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. Voyage(noun)

    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. Voyage(noun)

    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. Voyage(verb)

    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. Voyage(verb)

    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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Numerology

  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. Seneca, Epistulae Morales:

    Just as I shall select my ship when I am about to go on a voyage, or my house when I propose to take a residence, so I shall choose my death when I am about to depart from life.

  2. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    Losque vous serez naviguez heureux dans l'océan bleu, pensant que la vie est tout l'amusement. précisément à ce moment-là encore, vous serez attirés par compétence mortelle de sirène. ne oubliez jamais que la sirène est la créature de la fey, qui impitoyablement voler votre coeur loin. ne jamais ose pas regarder dans ses beaux yeux, vous serez laissé seul avec vos soupirs tristes et pitoyables cris. dans le voyage de la vie, l'appel de la sirène est livré avec un prix à payer, pour le pauvre marin qui perd sa vie à cette belle créature du fey.

  3. Ella Wheeler Wilcox:

    Like the winds of the sea are the winds of fate As we voyage along through life, Tis the set of the soul That decides its goal And not the calm or the strife.

  4. Johnson:

    He that embarks on the voyage of life will always wish to advance rather by the impulse of the wind than the strokes of the oar; and many foulder in their passage; while they lie waiting for the gale.

  5. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    Profitez du Voyage de la Vie. Enjoy the Journey of Life.

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