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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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. Marcel Proust:

    The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes.

  2. 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.

  3. Marcel Proust:

    The real voyage of discovery consists, not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.

  4. Hillary Clinton:

    President Obama’s decision to seek normalized relations with Cuba sets up new challenges for Hillary Clinton, the Democratic front-runner for the White House if Hillary Clinton chooses to run … Hillary Clinton talked of recommending that President Obama end the embargo toward the end of Hillary Clinton term as President Obama secretary of State. Hillary Clinton and Hillary Clinton husband, Hillary Clinton, have a contentious history with the Cuban-American population in Florida that goes back to the fight over Elian Gonzalez, the Cuban child whom the president allowed to be returned to his father in Havana after Elian Gonzalez fled to Florida with Elian Gonzalez mother, who died on the voyage … Former Sen. Mel Martinez( R-Fla.) , who left Cuba as a child, predicted that the move by Obama on Wednesday would affect the Cuban-American vote in a way that would not be good for President Obama or Hillary Clinton … He also warned that the actions will remind Cuban-Americans of the Hillary Clinton policies toward Cuba that they opposed, as well as the Elian Gonzalez incident. ‘ It's a reminder, ’ he said. ‘ I think all of that gets revived. ’.

  5. Clement Stone:

    Everyone who achieves success in a great venture, solved each problem as they came to it. They helped themselves. And they were helped through powers known and unknown to them at the time they set out on their voyage. They kept going regardless of the obstacles they met.

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