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"


  1. voyage(Noun)

    A long journey; especially by ship.

  2. voyage(Verb)

    To go on a long journey.

  3. Origin: 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

  2. Voyage(noun)

    the act or practice of traveling

  3. Voyage(noun)

    course; way

  4. Voyage(verb)

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

  5. Voyage(verb)

    to travel; to pass over; to traverse

  6. Origin: [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.]


  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. Herman Melville:

    Life's a voyage that's homeward bound.

  2. Christina Baldwin:

    Journal writing is a voyage to the interior.

  3. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

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

  4. Amenorhu kwaku:

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

  5. Arnold Toynbee:

    Civilization is a movement and not a condition, a voyage and not a harbor.

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