HyperDic: tour

English > 4 senses of the word tour:
NOUNacttour, circuita journey or route all the way around a particular place or area
timetour, go, spell, turna time for working (after which you will be relieved by someone else)
timetour, enlistment, hitch, term of enlistment, tour of duty, duty toura period of time spent in military service
VERBmotiontourmake a tour of a certain place
tour > pronunciation
Soundstuh'r
Rhymesallure ... Ur: 39 rhymes with uhr...
English > tour: 4 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningA journey or route all the way around a particular place or area.
Example"they took an extended tour of Europe"
Synonymcircuit
Narrowergrand tourA sightseeing tour of a building or institution
grand tourAn extended cultural / cultural tour of Europe taken by wealthy young Englishmen (especially in the 18th century) as part of their education
itinerationjourneying from place to place preaching or lecturing
package tour, package holidayA tour arranged by a travel agent
pub crawlA tour of bars or public houses (usually taking one drink at each stop)
walkaboutA walking trip or tour
whistle-stop tourA tour by a candidate as part of a political campaign in which a series of small towns / towns are visited
Broaderjourney, journeyingThe act of traveling from one place to another
Spanishcircuito, gira, periplo, tour
Catalancircuit, gira, viatge
Nounstouristsomeone who travels for pleasure
Verbstourmake a tour of a certain place
English > tour: 4 senses > noun 2, time
MeaningA time for working (after which you will be relieved by someone else).
Synonymsgo, spell, turn
Broadershift, work shift, duty periodThe time period during which you are at work
Spanishtanda, turno
Catalantanda, torn
English > tour: 4 senses > noun 3, time
MeaningA period of time spent in military service.
Synonymsenlistment, hitch, term of enlistment, tour of duty, duty tour
Broadertime period, period of time, periodAn amount of time
Spanishalistamiento, enrolamiento, misión, período de servicio, período, turno
English > tour: 4 senses > verb 1, motion
Meaningmake a tour of a certain place.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something
Example"We toured the Provence this summer"
Narrowertake the roadGive theatrical performances while traveling from town to town
visit, seeGo to see a place, as for entertainment
Broadertravel, journeyundertake a journey or trip
Spanishhacer un tour, ir de gira, recorrer
Catalananar de viatge, fer una gira, fer un tour
Nounstoura journey or route all the way around a particular place or area
tourist, tourersomeone who travels for pleasure

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