HyperDic: travel

English > 9 senses of the word travel:
VERBmotiontravel, go, move, locomotechange location
motiontravel, journeyundertake a journey or trip
motiontravel, trip, jauntmake a trip for pleasure
motiontravel, journeytravel upon or across
motiontravelundergo transportation as in a vehicle
motiontravel, move aroundtravel from place to place, as for the purpose of finding work, preaching, or acting as a judge
NOUNacttravel, traveling, travellingthe act of going from one place to another
eventtravel, change of locationa movement through space that changes the location of something
acttravel, locomotionself-propelled movement
travel > pronunciation
Soundstrae'vahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > travel: 9 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of going from one place to another.
Example"he enjoyed selling but he hated the travel"
Synonymstraveling, travelling
Narrowerair travel, aviation, airtravel via aircraft
circumnavigationtraveling around something (by ship or plane)
commutation, commutingThe travel of a commuter
crossingtraveling across
drivingThe act of controlling and steering the movement of a vehicle or animal
journey, journeyingThe act of traveling from one place to another
junketingTaking an excursion for pleasure
on the road, on tourtravelling about
peregrinationtraveling or wandering around
riding, horseback ridingTravel by being carried on horseback
stage, legA section or portion of a journey or course
stagingtravel by stagecoach
traversal, traversetravel across
walkThe act of walking somewhere
wandering, roving, vagabondagetravelling about without any clear destination
water travel, seafaringtravel by water
wayfaringtraveling (especially on foot)
Broadermotion, movement, moveThe act of changing location from one place to another
Spanishdesplazamiento, viaje
Catalandesplaçament, tràveling
Verbstraveltravel upon or across
travelundertake a journey or trip
traveltravel from place to place, as for the purpose of finding work, preaching, or acting as a judge
English > travel: 9 senses > noun 2, event
MeaningA movement through space that changes the location of something.
Synonymchange of location
Narrowerascension(astronomy) the rising of a star above the horizon
circulationFree movement or passage / passage (as of cytoplasm within a cell or sap through a plant)
creepA slow longitudinal movement or deformation
descentA movement downward
entrance, enteringA movement into or inward
fallA movement downward
flow, flowingThe motion characteristic of fluids (liquids / liquids or gases)
gravitationmovement downward resulting from gravitational attraction
levitationmovement upward in virtue of lightness
progress, progression, advanceA movement forward
rise, rising, ascent, ascensionA movement upward
spread, spreadingProcess or result of distributing or extending over a wide expanse of space
stampedeA wild headlong rush of frightened animals (horses or cattle)
translationA uniform movement without rotation
Broadermovement, motionA natural event that involves a change in the position or location of something
Spanishdesplazamiento, viaje
Catalandesplaçament
Verbstravelchange location
travelundergo transportation as in a vehicle
English > travel: 9 senses > noun 3, act
Meaningself-propelled movement.
Synonymlocomotion
Narrowerbrachiationswinging by the arms from branch to branch
crawl, crawling, creep, creepingA slow mode of locomotion on hands and knees or dragging the body
dance step, stepA sequence of foot movements that make up a particular dance
gaitA horse's manner of moving
jog, trot, lopeA slow pace of running
lap, circle, circuitmovement once around a course
run, runningThe act of running
stepThe act of changing location by raising the foot and setting it down
strokeAny one of the repeated movements of the limbs and body used for locomotion in swimming or rowing
walk, walkingThe act of traveling by foot
Broadermotion, movement, moveThe act of changing location from one place to another
Spanishlocomoción, viaje
Catalanlocomoció
Verbstravelchange location
English > travel: 9 senses > verb 1, motion
Meaningchange location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s; Something is ----ing PP; Somebody ----s PP
ModelThey travel the countryside; They travel in the countryside
Examples
  • "We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus"
  • "news travelled fast"
Synonymsgo, move, locomote
Caused bytravel, trip, jauntmake a trip for pleasure
Entailed bymissfail to reach or get to
reach, make, attain, hit, arrive at, gainReach a destination / destination, either real or abstract
steerdirect (oneself) somewhere
Narroweraccompanygo or travel along with
advance, progress, pass on, move on, march on, go onMove forward, also in the metaphorical sense
angleMove or proceed at an angle
ascend, go upTravel up, "We ascended the mountain"
automobileTravel in an automobile
backTravel backward
bangMove noisily
beetlefly or go in a manner resembling a beetle
betake oneselfDisplace oneself
billowMove with great difficulty
bounce, jounceMove up and down repeatedly
breezeTo proceed quickly and easily
caravanTravel in a caravan / caravan
careerMove headlong at high speed
carryCover a certain distance or advance beyond
circleMove in circles
circleTravel around something
circuitmake a circuit / circuit
circulateMove around freely
come, come upMove toward, travel toward something or somebody or approach something or somebody
comeCover a certain distance
crawl, creepMove slowly
cruiseTravel at a moderate speed
derail, jumpRun off or leave the rails
descend, fall, go down, come downMove downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way
doTravel or traverse (a distance)
dragMove slowly and as if with great effort
drawMove or go steadily or gradually
drive, motortravel or be transported in a vehicle
driveMove by being propelled by a force
easeMove gently or carefully
fallMove in a specified direction
falldescend in free fall under the influence of gravity
ferrytravel by ferry
float, drift, be adrift, blowBe in motion due to some air or water current
float, swimBe afloat either on or below a liquid surface and not sink to the bottom
floatMove lightly, as if suspended
flockMove as a crowd or in a group
fly, wingTravel through the air
flyBe dispersed or disseminated
followTo travel behind, go after, come after
follow, travel alongtravel along a certain course
forge, spurt, spirtMove or act with a sudden increase / increase in speed or energy
get around, get aboutMove around
ghostMove like a ghost
glideMove smoothly and effortlessly
go around, spread, circulateBecome widely known and passed on
hiss, whooshMove with a whooshing sound
hurtleMove with or as if with a rushing / rushing sound
island hopTravel from one island to the next
lanceMove quickly, as if by cutting one's way
lurchMove slowly and unsteadily
outflank, go aroundgo around the flank of (an opposing army)
paceGo at a pace
panmake a sweeping movement
passgo across or through
pass over, overflyfly over
playMove or seem to move quickly, lightly, or irregularly
plow, ploughMove in a way resembling that of a plow cutting into or going through the soil
prancespring forward on the hind legs
precede, leadMove ahead / ahead (of others) in time or space
precessMove in a gyrating fashion
proceed, go forward, continueMove ahead
propagateTravel through the air
pursue, followFollow in or as if in pursuit
pushMove strenuously and with effort
rafttravel by raft in water
repair, resortMove, travel, or proceed toward some place
retreatMove away, as for privacy
retrogradeMove in a direction contrary to the usual / usual one
returnGo or come back to place, condition, or activity where one has been before
ride, sitSit and travel on the back of animal, usually while controlling its motions
rideMove like a floating object
rideSit on and control a vehicle
rise, lift, arise, move up, go up, come up, upriseMove upward
roll, wander, swan, stray, tramp, roam, cast, ramble, rove, range, drift, vagabondMove about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment
roundwind around
runMove about freely and without restraint, or act as if running around in an uncontrolled way
runtravel rapidly, by any (unspecified) means
rush, hotfoot, hasten, hie, speed, race, pelt along, rush along, cannonball along, bucket along, belt along, step on itMove fast
scrambleTo move hurriedly
seekgo to or towards
shuttletravel back and forth between two points
siftMove as if through a sieve
skiMove along on skis
slice into, slice throughMove through a body or an object with a slicing motion
slither, slideTo pass or move unobtrusively or smoothly
snowshoeTravel on snowshoes
speedTravel at an excessive or illegal velocity
steamer, steamtravel by means of steam power
stepshift or move by taking a step
step, treadput down or press the foot, place the foot
stepMove with one's feet in a specific manner
stray, err, driftwander from a direct course or at random
swapMove (a piece of a program) into memory, in computer science
swashmake violent, noisy movements
swimTravel through water
swimMove as if gliding through water
swingchange direction with a swinging motion
taxiTravel slowly
trail, shackMove, proceed, or walk draggingly or slowly
tramtravel by tram
transfer, changechange from one vehicle or transportation line to another
travel, journeyTravel upon or across
travelUndergo transportation as in a vehicle
travel, move aroundtravel from place to place, as for the purpose of finding work, preaching, or acting as a judge
travel by, pass by, surpass, go past, go by, passMove past
travel purposefullyTravel volitionally and in a certain direction with a certain goal
travel rapidly, speed, hurry, zipMove very fast
trundleMove heavily
turn, move aroundPass to the other side of
walkUse one's feet to advance
walk, take the airTake a walk
weave, wind, thread, meander, wanderTo move or cause to move in a sinuous, spiral, or circular course
wenddirect one's course or way
wheel, rollMove along on or as if on wheels or a wheeled vehicle
whineMove with a whining sound
whishMove with a whishing sound
whiskMove quickly and nimbly
whistleMove with, or as with, a whistling sound
withdraw, retreat, pull away, draw back, recede, pull back, retire, move backpull back or move away or backward
zigzag, cranktravel along a zigzag path
zoomMove with a low humming noise
Oppositestay in placeBe stationary
Similar tomove, displaceCause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense
Spanishacudir, desplazarse, ir, moverse, mover, viajar
Catalanacudir, anar, desplaçar-se, moure's, moure, viatjar
Nounstravelself-propelled movement
travela movement through space that changes the location of something
traveler, travellera person who changes location
English > travel: 9 senses > verb 2, motion
Meaningundertake a journey or trip.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s somebody PP
ModelThey travel
Synonymjourney
Narrowerglobe-trotTravel all over the world for pleasure and sightseeing
sledgeride in or travel with a sledge
tourmake a tour of a certain place
trekmake a long and difficult journey
trekjourney on foot, especially in the mountains
voyage, sail, navigatetravel on water propelled by wind or by other means
Broadertravel, trip, jauntmake a trip for pleasure
Similar totravel, journeyTravel upon or across
Spanishviajar
Catalanviatjar
Nounstravel, traveling, travellingthe act of going from one place to another
traveler, travellera person who changes location
English > travel: 9 senses > verb 3, motion
Meaningmake a trip for pleasure.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s somebody PP
Synonymstrip, jaunt
Cause totravel, go, move, locomotechange location
Narrowercommutetravel back and forth regularly, as between one's place of work and home
junketeer, junketgo on a pleasure trip
peregrinateTravel around, through, or over, especially on foot
ply, runTravel a route regularly
travel, journeyundertake a journey or trip
travel to, visitgo to certain places as for sightseeing
Spanishir de excursión, viajar
Catalanviatjar
Nounstraveler, travellera person who changes location
English > travel: 9 senses > verb 4, motion
MeaningTravel upon or across.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"travel the oceans"
Synonymjourney
Narrowercruisedrive around aimlessly but ostentatiously and at leisure
flyTravel over (an area of land or sea) in an aircraft
rideride over, along, or through
sailtraverse or travel on (a body of water)
shiptravel by ship
Broadertravel, go, move, locomotechange location
Similar totravel, journeyundertake a journey or trip
Spanishviajar
Catalanviatjar
Nounstravelthe act of going from one place to another
travellera person who changes location
English > travel: 9 senses > verb 5, motion
MeaningUndergo transportation as in a vehicle.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s; Something is ----ing PP; Somebody ----s PP
Example"We travelled North on Rte. 508"
NarrowerflyTravel in an airplane
hoptravel by means of an aircraft, bus, etc.
rideBe carried or travel on or in a vehicle
Broadertravel, go, move, locomotechange location
Spanishviajar
Catalanviatjar
Nounstravela movement through space that changes the location of something
traveler, travellera person who changes location
English > travel: 9 senses > verb 6, motion
Meaningtravel from place to place, as for the purpose of finding work, preaching, or acting as a judge.
PatternSomebody ----s
Synonymmove around
Narroweritineratetravel from place to place, as for work
Broadertravel, go, move, locomotechange location
Spanishrecorrer
Nounstravelthe act of going from one place to another
traveler, travellera person who changes location

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