Visit the forum if you have a language query!

travel

Definition from Dictionary, a free dictionary
If any person wish to be idle, let them fall in love.
Ovid
Jump to: navigation, search
Wikipedia-logo-en.png
Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia

English

Etymology

From Old French word travailler meaning "to trouble, to suffer, or be worn out". See also travail.

Pronunciation

Verb

Infinitive
to travel

Third person singular
travels

Simple past
Commonwealth travelled, US traveled

Past participle
-

Present participle
Commonwealth travelling, US traveling

to travel (third-person singular simple present travels, present participle Commonwealth travelling, US traveling, simple past and past participle Commonwealth travelled, US traveled)
  1. (intransitive) To be on a journey, often for pleasure or business and with luggage; to go from one place to another.
    I like to travel.
  2. (intransitive) To pass from here to there; to move or transmit; to go from one place to another.
    Soundwaves can travel through water.
  3. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To move illegally by walking or running without dribbling the ball.
  4. (transitive) To travel throughout (a place).
    I’ve travelled the world.

Translations

The translations below need to be checked and inserted above into the appropriate translation tables, removing any numbers. Numbers do not necessarily match those in definitions. See instructions at Help:How to check translations.

Noun

Wikipedia-logo-en.png
Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia

Singular
travel

Plural
s

travel (s)
  1. The act of travel(l)ing
    space travel
    travel to Spain
  2. (plural) a series of journeys
  3. (plural) an account of one's travels
    I’m off on my travels around France again.
  4. The activity or traffic along a route or through a given point
  5. The working motion of a piece of machinery; the length of a mechanical stroke
    There was a lot of travel in the handle, because the tool was out of adjustment.
    My drill press has a travel of only 1.5 inches.

Synonyms

Derived terms

Translations

References

  • "travel" at The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911.

travel” in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.

Elsewhere on the web

En-En

En-It

En-Fr

En-El

En-Sp

En-Mul

En-De

OnelookIATEIATEIATEIATEProZDict.cc
WordnikIATELinguee
GoogleIATE