1. the act of going from one place to another;
- Example: "he enjoyed selling but he hated the travel"
[syn: travel, traveling, travelling]
2. a movement through space that changes the location of something;
[syn: change of location, travel]
3. self-propelled movement;
[syn: locomotion, travel]
1. change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically;
- Example: "How fast does your new car go?"
- Example: "We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus"
- Example: "The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect"
- Example: "The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell"
- Example: "news travelled fast"
[syn: travel, go, move, locomote]
2. undertake a journey or trip;
[syn: travel, journey]
3. make a trip for pleasure;
[syn: travel, trip, jaunt]
4. travel upon or across;
- Example: "travel the oceans"
[syn: travel, journey]
5. undergo transportation as in a vehicle;
- Example: "We travelled North on Rte. 508"
6. travel from place to place, as for the purpose of finding work, preaching, or acting as a judge;
[syn: travel, move around]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Travel \Trav"el\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Traveledor Travelled; p. pr. & vb. n. Traveling or Travelling.] [Properly, to labor, and the same word as travail.] 1. To labor; to travail. [Obsoles.] --Hooker. [1913 Webster] 2. To go or march on foot; to walk; as, to travel over the city, or through the streets. [1913 Webster] 3. To pass by riding, or in any manner, to a distant place, or to many places; to journey; as, a man travels for his health; he is traveling in California. [1913 Webster] 4. To pass; to go; to move. [1913 Webster] Time travels in divers paces with divers persons. --Shak. [1913 Webster]The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Travel \Trav"el\, v. t. 1. To journey over; to traverse; as, to travel the continent. "I travel this profound." --Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. To force to journey. [R.] [1913 Webster] They shall not be traveled forth of their own franchises. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Travel \Trav"el\, n. 1. The act of traveling, or journeying from place to place; a journey. [1913 Webster] With long travel I am stiff and weary. --Shak. [1913 Webster] His travels ended at his country seat. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. pl. An account, by a traveler, of occurrences and observations during a journey; as, a book of travels; -- often used as the title of a book; as, Travels in Italy. [1913 Webster] 3. (Mach.) The length of stroke of a reciprocating piece; as, the travel of a slide valve. [1913 Webster] 4. Labor; parturition; travail. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
210 Moby Thesaurus words for "travel": advance, advancement, advancing, ascend, associate, back, back up, budge, career, change, change place, circle, climb, clip, come along, come on, communication, commute, conduction, contagion, convection, course, cover, cover ground, cross, delivery, deportation, descend, diapedesis, diffusion, dissemination, do, ebb, excursions, expedition, expeditions, explore, export, exportation, expulsion, extradition, fare, fare forth, fetch, flit, flow, forward motion, forwardal, forwarding, fraternize, furtherance, furthering, gain ground, gait, gang, gather head, gather way, get ahead, get along, get over, globe-trotting, go, go ahead, go along, go around, go fast, go forward, go on, go over, go round, go sideways, go-ahead, gyrate, hang about, hang around, headway, hie, import, importation, interchange, journey, journeyings, journeys, junkets, lick, make good time, make head against, make headway, make progress, make progress against, make strides, make up leeway, march, measure, metastasis, metathesis, metempsychosis, migration, mount, move, move along, move forward, move on, move over, mutual transfer, odyssey, ongoing, onward course, osmosis, overpass, pace, pass, pass along, pass on, pass over, pass through, passage, passing over, patrol, perambulate, peregrinate, peregrinations, pererrate, perfusion, peripatetics, plunge, ply, proceed, process, progress, progression, progressiveness, promotion, push on, range, range over, rate, reconnoiter, regress, repair, retrogress, rise, roam, roll, roll on, rolling, rolling on, rotate, rove, run, sashay, scour, scour the country, scout, shift, sink, soar, socialize, spin, spread, spreading, stem, step, step forward, stir, stream, stride, subside, sweep, tour, touring, tourism, tours, track, transduction, transfer, transfer of property, transference, transfusion, transit, transition, translation, translocation, transmigration, transmigration of souls, transmission, transmittal, transmittance, transplacement, transplantation, transposal, transposition, travel over, travel through, travels, traverse, tread, trek, trekking, treks, trip, trips, voyage, voyagings, wanderings, wane, way, wayfare, wend, whirl