Complete Definition of "travel"

wikipedia|Travel (disambiguation)
English

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

Pronunciation
IPA|/tɹævəl/
audio|en-us-travel.ogg|Audio (US)
Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-ævəl|-ævəl

Verb
en-verb|travels|travelling (Commonwealth), traveling (American)|travelled (Commonwealth), traveled (American)

  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.

  1. intransitive To pass from here to there; to move or transmit; to go from one place to another.

#: Soundwaves can travel through water.

  1. context|intransitive|basketball To move illegally by walking or running without dribbling the ball.
  2. transitive To travel throughout (a place).

#: I’ve travelled the world.

Translations
trans-top|to be on a journey
Arabic: ARchar|سافر unicode|(sá:fara)
Bosnian: putovati#Bosnian|putovati
Catalan: viatjar
Croatian: putovati#Croatian|putovati
Chinese: 旅行 (lǚxíng)
Czech: cestovat
Dutch: reizen
Finnish: matkustaa, matkailla
French: voyager#French|voyager
German: reisen
Hungarian: utazni
Italian: viaggiare
Interlingua: viagiar
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Japanese: 旅行する (りょこうする, ryokō suru)
Korean: 여행하다 (yeohaenghada)
Norwegian: reise m
Old English: siþian|sīþian, wadan, faran, feran|fēran
Polish: podróżować
Portuguese: viajar
Russian: путешествовать (putešéstvovat’)
Serbian:
:Cyrillic: путовати#Serbian|путовати
:Roman: putovati#Serbian|putovati
Spanish: viajar
Swedish: resa
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trans-top|(intransitive) to pass from here to there; to transmit
Bosnian: putovati#Bosnian|putovati
Croatian: putovati#Croatian|putovati
Dutch: zich voortplanten
Finnish: matkustaa, kulkea, liikkua
French: transmettre, propager
German: sich fortpflanzen
Norwegian: reise
Polish: przemieszczać się
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Portuguese: viajar
Russian: передвигаться (peredvigát’s’a), перемещаться (peremeščát’s’a), проходить (proxodít’)
Serbian:
:Cyrillic: путовати#Serbian|путовати
:Roman: putovati#Serbian|putovati, preneti
Swedish: fara, färdas
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trans-top|in basketball
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trans-top|(transitive)
Czech: procestovat
Dutch: bereizen
German: bereisen
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Polish: przemierzać
Portuguese: viajar
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Translations to be checked
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ttbc|Esperanto: vojaĝi
ttbc|Interlingua: viagiar
ttbc|Romanian: călători (1)
ttbc|Volapük: tävön (- lü)

Noun
wikipedia
en-noun|s|-

  1. The act of travel(l)ing

#: space travel
#: travel to Spain
#: See: traveler|travel(l)er

  1. (plural) a series of journeys
  2. (plural) an account of one's travels

#: I’m off on my travels around France again.

  1. The activity or traffic along a route or through a given point
  2. The motion of a piece of machinery
  3. The length of a mechanical stroke

#: There was a lot of travel in the handle, because the tool was out of adjustment.

Synonyms
(act of travel(l)ing): passage, tour, trip
(activity or traffic along a route or through a given point): traffic
(motion of a piece of machinery): stroke
(length of a mechanical stroke): movement, progression

Derived terms
travel bug

Translations
trans-top|act of travel(l)ing
Catalan: viatjar
Czech: cestování n
Dutch: reis
Finnish: matkailu, matkustelu
German: Reise f
Japanese: JAchar|旅行 (りょこう, ryokō)
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Korean: 여행 (yeohaeng)
Malayalam: യാത്ര (yaathra)
Portuguese: viagem f
Spanish: viaje m
Romanian: voiaj n, călătorie f
Swedish: resande n
Telugu: ప్రయాణము (prayaaNamu), యాత్ర (yaatra), పర్యటన (paryaTana)
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trans-top|plural: series of journeys
Finnish: matka
German: Reisen f (plural)
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Swedish: resor c|p
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trans-top|plural: account of one's travels
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Swedish: reseskildringar c|p
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trans-top|motion of a piece of machinery
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Swedish: bana c, gång c, slag c, rörelse c
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trans-top|length of a mechanical stroke
Finnish: matka
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Swedish: slaglängd c
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References
R:Century 1911
R:Webster 1913

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