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English noun: travel

1. travel (act) the act of going from one place to another


SamplesHe enjoyed selling but he hated the travel.


Synonymstraveling, travelling


Broader (hypernym)motion, move, movement


Narrower (hyponym)air, air travel, aviation, circumnavigation, commutation, commuting, crossing, driving, horseback riding, journey, journeying, junketing, leg, on the road, on tour, peregrination, riding, roving, seafaring, stage, staging, traversal, traverse, vagabondage, walk, wandering, water travel, wayfaring

2. travel (event) a movement through space that changes the location of something


Synonymschange of location


Broader (hypernym)motion, movement


Narrower (hyponym)advance, ascension, ascension, ascent, circulation, creep, descent, entering, entrance, fall, flow, flowing, gravitation, levitation, progress, progression, rise, rising, spread, spreading, stampede, translation

3. travel (act) self-propelled movement


Synonymslocomotion


Broader (hypernym)motion, move, movement


Narrower (hyponym)brachiation, circle, circuit, crawl, crawling, creep, creeping, dance step, gait, jog, lap, lope, run, running, step, step, stroke, trot, walk, walking


English verb: travel

1. travel (motion) change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically


SamplesHow fast does your new car go?.
We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus.
The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect.
The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell.
News travelled fast.


ExamplesThey travel the countryside, They travel in the countryside


Synonymsgo, locomote, move


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s.
Something is ----ing PP.
Somebody ----s PP


Narrower (hyponym)accompany, advance, angle, arise, ascend, automobile, back, bang, be adrift, beetle, belt along, betake oneself, billow, blow, bounce, breeze, bucket along, cannonball along, caravan, career, carry, cast, change, circle, circle, circuit, circulate, circulate, circulate, come, come, come down, come up, come up, continue, crank, crawl, creep, cruise, derail, descend, do, drag, draw, draw back, drift, drift, drift, drive, drive, ease, err, fall, fall, fall, ferry, float, float, float, flock, fly, fly, follow, follow, follow, forge, get about, get around, ghost, glide, go across, go around, go around, go by, go down, go forward, go on, go past, go through, go up, go up, hasten, hie, hiss, hotfoot, hurry, hurtle, island hop, jounce, journey, jump, lance, lead, lift, lurch, march on, meander, motor, move around, move around, move back, move on, move up, outflank, overfly, pace, pan, pass, pass, pass by, pass on, pass over, pelt along, play, plough, plow, prance, precede, precess, proceed, progress, propagate, pull away, pull back, pursue, push, race, raft, ramble, range, recede, repair, resort, retire, retreat, retreat, retrograde, return, ride, ride, ride, rise, roam, roll, roll, round, rove, run, run, rush, rush along, scramble, seek, shack, shuttle, sift, sit, ski, slice into, slice through, slide, slither, snowshoe, speed, speed, speed, spirt, spread, spurt, steam, steamer, step, step, step, step on it, stray, stray, surpass, swan, swap, swash, swim, swim, swim, swing, take the air, taxi, thread, trail, tram, tramp, transfer, travel, travel, travel, travel along, travel by, travel purposefully, travel rapidly, tread, trundle, turn, uprise, vagabond, walk, walk, wander, wander, weave, wend, wheel, whine, whish, whisk, whistle, whoosh, wind, wing, withdraw, zigzag, zip, zoom


Verb groupdisplace, move


Antonymsstay in place

2. travel (motion) undertake a journey or trip


ExamplesThey travel


Synonymsjourney


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s somebody PP


Broader (hypernym)jaunt, travel, trip


Narrower (hyponym)globe-trot, navigate, sail, sledge, tour, trek, trek, voyage


Verb groupjourney, travel

3. travel (motion) make a trip for pleasure


Synonymsjaunt, trip


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s somebody PP


Narrower (hyponym)commute, journey, junket, junketeer, peregrinate, ply, run, travel, travel to, visit


Causego, locomote, move, travel

4. travel (motion) travel upon or across


SamplesTravel the oceans.


Synonymsjourney


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)go, locomote, move, travel


Narrower (hyponym)cruise, fly, ride, sail, ship


Verb groupjourney, travel

5. travel (motion) undergo transportation as in a vehicle


SamplesWe travelled North on Rte. 508.


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s.
Something is ----ing PP.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)go, locomote, move, travel


Narrower (hyponym)fly, hop, ride

6. travel (motion) travel from place to place, as for the purpose of finding work, preaching, or acting as a judge


Synonymsmove around


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)go, locomote, move, travel


Narrower (hyponym)itinerate









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