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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


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


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.


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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