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English noun: tour

1. tour (act) a journey or route all the way around a particular place or area

SamplesThey took an extended tour of Europe.
We took a quick circuit of the park.
A ten-day coach circuit of the island.


Broader (hypernym)journey, journeying

Narrower (hyponym)grand tour, grand tour, itineration, package holiday, package tour, pub crawl, walkabout, whistle-stop tour

2. tour (time) a time for working (after which you will be relieved by someone else)

SamplesIt's my go.
A spell of work.

Synonymsgo, spell, turn

Broader (hypernym)duty period, shift, work shift

3. tour (time) a period of time spent in military service

Synonymsduty tour, enlistment, hitch, term of enlistment, tour of duty

Broader (hypernym)period, period of time, time period

English verb: tour

1. tour (motion) make a tour of a certain place

SamplesWe toured the Provence this summer.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)journey, travel

Narrower (hyponym)see, take the road, visit

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