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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.


Synonymscircuit


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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