travel

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(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
Go from one place to another
Nouns
1. travel; traveling, wayfaring, itinerancy, tourism; journey, voyage, excursion, junket, expedition, safari, tour, [pleasure or business] trip, trek, crossing, cruise, grand tour, circuit; fact-finding trip; peregrination; procession, caravan; odyssey; discursion; sightseeing; pilgrimage; ambulation; sleepwalking, somnambulism. Informal, globe-trotting, flight-seeing. See navigation, progression, aviation, motion, transportation.
2. (travel by various means) walk, promenade, stroll, saunter, tramp, ramble, jog-trot, turn, perambulation, pedestrianism; driving, riding, posting, motoring, touring; outing, ride, drive, airing, jaunt; constitutional, hike, spin; riding the rods or rails, riding blind. Slang, urban surfing. See vehicle.
3. (aimless travel) roving, vagrancy, nomadism; vagabondism; vagabondage; gadding; flitting; joyride.
4. (travel across boundaries) migration, emigration, immigration, intermigration.
5. (travel route) itinerary, course, route, road, path; bypass, detour, loop; handbook, road map; Baedeker, Michelin, guidebook.
6. traveler, wayfarer, voyager, itinerant, passenger, rider, motorist, tourist, excursionist; world traveler, globe-trotter; explorer, adventurer, mountaineer; peregrinator, wanderer, rover, straggler, rambler; bird of passage; gadabout, vagrant, tramp, vagabond, hobo, nomad, bindlestiff, Bohemian, gypsy, Arab, Wandering Jew, hadji, pilgrim, palmer; peripatetic; somnambulist; emigrant, fugitive, refugee; runner, courier; pedestrian, walker, cyclist, passenger; rider, horseman or -woman, equestrian, jockey. Informal, road hog.
Verbs
1. (aimless travel) travel, journey, course; take a journey; voyage, cruise; take a walk, go for a walk, have a run; take the air; flit, take wing; migrate, emigrate, immigrate; rove, prowl, roam, range, knock about or around, kick around, go about, patrol, make rounds, pace up and down, traverse; perambulate, circumambulate; nomadize, wander, trek, ramble, stroll, saunter, go one's rounds, shamble, drift, dander, gad [about]; cover [the] ground. Slang, hit the road, hop a freight.
7. (travel on foot) walk, march, step, tread, pace, plod, wend; promenade, trudge, tramp, hike; stalk, stride, strut, foot it, bowl along, toddle; paddle; tread a path; frog-march, gallumph, amble, clomp, clump, footslog, scuffle; jog on, shuffle on; pace, walk the floor; bend one's steps; make, wend, pick, thread, plow or find one's way; slide, glide, skim, skate; march in procession; go to, repair to, hie oneself to, betake oneself to. Informal, hotfoot, stump, foot it, pound the pavement. Slang, stir one's stumps, hoof, ankle.
8. (travel by animal or vehicle) ride, take horse, drive, trot, amble, canter, curvet, prance, gallop; drive, fly; commute; go by car, train, rail, or air, ride the rails. Informal, joyride; hitchhike, thumb [a ride]. Slang, burn up the road.
Adjectives — traveling, ambulatory, itinerant, peripatetic, roving, rambling, gadding, discursive, vagrant, migratory, nomadic; footloose; equestrian; on the wing, on the road, on the move; locomotive, automotive; wayfaring; travel-stained.
Adverbs — on foot, on shank's mare, on horseback; abroad; en route.
Phrases — go abroad and you'll hear news of home; Thursday's child has far to go; travel broadens the mind.
Quotations — He disdains all things above his reach, and preferreth all countries before his own (Thomas Overbury), I travel for travel's sake. The great affair is to move (R. L. Stevenson), A man travels the world in search of what he needs and returns home to find it (George Moore), In America, there are two classes of travel — first class and with children (Robert Benchley), Men travel faster now, but I do not know if they go to better things (Willa Cather), Travelling is almost like talking with men of other centuries (René Descartes), He that travels much knows much (Thomas Fuller), He travels fastest who travels alone (Rudyard Kipling).
Antonyms, see repose.
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(Roget's IV) n.
1. [The act of journeying]
Syn. riding, roving, wandering, rambling, sailing, touring, biking, hiking, cruising, driving, wayfaring, going abroad, seeing the world, sight-seeing, voyaging, trekking, flying, globe-trotting, space travel, rocketing, orbiting, manning a space station, interstellar travel, intercontinental travel, jet travel.
2. [An individual journey]
Syn. tour, voyage, trip; see journey .
v.
1. [To move at a regular pace]
Syn. cover ground, progress, go; see move 1 .
2. [To journey]
Syn. tour, cruise, voyage, commute, roam, explore, jet, rocket, orbit, go into orbit, take a jet, go by jet, migrate, trek, vacation, motor, visit, jaunt, wander, junket, adventure, quest, trip, rove, inspect, make an expedition, make a peregrination, cross the continent, cross the ocean, encircle the globe, make the grand tour, sail, see the country, go camping, go abroad, take a trip, take a train, take a boat, take a plane, cover, go walking, go riding, go bicycling, make a train trip, drive, fly, traverse, set out, set forth, sight-see, scour the country*, bat around*; see also walk 1 .
III
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus)
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n.
traveling, journeying, touring, transit, voyaging, cruising, globe-trotting, sightseeing, day-tripping, riding, flying, passage, excursion, trek, jaunt. ''A fool's paradise.''— Ralph Waldo Emerson. ''An experience we shall always remember, or an experience, which, alas, we shall never forget.''—Julius Gordon.
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v.
1. journey take a trip, tour, voyage, cruise, globe-trot, sight-see, day-trip, ride, fly, see the world, go on an excursion, take a junket, *hit the road, go abroad, explore, ramble, roam.
2. progress advance, move, go forward, pass.
ANT.: 1. *have an armchair adventure, stay put
IV
(Roget's Thesaurus II) verb 1. To make or go on a journey: journey, pass, peregrinate, trek, trip. Idiom: hit the road. See MOVE. 2. To move along a particular course: fare, go, journey, pass, proceed, push on, remove, wend. Idiom: make one's way. See MOVE. 3. To become known far and wide: circulate, get around, go around, spread. Idiom: go (or make) the rounds. See KNOWLEDGE.

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