Definitions for: Travel


[n] self-propelled movement
[n] the act of going from one place to another; "he enjoyed selling but he hated the travel"
[n] a movement through space that changes the location of something
[v] change location; move, travel, or proceed; "How 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"
[v] undergo transportation, as in a vehicle
[v] make a trip for pleasure
[v] undertake a journey or trip
[v] travel upon or across; "travel the oceans"
[v] travel from place to place, as for the purpose of finding work, preaching, or acting as a judge



Webster (1913) Definition: Trav"el, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Traveledor Travelled;
p. pr. & vb. n. Traveling or Travelling.] [Properly, to
labor, and the same word as travail.]
1. To labor; to travail. [Obsoles.] --Hooker.

2. To go or march on foot; to walk; as, to travel over the
city, or through the streets.

3. To pass by riding, or in any manner, to a distant place,
or to many places; to journey; as, a man travels for his
health; he is traveling in California.

4. To pass; to go; to move.

Time travels in divers paces with divers persons.
--Shak.


Trav"el, v. t.
1. To journey over; to traverse; as, to travel the continent.
``I travel this profound.'' --Milton.

2. To force to journey. [R.]

They shall not be traveled forth of their own
franchises. --Spenser.


Trav"el, n.
1. The act of traveling, or journeying from place to place; a
journey.

With long travel I am stiff and weary. --Shak.

His travels ended at his country seat. --Dryden.

2. pl. An account, by a traveler, of occurrences and
observations during a journey; as, a book of travels; --
often used as the title of a book; as, Travels in Italy.

3. (Mach.) The length of stroke of a reciprocating piece; as,
the travel of a slide valve.

4. Labor; parturition; travail. [Obs.]

Synonyms: change of location, go, jaunt, locomote, locomotion, move, traveling, travelling, trip

Antonyms: stay in place

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