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Definitions of travel

  1. a movement through space that changes the location of something
  2. make a trip for pleasure
  3. travel upon or across; " travel the oceans"
  4. undertake a journey or trip
  5. 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"
  6. travel from place to place, as for the purpose of finding work, preaching, or acting as a judge
  7. the act of going from one place to another; " he enjoyed selling but he hated the travel"
  8. undergo transportation, as in a vehicle
  9. undergo transportation as in a vehicle; " We travelled North on Rte. 508"
  10. To labor; to travail.
  11. To go or march on foot; to walk; as, to travel over the city, or through the streets.
  12. 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.
  13. To pass; to go; to move.
  14. To journey over; to traverse; as, to travel the continent.
  15. To force to journey.
  16. The act of traveling, or journeying from place to place; a journey.
  17. The length of stroke of a reciprocating piece; as, the travel of a slide valve.
  18. Labor; parturition; travail.
  19. 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.
  20. The act of journeying; a journey; progress of any kind; number of persons, vehicles, etc., passing over a certain road; as, heavy travel; in mechanics, movement or stroek, as of a piston.
  21. Traveled, travelled.
  22. Traveling, travelling.
  23. To walk: to journey: to pass: to move.
  24. To pass: to journey over:- pr. p. travelling; pa. t. and pa. p. travelled.
  25. Act of passing from place to place: journey: labor:- pl. an account of a journey.
  26. A journey.
  27. To journey; move; pass.
  28. To pass or journey over.
  29. To journey; visit foreign lands; move in space.
  30. The act of traveling; movement.
  31. A narration of traveling experiences.
  32. An account of occurrences and observations made during a journey.
  33. A passing on foot; journey, specially to a distant country.
  34. To pass; to journey over.
  35. To walk; to go or march on foot; to journey; to go to a distant country; to pass; to move.
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Usage examples for travel

  1. Still, sound does travel so! – Donal Grant by George MacDonald
  2. We have quite a distance to travel together. – Castle Craneycrow by George Barr McCutcheon
  3. Why she had to come down here when there's all the rest of the world for her to travel in, I don't know. – Nan Sherwood on the Mexican Border by Annie Roe Carr
  4. Cal could not guess where they came from nor where they went to, nor which of them it would be best for him to travel by in the morning. – The Red Mustang by William O. Stoddard
  5. We were about to travel together in the East. – By Desert Ways to Baghdad by Louisa Jebb
  6. So they travel one ridden by men with a price on their heads. – Rebel Spurs by Andre Norton
  7. For this reason alone it would be a privilege to travel with him. – The Emigrant Trail by Geraldine Bonner
  8. How very odd that she should travel alone! – The Lovels of Arden by M. E. Braddon
  9. I think she would like to travel, father. – The End of a Coil by Susan Warner
  10. He was to travel all night, and to bring them, or, if weary himself with his journey, to send them up, without ever sleeping on the road. – The History of the Rise, Progress and Accomplishment of the Abolition of the African Slave Trade by the British Parliament (1808), Vol. I by Thomas Clarkson
  11. You must travel; you must travel.... – Pélléas and Mélisande by Maurice Maeterlinck
  12. " I'm sick of the crowd I travel with- the men and the women. – The Deluge by David Graham Phillips
  13. You'd have to travel thirty miles either way- to get out of here. – Sundown Slim by Henry Hubert Knibbs
  14. Travel in the North, where food is scarce, is a question of transport. – For the Allinson Honor by Harold Bindloss
  15. He ought not to have allowed her to travel alone- at night too. – The Lovels of Arden by M. E. Braddon
  16. And travel around all the time! – Understood Betsy by Dorothy Canfield
  17. Helena knew she must not let the time cross her; she must rise before it was too late, and travel before the coming finger. – The Trespasser by D.H. Lawrence
  18. Perhaps it seemed not over safe for the once great Hereward to travel with only three knights. – Hereward, The Last of the English by Charles Kingsley
  19. I must travel and see. – The Myth of Hiawatha, and Other Oral Legends, Mythologic and Allegoric, of the North American Indians by Henry R. Schoolcraft
  20. And something has happened to make him travel like that. – The Mind Master by Arthur J. Burks
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