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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. self- propelled movement
  7. travel from place to place, as for the purpose of finding work, preaching, or acting as a judge
  8. the act of going from one place to another; " he enjoyed selling but he hated the travel"
  9. undergo transportation, as in a vehicle
  10. undergo transportation as in a vehicle; " We travelled North on Rte. 508"
  11. To labor; to travail.
  12. To go or march on foot; to walk; as, to travel over the city, or through the streets.
  13. 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.
  14. To pass; to go; to move.
  15. To journey over; to traverse; as, to travel the continent.
  16. To force to journey.
  17. The act of traveling, or journeying from place to place; a journey.
  18. The length of stroke of a reciprocating piece; as, the travel of a slide valve.
  19. Labor; parturition; travail.
  20. 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.
  21. Aspects of health and disease related to travel. It includes the physiologic and psychologic beneficial or adverse effects of travel in general or with regard to specific diseases. It includes also emporiatrics, the specialty devoted to the medical aspects of travel. It excludes study tours.
  22. To journey; to move or proceed.
  23. 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.
  24. Traveled, travelled.
  25. Traveling, travelling.
  26. To walk: to journey: to pass: to move.
  27. To pass: to journey over:- pr. p. travelling; pa. t. and pa. p. travelled.
  28. Act of passing from place to place: journey: labor:- pl. an account of a journey.
  29. A journey.
  30. To journey; move; pass.
  31. To pass or journey over.
  32. To journey; visit foreign lands; move in space.
  33. The act of traveling; movement.
  34. A narration of traveling experiences.
  35. An account of occurrences and observations made during a journey.
  36. A passing on foot; journey, specially to a distant country.
  37. To pass; to journey over.
  38. To walk; to go or march on foot; to journey; to go to a distant country; to pass; to move.
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Antonyms for travel

stay in place.

Quotes of travel

  1. What should I have known or written had I been a quiet, mercantile politician or a lord in waiting? A man must travel and turmoil, or there is no existence. – George Byron
  2. You had to make a camera look like it's traveling at 300 mph, but you couldn't make it actually travel at 300 mph so you had to slow everything down and build devices to do that. So you were constantly engineering. – John Dykstra
  3. Christmas to a child is the first terrible proof that to travel hopefully is better than to arrive. – Stephen Fry
  4. It's rather naive, apart from being ethically objectionable, to assume that our investigators travel around the country with bags of money trying to bribe witnesses to lie on the witness stand. We just don't operate that way. – Jim Garrison
  5. It is not fit that every man should travel it makes a wise man better, and a fool worse. – William Hazlitt
  6. My goal is to ensure the Northern Border is safe, secure and allows for the free flow of travel and commerce. – Rick Larsen
  7. Everywhere I travel throughout Eastern Washington, I hear from people demanding we do a better job of controlling our borders and reducing illegal immigration. – Cathy McMorris
  8. I've always traveled, as a kid my parents moved me around, a different place in Germany every four years. But I got the travel bug when I was a kid, living in different countries. – Dominic Monaghan
  9. Everything has been homogenized. Over time, with television and jet travel everybody has blended together. Some of our wonderful charm has been lost. – Bruce Paltrow
  10. Taking time to sit back and watch and think about what you've seen is important. Traveling did a great deal to me. I found that when I travel and just sit in the corner and watch, a million ideas come to me. – Lionel Richie
  11. Travel becomes a strategy for accumulating photographs. – Susan Sontag
  12. Within 10 years it will be impossible to travel to the North Pole by dog team. There will be too much open water. – Will Steger
  13. We've got fuel prices coming down and good travel numbers coming out, so it's not surprising airline stocks are going up. – Andrew Sullivan
  14. I travel the garden of music, thru inspiration. It's a large, very large garden, seen? – Peter Tosh
  15. I photographed rocks and trees and tide pools and nudes and all that stuff for years and years. Until 20 years ago when I found that I could do it in the studio and never have to travel – Kim Weston

Usage examples for travel

  1. Travel in the North, where food is scarce, is a question of transport. – For the Allinson Honor by Harold Bindloss
  2. You'd have to travel thirty miles either way- to get out of here. – Sundown Slim by Henry Hubert Knibbs
  3. For this reason alone it would be a privilege to travel with him. – The Emigrant Trail by Geraldine Bonner
  4. And something has happened to make him travel like that. – The Mind Master by Arthur J. Burks
  5. 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
  6. So they travel one ridden by men with a price on their heads. – Rebel Spurs by Andre Norton
  7. Still, sound does travel so! – Donal Grant by George MacDonald
  8. 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
  9. We have quite a distance to travel together. – Castle Craneycrow by George Barr McCutcheon
  10. I think she would like to travel father. – The End of a Coil by Susan Warner
  11. " I'm sick of the crowd I travel with- the men and the women. – The Deluge by David Graham Phillips
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. And travel around all the time! – Understood Betsy by Dorothy Canfield
  15. He ought not to have allowed her to travel alone- at night too. – The Lovels of Arden by M. E. Braddon
  16. How very odd that she should travel alone! – The Lovels of Arden by M. E. Braddon
  17. You must travel you must travel – Pélléas and Mélisande by Maurice Maeterlinck
  18. We were about to travel together in the East. – By Desert Ways to Baghdad by Louisa Jebb
  19. 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
  20. 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

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