travel: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (trav'ul), [key]
— v., n., adj. -eled, -el•ing -elled, -el•ling,
- to go from one place to another, as by car, train, plane, or ship; take a trip; journey: to travel for pleasure.
- to move or go from one place or point to another.
- to proceed or advance in any way.
- to go from place to place as a representative of a business firm.
- to associate or consort: He travels in a wealthy crowd.
- to move with speed.
- to pass, or be transmitted, as light or sound.
- walk (def. 9).
- to move in a fixed course, as a piece of mechanism.
- to travel, journey, or pass through or over, as a country or road.
- to journey or traverse (a specified distance): We traveled a hundred miles.
- to cause to journey; ship: to travel logs downriver.
- the act of traveling; journeying, esp. to distant places: to travel to other planets.
- to set out on one's travels.
- journeys; wanderings:to set out on one's travels.
- journeys as the subject of a written account or literary work:a book of travels.
- such an account or work.
- the coming and going of persons or conveyances along a way of passage; traffic: an increase in travel on state roads.
- the complete movement of a moving part, esp. a reciprocating part, in one direction, or the distance traversed; stroke.
- length of stroke.
- movement or passage in general: to reduce the travel of food from kitchen to table.
- used or designed for use while traveling: a travel alarm clock.
- travel (Thesaurus)