Archive | September, 2014

travel

20 Sep
travel
ˈtrav(ə)l/
travelling
verb: travel; 3rd person present: travels; past tense: travelled; past participle: travelled; gerund or present participle: travelling; past tense: traveled; past participle: traveled; gerund or present participle: traveling
explore
  1. 1.
    make a journey, typically of some length.
    “the vessel had been travelling from Libya to Ireland”
    • journey along (a road) or through (a region).
      “he travelled the world with the army”
      travel the world
      synonyms: journey, tour, take a trip, go on a trip, voyage, go on an expedition, go on an excursion, go sightseeing, globetrot, backpack; More

      roam, rove, range, wend one’s way, cruise, hike, trek, tramp, ride, roll;
      cross, traverse, cover, make one’s way over, circumnavigate, go round, move round;
      informalgallivant, knock about/around;
      “people seeking an exit visa to travel abroad”
    • withstand a journey without illness or impairment.
      “he usually travels well, but he did get a bit upset on a very rough crossing”
    • be successful away from the place of origin.
      “accordion music travels well”
      life is an adventure
  2. 2.
    (of an object or radiation) move, typically in a constant or predictable way.
    “light travels faster than sound”
    no plans
    synonyms: move, proceed, progress, advance; More

    be transmitted, carry
    “light travels faster than sound”
    • go or be moved from place to place.
      “a travelling exhibition”
    • informal
      (of a vehicle) move quickly.
      let's go
      synonyms: go fast, go rapidly, drive fast, speed, race, go at breakneck speed, hurry, hurtle, hasten, hotfoot it, whip (along), whizz, go like (greased) lightning; More

      informalgo hell for leather, go like a bat out of hell, tear up the miles, steam, belt, tear, zip, get cracking, get a move on, burn rubber;
      informalbomb, put one’s foot down
      “that lorry’s travelling!”
travel the world
noun
noun: travel
running out of time
  1. 1.
    the action of travelling.
    “my job involves a lot of travel”
    what are you waiting for
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autumn – time for change

1 Sep

autumn leaves

autumn

/ˈɔːtəm/
noun

British
noun: autumn; plural noun: autumns
  1. the season after summer and before winter, in the northern hemisphere from September to November and in the southern hemisphere from March to May.
    “the countryside is ablaze with colour in autumn”
    • Astronomy
      the period from the autumn equinox to the winter solstice.

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conker fight

 

autumn berries