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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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