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n., pl. -neys,
Journeya load or amount carried on one journey; a batch minted together; a military expedition; a meeting held on a particular day for public business; a diet; 720 ounces or 2,000 gold coins.
journey trip voyage excursion
A journey is the process of travelling from one place to another by land, air, or sea.
A trip is the process of travelling from one place to another, staying there, usually for a short time, and coming back again.
A voyage is a long journey from one place to another in a ship or spacecraft.
An excursion is a short trip made either as a tourist or in order to do a particular thing.
You make or go on a journey.
You take or go on a trip.
You make a voyage.
You go on an excursion.
Don't use 'do' with any of these words. Don't say, for example, 'We did a bus trip'.
Past participle: journeyed
|Noun||1.||journey - the act of traveling from one place to another|
travel, traveling, travelling - the act of going from one place to another; "he enjoyed selling but he hated the travel"
stage, leg - a section or portion of a journey or course; "then we embarked on the second stage of our Caribbean cruise"
commute - a regular journey of some distance to and from your place of work; "there is standing room only on the high-speed commute"
ride, drive - a journey in a vehicle (usually an automobile); "he took the family for a drive in his new car"
long haul - a journey over a long distance; "it's a long haul from New York to Los Angeles"
mush - a journey by dogsled
odyssey - a long wandering and eventful journey
trip - a journey for some purpose (usually including the return); "he took a trip to the shopping center"
expedition - a journey organized for a particular purpose
trek - a journey by ox wagon (especially an organized migration by a group of settlers)
tour, circuit - a journey or route all the way around a particular place or area; "they took an extended tour of Europe"; "we took a quick circuit of the park"; "a ten-day coach circuit of the island"
excursion, jaunt, outing, pleasure trip, junket, sashay, expedition - a journey taken for pleasure; "many summer excursions to the shore"; "it was merely a pleasure trip"; "after cautious sashays into the field"
voyage - a journey to some distant place
way - a journey or passage; "they are on the way"
|Verb||1.||journey - undertake a journey or trip |
tour - make a tour of a certain place; "We toured the Provence this summer"
globe-trot - travel all over the world for pleasure and sightseeing
sledge - ride in or travel with a sledge; "the antarctic expedition sledged along the coastline"; "The children sledged all day by the lake"
navigate, voyage, sail - travel on water propelled by wind or by other means; "The QE2 will sail to Southampton tomorrow"
trek - make a long and difficult journey; "They trekked towards the North Pole with sleds and skis"
trek - journey on foot, especially in the mountains; "We spent the summer trekking in the foothills of the Himalayas"
|2.||journey - travel upon or across; "travel the oceans"|
go, locomote, move, travel - change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically; "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"; "news travelled fast"
sail - traverse or travel on (a body of water); "We sailed the Atlantic"; "He sailed the Pacific all alone"
ship - travel by ship
ride - ride over, along, or through; "Ride the freeways of California"
fly - travel over (an area of land or sea) in an aircraft; "Lindbergh was the first to fly the Atlantic"
cruise - drive around aimlessly but ostentatiously and at leisure; "She cruised the neighborhood in her new convertible"
"A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step" [Lao-tze Tao Te Ching]
"A journey is like marriage. The certain way to be wrong is to think you control it" [John Steinbeck Travels With Charley]
"Whenever I prepare for a journey I prepare as though for death. Should I never return, all is in order" [Katherine Mansfield]
Scott's journey to the Pole → la expedición de Scott al Polo
the capsule's journey through space → el trayecto de la cápsula por el espacio
have you much journey left? → ¿le queda mucho camino?
to break one's journey → hacer una parada
to reach one's journey's end → llegar al final de su viaje, llegar a su destino
at journey's end → al fin del viaje
to be on a journey → estar de viaje
to go on a journey → hacer un viaje
to send sb on a journey → enviar a algn de viaje
the outward journey → el viaje de ida
pleasant journey! → ¡buen viaje!
the return journey → el viaje de vuelta
I don't like long journeys → Je n'aime pas les longs voyages.
to go on a journey → faire un voyage
a 5-hour journey → un voyage de 5 heures
the journey back → le retour
The journey to school takes about half an hour → Il y a une demi-heure de trajet pour aller à l'école.
a three-hour journey there and a three-hour journey back → un trajet de trois heures pour s'y rendre et un autre trajet de trois heures pour revenir
a bus journey → un trajet en autobus
the journey home (from school, work) → le retour
a 5-hour journey → un viaggio or un tragitto di 5 ore
to reach one's journey's end (liter) → giungere a destinazione
the outward/return journey → il viaggio di andata/di ritorno
the journey there and back → il viaggio di andata e ritorno