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tour

 (to͝or)
n.
1. A trip with visits to various places of interest for business, pleasure, or instruction.
2. A group organized for such a trip or for a shorter sightseeing excursion.
3. A brief trip to or through a place for the purpose of seeing it: a tour of the house.
4. A journey to fulfill a round of engagements in several places: a pianist on a concert tour.
5. A shift, as in a factory.
6. A period of duty at a single place or job.
7. Sports A series of professional tournaments, as in golf.
v. toured, tour·ing, tours
v.intr.
1. To travel from place to place, especially for pleasure.
2. To travel among various places while fulfilling engagements.
v.tr.
1. To make a tour of: toured Europe last summer; officials touring the scene of the disaster.
2. To present (a play, for example) on a tour.

[Middle English, a turn, from Old French (influenced by tourner, to turn about), from Latin tornus, lathe; see turn.]

tour′er n.

tour

(tʊə)
n
1. an extended journey, usually taken for pleasure, visiting places of interest along the route
2. (Military) military a period of service, esp in one place of duty
3. a short trip, as for inspection
4. a trip made by a theatre company, orchestra, etc, to perform in several different places: a concert tour.
5. (General Sporting Terms) an overseas trip made by a cricket or rugby team, etc, to play in several places
vb
6. to make a tour of (a place)
7. (Theatre) to perform (a show) or promote (a product) in several different places
8. (Marketing) to perform (a show) or promote (a product) in several different places
[C14: from Old French: a turn, from Latin tornus a lathe, from Greek tornos; compare turn]

tour

(tʊər)

n.
1. a traveling around from place to place.
2. a long journey including the visiting of a number of places, esp. with a group led by a guide.
3. a brief trip through a place in order to view or inspect it.
4. a journey from town to town, as by a theatrical company or performer.
5. a period of duty at one place or in one job.
v.i.
6. to travel from place to place.
7. to travel from town to town giving performances.
v.t.
8. to travel through (a place).
9. to send or take (a theatrical company) from town to town.
[1250–1300; Middle English (n.) < Middle French < Latin tornus < Greek tórnos tool for making a circle. compare turn]

tour


Past participle: toured
Gerund: touring

Imperative
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Preterite
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Present Continuous
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Present Perfect
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Past Continuous
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Conditional
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Past Conditional
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a turn
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tour - a journey or route all the way around a particular place or areatour - 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"
walkabout - a walking trip or tour
journey, journeying - the act of traveling from one place to another
grand tour - a sightseeing tour of a building or institution
grand tour - an extended cultural tour of Europe taken by wealthy young Englishmen (especially in the 18th century) as part of their education
itineration - journeying from place to place preaching or lecturing; a preaching tour or lecturing tour
package holiday, package tour - a tour arranged by a travel agent; transportation and food and lodging are all provided at an inclusive price
pub crawl - a tour of bars or public houses (usually taking one drink at each stop)
whistle-stop tour - a tour by a candidate as part of a political campaign in which a series of small towns are visited; "in 1948 Truman crossed the country several times on his whistle-stop tours"
2.tour - a time for working (after which you will be relieved by someone else)tour - a time for working (after which you will be relieved by someone else); "it's my go"; "a spell of work"
duty period, work shift, shift - the time period during which you are at work
3.tour - a period of time spent in military servicetour - a period of time spent in military service
period, period of time, time period - an amount of time; "a time period of 30 years"; "hastened the period of time of his recovery"; "Picasso's blue period"
Verb1.tour - make a tour of a certain placetour - make a tour of a certain place; "We toured the Provence this summer"
take the road - give theatrical performances while traveling from town to town
journey, travel - undertake a journey or trip
visit, see - go to see a place, as for entertainment; "We went to see the Eiffel Tower in the morning"

tour

noun
1. circuit, course, round the first official cricket tour of South Africa for 22 years
2. journey, expedition, excursion, trip, progress, outing, jaunt, junket, peregrination week five of my tour of European cities
3. visit, inspection, ramble, walk round, walkabout a guided tour of a ruined Scottish castle
4. stint (usually used to refer to a time serving in the forces) turn, shift, stretch, spell, period of service, period of enlistment His tour of duty in Ireland changed him.
verb
1. travel round, holiday in, travel through, journey round, trek round, go on a trip through A few years ago they toured the country in a roadshow.
2. visit, explore, go round, inspect, walk round, drive round, sightsee You can tour the site in modern coaches fitted with videos.

tour

noun
1. A course, process, or journey that ends where it began or repeats itself:
2. A journey undertaken with a specific objective:
3. A limited, often assigned period of activity, duty, or opportunity:
bout, go, hitch, inning (often used in plural), shift, spell, stint, stretch, time, trick, turn, watch.
4. A term of service, as in the military or in prison:
Translations
جَوْلَةجَوْلَة عَمَل في خارج البِلادجَوْلَهرِحْلَهيَتَجَوَّلُ
procestovatprohlídkaslužební cestazájezdcesta
turudstationeringvære på turnerundrejserundvisning
ekskursiokierroskiertoajelukiertokäyntikiertomatka
obilazititurneja
körsétakörutazást teszkülszolgálatturnévendégjáték
ferîalagferîast umòjónustutími á tilteknum staîskoîunartúr
旅行旅行する
여행여행하다
apžiūrinėjimaskeliauti potarnybos laikasturizmasturizmo
apceļotapskatebrauciensceļojumsceļot
precestovaťslužobná cesta
obhodpotovanjepotovatiturneja
resa runtrundresa
การท่องเที่ยวไปชมสถานที่ต่างๆตระเวน
dolaşmadolaşmakgezigezmekgörev süresi
chuyến du lịchchuyến lưu diễn

tour

[ˈtʊəʳ]
A. N
1. (by tourist) [of country] → gira f, viaje m; [of city] → recorrido m; [of building, exhibition] → visita f
a tour around Europeuna gira or un viaje por Europa
to go on a tour of sth they went on a tour of the Lake Districthicieron una excursión or un viaje por la Región de los Lagos
to go on a walking/cycling tourhacer una excursión a pie/en bicicleta
we went on a tour around Londonhicimos un recorrido por Londres
guided tour [of famous building] → visita f guiada or con guía; [of city] → recorrido m turístico (con guía)
see also coach, conducted B1
see also grand, mystery
2. (by musician, team, statesman) → gira f
concert tourgira f de conciertos
he is currently on a lecture tour in the Statesactualmente está dando una serie de conferencias por Estados Unidos
they gave us a tour of the factorynos enseñaron la fábrica
tour of inspectionrecorrido m or ronda f de inspección
he made a tour of the villages threatened by the volcanovisitó or recorrió los pueblos amenazados por el volcán
to be/go on tourestar/ir de gira
to take a play on tourhacer una gira con una obra de teatro
world tourgira f mundial
see also whistle-stop
3. (Mil) tour of dutyperiodo m de servicio
4. (US) (Golf) the tourla temporada
B. VT
1. (as tourist) [+ country, region] → recorrer, viajar por; [+ town] → recorrer
they are touring Franceestán recorriendo Francia, están viajando por Francia
2. (officially) → ir de gira por
the band toured Europe last yearel año pasado el grupo se fue de gira por Europa
the Royal Opera is currently touring Japanactualmente la Royal Opera está de gira por Japón
the play is touring the provincesestán de gira con la obra por provincias
the England team will be touring South Africa this winterel equipo inglés hará una gira por Sudáfrica este invierno
the Prince toured the factoryel Príncipe visitó la fábrica
C. VI
1. [tourist] → viajar
they went touring in Italyse fueron de viaje por Italia
2. (officially) [musician, team] → ir de gira
he's currently touring in the Statesactualmente está de gira por Estados Unidos
D. CPD tour director N (US) → guía mf turístico/a
tour guide Nguía mf turístico/a
tour manager N (Sport, Mus) → encargado/a m/f de gira
tour operator Ntouroperador(a) m/f

tour

[ˈtʊər]
n
(= journey) → voyage m
a package tour → un voyage organisé
to go on a tour of [+ country, area] → visiter
I went on a tour of Scotland during my vacation → J'ai visité l'Écosse pendant mes vacances.
(= short visit) (round town, museum)visite f
to go on a tour of sth (with guide, on bus)visiter qch, faire une visite de qch
We went on a tour of the city → Nous avons visité la ville. guided tour
(by band, team, actors)tournée f
to go on tour → partir en tournée
vt
[tourist, visitor] → visiter
[band, team, actors] → être en tournée à
Paul Weller's touring Europe → Paul Weller est en tournée en Europe.
modif [bus] → de tournée; [dates] → de tournées; [diary] → des tournées tour companytour company nvoyagiste m

tour

n
(= journey, walking tour etc)Tour f; (by bus, car etc also) → Fahrt f, → Reise f, → Tour f; (of town, building, exhibition etc)Rundgang m(of durch); (also guided tour)Führung f(of durch); (by bus) → Rundfahrt f(of durch); to go on a tour of Scotlandauf eine Schottlandreise gehen; to make a tour of Germanyeine Deutschlandreise machen; he took us on a tour of the Highlandser machte mit uns eine Reise durch die Highlands
(also tour of inspection)Runde f(of durch); (esp on foot) → Rundgang m(of durch); he had a 3-year tour (of duty) in Africaer wurde für drei Jahre nach Afrika versetzt; leave between tours (of duty)Urlaub mzwischen zwei Versetzungen; to make a tour of the site/houseeinen Rundgang durch das Gelände/das Haus machen
(Theat) → Gastspielreise f, → Tournee f(of durch); (Sport) → Tournee f; to go/be on tourauf Gastspielreise or Tournee gehen/sein; to take a company/play on tourmit einer Truppe/einem Stück auf Gastspielreise or Tournee gehen
vt
country, district etcfahren durch; (on foot) → ziehen durch (inf); (= travel around)bereisen; to tour the worldum die Welt reisen, eine Weltreise machen
(= visit) town, building, exhibitioneinen Rundgang machen durch, besichtigen; (by bus etc) → eine Rundfahrt machen durch
(Theat, Sport) → eine Tournee machen durch
vi
(on holiday) → eine Reise or Tour or Fahrt machen; we’re touring (around)wir reisen herum; to go touringeine Tour machen
(Theat, Sport) → eine Tournee machen; to go/be touringauf Tournee gehen/sein

tour

[ˈtʊəʳ]
1. n (gen) → giro; (of building, exhibition, town) → visita; (by performers, team) → tournée f inv
package tour → viaggio organizzato
a round the world tour → un giro del mondo
to go on a tour of (region, country) → fare il giro di (museum, castle) → visitare
to go on a walking/cycling tour of Tuscany → fare il giro della Toscana a piedi/in bicicletta
on tour (Theatre) → in tournée
to go on tour → andare in tournée
tour of inspection → giro d'ispezione
2. vt (subj, tourists) → fare un giro di, fare un viaggio in; (performers, team) → fare una tournée in
3. vi (also to go touring) → andare a fare un viaggio

tour

(tuə) noun
1. a journey to several places and back. They went on a tour of Italy.
2. a visit around a particular place. He took us on a tour of the house and gardens.
3. an official period of time of work usually abroad. He did a tour of duty in Fiji.
verb
to go on a tour (around). to tour Europe.
ˈtourism noun
the industry dealing with tourists ie hotels, catering etc. Tourism is an important part of our economy.
ˈtourist noun
a person who travels for pleasure. London is usually full of tourists; (also adjective) the tourist industry.
ˈtour guide noun
a person who guides tourists on trips.
ˈtourist guide noun
a guide with information about tourist attractions.

tour

جَوْلَة, يَتَجَوَّلُ procestovat, zájezd tur, være på turne bereisen, Tour περιοδεία, περιοδεύω gira, recorrer kiertomatka, tehdä kiertomatka tour, visiter obilaziti, turneja fare un giro turistico, giro turistico 旅行, 旅行する 여행, 여행하다 tour, touren reise rundt, rundreise objechać, wycieczka digressão, ir em turnê, passear тур, турне resa runt, rundresa การท่องเที่ยวไปชมสถานที่ต่างๆ, ตระเวน tur, tura çıkmak chuyến du lịch, chuyến lưu diễn 旅游, 游览
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When she came down, looking like a pretty Quakeress in her dovecolored suit and straw bonnet tied with white, they all gathered about her to say goodby, as tenderly as if she had been going to make the grand tour.
It might be, as the man had said, that he was a professional tour conductor, like those who have charge of Egyptian donkey-boys and guides.
One day I undertook a tour through the country, and the diversity and beauties of nature I met with in this charming season, expelled every gloomy and vexatious thought.
Young as she was, I was struck, throughout our little tour, with her confidence and courage with the way, in empty chambers and dull corridors, on crooked staircases that made me pause and even on the summit of an old machicolated square tower that made me dizzy, her morning music, her disposition to tell me so many more things than she asked, rang out and led me on.
So they began a tour, among sights that made Jurgis stare amazed.
The light of the cheerful fire shone on the rug and carpet of a cosey parlor, and glittered on the sides of the tea-cups and well-brightened tea-pot, as Senator Bird was drawing off his boots, preparatory to inserting his feet in a pair of new handsome slippers, which his wife had been working for him while away on his senatorial tour.
We concluded to make a tour between the inner fences.
Simpson's driving tour from the old home to the new.
You will have my sketches, some time or other, to look ator my tour to reador my poem.
With some difficulty, I got him to make the tour of the house.
Accordingly, I took the jacket off, that I might learn to do without it; and carrying it under my arm, began a tour of inspection of the various slop-shops.
This time, I made the tour of Little Britain, and turned into Bartholomew Close; and now I became aware that other people were waiting about for Mr.