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trav·el

 (trăv′əl)
v. trav·eled, trav·el·ing, trav·els or trav·elled or trav·el·ling
v.intr.
1.
a. To go from one place to another, as on a trip; journey.
b. To go from place to place as a salesperson or agent.
2.
a. To move or pass, as from one person to another: Reports of the king's death traveled from village to village.
b. To be transmitted, as light or sound: the speed at which sound travels through water.
c. To move along a course, as a phonograph needle in the groove of a record.
d. Informal To move swiftly: This car can really travel.
3. To go about in the company of a particular group; associate: travels in wealthy circles.
4. To admit of being transported without loss of quality; Some wines travel poorly.
5. Basketball To move illegally while holding the ball, usually by taking more than two steps between dribbles or by moving a foot that has been established as a pivot.
v.tr.
To pass or journey over or through; traverse: travel the roads of Europe.
n.
1. The act or process of traveling from one place to another: With the railroad, travel between cities became swift.
2. travels
a. A series of journeys: her travels in Africa.
b. An account of one's journeys.
3. The activity or business of arranging trips or providing services for travelers: She works in travel.
4.
a. Movement or passage: the travel of the planets around the sun.
b. The motion of a piece of machinery, especially of a reciprocating part; stroke.
c. The length of a mechanical stroke.

[Middle English travelen, alteration of travailen, to toil, from Old French travailler; see travail.]

travel

(ˈtrævəl)
vb (mainly intr) , -els, -elling or -elled, -els, -eling or -eled
1. to go, move, or journey from one place to another: he travels to improve his mind; she travelled across France.
2. (tr) to go, move, or journey through or across (an area, region, etc): he travelled the country.
3. to go, move, or cover a specified or unspecified distance
4. to go from place to place as a salesman: to travel in textiles.
5. (Commerce) (esp of perishable goods) to withstand a journey
6. (of light, sound, etc) to be transmitted or move: the sound travelled for miles.
7. to progress or advance
8. (Basketball) basketball to take an excessive number of steps while holding the ball
9. (Mechanical Engineering) (of part of a mechanism) to move in a fixed predetermined path
10. informal to move rapidly: that car certainly travels.
11. (often foll by with) informal to be in the company (of); associate
n
12.
a. the act of travelling
b. (as modifier): a travel brochure. itinerant
13. (usually plural) a tour or journey
14. (Mechanical Engineering) the distance moved by a mechanical part, such as the stroke of a piston
15. movement or passage
[C14 travaillen to make a journey, from Old French travaillier to travail]

trav•el

(ˈtræv əl)

v. -eled, -el•ing (esp. Brit.) -elled, -el•ling, v.i.
1. to go from one place to another, as by car, train, plane, or ship; take a trip.
2. to move or pass from one place or point to another.
3. to proceed or advance.
4. to pass or be transmitted, as light or information: The news traveled quickly.
5. to go from place to place as a representative of a business.
6. to associate or consort: to travel with a wealthy crowd.
7. to admit of being transported or transmitted, esp. without suffering harm: a wine that does not travel well.
8. Informal. to move with speed.
9. Basketball. walk (def. 8).
10. to move in a fixed course, as a piece of mechanism.
v.t.
11. to travel, journey, or pass through or over.
12. to journey or traverse (a specified distance).
13. to cause to travel or journey: to travel logs downriver.
n.
14. the act of traveling; journeying, esp. to distant places.
15. travels,
a. journeys.
b. a written work describing such journeys.
16. the coming and going of people or conveyances along a route; traffic.
17.
a. the complete movement of a moving mechanical part, esp. a reciprocating part, in one direction, or the distance traversed; stroke.
b. length of stroke.
18. movement or passage in general.
adj.
19. designed for use while traveling: a travel clock.
[1325–75; Middle English (N and Scots), orig. the same word as travail (by shift “to toil, labor” > “to make a laborious journey”)]
trav′el•a•ble, adj.

travel

- From Latin trepaliare, "torture," it evolved into "journey" from the allusion to the inevitable trouble of medieval travel.
See also related terms for torture.

Travel


a mania for travel.
a mania for wandering.
a mania for crossing bridges.
an abnormal fear of crossing bridges.
an abnormal love of travel.
an abnormal fear or dislike of travel.
1. the act or state of traveling from place to place.
2. persons, collectively, whose occupation obliges them to travel constantly.
3. such an occupation. — itinerant. n., adj.
seasickness.
Obsolete, the act of wandering about.
travel from place to place, especially on foot and with the suggestion of a roundabout route.
Obsolete, the act of wandering or rambling around and about.
1. the activitiy of traveliring for pleasure, to see sights, for recreation etc.
2. the business founded upon this activity. — tourist, n., adj.
Archaic. the act of wafting or being wafted; travel or conveyance by wafting.

Travel

 
  1. Like a chastity belt, the package tour keeps you out of mischief but a bit restive for wondering what you missed —Peg Bracken
  2. Like film critics, the guidebooks don’t always see eye to eye —Peg Bracken
  3. Like gin or plum pudding, travel is filling —Peg Bracken
  4. One’s travel life is basically as incommunicable as his sex life is —Peg Bracken
  5. A traveller without knowledge is a bird without wings —Sadi
  6. Travel light, like the prayers of Jews —Yehuda Amichai
  7. Travelling is almost like talking with men of three other centuries —Rene Descartes

travel

Travel can be a verb or a noun. The other forms of the verb are travels, travelling, travelled in British English, and travels, traveling, traveled in American English.

1. used as a verb

If you make a journey to a place, you can say that you travel there.

I travelled to work by train.

When you travel, you go to several places, especially in foreign countries.

They brought news from faraway places in which they travelled.
You have to have a passport to travel abroad.
2. used as a noun

Travel is the act of travelling. When travel has this meaning, it is an uncountable noun.

They arrived after four days of hard travel.
Air travel is so easy these days.
We used to dream about space travel.
3. 'travels'

When someone has made several journeys to different places, especially places a long way from their home, you can refer to these journeys as their travels.

Stasya told us all about her travels.
It is a collection of rare plants and trees collected during lengthy travels in the Far East.

Be Careful!
Don't talk about 'a travel'. Instead you talk about a journey, a trip, or a voyage.

travel


Past participle: travelled
Gerund: travelling

Imperative
travel
travel
Present
I travel
you travel
he/she/it travels
we travel
you travel
they travel
Preterite
I travelled
you travelled
he/she/it travelled
we travelled
you travelled
they travelled
Present Continuous
I am travelling
you are travelling
he/she/it is travelling
we are travelling
you are travelling
they are travelling
Present Perfect
I have travelled
you have travelled
he/she/it has travelled
we have travelled
you have travelled
they have travelled
Past Continuous
I was travelling
you were travelling
he/she/it was travelling
we were travelling
you were travelling
they were travelling
Past Perfect
I had travelled
you had travelled
he/she/it had travelled
we had travelled
you had travelled
they had travelled
Future
I will travel
you will travel
he/she/it will travel
we will travel
you will travel
they will travel
Future Perfect
I will have travelled
you will have travelled
he/she/it will have travelled
we will have travelled
you will have travelled
they will have travelled
Future Continuous
I will be travelling
you will be travelling
he/she/it will be travelling
we will be travelling
you will be travelling
they will be travelling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been travelling
you have been travelling
he/she/it has been travelling
we have been travelling
you have been travelling
they have been travelling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been travelling
you will have been travelling
he/she/it will have been travelling
we will have been travelling
you will have been travelling
they will have been travelling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been travelling
you had been travelling
he/she/it had been travelling
we had been travelling
you had been travelling
they had been travelling
Conditional
I would travel
you would travel
he/she/it would travel
we would travel
you would travel
they would travel
Past Conditional
I would have travelled
you would have travelled
he/she/it would have travelled
we would have travelled
you would have travelled
they would have travelled
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.travel - the act of going from one place to anothertravel - the act of going from one place to another; "he enjoyed selling but he hated the travel"
movement, move, motion - the act of changing location from one place to another; "police controlled the motion of the crowd"; "the movement of people from the farms to the cities"; "his move put him directly in my path"
walk - the act of walking somewhere; "he took a walk after lunch"
circumnavigation - traveling around something (by ship or plane); "Magellan's circumnavigation of the earth proved that it is a globe"
peregrination - traveling or wandering around
traversal, traverse - travel across
roving, vagabondage, wandering - travelling about without any clear destination; "she followed him in his wanderings and looked after him"
wayfaring - traveling (especially on foot)
crossing - traveling across
driving - the act of controlling and steering the movement of a vehicle or animal
horseback riding, riding - travel by being carried on horseback
air travel, aviation, air - travel via aircraft; "air travel involves too much waiting in airports"; "if you've time to spare go by air"
journey, journeying - the act of traveling from one place to another
stage, leg - a section or portion of a journey or course; "then we embarked on the second stage of our Caribbean cruise"
staging - travel by stagecoach
on the road, on tour - travelling about; "they took the show on the road"; "they lost all their games on the road"
junketing - taking an excursion for pleasure
water travel, seafaring - travel by water
commutation, commuting - the travel of a commuter
2.travel - a movement through space that changes the location of somethingtravel - a movement through space that changes the location of something
motion, movement - a natural event that involves a change in the position or location of something
ascension - (astronomy) the rising of a star above the horizon
circulation - free movement or passage (as of cytoplasm within a cell or sap through a plant); "ocean circulation is an important part of global climate"; "a fan aids air circulation"
creep - a slow longitudinal movement or deformation
gravitation - movement downward resulting from gravitational attraction; "irrigation by gravitation rather than by pumps"
levitation - movement upward in virtue of lightness
descent - a movement downward
entering, entrance - a movement into or inward
fall - a movement downward; "the rise and fall of the tides"
flow, flowing - the motion characteristic of fluids (liquids or gases)
advance, progression, progress - a movement forward; "he listened for the progress of the troops"
rising, ascension, ascent, rise - a movement upward; "they cheered the rise of the hot-air balloon"
spread, spreading - process or result of distributing or extending over a wide expanse of space
stampede - a wild headlong rush of frightened animals (horses or cattle)
translation - a uniform movement without rotation
3.travel - self-propelled movementtravel - self-propelled movement    
movement, move, motion - the act of changing location from one place to another; "police controlled the motion of the crowd"; "the movement of people from the farms to the cities"; "his move put him directly in my path"
brachiation - swinging by the arms from branch to branch
walk, walking - the act of traveling by foot; "walking is a healthy form of exercise"
step - the act of changing location by raising the foot and setting it down; "he walked with unsteady steps"
gait - a horse's manner of moving
running, run - the act of running; traveling on foot at a fast pace; "he broke into a run"; "his daily run keeps him fit"
lope, trot, jog - a slow pace of running
crawling, creeping, crawl, creep - a slow mode of locomotion on hands and knees or dragging the body; "a crawl was all that the injured man could manage"; "the traffic moved at a creep"
circle, lap, circuit - movement once around a course; "he drove an extra lap just for insurance"
dance step, step - a sequence of foot movements that make up a particular dance; "he taught them the waltz step"
stroke - any one of the repeated movements of the limbs and body used for locomotion in swimming or rowing
Verb1.travel - change locationtravel - 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"
circulate, go around, spread - become widely known and passed on; "the rumor spread"; "the story went around in the office"
carry - cover a certain distance or advance beyond; "The drive carried to the green"
ease - move gently or carefully; "He eased himself into the chair"
whish - move with a whishing sound; "The car whished past her"
float - move lightly, as if suspended; "The dancer floated across the stage"
swap - move (a piece of a program) into memory, in computer science
seek - go to or towards; "a liquid seeks its own level"
whine - move with a whining sound; "The bullets were whining past us"
fly - be dispersed or disseminated; "Rumors and accusations are flying"
ride - move like a floating object; "The moon rode high in the night sky"
come - cover a certain distance; "She came a long way"
ghost - move like a ghost; "The masked men ghosted across the moonlit yard"
betake oneself - displace oneself; go from one location to another
overfly, pass over - fly over; "The plane passed over Damascus"
travel - undergo transportation as in a vehicle; "We travelled North on Rte. 508"
wend - direct one's course or way; "wend your way through the crowds"
do - travel or traverse (a distance); "This car does 150 miles per hour"; "We did 6 miles on our hike every day"
raft - travel by raft in water; "Raft the Colorado River"
get about, get around - move around; move from place to place; "How does she get around without a car?"
resort, repair - move, travel, or proceed toward some place; "He repaired to his cabin in the woods"
cruise - travel at a moderate speed; "Please keep your seat belt fastened while the plane is reaching cruising altitude"
journey, travel - travel upon or across; "travel the oceans"
come, come up - move toward, travel toward something or somebody or approach something or somebody; "He came singing down the road"; "Come with me to the Casbah"; "come down here!"; "come out of the closet!"; "come into the room"
move, displace - cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense; "Move those boxes into the corner, please"; "I'm moving my money to another bank"; "The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant"
round - wind around; move along a circular course; "round the bend"
trundle - move heavily; "the streetcar trundled down the avenue"
push - move strenuously and with effort; "The crowd pushed forward"
travel purposefully - travel volitionally and in a certain direction with a certain goal
swing - change direction with a swinging motion; turn; "swing back"; "swing forward"
rove, stray, roam, vagabond, wander, swan, ramble, range, drift, tramp, cast, roll - move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment; "The gypsies roamed the woods"; "roving vagabonds"; "the wandering Jew"; "The cattle roam across the prairie"; "the laborers drift from one town to the next"; "They rolled from town to town"
take the air, walk - take a walk; go for a walk; walk for pleasure; "The lovers held hands while walking"; "We like to walk every Sunday"
meander, thread, wind, wander, weave - to move or cause to move in a sinuous, spiral, or circular course; "the river winds through the hills"; "the path meanders through the vineyards"; "sometimes, the gout wanders through the entire body"
spirt, spurt, forge - move or act with a sudden increase in speed or energy
crawl, creep - move slowly; in the case of people or animals with the body near the ground; "The crocodile was crawling along the riverbed"
scramble - to move hurriedly; "The friend scrambled after them"
slither, slide - to pass or move unobtrusively or smoothly; "They slid through the wicket in the big gate"
roll, wheel - move along on or as if on wheels or a wheeled vehicle; "The President's convoy rolled past the crowds"
glide - move smoothly and effortlessly
jounce, bounce - move up and down repeatedly
breeze - to proceed quickly and easily
be adrift, drift, float, blow - be in motion due to some air or water current; "The leaves were blowing in the wind"; "the boat drifted on the lake"; "The sailboat was adrift on the open sea"; "the shipwrecked boat drifted away from the shore"
play - move or seem to move quickly, lightly, or irregularly; "The spotlights played on the politicians"
float, swim - be afloat either on or below a liquid surface and not sink to the bottom
swim - move as if gliding through water; "this snake swims through the soil where it lives"
walk - use one's feet to advance; advance by steps; "Walk, don't run!"; "We walked instead of driving"; "She walks with a slight limp"; "The patient cannot walk yet"; "Walk over to the cabinet"
stay in place - be stationary
2.travel - undertake a journey or triptravel - undertake a journey or trip    
jaunt, travel, trip - make a trip for pleasure
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"
journey, travel - travel upon or across; "travel the oceans"
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"
3.travel - make a trip for pleasuretravel - make a trip for pleasure    
junket, junketeer - go on a pleasure trip
travel to, visit - go to certain places as for sightseeing; "Did you ever visit Paris?"
journey, travel - undertake a journey or trip
ply, run - travel a route regularly; "Ships ply the waters near the coast"
commute - travel back and forth regularly, as between one's place of work and home
peregrinate - travel around, through, or over, especially on foot; "peregrinate the bridge"
4.travel - travel upon or acrosstravel - 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"
journey, travel - undertake a journey or trip
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"
5.travel - undergo transportation as in a vehicletravel - undergo transportation as in a vehicle; "We travelled North on Rte. 508"
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"
fly - travel in an airplane; "she is flying to Cincinnati tonight"; "Are we driving or flying?"
hop - travel by means of an aircraft, bus, etc.; "She hopped a train to Chicago"; "He hopped rides all over the country"
ride - be carried or travel on or in a vehicle; "I ride to work in a bus"; "He rides the subway downtown every day"
6.travel - travel from place to place, as for the purpose of finding work, preaching, or acting as a judgetravel - travel from place to place, as for the purpose of finding work, preaching, or acting as a judge
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"
itinerate - travel from place to place, as for work; "an itinerating merchant"

travel

verb
1. go, journey, proceed, make a journey, move, walk, cross, tour, progress, wander, trek, voyage, roam, ramble, traverse, rove, take a trip, make your way, wend your way You can travel to Helsinki tomorrow.
2. be transmitted, move, advance, proceed, get through Light travels at around 300 million metres per second.
3. go fast, race, hurry, hasten, whizz, hurtle, burn rubber, go hell for leather (informal), tear along, belt along, bomb along (informal), whip along, hotfoot it, go like a bat out of hell (informal), go at breakneck speed, go rapidly, go like (greased) lightning The horse was really travelling.
noun
1. (usually plural) journey, wandering, expedition, globetrotting, walk, tour, touring, movement, trip, passage, voyage, excursion, ramble, peregrination He collects things for the house on his travels.
Related words
adjective itinerant
like dromomania
fear hodophobia
Quotations
"Travel, at its best, is a process of continually conquering disbelief" [Michael Palin Pole to Pole]
"Travel is glamorous only in retrospect" [Paul Theroux]
"In America there are two classes of travel - first class and with children" [Robert Benchley]
"They change their clime, but not their minds, who rush across the sea" [Horace Epistles]
"Whenever I prepare for a journey I prepare as though for death" [Katherine Mansfield Journal]
"For my part, I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel's sake. The great affair is to move" [Robert Louis Stevenson Travels with a Donkey]
Proverbs
"Travel broadens the mind"

travel

verb
1. To make or go on a journey:
Idiom: hit the road.
2. To move along a particular course:
3. To become known far and wide:
Idiom: go the rounds.
Translations
سَفَرمسافرةيَتَحَرَّك، يَنْتَقِليَزوريُسَافِرُ
пътувам
cestovatcestováníprocestovatšířit seurazit
rejsebevæge sig
vojaĝi
matkustaamatkustuskulkealiikkuamatka
putovanjeputovatiproputovati
beutazikútutazásutazik
ferðastferîalagferîastferîast, fara
旅行移動する
여행여행하다
apkeliautikeliautikeliautojaskeliavimaskelionės
brauciensbrauktceļojumsceļotceļš
călătorievoiaj
šíriť sa
popotovanjapotovanjepotovati
resaresorrörelseslagbana
เดินทางการเดินทาง
du lịchsự đi lại

travel

[ˈtrævl]
A. N
1. (= travelling) → viajes mpl
the job involves frequent travelel trabajo requiere viajes frecuentes
she is returning after two years' travel in Africavuelve tras dos años de viajes por África, vuelve después de viajar dos años por África
students can get cheap travellos estudiantes pueden viajar a precios reducidos
travel broadens the mindviajar te abre más la mente or te da más amplitud de miras
air travelviajes mpl en avión
I have made my own travel arrangementshe hecho mis propios planes para el viaje
foreign travelviajes mpl por el extranjero
2. travelsviajes mpl
she told us about her travels in Africanos habló de sus viajes por Africa
to set off on one's travelsemprender el viaje
you'll never guess who I met on my travels today!¡no te vas a imaginar or a que no sabes con quién me he topado en la calle hoy!
3. (= movement) direction/line of traveldirección f/linea f de desplazamiento
4. (Tech) [of lever, pedal] → desplazamiento m
B. VI
1. (= make a journey) → viajar
she'd always wanted to travelsiempre había querido viajar
she travels into the centre to workse desplaza or va al centro a trabajar
to travel abroad she spent six months travelling abroadpasó seis meses viajando por el extranjero
he was forbidden to travel abroadle prohibieron que viajara al extranjero
to travel by sth to travel by air/planeviajar en avión
to travel by car/train/bus (short journeys) → ir en coche/tren/autobús; (longer journeys) → viajar en coche/tren/autobús
I travel to work by trainvoy al trabajo en tren
to travel lightviajar con poco equipaje
we'll be travelling round Italyrecorreremos Italia
we'll be travelling through Franceviajaremos or pasaremos por Francia
he's travelling to Helsinki tomorrowmañana viaja a Helsinki
he has travelled widelyha viajado mucho
2. (= move) → ir
we were travelling at 30mphíbamos a 30 millas por hora
light/sound travels at a speed ofla luz/el sonido viaja or se desplaza a una velocidad de ...
the current travels along this wirela corriente va or pasa por este alambre
news travels fastlas noticias vuelan
his eyes travelled swiftly around the roomrecorrió rápidamente la habitación con la mirada
3. (= move quickly) he was really travelling!¡iba a toda pastilla or a toda mecha!
that car certainly travelsese coche sí que corre
4. (= react to travelling) this wine travels welleste vino no se estropea con los viajes
British dance music does not travel wellla música de baile británica no se recibe bien en otros países
5. (Comm) → ser viajante (de comercio)
he travels in soapes representante de jabones
6. (Basketball) → dar pasos, hacer pasos
C. VT [+ country] → viajar por, recorrer; [+ road] → recorrer; [+ distance] → recorrer, hacer
he has travelled the worldha viajado por or ha recorrido todo el mundo
D. CPD travel agency Nagencia f de viajes
travel agent Nagente mf de viajes
travel alarm Ndespertador m de viaje
travel bag Nbolso m de viaje
travel brochure Nfolleto m turístico
travel bureau Nagencia f de viajes
travel company Nempresa f de viajes
travel documents NPLdocumentos mpl de viaje
travel expenses NPLgastos mpl de viaje, gastos mpl de desplazamiento
travel insurance Nseguro m de viaje
travel news Ninformación f sobre viajes y transporte
travel sickness Nmareo m (por el viaje)
travel writer N escritor o periodista que escribe libros o artículos sobre viajes

travel

[ˈtrævəl]
nvoyage m
4 days of hard travel → 4 rudes journées de voyage
foreign travel → les voyages à l'étranger
Gulliver's travels → les voyages de Gulliver
vi
(= journey) [person] → voyager
I prefer to travel by train → Je préfère voyager en train.
I'd like to travel round the world → J'aimerais voyager autour du monde.
I travel to work by train
BUT Je vais au travail en train.
(= move) [sound] → se propager; [light] → aller, se déplacer; [news] → se propager
News travels fast!
BUT Les nouvelles vont vite!.
to travel well [wine, food] → voyager bien
This wine doesn't travel well → Ce vin voyage mal.
vt
[+ distance] → parcourir
We travelled over 800 kilometres → Nous avons parcouru plus de huit cents kilomètres.travel agency nagence f de voyagestravel agent nagent m de voyage
She's a travel agent → Elle est agent de voyages.travel book nrécit m de voyagestravel brochure nbrochure f touristiquetraveler's check [ˌtrævərzˈtʃɛk] n (US)chèque m de voyagetravel insurance nassurance f voyage

travel

vi
(= make a journey)reisen; they have travelled (Brit) or traveled (US) a lotsie sind viel gereist, sie haben viele Reisen gemacht; he travels to work by carer fährt mit dem Auto zur Arbeit; she is travelling (Brit) or traveling (US) to London tomorrowsie fährt morgen nach London; the President is travelling (Brit) or traveling (US) to Paris tomorrowder Präsident reist morgen nach Paris; they have travelled (Brit) or traveled (US) a long waysie haben eine weite Reise or lange Fahrt hinter sich (dat); (fig)sie haben es weit gebracht (im Leben); they travelled (Brit) or traveled (US) for 6 hours/300 kmssie fuhren 6 Stunden lang/300 km; to travel (a)round the worldeine Reise um die Welt machen; to travel around a countryein Land durchreisen or bereisen
(= go, move)sich bewegen; (sound, light) → sich fortpflanzen; light travels at …die Lichtgeschwindigkeit beträgt; we were travelling (Brit) or traveling (US) at 80 kphwir fuhren 80 km/h; the parts travel along the conveyor beltdie Teile werden vom Förderband weiterbefördert; the electricity travels along the wireder Strom fließt durch den Draht; you were travelling (Brit) or traveling (US) too fastSie sind zu schnell gefahren; he was certainly travelling (Brit) or traveling (US)! (inf)er hatte vielleicht einen Zahn drauf! (inf); wow! that’s travelling (Brit) or traveling (US)! (inf)Mann, das ist aber schnell!
(Comm) → Vertreter(in) m(f)sein; he travels for a Berlin insurance firmer ist Vertreter einer Berliner Versicherungsgesellschaft
(wine etc) some wines do not travel wellmanche Weine vertragen den Transport nicht; his humour (Brit) or humor (US) travels wellsein Humor kommt auch anderswo gut an
(= pass) his eye travelled (Brit) or traveled (US) over the sceneseine Augen wanderten über die Szene
(Tech) → sich hin- und herbewegen; as the piston travels from A to Bwährend sich der Kolben von A nach B bewegt; it doesn’t travel freelyes bewegt sich schwer; the sliding doors don’t travel freelydiese Schiebetüren gleiten nicht gut
(Basketball) → einen Schrittfehler machen
vt areabereisen; distancezurücklegen, fahren; routefahren
n
no pl (= travelling)Reisen nt; to be fond of travelgerne reisen; travel was difficult in the 18th centuryim 18. Jahrhundert war das Reisen beschwerlich
travels pl (in country) → Reisen pl; (hum, in town, building) → Ausflüge pl, → Gänge pl; if you meet him on your travelswenn Sie ihm auf einer Ihrer Reisen begegnen; he’s off on his travels again tomorrower verreist morgen wieder
(Tech) → Weg m; (of instrument’s needle etc)Ausschlag m; (of piston)Hub m

travel

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travel agency
nReisebüro nt
travel agent
nReisebürokaufmann m/-kauffrau f; (of package tours)Reiseveranstalter(in) m(f); travel(’s) (= travel agency)Reisebüro nt
travel allowance
nReisekostenzuschuss m

travel

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travel brochure
travel bureau
nReisebüro nt
travel card
n (Brit, for a week) → Wochenkarte f; (for a month) → Monatskarte f; (for a year) → Jahreskarte f
travel companion
nReisebegleiter(in) m(f), → Reisegefährte m/-gefährtin f
travel expenses
pl (esp US) → Reisekosten plor -spesen pl
travel insurance

travel

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travel literature
travel novel

travel

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travel-sick
adjreisekrank
travel-sickness
travel-sickness pill
nPille fgegen Reisekrankheit
travel-weary, travel-worn
adjvon der Reise ermüdet or erschöpft

travel

[ˈtrævl]
1. nil viaggiare, viaggi mpl
travel is easier now → viaggiare è più facile al giorno d'oggi
when are you off on your travels? → quando parti per uno dei tuoi viaggi?
if you meet him on your travels (fig) → se lo incontri in uno dei tuoi giri
2. vi
a.viaggiare; (make a journey) → fare un viaggio
we shall be travelling in France → faremo un viaggio in Francia
to travel round the world → fare un viaggio intorno al mondo
to travel by car → viaggiare in macchina
they have travelled a lot → hanno viaggiato molto
they have travelled a long way → sono venuti da lontano
to travel light → viaggiare con poco bagaglio
this wine doesn't travel well → questo vino non resiste agli spostamenti
b. (go at a speed) → viaggiare, andare
it travels at 50 km/h → fa 50 km/h
light travels at a speed of ... → la velocità della luce è di...
news travels fast → le notizie si diffondono molto velocemente
c. (Tech) (move) → spostarsi
it travels along this wire → si sposta lungo questo filo
d. (Comm) → fare il/la rappresentante (di commercio)
he travels in furs → fa il rappresentante di pellicce
3. vt (road, distance) → percorrere, fare
this is a much travelled road → questa è una strada di grande traffico

travel

(ˈtrӕvl) past tense, past participle ˈtravelled , (American) ˈtraveled verb
1. to go from place to place; to journey. I travelled to Scotland by train; He has to travel a long way to school.
2. to move. Light travels in a straight line.
3. to visit places, especially foreign countries. He has travelled a great deal.
noun
the act of travelling. Travel to and from work can be very tiring.
ˈtraveller noun
a person who travels. a weary traveller.
ˈtravelogue , (American) ˈtravelog noun
a film, article, talk etc about travels.
ˈtravels noun plural
the visiting of foreign countries etc. She's off on her travels again.
travel agency, travel bureau
a place where one can arrange journeys, book tickets etc. We went to the travel agency to book our holidays.
travel agent
a person in charge of, or working in, a travel agency.
ˈtraveller's cheque noun
(American traveler's check) a cheque that a person can use in a foreign country instead of money, or to change into local money.

ˈtraveller's palm

a palm of the banana family, with a row of large leaves at the crown.

travel

سَفَر, يُسَافِرُ cestování, cestovat rejse Reisen ταξιδεύω, ταξίδι viajar, viaje matkustaa, matkustus voyage, voyager putovanje, putovati viaggiare, viaggio 旅行, 移動する 여행, 여행하다 reis, reizen reise podróż, podróżować viagem, viajar путешествие, путешествовать resa เดินทาง, การเดินทาง seyahat, seyahat etmek du lịch, sự đi lại 旅行

travel

n. viaje; migración, transportación;
vi. viajar, migrar.

travel

n (el) viajar, viajes mpl; foreign — viajes al extranjero
References in classic literature ?
Nothing delighted you more than to have me tie my piece bags on your backs for burdens, give you hats and sticks and rolls of paper, and let you travel through the house from the cellar, which was the City of Destruction, up, up, to the housetop, where you had all the lovely things you could collect to make a Celestial City.
We'll do our best to win, and any one is at liberty to travel on the same steamer we are to take," added the young inventor, and his tone became more incisive.
Perhaps the glide of long railway travel was still with me, for more than anything else I felt motion in the landscape; in the fresh, easy-blowing morning wind, and in the earth itself, as if the shaggy grass were a sort of loose hide, and underneath it herds of wild buffalo were galloping, galloping .
A letter also came from her husband, saying he hoped to be back early in March, and then they would get ready for that journey abroad which he had promised her so long, which he felt now fully able to afford; he felt able to travel as people should, without any thought of small economies--thanks to his recent speculations in Wall Street.
As they were also sure of foot, the Narragansetts were greatly sought for by females who were obliged to travel over the roots and holes in the "new countries.
A few immigrant wagons, diverted from the highways of travel by the fame of the new diggings, halted upon the slopes of Devil's Spur and on the arid flats of the Ford, and disgorged their sallow freight of alkali-poisoned, prematurely-aged women and children and maimed and fever-stricken men.
There had been schemes of travel and residence abroad, day-dreams of brilliant life at home, and splendid castles in the air, which it would have required boundless wealth to build and realize.
He had for his own town residence a big house filled with the spoils of travel and the trophies of the chase; but it was to his country home, an old family place in Essex, that he wished her immediately to proceed.
Were Niagara but a cataract of sand, would you travel your thousand miles to see it?
But now there was a member of the family who was permitted to travel and widen her horizon; and so each week there would be new personalities to talk about,--how so-and-so was dressed, and where she worked, and what she got, and whom she was in love with; and how this man had jilted his girl, and how she had quarreled with the other girl, and what had passed between them; and how another man beat his wife, and spent all her earnings upon drink, and pawned her very clothes.
And now, George, how long are you going to travel in this way?
They are wayworn by the travel that goes by and over them, without traveling themselves.