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v. trav·eled, trav·el·ing, trav·els or trav·elled or trav·el·ling
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.
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.
To pass or journey over or through; traverse: travel the roads of Europe.
1. The act or process of traveling from one place to another: With the railroad, travel between cities became swift.
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.
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.]
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|Noun||1.||traveling - 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
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
air travel, aviation, air - travel via aircraft; "air travel involves too much waiting in airports"; "if you've time to spare go by air"
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
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