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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.]
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Noun1.traveling - the act of going from one place to anothertraveling - 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

traveling

adjective
Capable of moving or being moved from place to place:
Translations

traveling

سَفَر cestování det at rejse Reisen ταξίδι viaje matkailu voyage putovanje viaggio 旅行 여행 reizen reising podróżowanie viagem путешествие resande การเดินทาง seyahat etme sự du lịch 旅行
References in classic literature ?
If one could have a fine house, full of nice girls, or go traveling, the summer would be delightful, but to stay at home with three selfish sisters and a grown-up boy was enough to try the patience of a Boaz," complained Miss Malaprop, after several days devoted to pleasure, fretting, and ennui.
Listlessly she went about the disorderly old hotel looking at the faded wall-paper and the ragged carpets and, when she was able to be about, doing the work of a chambermaid among beds soiled by the slumbers of fat traveling men.
LAST summer I happened to be crossing the plains of Iowa in a season of intense heat, and it was my good fortune to have for a traveling companion James Quayle Burden--Jim Burden, as we still call him in the West.
A third wore trappings and arms of an officer of the staff; while the rest, from the plainness of the housings, and the traveling mails with which they were encumbered, were evidently fitted for the reception of as many menials, who were, seemingly, already waiting the pleasure of those they served.
From his half-itinerant life, also, he was a kind of traveling gazette, carrying the whole budget of local gossip from house to house, so that his appearance was always greeted with satisfaction.
Down at the end of the common we met one of those traveling carts hung all over with baskets, rugs, and such like; you know, sir, many horses will not pass those carts quietly; he just took a good look at it, and then went on as quiet and pleasant as could be.
Tired as he felt at night, and dark and bitter cold as it was in the morning, Jurgis generally chose to walk; at the hours other workmen were traveling, the streetcar monopoly saw fit to put on so few cars that there would be men hanging to every foot of the backs of them and often crouching upon the snow-covered roof.
They are wayworn by the travel that goes by and over them, without traveling themselves.
We are but peaceful strangers, sir," I said, "and traveling upon our own concerns.
This sketch has several blemishes in it; for instance, the wagon is not traveling as fast as the horse is.
It had been imagined that she "would not know," and would think she was traveling upstream.