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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.
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.
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.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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


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References in classic literature ?
TWO MEN, one who always spoke the truth and the other who told nothing but lies, were traveling together and by chance came to the land of Apes.
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.
On the other hand, when too much time is occupied in traveling, we become strangers to our native country; and the over curious in the customs of the past are generally ignorant of those of the present.