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trav·el  (trvl)
v. trav·eled or trav·elled, trav·el·ing or trav·el·ling, trav·els
v.intr.
1. To go from one place to another, as on a trip; journey.
2. To go from place to place as a salesperson or agent.
3. To be transmitted, as light or sound; move or pass.
4. To advance or proceed.
5. To go about in the company of a particular group; associate: travels in wealthy circles.
6. To move along a course, as in a groove.
7. To admit of being transported without loss of quality; Some wines travel poorly.
8. Informal To move swiftly.
9. Basketball To walk or run illegally while holding the ball.
v.tr.
To pass or journey over or through; traverse: travel the roads of Europe.
n.
1. The act or process of traveling; movement or passage from one place to another.
2. travels
a. A series of journeys.
b. An account of one's journeys.
3. Activity or traffic along a route or through a given point.
4. The activity or business of arranging trips or providing services for travelers.
5.
a. The motion of a piece of machinery, especially of a reciprocating part; stroke.
b. The length of a mechanical stroke.

[Middle English travelen, alteration of travailen, to toil, from Old French travailler; see travail.]
Thesaurus Legend:  Synonyms Related Words Antonyms
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
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


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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.
 
 
 
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