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voy·age

 (voi′ĭj)
n.
1. A long journey to a foreign or distant place, especially by sea.
2.
a. often voyages The events of a journey of exploration or discovery considered as material for a narrative.
b. Such a narrative.
v. voy·aged, voy·ag·ing, voy·ag·es
v.intr.
To make a voyage.
v.tr.
To sail across; traverse: voyaged the western ocean.

[Middle English, from Old French veyage, from Late Latin viāticum, a journey, from Latin, provisions for a journey, from neuter of viāticus, of a journey, from via, road; see wegh- in Indo-European roots.]

voy′ag·er n.

Voyager

(ˈvɔɪədʒə)
n
(Astronautics) either of two US spacecraft that studied the outer solar system; Voyager 1 visited Jupiter (1979) and Saturn (1980), Voyager 2 visited Jupiter (1979) and Saturn (1981) and made the first flyby of Uranus (1986) and Neptune (1989)
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.voyager - a traveler to a distant land (especially one who travels by sea)voyager - a traveler to a distant land (especially one who travels by sea)
traveler, traveller - a person who changes location
Translations
رَحّالَه
cestovatel-ka
farende
hajóutas
ferîalangur; sæfari

voyager

[ˈvɔɪədʒəʳ] Nviajero/a m/f (por mar)

voyager

[ˈvɔɪɪdʒər] nvoyageur/euse m/f

voyager

nPassagier(in) m(f); (Space) → Raumfahrer(in) m(f)

voyager

[ˈvɔɪədʒəʳ] nviaggiatore/trice

voyage

(ˈvoiidʒ) noun
a usually long journey, especially by sea. The voyage to America used to take many weeks.
verb
to make such a journey. They voyaged for many months.
ˈvoyager noun
an old word for a person making a voyage, or who has made several voyages.
References in classic literature ?
This is one of the characteristics of the middle and lower part of the Missouri; but still more so of the Mississippi, whose rapid current traverses a succession of latitudes so as in a few days to float the voyager almost from the frozen regions to the tropics.
Two hundred years ago an old Dutch voyager likened its shape to that of a shoemaker's last.
He may have been forty years old, and he was a great voyager on the inland sea.
One single gale such as now befriends us - let such a tempest whirl forward a balloon for four or five days(these gales often last longer) and the voyager will be easily borne, in that period, from coast to coast.
About eight miles above the mouth of the Wallamot the little squadron arrived at Vancouver's Point, so called in honor of that celebrated voyager by his lieutenant (Broughton) when he explored the river.
These have been mentioned with surprise b every voyager since the time of Pernety.
His fate was not that of the voyager by sea and land; he was to travel in the spirit, and begin his journey sooner than he supposed.
Two years have passed since the voyagers sailed from their native shores.
I felt an irresistible curiosity to see those islands which the olden voyagers had so glowingly described.
Filled with anxiety, the voyagers hunted throughout every inch of the Thing for the precious box; but it had disappeared entirely.
For two days, therefore, the poor weather-worn voyagers kept quiet, and either staid on board of their vessel, or merely crept along under the cliffs that bordered the shore; and to keep themselves alive, they dug shellfish out of the sand, and sought for any little rill of fresh water that might be running towards the sea.
Pious harpooneers never make good voyagers --it takes the shark out of 'em; no harpooneer is worth a straw who aint pretty sharkish.