Synonyms of tour
1 circuitDictionary • the first official cricket tour of South Africa for 22 years
circuit • I get asked this question a lot when I'm on the lecture circuit.
course • On the Tour de France, 200 cyclists cover a course of 2,000 miles.
round • The consultant did his morning round.
2 journeyDictionary • week five of my tour of European cities
journey • a journey from Manchester to Plymouth
expedition • We went on a shopping expedition.
excursion • We also recommend a full day excursion to the Upper Douro.
trip • On the Thursday we went out on a day trip.
outing • families on a Sunday afternoon outing
jaunt • I decided to take a jaunt down to Long Beach.
peregrination • their wild peregrinations up and down the Rio Grande
3 visitDictionary • a guided tour of a ruined Scottish castle
visit • the Pope's visit to Canada
ramble • an hour's ramble through the woods
4 stintDictionary • His tour of duty in Ireland changed him. (of duty)
stint • a five-year stint in Hong Kong
turn • Let each child have a turn at fishing.
shift • His father worked shifts in a steel mill.
stretch • He would study for eight- to ten-hour stretches.
spell • There has been a spell of dry weather.
period of service
period of enlistment
1 travel round • A few years ago they toured the country in a roadshow.
go on a trip through
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• I get asked this question a lot when I'm on the lecture circuit.
courseIn sport, a course is an area of land where races are held or golf is played, or the land over which a race takes place.
• On the Tour de France, 200 cyclists cover a course of 2,000 miles.
excursionAn excursion is a trip or visit to an interesting place, especially one that is arranged or recommended by a holiday company or tourist organization.
• We also recommend a full day excursion to the Upper Douro.
Thesaurus for tour from the Collins English Thesaurus
an extended journey, usually taken for pleasure, visiting places of interest along the route