Synonyms of 'travel'
to go or journey through or across (an area, region, etc.)You can travel to Helsinki tomorrow.
It took us an hour to go three miles.
She has journeyed on horseback through Africa and Turkey.
make a journey, ,
walk, , ,
They walked in silence for a while.
He progressed slowly along the coast in an easterly direction.
He wandered aimlessly around the garden.
trekking through the jungles
The boat is currently voyaging through the Barents Sea.
They were encouraged not to let their cattle roam freely.
freedom to ramble across the moors
I traversed the narrow pedestrian bridge.
roving about the town in the dead of night
take a trip,
make your way,
wend your way
(of light or sound) to be transmitted or carried from one place to anotherLight travels at around 300 million metres per second.
(of a vehicle) to move rapidlyThe horse was really travelling.
They raced away out of sight.
She hastened along the landing to her room.
A car whizzed past.
A pretty young girl came hurtling down the stairs.
go hell for leather (informal), ,
bomb along (informal),
go like a bat out of hell (informal),
go at breakneck speed,
go like (greased) lightning
a tour or journeyHe collects things for the house on his travels.
a journey from Manchester to Plymouth
Byrd's 1928 expedition to Antarctica
tour, , ,
week five of my tour of European cities
On the Thursday we went out on a day trip.
We arrived after a 10-hour passage by ship.
She aims to follow Amundsen's voyage to Antarctica.
We also recommend a full day excursion to the Upper Douro.
an hour's ramble through the woods
their wild peregrinations up and down the Rio Grande
related adjective itinerant
related mania dromomania
related phobia hodophobia
I'll put a girdle round the earth
In forty minutes – A Midsummer Night's Dream]I have recently been all round the world and have formed a very poor opinion of itTravel, at its best, is a process of continually conquering disbelief – Pole to Pole]Travel is glamorous only in retrospectThey change their clime, but not their minds, who rush across the sea – Epistles]Whenever I prepare for a journey I prepare as though for death – Journal]A man who has not seen Italy, is always conscious of an inferiority, from his not having seen what it is expected a man should see. The grand object of travelling is to see the shores of the MediterraneanFor my part, I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel's sake. The great affair is to move – Travels with a Donkey]Airplane travel is nature's way of making you look like your passport photo
Travel broadens the mind
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in the sense of advance
to make progressRebel forces are advancing on the capital.
in the sense of excursion
a short outward and return journey, esp. for sightseeing, etc.We also recommend a full day excursion to the Upper Douro.
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