English Thesaurus

Synonyms of 'journey'

(noun) 
Definition
the process of travelling from one place to another
a journey from Manchester to Plymouth
Synonyms
trip
On the Thursday we went out on a day trip.
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drive
We might go for a drive on Sunday.
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tour
week five of my tour of European cities
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flight
The flight will take four hours.
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excursion
We also recommend a full day excursion to the Upper Douro.
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trek
He is on a trek through the South Gobi desert.
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outing
families on a Sunday afternoon outing
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expedition
We went on a shopping expedition.
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ramble
an hour's ramble through the woods
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jaunt
I decided to take a jaunt down to Long Beach.
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peregrination
their wild peregrinations up and down the Rio Grande
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travel
He collects things for the house on his travels.
(noun) 
My films try to describe a journey of discovery.
Synonyms
progress
The road was too rough for further progress in the car.
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passage
We arrived after a 10-hour passage by ship.
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voyage
She aims to follow Amundsen's voyage to Antarctica.
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pilgrimage
a pilgrimage to the Catholic shrine at Lourdes
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odyssey
(verb) 
Definition
to make a journey
She has journeyed on horseback through Africa and Turkey.
Synonyms
travel
You can travel to Helsinki tomorrow.
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go
It took us an hour to go three miles.
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move
She waited for him to get up, but he didn't move.
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walk
They walked in silence for a while.
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range
They range widely in search of carrion.
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progress
He progressed slowly along the coast in an easterly direction.
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wander
He wandered aimlessly around the garden.
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trek
trekking through the jungles
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voyage
The boat is currently voyaging through the Barents Sea.
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roam
They were encouraged not to let their cattle roam freely.
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ramble
freedom to ramble across the moors
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traverse
I traversed the narrow pedestrian bridge.
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rove
roving about the town in the dead of night
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go walkabout (Australian)
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peregrinate

Quotations

A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step [Lao-tzeTao Te Ching]
A journey is like marriage. The certain way to be wrong is to think you control it [John SteinbeckTravels With Charley]Whenever I prepare for a journey I prepare as though for death. Should I never return, all is in order [Katherine Mansfield]

Additional synonyms

in the sense of drive
Definition
a journey in a driven vehicle
We might go for a drive on Sunday.
Synonyms
run,
spin (informal),
hurl (Scottish),
in the sense of excursion
Definition
a short outward and return journey, esp. for sightseeing, etc.
We also recommend a full day excursion to the Upper Douro.
Synonyms
day trip,
awayday,
pleasure trip
in the sense of expedition
Definition
a pleasure trip or excursion
We went on a shopping expedition.
Synonyms

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