English Thesaurus
(noun) 
Definition
a journey to a place and back, esp. for pleasure
On the Thursday we went out on a day trip.
Synonyms
journey
a journey from Manchester to Plymouth
,
outing
families on a Sunday afternoon outing
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excursion
We also recommend a full day excursion to the Upper Douro.
,
day out
,
run
Take them for a run in the car.
,
drive
We might go for a drive on Sunday.
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travel
He collects things for the house on his travels.
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tour
week five of my tour of European cities
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spin (informal)
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expedition
We went on a shopping expedition.
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voyage
She aims to follow Amundsen's voyage to Antarctica.
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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.
, ,
junket (informal)
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awayday
(noun) 
Definition
a false step
Slips, trips and falls were monitored using a daily calendar.
Synonyms
,
fall
The helmets are designed to withstand impacts equivalent to a fall from a bicycle.
, , ,
false move
, ,
false step
(noun) 
Synonyms
blunder
I think we have made a tactical blunder.
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slip
There must be no slips.
,
error
NASA discovered a mathematical error in its calculations.
,
lapse
The incident was being seen as a serious security lapse.
,
boob (British, slang)
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indiscretion
The newspapers tried to reveal the party's indiscretions.
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bloomer (British, informal)
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faux pas
She made an embarrassing faux pas.
(verb) 
Definition
to stumble or cause (someone) to stumble
She tripped and broke her hip.
Synonyms
stumble
The smoke was so thick that I stumbled on the first step.
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fall
The fisherman fell into the sea during a storm.
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fall over
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slip
Be careful not to slip.
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tumble
The dog had tumbled down the cliff.
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topple
He released his hold and toppled slowly backwards.
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stagger
a government that staggered from crisis to crisis
, ,
lose your balance
,
make a false move
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lose your footing
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take a spill
(verb) 
Definition
to walk lightly and quickly, with a dancelike motion
They tripped along without a care in the world.
Synonyms
skip
She was skipping along the pavement.
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dance
He danced off down the road.
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spring
The lion roared once and sprang.
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hop
I hopped down three steps.
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caper
The children were capering about, shouting and laughing.
, ,
frisk
creatures that grunted and frisked about
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gambol
children gambolling in the fields
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tread lightly
(verb) 
Definition
to experience the effects of a hallucinogenic drug
(informal)  One night I was tripping on acid.
Synonyms
take drugs
,
get high (informal)
,
get stoned (slang)
,
get loved-up (informal)
,
get off your face (slang)
,
turn on (slang)
(verb) 
He set the timer, then tripped the switch.
Synonyms
activate
video cameras that can be activated by computer
,
turn on
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flip
I flipped a cigarette butt out of the window.
,
release
He was released from custody the next day.
, ,
throw
He threw the switch to light the illuminations.
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engage
Show me how to engage the four-wheel drive.
,
set off
,
switch on
(verb) 
Synonyms
journey
She has journeyed on horseback through Africa and Turkey.
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go
It took us an hour to go three miles.
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travel
You can travel to Helsinki tomorrow.
, ,
voyage
The boat is currently voyaging through the Barents Sea.
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Phrasal verbs

See trip someone up

Additional synonyms

in the sense of caper
Definition
to skip about light-heartedly
The children were capering about, shouting and laughing.
in the sense of dance
Definition
to skip or leap
He danced off down the road.
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),

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