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Definition 1: the act of traveling from one place to another - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for journey in the sense of this definition

(journey is a kind of ...) the act of going from one place to another

"he enjoyed selling but he hated the travel"

(... is a kind of journey ) a journey to some distant place

(... is a kind of journey ) a journey taken for pleasure

"many summer excursions to the shore" "it was merely a pleasure trip" "after cautious sashays into the field"

(... is a kind of journey ) a journey to a sacred place

(... is a kind of journey ) a journey or route all the way around a particular place or area

"they took an extended tour of Europe" "we took a quick circuit of the park" "a ten-day coach circuit of the island"

(... is a kind of journey ) a journey by ox wagon (especially an organized migration by a group of settlers)

(... is a kind of journey ) a tedious or difficult journey

(... is a kind of journey ) wandering from the main path of a journey

(... is a kind of journey ) a journey organized for a particular purpose

(... is a kind of journey ) a journey usually by ship

"the outward passage took 10 days"

(... is a kind of journey ) a journey for some purpose (usually including the return)

"he took a trip to the shopping center"

(... is a kind of journey ) a long wandering and eventful journey

(... is a kind of journey ) a journey by dogsled

(... is a kind of journey ) a journey over a long distance

"it's a long haul from New York to Los Angeles"

(... is a kind of journey ) a journey in a vehicle (usually an automobile)

"he took the family for a drive in his new car"

(... is a kind of journey ) a regular journey of some distance to and from your place of work

"there is standing room only on the high-speed commute"

(... is a kind of journey ) a journey or passage

"they are on the way"

(journey is a part of ...) a section or portion of a journey or course

"then we embarked on the second stage of our Caribbean cruise"

Definition 2: undertake a journey or trip - [verb of motion]

Synonyms for journey in the sense of this definition

(journey is a kind of ...) make a trip for pleasure

(... is a kind of journey ) make a tour of a certain place

"We toured the Provence this summer"

(... is a kind of journey ) travel all over the world for pleasure and sightseeing

(... is a kind of journey ) ride in or travel with a sledge

"the antarctic expedition sledged along the coastline" "The children sledged all day by the lake"

(... is a kind of journey ) travel on water propelled by wind or by other means

"The QE2 will sail to Southampton tomorrow"

(... is a kind of journey ) make a long and difficult journey

"They trekked towards the North Pole with sleds and skis"

(... is a kind of journey ) journey on foot, especially in the mountains

"We spent the summer trekking in the foothills of the Himalayas"

(journey has a similar meaning as ...) travel upon or across

"travel the oceans"

Definition 3: travel upon or across - [verb of motion]

Samples where journey or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • travel the oceans

Synonyms for journey in the sense of this definition

(journey is a kind of ...) change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically

"How fast does your new car go?" "We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus" "The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect" "The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell" "news travelled fast"

(... is a kind of journey ) traverse or travel on (a body of water)

"We sailed the Atlantic" "He sailed the Pacific all alone"

(... is a kind of journey ) travel by ship

(... is a kind of journey ) ride over, along, or through

"Ride the freeways of California"

(... is a kind of journey ) travel over (an area of land or sea) in an aircraft

"Lindbergh was the first to fly the Atlantic"

(... is a kind of journey ) drive around aimlessly but ostentatiously and at leisure

"She cruised the neighborhood in her new convertible"

(journey has a similar meaning as ...) undertake a journey or trip

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