Travel

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Etymology

Middle English travelen (to make a laborious journey, travel) from Middle Scots travailen "to toil, work, travel", alteration of Middle English travaillen (to toil, work), from Template:Fro {{ Template:Fro/script |[[travailler#Template:Fro|travailler]]|face=term|lang=fro}} (to trouble, suffer, be worn out). See travail. Displaced native Middle English faren (to travel, fare) (from Old English faran (to travel, journey)), Middle English lithen (to go, travel) (from Old English {{ang|līþan||to go, travel}}), Middle English feren (to go, travel) (from Old English {{ang|fēran||to go, travel}}), Middle English ȝewalken, iwalken (to walk about, travel) (from Old English {{ang|ġewealcan||to go, traverse}}), Middle English swinken (to work, travel) (from Old English swincan (to labour, work at)). More at fare.

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Verb

Travel (third-person singular simple present [[travels#|travels]], present participle [[travelling#|travelling]], simple past and past participle [[travelled#|travelled]])
  1. (Articlesintransitive) To be on a journey, often for pleasure or business and with luggage; to go from one place to another.
    I like to travel.
  2. (Articlesintransitive) To pass from here to there; to move or transmit; to go from one place to another.
    Soundwaves can travel through water.
  3. (ArticlesintransitiveArticles, basketball) To move illegally by walking or running without dribbling the ball.
  4. (Articlestransitive) To travel throughout (a place).
    I’ve travelled the world.
  5. (Articlestransitive) To force to journey.
    • Spenser
      They shall not be travelled forth of their own franchises.
  6. (Articlesobsolete) To labour; to travail.
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Noun

Travel (plural [[~#|~]])
  1. The act of traveling.
    space travel
    travel to Spain
  2. Template:G A series of journeys.
  3. Template:G An account of one's travels.
    I’m off on my travels around France again.
  4. The activity or traffic along a route or through a given point.
  5. The working motion of a piece of machinery; the length of a mechanical stroke.
    There was a lot of travel in the handle, because the tool was out of adjustment.
    My drill press has a travel of only 1.5 inches.
  6. (Articlesobsolete) Labour; parturition; travail.

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Norwegian Bokmål

Etymology

Possibly from [[travail#|travail]]; compare with [[travl#|travl]].

Adjective

{{ Template:Nb/script |Travel|face=head|lang=nb}} (neuter singular Template:Slink, definite singular and plural Template:Slink, comparative Template:Slink, indefinite superlative Template:Slink, definite superlative Template:Slink)

  1. [[busy#|busy]]

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Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology

Possibly from [[travail#|travail]]; compare with [[travl#|travl]].

Adjective

Travel (neuter singular Template:Slink, definite singular and plural Template:Slink, comparative Template:Slink, indefinite superlative Template:Slink, definite superlative Template:Slink)

  1. [[busy#|busy]]

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