Synonyms for travelling

Grammar : Verb
Spell : trav-uh l
Phonetic Transcription : ˈtræv əl

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Définition of travelling

Origin :
  • late 14c., "to journey," from travailen (1300) "to make a journey," originally "to toil, labor" (see travail). The semantic development may have been via the notion of "go on a difficult journey," but it may also reflect the difficulty of going anywhere in the Middle Ages. Replaced Old English faran. Travels "accounts of journeys" is recorded from 1590s. Traveled "experienced in travel" is from early 15c. Traveling salesman is attested from 1885.
  • verb journey on a trip or tour
Example sentences :
  • After travelling about twenty miles, met the party coming all right.
  • Extract from : « Explorations in Australia » by John Forrest
  • For instance, my parents object to Sunday travelling and Sunday visiting.
  • Extract from : « Life in London » by Edwin Hodder
  • "I shall be travelling faster than your cumbersome safari," he objected.
  • Extract from : « The Leopard Woman » by Stewart Edward White
  • Whenever we saw any one, we hid ourselves, but we met few while travelling.
  • Extract from : « Ned Myers » by James Fenimore Cooper
  • I got my travelling companion to recommend a boarding-house, which he did.
  • Extract from : « Ned Myers » by James Fenimore Cooper
  • This Margaret was travelling with the Marquis of Morella, was she not?
  • Extract from : « Fair Margaret » by H. Rider Haggard
  • Yet how could he have known that I was travelling with ladies?
  • Extract from : « It Happened in Egypt » by C. N. Williamson
  • Do you imagine sailing by different cities or countries is travelling?
  • Extract from : « Joseph Andrews, Vol. 2 » by Henry Fielding
  • "About fifty dollars, I think," said the travelling man, fumbling for his wallet.
  • Extract from : « The Fortune Hunter » by Louis Joseph Vance
  • If you will accept me, then, as a travelling companion, I will go with you to Paris.
  • Extract from : « Alice, or The Mysteries, Complete » by Edward Bulwer-Lytton

Antonyms for travelling

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