Synonyms for trip

Grammar : Noun, verb
Spell : trip
Phonetic Transcription : trɪp

Top 10 synonyms for trip Other synonyms for the word trip

Définition of trip

Origin :
  • late 14c. (implied in tripper), "tread or step lightly, skip, caper," from Old French tripper "strike with the feet" (12c.), from a Germanic source (cf. Middle Dutch trippen "to skip, trip, hop," Low German trippeln, Frisian tripje, Dutch trappen, Old English treppan "to tread, trample") related to trap.
  • The sense of "strike with the foot and cause to stumble" is first recorded early 15c. Meaning "to release" (a catch, lever, etc.) is recorded from 1897; trip-wire is attested from 1916. Related: Tripped; tripping.
  • noun journey, excursion
  • noun error, blunder
  • verb fall, err
Example sentences :
  • I'd 'a' felt foolish to have anyone know jest why I was makin' the trip.
  • Extract from : « The Spenders » by Harry Leon Wilson
  • Auntie, dear, the trip has made me more restless and dissatisfied than ever.
  • Extract from : « The Spenders » by Harry Leon Wilson
  • Suppose that you are taking a trip in the mountains and you have seen a deer.
  • Extract from : « Ancient Man » by Hendrik Willem van Loon
  • He would say that his was a trip of business, and not pleasure, and hard work he had.
  • Extract from : « Explorations in Australia » by John Forrest
  • I'm not going to Welland this trip, as you may be disappointed to learn.
  • Extract from : « In the Midst of Alarms » by Robert Barr
  • I don't believe one of them ever fired a weapon before this trip.
  • Extract from : « The Leopard Woman » by Stewart Edward White
  • We had planned a trip to the Knob the next day, and were to camp out for the night.
  • Extract from : « The Underdog » by F. Hopkinson Smith
  • And yet it was nothing very unusual for Mr Verloc to take such a trip.
  • Extract from : « The Secret Agent » by Joseph Conrad
  • That was the Marquis's name for her: gave it after a trip to Egypt.
  • Extract from : « It Happened in Egypt » by C. N. Williamson
  • It got into shadows on the road, and lay cunningly on its back to trip him up.
  • Extract from : « A Tale of Two Cities » by Charles Dickens

Antonyms for trip

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