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Standard Definition

[n] the act of traveling from one place to another
[v] undertake a journey or trip
[v] travel upon or across; "travel the oceans"


journeying - (3 syllables), travel - (2 syllables)

Misc. Definitions

\Jour"ney\, n.; pl. {Journeys}. [OE. jornee, journee, prop., a day's journey, OF. jorn['e]e, jurn['e]e, a day, a day's work of journey, F. journ['e]e, fr. OF. jorn, jurn, jor a day, F. jour, fr. L. diurnus. See {Journal}.]
1. The travel or work of a day. [Obs.] --Chaucer. We have yet large day, for scarce the sun Hath finished half his journey. --Milton.
2. Travel or passage from one place to another; hence, figuratively, a passage through life. The good man . . . is gone a long journey. --Prov. vii. 1
9. We must all have the same journey's end. --Bp. Stillingfleet. Syn: Tour; excursion; trip; expedition; pilgrimage. Usage: {Journey}, {Tour}, {Excursion}, {Pilgrimage}. The word journey suggests the idea of a somewhat prolonged traveling for a specific object, leading a person to pass directly from one point to another. In a tour, we take a roundabout course from place to place, more commonly for pleasure, though sometimes on business. An excursion is usually a brief tour or trip for pleasure, health, etc. In a pilgrimage we travel to a place hallowed by our religions affections, or by some train of sacred or tender associations. A journey on important business; the tour of Europe; an excursion to the lakes; a pilgrimage to the Holy Land.
\Jour"ney\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Journeyed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Journeying}.] To travel from place to place; to go from home to a distance. Abram journeyed, going on still toward the south. --Gen. xii.
\Jour"ney\, v. t. To traverse; to travel over or through. [R.] ``I journeyed many a land.'' --Sir W. Scott.