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Standard Definition

[n] a journey to some distant place
[n] an act of traveling by water
[v] travel by boat on a boat propelled by wind or by other means; "The QE2 will sail to Southampton tomorrow"


navigate - (3 syllables), ocean trip - (3 syllables), sail - (1 syllables)

Misc. Definitions

\Voy"age\ (?; 48), n. [OE. veage, viage, OF. veage, viage, veiage, voiage, F. voyage, LL. viaticum, fr. L. viaticum traveling money, provision for a journey, from viaticus belonging to a road or journey, fr. via way, akin to E. way. See {Way}, n., and cf. {Convey}, {Deviate}, {Devious}, {Envoy}, {Trivial}, {Viaduct}, {Viaticum}.]
1. Formerly, a passage either by sea or land; a journey, in general; but not chiefly limited to a passing by sea or water from one place, port, or country, to another; especially, a passing or journey by water to a distant place or country. I love a sea voyage and a blustering tempest. --J. Fletcher. So steers the prudent crane Her annual voyage, borne on winds. --Milton. All the voyage of their life Is bound in shallows and in miseries. --Shak.
2. The act or practice of traveling. [Obs.] Nations have interknowledge of one another by voyage into foreign parts, or strangers that come to them. --Bacon.
3. Course; way. [Obs.] --Shak.
\Voy"age\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Voyaged}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Voyaging}.] [Cf. F. voyager.] To take a voyage; especially, to sail or pass by water. A mind forever Voyaging through strange seas of thought alone. --Wordsworth.
\Voy"age\, v. t. To travel; to pass over; to traverse. With what pain [I] voyaged the unreal, vast, unbounded deep. --Milton.