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When I was deputy chairman I could travel from Glasgow to Edinburgh without leaving Tory land. In a two-week period I covered every constituency in which we had an MP. There were 14. Now we have only one. We appear to have given up.
Jeffrey Archer

Meaning of "travel" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD TRAVEL

Travaillen to make a journey, from Old French travaillier to travail.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF TRAVEL

travel  [ˈtrævəl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF TRAVEL

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Travel is a verb and can also act as a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb travel in English.

WHAT DOES TRAVEL MEAN IN ENGLISH?

travel

Travel

Travel is the movement of people between relatively distant geographical locations, and can involve travel by foot, bicycle, automobile, train, boat, airplane, or other means, with or without luggage, and can be one way or round trip. Travel can also include relatively short stays between successive movements.

Definition of travel in the English dictionary

The first definition of travel in the dictionary is to go, move, or journey from one place to another. Other definition of travel is to go, move, or journey through or across. Travel is also to go, move, or cover a specified or unspecified distance.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO TRAVEL

PRESENT

Present
I travel
you travel
he/she/it travels
we travel
you travel
they travel
Present continuous
I am travelling
you are travelling
he/she/it is travelling
we are travelling
you are travelling
they are travelling
Present perfect
I have travelled
you have travelled
he/she/it has travelled
we have travelled
you have travelled
they have travelled
Present perfect continuous
I have been travelling
you have been travelling
he/she/it has been travelling
we have been travelling
you have been travelling
they have been travelling
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I travelled
you travelled
he/she/it travelled
we travelled
you travelled
they travelled
Past continuous
I was travelling
you were travelling
he/she/it was travelling
we were travelling
you were travelling
they were travelling
Past perfect
I had travelled
you had travelled
he/she/it had travelled
we had travelled
you had travelled
they had travelled
Past perfect continuous
I had been travelling
you had been travelling
he/she/it had been travelling
we had been travelling
you had been travelling
they had been travelling
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will travel
you will travel
he/she/it will travel
we will travel
you will travel
they will travel
Future continuous
I will be travelling
you will be travelling
he/she/it will be travelling
we will be travelling
you will be travelling
they will be travelling
Future perfect
I will have travelled
you will have travelled
he/she/it will have travelled
we will have travelled
you will have travelled
they will have travelled
Future perfect continuous
I will have been travelling
you will have been travelling
he/she/it will have been travelling
we will have been travelling
you will have been travelling
they will have been travelling
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would travel
you would travel
he/she/it would travel
we would travel
you would travel
they would travel
Conditional continuous
I would be travelling
you would be travelling
he/she/it would be travelling
we would be travelling
you would be travelling
they would be travelling
Conditional perfect
I would have travel
you would have travel
he/she/it would have travel
we would have travel
you would have travel
they would have travel
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been travelling
you would have been travelling
he/she/it would have been travelling
we would have been travelling
you would have been travelling
they would have been travelling
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you travel
we let´s travel
you travel
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to travel
Past participle
travelled
Present Participle
travelling
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH TRAVEL


approval
əˈpruːvəl
arrival
əˈraɪvəl
Cavell
ˈkævəl
civil
ˈsɪvəl
devil
ˈdɛvəl
disgavel
dɪsˈɡævəl
evil
ˈiːvəl
festival
ˈfɛstɪvəl
gavel
ˈɡævəl
gravel
ˈɡrævəl
level
ˈlɛvəl
marvel
ˈmɑːvəl
novel
ˈnɒvəl
out-travel
ˌaʊtˈtrævəl
oval
ˈəʊvəl
pretravel
priːˈtrævəl
ravel
ˈrævəl
removal
rɪˈmuːvəl
survival
səˈvaɪvəl
unravel
ʌnˈrævəl

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE TRAVEL

trave
travel agency
travel agent
travel agent´s
travel book
travel brochure
travel bureau
travel card
travel film
travel insurance
travel organization
travel rep
travel voucher
travel-sick
travel-sickness
travel-sickness pill
travel-stained
travel-weary
travelator
traveled

WORDS THAT END LIKE TRAVEL

air travel
avel
caravel
cavel
favel
Havel
navel
rondavel
space travel
Tavel
time travel

Synonyms and antonyms of travel in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «TRAVEL»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «travel» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of travel

Translation of «travel» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF TRAVEL

Find out the translation of travel to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of travel from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «travel» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

旅行
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

viaje
570 millions of speakers

English

travel
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

यात्रा
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

سَفَر
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

путешествие
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

viagem
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ভ্রমণ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

voyage
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Perjalanan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Reisen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

旅行
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

여행
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Lelungan
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

sự đi lại
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பயண
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

प्रवास
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

seyahat
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

viaggio
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

podróż
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

подорож
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

călătorie
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ταξίδι
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Reis
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

resa
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

reise
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of travel

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «TRAVEL»

The term «travel» is very widely used and occupies the 574 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Principal search tendencies and common uses of travel
List of principal searches undertaken by users to access our English online dictionary and most widely used expressions with the word «travel».

FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «TRAVEL» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «travel» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «travel» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about travel

EXAMPLES

10 QUOTES WITH «TRAVEL»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word travel.
1
Kiran Ahluwalia
Sometimes I envy people who can be only half crazy, with one foot in the passion and one foot in the real world. But that's not me. I dive into the total crazy experience. That's the only way to travel.
2
Waris Ahluwalia
I travel a lot, and I hunt for fabrics, then I have the tailor make me something.
3
Anthony Albanese
High-speed rail would revolutionise interstate travel and would also be an economic game-changer for dozens of regional communities along its path.
4
Jeffrey Archer
When I was deputy chairman I could travel from Glasgow to Edinburgh without leaving Tory land. In a two-week period I covered every constituency in which we had an MP. There were 14. Now we have only one. We appear to have given up.
5
David Attenborough
Dealing with global warming doesn't mean we have all got to suddenly stop breathing. Dealing with global warming means that we have to stop waste, and if you travel for no reason whatsoever, that is a waste.
6
Ruzwana Bashir
What you do on travel holiday is what your memories are based on. People want to do cool stuff, and this is what will shape your entire experience.
7
Duane G. Carey
And, obviously as a, as one who likes to travel around myself a lot, I think the Earth is a beautiful place. And, I'm looking forward to some new perspectives.
8
Rosalia de Castro
I see my path, but I don't know where it leads. Not knowing where I'm going is what inspires me to travel it.
9
Yvon Chouinard
Traveling is my form of self-education. Every stream I fish now is not as good as it used to be. Traveling is my form of self-education. Every stream I fish now is not as good as it used to be. If you keep your eyes open as you travel around, you realize we are destroying this planet.
10
Jimmy Cliff
I wanted to travel the world - I don't how that idea got in my head, but I really wanted to see the world... towns, cities, countries, I wanted to see them all.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «TRAVEL»

Discover the use of travel in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to travel and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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On the Road: The Original Scroll: (Penguin Classics Deluxe ...
A major literary event when it was published in Viking hardcover in 2007, this is the uncut version of an American classic—rougher, wilder, and more provocative than the official work that appeared, heavily edited, in 1957.
Jack Kerouac, Howard Cunnell, 2007
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The Travel Book: A Journey Through Every Country in the World
If, like me, you consider travel to be an important part of your life, then this book will be bad news - it shows us that no matter how far we travel, there's always further to go.
Lonely Planet,, 2010
3
A Dictionary of Travel and Tourism Terminology
This new edition contains over 500 new entries and the unique cross referencing system has been extended; for example accessing any entry about business travel leads to over 70 others.
Allan Beaver, 2005
4
Great Women Travel Writers: From 1750 to the Present
Travel is sacred. Travel is a quest. Travel is an escape. Travel is a passion! It is enlightening, a distraction, a novelty, a dream fulfilled. It may inspire joy, terror, longing _ often, all three.
Alba della Fazia Amoia, Bettina Liebowitz Knapp, 2005
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Cruise Travel
Cruise Travel is the world's leading cruise vacation magazine. Whether you're an experienced cruiser, a first-timer, or just dreaming of a cruise vacation, Cruise Travel is for you.
6
Time Travel in Einstein's Universe: The Physical ...
A leading astrophysicist takes time travel science fiction to science fact, speculating on the real possibility that temporal navigation might be within the grasp of humanity. Reprint.
J. Richard Gott, 2002
7
Travel
Demonstrates what travel was like in the past while comparing that experience to travel today.
Vicki Yates, 2007
8
Astral Travel: Your Guide to the Secrets of Out-of-the-body ...
A practical guide that teaches you how to differentiate between astral travel and conventional dreaming.
Gavin Frost, 1986
9
Business Travel and Tourism
With the use of case studies from around the world, 'Business Travel and Tourism' explores a broad range of issues, including: * The global business tourism market * The design of business tourism facilities * The role of the destination in ...
John Swarbrooke, Susan Horner, 2012
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Questions of Travel: Postmodern Discourses of Displacement
The book concludes with a critique of the politics of location as a form of essentialist identity politics and calls for new feminist geographies of place and displacement.
Caren Kaplan, 1996

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «TRAVEL»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term travel is used in the context of the following news items.
1
UK travel firms bring Britons back from Tunisia amid terror attack fears
"If you're in Tunisia and you don't have an essential need to remain you should leave by commercial means," the updated UK travel advisory issued Thursday ... «CNN, Jul 15»
2
Carnival Corporation Granted US Approval for Travel to Cuba
Authorized under current U.S.-to-Cuba travel guidelines, the new Cuban itineraries ... take travelers to Cuba under the existing 12 criteria for authorized travel. «MarketWatch, Jul 15»
3
More Americans will travel this Fourth of July, forecasts AAA
Auto club AAA estimates that 41.9 million Americans will travel over the July 4th holiday, the most in eight years. A stronger economy and uptick in jobs is ... «USA TODAY, Jun 15»
4
Qatar extends travel ban for 'Taliban 5'
(CNN) Qatar has agreed to temporarily extend a travel ban for the five senior Taliban leaders who have lived there since being released in a prisoner exchange ... «CNN, May 15»
5
Travel Ban Lifts Soon on Taliban Leaders Swapped for Bowe …
Ahead of the expiration of a one-year travel ban for the five senior Taliban leaders exchanged for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's release, U.S. government officials are ... «NBCNews.com, May 15»
6
US travel to Cuba surges under relaxed travel restrictions
HAVANA — “Is travel to Cuba for tourist activities permitted? No.” That's what the U.S. Treasury Department website says. And yet Havana is loaded with ... «Press Herald, May 15»
7
Memorial Day weekend travel will be busiest in 10 years
AAA projects that 37.2 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more from home. That's a 4.7 percent increase from the 35.5 million people who traveled last year ... «Fox News, May 15»
8
Airlines: This summer will be busiest ever for air travel
Airlines are expecting the busiest summer in the history of U.S. air travel. An estimated 222 million travelers are expected to fly from June 1 through Aug. «USA TODAY, May 15»
9
This will be the biggest Memorial Day travel weekend since 2005
The economy is strong enough to give consumers more confidence to travel. Employers added 223,000 jobs in April after a slow start to the year. Last year, job ... «Fortune, May 15»
10
Island Travel & Tours Adds 2nd Weekly Flight to Havana, Cuba from …
Island Travel & Tours, has joined with iHeart radio in a promotion that began today ... Island Travel & Tours, Ltd. also flies 6 times a week from Miami to Havana ... «MarketWatch, May 15»

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