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journey

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noun jour·ney \ˈjər-nē\

Simple Definition of journey

  • : an act of traveling from one place to another

Full Definition of journey

plural journeys

  1. 1 :  an act or instance of traveling from one place to another :  trip

  2. 2 chiefly dialect :  a day's travel

  3. 3 :  something suggesting travel or passage from one place to another <the journey from youth to maturity> <a journey through time>

Examples of journey

  1. a long journey across the country

  2. She's on the last leg of a six-month journey through Europe.

  3. We wished her a safe and pleasant journey.



Origin of journey

Middle English, from Anglo-French jurnee day, day's journey, from jur day, from Late Latin diurnum, from Latin, neuter of diurnus


First Known Use: 13th century

Rhymes with journey


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journey

verb jour·ney

Simple Definition of journey

  • : to go on a journey

Full Definition of journey

jour·neyedjour·ney·ing

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to go on a journey :  travel

  3. transitive verb
  4. :  to travel over or through

jour·ney·er noun

Examples of journey

  1. She was the first woman to journey into space.

  2. <an intense yearning to journey to distant lands>



14th Century

First Known Use of journey

14th century


JOURNEY Defined for Kids

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journey

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noun jour·ney \ˈjər-nē\

Definition of journey

plural jour·neys

  1. :  an act of traveling from one place to another




2

journey

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verb jour·ney

Definition of journey

jour·neyedjour·ney·ing

  1. :  to travel to a distant place





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