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Synonyms and Antonyms of peregrinate

  1. 1 to make one's way through, across, or over <Jack Kerouac's celebrated novel about penniless free spirits peregrinating the United States> Synonyms course, cover, cross, cut (across), follow, go, navigate, pass (over), perambulate, traverse, proceed (along), track, transit, travelRelated Words hike, traipse, tramp, tread, walk; ride, run; crisscross

  2. 2 to take a trip especially of some distance <a couple of backpacking college students who decided to spend the summer peregrinating around Ireland> Synonyms journey, travel, pilgrimage, tour, trek, trip, voyageRelated Words gallivant (also galavant), hop, jaunt, knock (about), perambulate, ramble, roam, rove, traipse, wander; migrate, road-trip; bus, cab, coach, cruise, drive, fly, gig, jet, motor, navigate, ride, roll, sail, trundle; barnstorm

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a very small amount

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