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trip

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of trip

  1. 1 a going from one place to another usually of some distance <I'd like to book a trip to Greece with your travel agency> Synonyms expedition, passage, peregrination, travel(s), trek, journeyRelated Words commutation, commute, errand, excursion, flight, hop, jaunt, junket, outing, sally, sortie, tour; cruise, sail, voyage; drive, ride, spin; grand tour, odyssey, pilgrimage, progress, quest, safari; hike, slog, tramp, walk, walkabout

  2. 2 an unintentional departure from truth or accuracy <even a small trip in the bomb-making calculations could lead to disaster> Synonyms blunder, bobble, boob [British], boo-boo, brick, clanger [British], clinker, fault, flub, fluff, fumble, gaff, gaffe, goof, inaccuracy, lapse, miscue, misstep, mistake, oversight, screwup, slip, slipup, stumble, errorRelated Words bloomer, blooper, boner, howler, pratfall; foul-up, snafu; misapprehension, miscalculation, miscomprehension, misconception, misconstruction, miscue, misdescription, misimpression, misinterpretation, misjudgment, misreading, misstatement, misunderstandingNear Antonyms accuracy, correctness, exactitude, exactness, preciseness, precision, strictness; inerrancy, infallibility, perfection




trip

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of trip

  1. 1 to go at a pace faster than a walk <went tripping up the steps of city hall in their eagerness to get married> Synonyms dash, gallop, jog, scamper, sprint, run, trotRelated Words bound, canter, leap, lope, shag, skip, spring; barrel, belt, blast, blaze, blow, bolt, bomb [slang], bowl, breeze, bustle, buzz, cannonball, careen, course, foot (it), hare, hasten, hie, hoof (it), hotfoot (it), hump, hurl, hurry, hurtle, hustle, jet, leg (it), pelt, race, ram, rip, rocket, rush, rustle, shoot, speed, tear, whirl, whisk, zip, zoom; nip, patter, scoot, scurry, scuttle, step (along)Near Antonyms amble, saunter, shamble, shuffle, stroll; crawl, creep, dally, dawdle, dillydally, drag, lag, linger, loiter, poke, tarry; lumber, plod, trudge; hobble, limp

  2. 2 to go down from an upright position suddenly and involuntarily <tripped over a chair and landed on her face> Synonyms slip, stumble, topple, fall, tumbleRelated Words collapse, crumple, drop, flump, keel, plop, plunk (or plonk), slump (over); crash, free-fall, nose-dive, plummet, plunge, precipitate, wipe out; skid, slideAntonyms get up, rise, stand (up), uprise

  3. 3 to move with a light springing step <dancers tripping lightly across the stage> Synonyms bounce, bound, hop, lollop, lope, skipRelated Words caper, frisk, gambol, romp; skim, skitter; jump, leap, vaultNear Antonyms lumber, plod, trudge

  4. 4 to take a trip especially of some distance <while he was growing up, the family tripped to New England every summer> Synonyms journey, peregrinate, pilgrimage, tour, trek, travel, 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

  5. 5 to make a mistake <the press has had it in for the new governor, and they are just waiting for her to trip> Synonyms blunder, boob [British], flub, fluff, foul up, fumble, goof (up), louse up, mess (up), screw up, slip up, stumble, errRelated Words nod; bobble, botch, bungle, butcher, foozle, mangle, mishandle, muff, murder; miscalculate, misconceive, miscount, miscue, misdeem, misgauge, misjudge, mistake; misconstrue, misinterpret, misunderstand




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