round trip

noun, often attributive
\ ˈrau̇n(d)-ˌtrip How to pronounce round trip (audio) \
variants: or less commonly roundtrip or round-trip
plural round trips also roundtrips or round-trips

Definition of round trip

: a trip to a place and back usually over the same route It's a 25 mile round trip to work. an hour-long round trip by boat The lowest fare for the round trip is $1,694.18 including taxes and fees …— Helen Anders and James Barragan

Other Words from round trip

round-trip or less commonly roundtrip adjective
round-trip fares round-trip travel With 50,000 miles accumulated, one can qualify for a free roundtrip ticket to Europe and back. — David E. Rosenbaum
round trip or round-trip or roundtrip adverb
Consider the cost of flying round-trip for a three-day weekend to Los Angeles … — Michael Fumento

First Known Use of round trip

1837, in the meaning defined above

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round trip

noun

English Language Learners Definition of round trip

: a trip to a place and back usually over the same route

round trip

noun

Kids Definition of round trip

: a trip to a place and back usually over the same route

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