trav·​eled ˈtra-vəld How to pronounce traveled (audio)
variants or travelled
: experienced in travel
a widely traveled journalist
: used by travelers
a well-traveled road

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web In the meantime, in the state’s largest cities, located along its most traveled highways and facing some of the worst air quality issues, there can still be a disconnect. Jan Ellen Spiegel, Hartford Courant, 22 Jan. 2023 This quarter-mile paved trail from Yosemite Lodge to the base of Lower Falls is perhaps the most traveled path in the park, and is wheelchair and stroller accessible. Chris Van Leuven, Outside Online, 19 Oct. 2022 The space definitely did not suit the couple’s style, which the designers described as California casual with traveled and Old World European elements. Sarah Yang, Sunset Magazine, 22 Nov. 2022 Not only did this give Omega victory in having the deepest-traveled watch—reaching 10,916 meters, pipping Cameron (10,908 meters) by 8 meters—but Omega developed a commercially available model, too. WIRED, 1 Nov. 2022 Take the road less traveled with this spunky Rizzo costume. Taysha Murtaugh, Country Living, 25 Oct. 2022 This area is an international mecca for wine lovers, bicyclists, and hikers who come to explore this extraordinarily beautiful but less traveled destination. Irene S. Levine, Forbes, 10 Oct. 2022 Follow an egg down the road less traveled—not to the plate but to the chicken coop, nestled safe under the bum of a doting mother hen—and a whole new story unfolds. Ruby Tandoh, Bon Appétit, 13 July 2022 Finally, Bhutan's Trans-Bhutan Trail and the historic Silk Roads of Uzbekistan are some of the less traveled ground in this year's picks. Maureen O'hare, CNN, 12 July 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of traveled was in the 15th century

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Cite this Entry

“Traveled.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Mar. 2023.

Kids Definition


variants or travelled
: having traveled widely : experienced in travel
a well-traveled reporter
: used by travelers
a heavily-traveled road
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