trav·​eled | \ ˈtra-vəld How to pronounce traveled (audio) \
variants: or travelled

Definition of traveled

1 : experienced in travel a widely traveled journalist
2 : used by travelers a well-traveled road

Examples of traveled in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Instead of acting like a statesman in the midst of a growing crisis, Cruz took what has become the road more traveled, trying to score points, provoke an emotional response, and perhaps get noticed, approvingly, in the farthest fringes. Frida Ghitis, CNN, 29 Oct. 2021 Lane closures on Deerpath Road in Lake Forest were set to start Tuesday, expected to make what has already been a challenging period for drivers on the highly-traveled roadway even more intense. Daniel I. Dorfman,, 10 July 2021 There are several smaller roads off the route, but the Ring Road is by far the most traveled and central. Kaye Toal, Travel + Leisure, 29 June 2021 Of the two, the 60-mile-long McCarthy Road is the one far more traveled. Bailey Berg, Anchorage Daily News, 28 June 2021 Instead, Matalon decided to lean into the conflict, in a different way—a fourth path, less traveled. Amanda Ripley, Time, 17 Apr. 2021 And loads of hikers shifted their plans from prominent trails like the AT or the PCT to less traveled routes. Grayson Haver Currin, Outside Online, 12 Apr. 2021 Werbe takes a road less traveled in the pacing and style of his novel. Julie Hinds, Detroit Free Press, 28 Mar. 2021 The pandemic has driven many people in the Bay Area to seek less traveled paths in the great outdoors, including skiers. Kellie Hwang, San Francisco Chronicle, 15 Mar. 2021

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First Known Use of traveled

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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

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5 Nov 2021

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“Traveled.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Nov. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of traveled

: having traveled to many different places
: used by travelers


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