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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 But one Valley entrepreneur wanted to take that wish on a journey much less traveled. Georgann Yara, The Arizona Republic, "Arizona dietary supplements company Mdrive sees big gains in sales," 31 July 2020 When done exploring, descend back to the Flume Connector and hike 2 miles west on the pleasantly shaded, sparsely traveled route to where the trail joins the Timber Mesa loop, the turnaround point for the hike. Mare Czinar, The Arizona Republic, "Enjoy White Mountains views for miles on this not-too-crowded hike. Here's how to do it," 7 Aug. 2020 The two-phase plan is to put in fuel breaks on more heavily traveled Idaho routes and follow that up with breaks on interior routes, giving the area a jigsaw puzzle appearance. USA TODAY, "The Dude distances, LA beaches reopen, lottery soars: News from around our 50 states," 14 May 2020 After that low-key soiree, Bloomberg jetted to Oklahoma, another less traveled Super Tuesday state. James Pindell,, "Mike Bloomberg is running for president in a parallel campaign world. Here’s the story from Utah, not Iowa," 21 Jan. 2020 Larry Brown joins Tarkanian as probably the most traveled and NCAA-investigated coach after stops at UCLA, Kansas and SMU. Elton Alexander,, "College basketball scandal: NCAA scrambles for answers as FBI probe continues," 28 Feb. 2018 One of Liberty Township’s most heavily traveled roadways is getting a major upgrade that begins Monday. Sue Kiesewetter,, "Ohio 747 widening should help Liberty's north-south traffic flow," 5 Feb. 2018 The Northeast Corridor, which runs between Washington, D.C. and Boston is one of the most traveled stretches in the country. Lori Aratani, Washington Post, "Senators ask Transportation Department to look into airline price gouging during Irma," 7 Sep. 2017 The opening is on a Wednesday morning near the end of rush hour, along one of the most traveled highways in Central Indiana. John Tuohy, Indianapolis Star, "7 things to know about Ikea Fishers' spectacular grand opening," 15 Aug. 2017

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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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“Traveled.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Nov. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of traveled

: having traveled to many different places
: used by travelers

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