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

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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 So some private landowners have opened their fields to campers as a way to make some extra money and show off the beauty of rural life in the state's less traveled parts. Aimee Green,, "Eastern Oregon neighbors worry about human waste from eclipse campers, file lawsuit," 12 July 2017 Road travel will likely increase by nearly 3 percent from last year, AAA said, making it the most traveled Independence Day holiday weekend ever. Sarah Brookbank,, "How to navigate around the Brent Spence Bridge on July 4," 26 June 2017 And yet there’s a lot to hold one’s attention: The Greek setting is far less traveled ground in the English-language World War II novel, and Brown’s pacing is strong and engaging, at least at the outset. Mary Pols, New York Times, "World War II Fiction: The Home Front," 31 Mar. 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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English Language Learners Definition of traveled

: having traveled to many different places
: used by travelers

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to wander slowly or to speak indistinctly

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