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noun voy·age \ˈvȯi-ij, ˈvȯ(-)ij\

Definition of voyage

  1. 1 :  an act or instance of traveling :  journey

  2. 2 :  a course or period of traveling by other than land routes <a long sea voyage>

  3. 3 :  an account of a journey especially by sea

Examples of voyage in a sentence

  1. The Titanic sank on her maiden voyage.

  2. He wrote about his many voyages into the South Seas.

  3. a manned voyage to Mars

Origin and Etymology of voyage

Middle English viage, veyage, from Anglo-French veiage, from Late Latin viaticum, from Latin, traveling money, from neuter of viaticus of a journey, from via way — more at way


First Known Use: 14th century


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verb voy·age

Definition of voyage

voyaged

voyaging

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to take a trip :  travel

  3. transitive verb
  4. :  sail, traverse

voyager

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Examples of voyage in a sentence

  1. They voyaged to distant lands.

  2. He spent his youth voyaging around the globe.

15th Century

First Known Use of voyage

15th century


VOYAGE Defined for English Language Learners

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noun voy·age \ˈvȯi-ij, ˈvȯ(-)ij\

Definition of voyage for English Language Learners

  • : a long journey to a distant or unknown place especially over water or through outer space


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verb voy·age

Definition of voyage for English Language Learners

  • : to take a long journey usually by ship or boat


VOYAGE Defined for Kids

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noun voy·age \ˈvȯi-ij\

Definition of voyage for Students

  1. :  a journey especially by water to a distant or unknown place


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verb voy·age

Definition of voyage for Students

voyaged

voyaging

  1. :  to take a long trip usually by boat <The explorers voyaged to distant lands.>

voyager

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