Trav·el v. i. [imp. & p. p. Traveled or Travelled; p. pr. & vb. n. Traveling or Travelling.]
1. To labor; to travail. [Obsoles.]
2. To go or march on foot; to walk; as, to travel over the city, or through the streets.
3. To pass by riding, or in any manner, to a distant place, or to many places; to journey; as, a man travels for his health; he is traveling in California.
4. To pass; to go; to move.
Time travels in divers paces with divers persons. --Shak.
Trav·eled a. Having made journeys; having gained knowledge or experience by traveling; hence, knowing; experienced. [Written also travelled.]
The traveled thane, Athenian Aberdeen. --Byron.
n 1: the act of going from one place to another; "he enjoyed
selling but he hated the travel" [syn: traveling, travelling]
2: a movement through space that changes the location of
something [syn: change of location]
3: self-propelled movement [syn: locomotion]
v 1: change location; move, travel, or proceed; "How fast does
your new car go?"; "We travelled from Rome to Naples by
bus"; "The policemen went from door to door looking for
the suspect"; "The soldiers moved towards the city in an
attempt to take it before night fell" [syn: go, move,
locomote] [ant: stay in place]
2: undertake a journey or trip [syn: journey]
3: make a trip for pleasure [syn: trip, jaunt]
4: travel upon or across; "travel the oceans" [syn: journey]
5: undergo transportation as in a vehicle; "We travelled North
on Rte. 508"
6: travel from place to place, as for the purpose of finding
work, preaching, or acting as a judge [syn: move around]
[also: travelling, travelled]
adj : familiar with many parts of the world; "a traveled, educated
man"; "well-traveled people" [syn: traveled]