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trip

noun

1 trip

A journey for some purpose (usually including the return).

Roget 267: navigation; aquatics; boating, yachting; ship etc. 273; oar, paddle, screw, sail, canvas, aileron.    natation, ... show more

Roget 266: travel; traveling etc. v.. wayfaring, campaigning.    journey, excursion, expedition, tour, trip, grand tour, circuit, peregrination, ... show more



2 trip

A hallucinatory experience induced by drugs.

Dutch: trip

3 trip

An accidental misstep threatening (or causing) a fall.

synonym: slip.

Roget 947: guilt, guiltiness; culpability; criminality, criminousness; deviation from rectitude etc. (improbity) 940; sinfulness etc. (vice) 945.    ... show more

Roget 306: descent, descension, declension, declination; fall; falling etc. v.; slump; drop, plunge, plummet, cadence; subsidence, ... show more

Roget 732: failure; nonsuccess, nonfulfillment; dead failure, successlessness; abortion, miscarriage; brutum fulmen etc. 158 [Lat.]; labor in vain etc. (inutility) 645; ... show more

4 trip

An exciting or stimulating experience.

synonym: head trip.

5 trip

A catch mechanism that acts as a switch:
— The pressure activates the tripper and releases the water.

synonym: tripper.

6 trip

A light or nimble tread.

7 trip

An unintentional but embarrassing blunder:
— He recited the whole poem without a single trip.
— He arranged his robes to avoid a trip-up later.

synonyms: misstep, stumble, trip-up.

Roget 495: error, fallacy; misconception, misapprehension, misstanding, misunderstanding; inexactness etc. adj.; laxity; misconstruction etc. (misinterpretation) 523; ... show more

Dutch: misstap

verb

1 trip

Miss a step and fall or nearly fall.

synonym: stumble.

Roget 306: descend; go down, drop down, come down; fall, gravitate, drop, slip, slide, rappel, settle; plunge, plummet, ... show more

Roget 274: move quickly, trip, fisk; speed, hie, hasten, post, spank, scuttle; scud, scuddle; scour, scour the plain; scamper; ... show more

Roget 945: be vicious etc. adj.; sin, commit sin, do amiss, err, transgress; misdemean oneself, forget oneself, misconduct oneself; misdo, misbehave; fall, ... show more

Roget 699: be unskillful etc. adj.; not see an inch beyond one's nose; blunder, bungle, boggle, fumble, botch, bitch, flounder, stumble, trip; hobble ... show more

Roget 495: be erroneous etc. adj.. cause error; mislead, misguide; lead astray, lead into error; beguile, misinform etc. (misteach) 538; delude; ... show more

Roget 309: leap; jump up, jump over the moon; hop, spring, bound, vault, ramp, cut capers, trip, skip, dance, caper; ... show more

Roget 732: fail; be unsuccessful etc. adj.; not succeed etc. 731; make vain efforts etc. n.; do in vain, labor in vain, toil in vain; flunk [U.S.]; ... show more

2 trip

Cause to stumble:
— The questions on the test tripped him up.

synonym: trip up.

Dutch: neerhalen, onderuithalen

3 trip

Make a trip for pleasure.

synonyms: jaunt, travel.

4 trip

Put in motion or move to act.

synonyms: activate, actuate, set off, spark, spark off, touch off, trigger, trigger off.

Dutch: aandrijven, aanzetten, activeren, inschakelen

5 trip

Get high, stoned, or drugged:
— He trips every weekend.

synonyms: get off, trip out, turn on.

Dutch: trippen


Moby thesaurus: airlift, airy nothing, allure, amble, antic, apparition, army, atrocity, autism, backslide, bad job, bait the hook, balk, barge, be all thumbs, bevue, birdlime, blooper, blow down, blow over ... show more.

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