Thesaurus > Related Words: trip

  Words related to trip

Related / Similar Words: trip-up, stumble, misstep, tripper, head trip, slip, trip out, turn on, get off, actuate, trigger, activate, set off, spark off, spark, trigger off, touch off, travel, jaunt, trip up

 

Definition:
  • an unintentional but embarrassing blunder; "he recited the whole poem without a single trip"; "he arranged his robes to avoid a trip-up later"; "confusion caused his unfortunate misstep";
  • a light or nimble tread; "he heard the trip of women''s feet overhead";
  • a journey for some purpose (usually including the return); "he took a trip to the shopping center";
  • a catch mechanism that acts as a switch; "the pressure activates the tripper and releases the water";
  • an exciting or stimulting experience;
  • an accidental misstep threatening (or causing) a fall; "he blamed his slip on the ice"; "the jolt caused many slips and a few spills";
  • a hallucinatory experience induced by drugs; "an acid trip";
  • get high, stoned, or drugged; "He trips every weekend";
  • put in motion or move to act; "trigger a reaction"; "actuate the circuits";
  • make a trip for pleasure;
  • miss a step and fall or nearly fall; "She stumbled over the tree root";
  • cause to stumble; "The questions on the test tripped him up";

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    Hyponyms: flight, junket, round trip, run, trek, errand, service call, spill, tumble, fall, travel to, visit, travel, journey, ply, commute, travel back and forth, peregrinate, founder

     

    Entailments: walk

     

    Derivational Morphology: stumble, slip up, trip up, catch, travel, jaunt, actuate, trigger, activate, set off, spark off, spark, trigger off, touch off, trip out, turn on, get off, activation, induction, initiation, actuator, act, human action, human activity, propulsion, actuation, tripper, excursion, outing, junket, pleasure trip, expedition, sashay, sightseer, excursionist, rubberneck, traveler, traveller, slip, stumbler

     

    Language Translations:
    Chinese: 旅行   Dutch: tocht  
    Finnish: matka   French: voyage  
    German: Reise   Greek: ταξίδι  
    Hungarian: kirándulás   Italian: viaggio  
    Japanese: 旅行   Korean: 여행  
    Polish: podróż   Portuguese: viagem  
    Romanian: excursie   Russian: поездка  
    Spanish: viaje   Swedish: resa  
     
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