- The definition of a journey is a trip from one place to another.
An example of a journey is an expedition through a rainforest.
- Journey is defined as to travel.
An example of journey is to go on a trip through the Sahara desert.
A group of people on a journey throught the rainforest.
- the act or an instance of traveling from one place to another; trip
- any course or passage from one stage or experience to another
Origin of journeyMiddle English journee ; from Old French ; from Vulgar Latin an unverified form diurnata, day's journey, day's work ; from Late Latin diurnum, a daily portion ; from Classical Latin diurnus, daily ; from dies, day: see deity
- a. The act of traveling from one place to another, especially when involving a considerable distance; a trip.b. A distance to be traveled or the time required for a trip: a 2,000-mile journey to the Pacific; the three-day journey home.
- A process or course likened to traveling, such as a series of trying experiences; a passage: the journey from addiction to recovery.
verbjour·neyed, jour·ney·ing, jour·neys
Origin of journeyMiddle English journei, day, day's travel, journey, from Old French jornee, from Vulgar Latin *diurnāta, from Late Latin diurnum, day, from neuter of Latin diurnus, of a day, from diēs, day; see diary.
- See also journey
(third-person singular simple present journeys, present participle journeying, simple past and past participle journeyed)
- To travel, to make a trip or voyage.
From Middle English journee, from Old French jornee, from Medieval Latin diurnata (“a day's work, a day's journey, a fixed day, a day”), from Latin diurnus (“daily”), from diēs (“day”).