A woman enjoys her ocean voyage.
- The definition of a voyage is a long trip, often involving traveling somewhere by plane or boat.
When you travel from New York to London by a cruise ship, this is an example of a voyage.
- a relatively long journey or passage by water or, formerly, by land
- a journey by aircraft or spacecraft
- a written account of a voyage
Origin of voyageMiddle English viage ; from Old French veiage, voyage ; from Late Latin viaticum, a journey ; from Classical Latin traveling money, provision for a journey ; from viaticus, of a journey ; from via, way, journey: see via
- A long journey to a foreign or distant place, especially by sea.
- a. often voyages The events of a journey of exploration or discovery considered as material for a narrative.b. Such a narrative.
verbvoy·aged, voy·ag·ing, voy·ag·es
Origin of voyageMiddle English, from Old French veyage, from Late Latin viāticum, a journey, from Latin, provisions for a journey, from neuter of viāticus, of a journey, from via, road; see wegh- in Indo-European roots.
- A long journey, especially by ship.
(third-person singular simple present voyages, present participle voyaging, simple past and past participle voyaged)
- To go on a long journey.