Tour meaning

to͝or
A trip with visits to various places of interest for business, pleasure, or instruction.
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A journey to fulfill a round of engagements in several places.

A pianist on a concert tour.

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A group organized for such a trip or for a shorter sightseeing excursion.
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A brief trip to or through a place for the purpose of seeing it.

A tour of the house.

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A shift, as in a factory.
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To travel from place to place, especially for pleasure.
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To travel among various places while fulfilling engagements.
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To make a tour of.

Toured Europe last summer; officials touring the scene of the disaster.

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To present (a play, for example) on a tour.
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A turn or shift of work; esp., a period of duty or military service at a single place.
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A long trip, as for sightseeing.
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Any trip, as for inspection; round; circuit; specif., a trip, as by a theatrical company or speaker, to give performances, lectures, etc. at a number of cities.
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To go on a tour.
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To take a tour through.
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To take (a play, theatrical company, etc.) on a tour.
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A journey through a particular building, estate, country, etc.
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A journey through a given list of places, such as by an entertainer performing concerts.
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(sports, chiefly cricket and rugby) A trip taken to another country in which several matches are played.
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(military) A tour of duty.
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(intransitive) To make a journey; as, to tour throughout a country.
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To make a circuit of a place.
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(dated) A tower.
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(obsolete) To toot a horn.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
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(cycling) The Tour de France.
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The definition of a tour is a trip or journey for sightseeing or for entertainers to perform in many cities.

An example of a tour is taking a two-week train trip through Rome, Paris, Barcelona and Berlin.

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A guided visit to a particular place, or virtual place.
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A period of duty at a single place or job.
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A series of professional tournaments, as in golf.
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on tour
  • Touring, as to give performances, lectures, etc.
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Idioms and Phrasal Verbs

Origin of tour

  • Middle English a turn from Old French (influenced by tourner to turn about) from Latin tornus lathe turn

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Old French tour, tourn, from the verb torner, tourner.

    From Wiktionary

  • Old French tor, French tour (“tower")

    From Wiktionary

  • See toot.

    From Wiktionary