An example of travel is the act of going from New York to London.
An example of travel is when you get on a bus or a plane.
Travel the roads of Europe.
Travels in wealthy circles.
Some wines travel poorly.
With the railroad, travel between cities became swift.
She works in travel.
Translated poetry does not often travel well.
I like to travel.
I've travelled the world.
Travel to Spain.
I'm off on my travels around France again.
There was a lot of travel in the handle, because the tool was out of adjustment.
My drill press has a travel of only 1.5 inches.
Origin of travel
- Middle English travelen alteration of travailen to toil from Old French travailler travail
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- Middle English travelen (“to make a laborious journey, travel") from Middle Scots travailen "to toil, work, travel", alteration of Middle English travaillen (“to toil, work"), from Old French travailler (“to trouble, suffer, be worn out"). See travail. Displaced native Middle English faren (“to travel, fare") (from Old English faran (“to travel, journey")), Middle English lithen (“to go, travel") (from Old English lÄ«Ã¾an (“to go, travel")), Middle English feren (“to go, travel") (from Old English fÄ“ran (“to go, travel")), Middle English Èewalken, iwalken (“to walk about, travel") (from Old English Ä¡ewealcan (“to go, traverse")), Middle English swinken (“to work, travel") (from Old English swincan (“to labour, work at")). More at fare.