Trek definition

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To make a slow or arduous journey.
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(south african) To travel by ox wagon.
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To journey on foot, especially to hike through mountainous areas.
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A journey or leg of a journey, especially when slow or difficult.
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(south african) A journey by ox wagon, especially a migration such as that of the Boers from 1835 to 1837.
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(south afr.) To travel by ox wagon.
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To travel slowly or laboriously.
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(informal) To go, esp. on foot.
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(south afr.) To draw (a wagon)
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(south afr.) A journey made by ox wagon, or one leg of such a journey.
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The definition of a trek is a journey or part of a journey.

An example of a trek is a hike from one village to another in the Himalayas.

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Trek is defined as to wander slowly.

An example of trek is taking a leisurely walk in the park.

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Any journey or leg of a journey.
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A migration.
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(informal) A short trip, esp. on foot.
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A slow or difficult journey.

We're planning on going on a trek up Kilimanjaro.

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(South Africa) A journey by ox wagon.
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(South Africa) The Boer migration of 1835-1837.
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(intransitive) To make a slow or arduous journey.
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(intransitive) To journey on foot, especially to hike through mountainous areas.
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(South Africa) To travel by ox wagon.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
trek
Plural:
treks

Origin of trek

  • Afrikaans to travel by ox wagon from Dutch trekken to travel from Middle Dutch trecken to pull

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

  • From Afrikaans trek.

    From Wiktionary