Voyage definition

voiĭj
To make a voyage; travel.
verb
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A long journey to a foreign or distant place, especially by sea.
noun
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To sail across; traverse.

Voyaged the western ocean.

verb
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To go on a long journey.
verb
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A journey by aircraft or, now especially, by spacecraft.
noun
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4
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A written account of a voyage.
noun
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(archaic) To sail or travel over or on.
verb
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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.

noun
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To make a voyage.
verb
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A relatively long journey or passage by water or, formerly, by land.
noun
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A long journey, especially by ship.
noun
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The events of a journey of exploration or discovery considered as material for a narrative.
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Such a narrative.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
voyage
Plural:
voyages

Origin of voyage

  • Middle 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 wegh- in Indo-European roots

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

  • Middle English viage, from Anglo-Norman viage, from Old French voiage, from Latin viaticum. The modern spelling is under the influence of Modern French voyage.

    From Wiktionary