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trip

trip

 
pronunciation:
trIp
parts of speech:
noun, verb
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act of traveling; a journey.
They made a trip to New York.
synonyms:
journey
similar words:
drive, excursion, expedition, jaunt, outing, passage, ride, tour, trek, voyage
definition 2: a short journey from one point to another.
I made two trips to the store today.
synonyms:
run
similar words:
commute, drive, errand, excursion, hop, jaunt, journey, ride, spin, stroll, walk
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: tripped, tripping, trips
definition 1: to stumble.
I tripped over a log while I was walking in the forest.
synonyms:
stumble, topple
similar words:
fall, falter, flip, flop, lose one's balance, lurch, pitch, slide, slip, sprawl, stagger, tumble
definition 2: to cause to fall or stumble.
The mean girl tripped her friend by sticking her foot in his path.
similar words:
fell, flip, spill, throw, tip over, topple, upset
definition 3: to cause to fail (often followed by "up").
She was doing fine on the math exam until the fractions tripped her up.
similar words:
confuse, halt, hinder, obstruct, throw