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tour

[ toor ]SEE DEFINITION OF tour
  • nounjourney; stint
  • verbvisit, journey

Synonyms for tour

  • circuit
  • course
  • cruise
  • excursion
  • expedition
  • outing
  • road
  • round
  • swing
  • travel
  • trek
  • trip
  • bout
  • getaway
  • go
  • hitch
  • hop
  • jaunt
  • junket
  • peregrination
  • progress
  • roundabout
  • run
  • shift
  • spell
  • stretch
  • stump
  • time
  • trick
  • turn
  • voyage
  • weekend
  • circle tour
  • overnight
  • round trip
  • whistle-stop
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Antonyms for tour

  • stagnation
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR TOUR

Besides visiting Italy he explored Sicily, and kept a journal of his tour.

Now I'm going on a tour of exploration and noisy admiration.

Such, at least, was my luck when starting for my annual French tour in 1887.

Isn't this tour for our pleasure, and can't we do what we like?

They are still partly on a marriage, and partly on an artistic, tour.'

At their own request they were whirled over the Earth in Earth planes on a tour of inspection.

Let who will decide which tour de force was the more difficult.

I've a notion of sendin' you an' him on a walkin' tour in Connacht.

It's just the same with our friend Santerre; he's starting on a tour to-morrow.

That day precisely, I had made a tour of inspection with my son, Jacques.

WORD ORIGIN

early 14c., "a turn, a shift on duty," from Old French tour, tourn "a turn, trick, round, circuit, circumference," from torner, tourner "to turn," from Latin tornare "to polish, round off, fashion, turn on a lathe" (see turn (v.)). Sense of "a traveling around, journey" is first recorded 1640s. Tour de France is recorded from 1922. The Grand Tour, a journey through France, Germany, Switzerland, and Italy formerly was the finishing touch in the education of a gentleman.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR TOUR

bat around

verbtravel
  • bum
  • bum around
  • cruise
  • drift
  • knock about
  • meander
  • roam
  • tour
  • wander
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