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traveling

[ trav-uh l ]SEE DEFINITION OF traveling
  • adj.transported
  • adj.touring

Synonyms for traveling

  • carried
  • conveyed
  • freighted
  • mobile
  • moving
  • passing
  • shipped
  • en route
  • on board
  • transportable
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Antonyms for traveling

  • fixed
  • immobile
  • permanent
  • stationary
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR TRAVELING

President Harding had died while traveling in the western States.

We were delighted at a change in our mode of traveling and living.

After traveling a short time I came to a house by the road-side.

While traveling that night I was compelled to pass a large plantation.

We kind of liked them from the start, and traveling with them put on the finisher.

They asked to be excused from traveling inland and climbing rocks.

"I always feel like a traveling anachronism in one of your English trains," he said.

"In my traveling bag," the girl told him in a toneless voice.

What good, then, all the traveling about and the getting tired and hot?

But apparently not half as long as the round-about way we are traveling just now.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., "to journey," from travailen (1300) "to make a journey," originally "to toil, labor" (see travail). The semantic development may have been via the notion of "go on a difficult journey," but it may also reflect the difficulty of going anywhere in the Middle Ages. Replaced Old English faran. Travels "accounts of journeys" is recorded from 1590s. Traveled "experienced in travel" is from early 15c. Traveling salesman is attested from 1885.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR TRAVELING

aboard

adjectiveon or in a transportation object
  • boarded
  • consigned
  • embarked
  • en route
  • in transit
  • loaded
  • on
  • on board
  • traveling

gone

adjectivenot present, no longer in existence
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