Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


Cleonica, attended by Geta and Milza, travelled under the same protection.

Travelled fourteen miles in about an East-North-East direction and camped.

We did not get on it till we had travelled along the line about fifteen miles.

He had travelled, and had been a merchant's clerk in Paris and London.

Then drive on; if there had been, I wouldn't have travelled a mile with her.

Shakespeare had travelled far in the dozen years which separate the two plays.

I thought I knew, because always I have travelled in a good country.

No white man could have travelled successfully under that system.

He had travelled and seen much, and told me one strange thing.

After I had travelled two days without servants, how I had travelled with them was the wonder.


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.