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Definition of "trip" []

  • A going from one place to another; a journey. (noun)
  • A stumble or fall. (noun)
  • A maneuver causing someone to stumble or fall. (noun)
  • A mistake. (noun)
  • Slang A hallucinatory experience induced by a psychedelic drug: an acid trip. (noun)
  • An outward and return journey, often for a specific purpose (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • Any tour, journey, or voyage (noun)
  • A false step; stumble (noun)
  • Any slip or blunder (noun)
  • A light step or tread (noun)
  • A manoeuvre or device to cause someone to trip (noun)
  • Any catch on a mechanism that acts as a switch (noun)
  • (as modifier) (noun)
  • A surge in the conditions of a chemical or other automatic process resulting in an instability (noun)
  • A hallucinogenic drug experience (noun)
  • Any stimulating, profound, etc, experience (noun)
  • To stumble or cause to stumble (verb)
  • To make or cause to make a mistake or blunder (verb)
  • To trap or catch in a mistake (verb)
  • To go on a short tour or journey (verb)
  • To move or tread lightly (verb)
  • To experience the effects of LSD or any other hallucinogenic drug (verb)
  • To activate (a mechanical trip) (verb)

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Use "trip" in a sentence
  • "Visualizing GPS Tracks for Trips with GE Plugin - Last week I noticed an interesting application of the Google Earth plugin for playing back a GPS track with photos on a travel site called @trip (www. a-trip.com). @trip, like many GPS track travel sites, lets you upload your GPS track and photos."
  • "More, you can easily share your outdoor sports and trip playback with complete tracks and geotagged photos on @trip, Google Maps, Google Earth, Picasa and Flickr."
  • "Katherine Tyler's cross-country train trip is unexpectedly derailed when she is kidnapped by an unscrupulous band of outlaws."