Click any word in a definition or example to find the entry for that word
90% of the time, speakers of English use just 7,500 words in speech and writing. These words appear in red, and are graded with stars. One-star words are frequent, two-star words are more frequent, and three-star words are the most frequent.
The thesaurus of synonyms and related words is fully integrated into the dictionary. Click on the thesaurus category heading under the button in an entry to see the synonyms and related words for that meaning.more
|present participle||traveling or travelling|
|past tense||travelled or traveled|
|past participle||travelled or traveled|
I wish I didn’t have to travel so much.
Matt spends much of his time traveling abroad.
Joe recently traveled to Australia on business.
We’ll be spending two weeks traveling around Spain.
Ben’s dream is to travel the world.
Did you have to travel far to get here?
I usually travel by bus.
The refugees traveled on foot across the mountains.
The news traveled quickly.
Rumors travel fast.
The car was traveling at about 80 miles per hour.
Sound travels more slowly than light.
This is the American English definition of travel. View British English definition of travel.
a derogatory word used for referring to people in the banking and investment industry who are thought of as taking serious risks in order to increase their own earnings …add a word
A must for anyone with an interest in the changing face of language. The Macmillan Dictionary blog explores English as it is spoken around the world today.global English and language change from our blog