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To travel in a vehicle - thesaurus

Synonyms

go

verb

to travel to a place along a particular road or as part of a transportation service

ride

verb

to travel in a car, train, airplane, boat, etc., especially as a passenger

commute

verb

to travel regularly to and from work

come up

to travel to a place that is farther north or is larger or more important than the place you are leaving

go down

British to travel to a place that is smaller or less important than the place you are leaving

hitch

verb

informal to travel by asking other people to take you in their car, by standing on the side of a road and holding out your thumb or a sign

shuttle

verb

to travel frequently between two places, or to take people frequently between two places

hitchhike

verb

to travel by asking other people to take you in their car, by standing on the side of a road and holding out your thumb or a sign

cover

verb

to travel a particular distance

cruise

verb

to drive around slowly in a car for pleasure

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burn

verb

informal if a vehicle burns somewhere, it goes there very fast

come down

to travel to a place that is farther south or is smaller or less important than the place you are leaving

do

verb

used for saying how far someone or something succeeds in traveling

eat up

to travel a particular distance easily and steadily

en route

adverb

on the way

get

verb

to travel a particular distance

get

verb

to use a particular vehicle to travel somewhere

go

verb

to travel to a particular place regularly in order to take part in an activity

go along

to travel somewhere with someone else

go down

to travel toward the south

go out

to travel to a place that is far away

go south

to travel to the southern part of a country or region

go up

to travel toward the north

go up

British to travel to a place that is larger or more important than the place that you are leaving

journey

verb

formal to travel somewhere

log

verb

to travel for a particular number of hours or miles

motor

verb

mainly Britishold-fashioned to travel by car

negotiate

verb

to successfully travel on a road or path that is difficult to travel on or travel through

on/along the way

while going somewhere

on the move

traveling from place to place

ride

verb

American to use a form of transportation, especially as a passenger

ride/call shotgun

to sit next to the driver in the front part of a car, or to say you want to do this

roll

verb

to move on wheels

roll

verb

to make something move on wheels

sled

verb

American to ride on a sled

steer a course

to travel toward a place

thumb a ride

to make a signal to a driver with your thumb when you want them to stop and take you somewhere

tootle

verb

informal to go somewhere slowly or in a relaxed way, especially in a car

traipse

verb

to travel to a place that is a long distance from where you are, especially for pleasure

truck

verb

informal to continue moving or traveling at a steady and relaxed rate

trundle

verb

to roll slowly on wheels

wheel

verb

to move someone in something that has wheels

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hygge

a lifestyle focussing on simple pleasures such as comfort and cosiness in the home, and spending time with friends and family

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a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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