What is the meaning of trip?


  • A journey for some purpose (usually including the return. )
    • usage: "he took a trip to the shopping center"
  • A hallucinatory experience induced by drugs.
    • usage: "an acid trip"
  • An accidental misstep threatening (or causing) a fall.
    • usage: "he blamed his slip on the ice"; "the jolt caused many slips and a few spills"
  • An exciting or stimulating experience.
  • A catch mechanism that acts as a switch.
    • usage: "the pressure activates the tripper and releases the water"
  • A light or nimble tread.
    • usage: "he heard the trip of women's feet overhead"
  • An unintentional but embarrassing blunder.
    • usage: "he recited the whole poem without a single trip"; "he arranged his robes to avoid a trip-up later"; "confusion caused his unfortunate misstep"


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APAWordNet. (2010). trip. Retrieved January 22, 2019, from http://smartdefine.org/trip/definitions/1188878
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