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verb (travels, traveling, traveled; also chiefly Britishtravels, travelling, travelled)
1 [no object] make a journey, typically of some length or abroad:the vessel had been traveling from Libya to Ireland we traveled thousands of miles [with object] journey along (a road) or through (a region):he traveled the world with the army
(usually as adjective traveling
) go or be moved from place to place:a traveling exhibition
informal resist motion sickness, damage, or some other impairment on a journey:he usually travels well be enjoyed or successful away from the place of origin:accordion music travels well dated go from place to place as a sales representative:he traveled for a shoe company through Mississippi (of an object or radiation) move, typically in a constant or predictable way:light travels faster than sound informal (especially of a vehicle) move quickly.
2 [no object] Basketball take more than the allowed number of steps (typically two) while holding the ball without dribbling it.
the action of traveling, typically abroad:I have a job that involves a lot of travel
) journeys, especially long or exotic ones:perhaps you’ll write a book about your travels
[as modifier] (of a device) designed so as to be sufficiently compact for use on a journey:a travel iron the range, rate, or mode of motion of a part of a machine.