noun (plural journeys)
- 1An act of travelling from one place to another: an eight-hour train journeyMore example sentences
- The trip is marked down as a return journey, but it is not known when he went back to the capital.
- He was halfway through on his return journey when a light flicked on in the passageway.
- I bought a paper on the return journey last night and had a go at the crossword.
- 1.1A long and often difficult process of personal change and development: her spiritual journey towards Roman Catholicism I was excited with my character’s journey in the filmMore example sentences
- His new book, Death by Meeting, is a journey into meeting hell.
- He travels out to Africa incognito to re-deliver the feathers personally: a perilous journey of redemption.
- Then he should have prepared his reader for the journey they were embarking upon.
verb (journeys, journeying, journeyed)[no object, with adverbial of direction] Back to top
- Travel somewhere: they journeyed southMore example sentences
- He traveled the world, and everywhere he journeyed, he offered help and kindness.
- These carriages journeyed on railways throughout the country and traveled to the most remote villages.
- But he has other reasons for journeying to a part of the world which he ‘loves everything about.’
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- It was quickly and quietly that the two journeyers traveled to the Commons.
- For example, the only weapons the journeyers learned about were to catch their dinner.
- They also wanted to leave some for the other journeyers that would come along.
Middle English: from Old French jornee 'day, a day's travel, a day's work' (the earliest senses in English), based on Latin diurnum 'daily portion', from diurnus (see diurnal).