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trip

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Noun, Verb (transitive), Verb (intransitive)
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7 in 7 verses (in OT : 6 in 6 verses) (in NT : 1 in 1 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

tripv. i. [OE. trippen; akin to D. trippen, Dan. trippe, and E. tramp. See Tramp.].
  •  To move with light, quick steps; to walk or move lightly; to skip; to move the feet nimbly; -- sometimes followed by it. See It, 5.  [1913 Webster]
    "This horse anon began to trip and dance."  [1913 Webster]
    "Come, and trip it, as you go,
    On the light fantastic toe.
    "  [1913 Webster]
    "She bounded by, and tripped so light
    They had not time to take a steady sight.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  To make a brief journey or pleasure excursion; as, to trip to Europe.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To take a quick step, as when in danger of losing one's balance; hence, to make a false step; to catch the foot; to lose footing; to stumble.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Fig.: To be guilty of a misstep; to commit an offense against morality, propriety, or rule; to err; to mistake; to fail.  Locke.  [1913 Webster]
    "A blind will thereupon comes to be led by a blind understanding; there is no remedy, but it must trip and stumble."  [1913 Webster]
    "Virgil is so exact in every word that none can be changed but for a worse; he pretends sometimes to trip, but it is to make you think him in danger when most secure."  [1913 Webster]
    "What? dost thou verily trip upon a word?"  [1913 Webster]
tripv. t. 
  •  To cause to stumble, or take a false step; to cause to lose the footing, by striking the feet from under; to cause to fall; to throw off the balance; to supplant; -- often followed by up; as, to trip up a man in wrestling.  [1913 Webster]
    "The words of Hobbes's defense trip up the heels of his cause."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To overthrow by depriving of support; to put an obstacle in the way of; to obstruct; to cause to fail.  [1913 Webster]
    "To trip the course of law, and blunt the sword."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To detect in a misstep; to catch; to convict; also called trip up.  [1913 Webster]
    "These her women can trip me if I err."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To raise (an anchor) from the bottom, by its cable or buoy rope, so that it hangs free.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To release, let fall, or set free, as a weight or compressed spring, as by removing a latch or detent; to activate by moving a release mechanism, often unintentionally; as, to trip an alarm.  [1913 Webster]
tripn. 
  •  A quick, light step; a lively movement of the feet; a skip.  [1913 Webster]
    "His heart bounded as he sometimes could hear the trip of a light female step glide to or from the door."  [1913 Webster]
  •  A brief or rapid journey; an excursion or jaunt.  [1913 Webster]
    "I took a trip to London on the death of the queen."  [1913 Webster]
  •  A false step; a stumble; a misstep; a loss of footing or balance. Fig.: An error; a failure; a mistake.  [1913 Webster]
    "Imperfect words, with childish trips."  [1913 Webster]
    "Each seeming trip, and each digressive start."  [1913 Webster]
  •  A small piece; a morsel; a bit.  Chaucer.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A stroke, or catch, by which a wrestler causes his antagonist to lose footing.  [1913 Webster]
    "And watches with a trip his foe to foil."  [1913 Webster]
    "It is the sudden trip in wrestling that fetches a man to the ground."  [1913 Webster]
  •  A single board, or tack, in plying, or beating, to windward.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A herd or flock, as of sheep, goats, etc.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A troop of men; a host.  Robert of Brunne.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A flock of widgeons.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

trip, v. & n.
--v.intr. & tr. (tripped, tripping)
1 intr. a walk or dance with quick light steps. b (of a rhythm etc.) run lightly.
2 a intr. & tr. (often foll. by up) stumble or cause to stumble, esp. by catching or entangling the feet. b intr. & tr. (foll. by up) make or cause to make a slip or blunder.
3 tr. detect (a person) in a blunder.
4 intr. make an excursion to a place.
5 tr. release (part of a machine) suddenly by knocking aside a catch etc.
6 a release and raise (an anchor) from the bottom by means of a cable. b turn (a yard etc.) from a horizontal to a vertical position for lowering.
7 intr. colloq. have a hallucinatory experience caused by a drug.
--n.
1 a journey or excursion, esp. for pleasure.
2 a a stumble or blunder. b the act of tripping or the state of being tripped up.
3 a nimble step.
4 colloq. a hallucinatory experience caused by a drug.
5 a contrivance for a tripping mechanism etc.

Idiom
trip-hammer a large tilt-hammer operated by tripping. trip-wire a wire stretched close to the ground, operating an alarm etc. when disturbed.
Etymology
ME f. OF triper, tripper, f. MDu. trippen skip, hop

THESAURUS

trip

airlift, airy nothing, allure, amble, antic, apparition, army, atrocity, autism, backslide, bad job, bait the hook, balk, barge, be all thumbs, bevue, birdlime, blooper, blow down, blow over, blunder, blunder away, blunder into, blunder on, blunder upon, bob, bobble, boggle, bonehead play, boner, boo-boo, boob, botch, bounce, bound, bowl along, bowl down, bowl over, brainchild, breach, bring down, bubble, bull, bulldog, bumble, bunch, bundle, bungle, butcher, campaign, canter, caper, capriole, capsize, caracole, careen, carry on, cast down, catch, catch out, cavort, chimera, chop down, circuit, clog, clump, clumsy performance, colony, come a cropper, commit a gaffe, course, crime, crime against humanity, cropper, cruise, culbute, curvet, cut a dido, cut capers, cut down, cut up, dance, dash down, daydream, deadly sin, deception, deck, decoy, degenerate, delinquency, delirium, deluded belief, delusion, dereism, dereliction, detonate, deviate, disconcert, disport, dive, down, drag, dream, dream of, dream vision, dreamland, dreamworld, drift, drive, drop, drove, eidolon, enmesh, enormity, ensnare, ensnarl, entangle, entoil, entrap, enweb, err, erratum, error, etourderie, evil, excursion, expedition, explode, failure, fall, fall down, fall flat, fall headlong, fall into error, fall over, fall prostrate, false belief, false move, false step, falter, fancy, fantasque, fantasy, fault, faux pas, fell, felony, fetch down, fiction, figment, flight, flock, floor, flop, flounce, flounder, flub, fluff, fool around, foot, footslog, foozle, forced landing, fox-trot, freak out, frisk, frolic, fumble, gallop, gam, gambado, gambol, gang, gaucherie, genocide, get, get a cropper, gin, git, globe-trot, go amiss, go astray, go awry, go wrong, grand tour, ground, guilty act, hallucinate, hallucination, halt, hash, header, heavy sin, herd, hew down, hightail, hippety-hop, hitch, hobble, hoof, hook, hook in, hop, hop along, horse around, host, hotfoot, idle fancy, ignis fatuus, illusion, imagery, imagination, imagining, impropriety, inadvertence, inadvertency, indiscretion, inexpiable sin, iniquity, injury, injustice, insubstantial image, inveigle, invention, jaunt, jog, jolt, journey, jump, jump about, junket, kennel, knock down, lapse, lapsus calami, lapsus linguae, lay level, lay low, lay out, leap, level, lime, limp, list, litter, loose thread, lope, lumber, lunge, lurch, lure, maggot, make tracks, make-believe, malefaction, malfeasance, malum, mar, mesh, mess, mince, minor wrong, misbelief, miscalculate, misconception, miscue, misdeed, misdemeanor, misfeasance, misstep, mistake, mortal sin, mow down, muddle, muff, murder, myth, net, nonfeasance, noose, off day, offense, omission, operate, outing, outrage, overcome, overmaster, overmatch, overpower, overset, oversight, overthrow, overturn, pace, pack, package tour, paddle, peccadillo, peccancy, peg, peregrination, peregrinations, phantasm, phantom, piaffe, piaffer, pilgrimage, pipe dream, pipe-dream, pitch, play, play havoc with, pleasure trip, plod, plunge, pod, prance, pratfall, precipitate, pride, progress, prostrate, pull down, rack, ramp, rap, rase, raze, release, roll, rollick, romance, romp, round trip, rubberneck tour, run, sad work, safari, sally, sashay, saunter, school, scuff, scuffle, scuttle, self-deceit, self-deception, self-delusion, send flying, send headlong, set off, shake, shamble, shimmy, shoal, shoot, shuffle, sick fancy, sidle, silence, sin, sin of commission, sin of omission, sinful act, single-foot, skip, skitter, skulk, slink, slip, slip up, slipup, slither, slog, sloth, slouch, snare, snarl, sniggle, solo, spill, spoil, sport, sprawl, spread the toils, spread-eagle, spring, sprint, stagger, stalk, stamp, step, step along, step lively, stomp, straddle, straggle, stray, stride, stroll, strut, stumble, stump, supinate, surmount, swagger, swing, take a fall, take a flop, take a header, take a pratfall, take a spill, take down, tangle, tap-dance, test flight, thick-coming fancies, throw, throw down, throw off, tilt, tittup, toddle, topple, topple down, topple over, tort, totter, tour, traipse, transgression, trap, travel, travels, trek, trespass, trick, trigger, trip up, troop, trot, trudge, tumble, turn, turn on, turn turtle, unsettle, unutterable sin, upset, vapor, venial sin, vision, visit, voyage, waddle, waltz, wamble, wander, whack down, whim, whimsy, wiggle, wildest dreams, wind, wobble, wrong, wrong impression, wrong step

ROGET THESAURUS

trip

Unskillfulness

VB be unskillful, not see an inch beyond one's nose, blunder, bungle, boggle, fumble, botch, bitch, flounder, stumble, trip, hobble, put one's foot in it, make a mess of, make hash of, make sad work of, overshoot the mark, play tricks with, play Puck, mismanage, misconduct, misdirect, misapply, missend, stultify oneself, make a fool of oneself, commit oneself, act foolishly, play the fool, put oneself out of court, lose control, lose control of oneself, lose one's head, lose one's cunning, begin at the wrong end, do things by halves, make two bites of a cherry, play at cross purposes, strain at a gnat and swallow a camel, put the cart before the horse, lock the stable door when the horse is stolen, not know what one is about, not know one's own interest, not know on which side one's bread is buttered, stand in one's own light, quarrel with one's bread and butter, throw a stone in one's own garden, kill the goose which lays the golden eggs, pay dear for one's whistle, cut one's own throat, bum one's fingers, knock one's head against a stone wall, beat one's head against a stone wall, fall into a trap, catch a Tartar, bring the house about one's ears, have too many eggs in one basket (imprudent), have too many irons in the fire, mistake, take the shadow for the substance, bark up the wrong tree, be in the wrong box, aim at a pigeon and kill a crow, take the wrong pig by the tail, get the wrong pig by the tail, get the wrong sow by the ear, get the dirty end of the stick, put the saddle on the wrong horse, put a square peg into a round hole, put new wine into old bottles, cut blocks with a razor, hold a farthing candle to the sun, fight with a shadow, grasp at a shadow, catch at straws, lean on a broken reed, reckon without one's host, pursue a wild goose chase, go on a fool's goose chase, sleeveless errand, go further and fare worse, lose one's way, miss one's way, fail.

Failure

N failure, nonsuccess, nonfulfillment, dead failure, successlessness, abortion, miscarriage, brutum fulmen, labor in vain, no go, inefficacy, inefficaciousness, vain attempt, ineffectual attempt, abortive attempt, abortive efforts, flash in the pan, lame and impotent conclusion, frustration, slip 'twixt cup and lip, blunder, fault, omission, miss, oversight, slip, trip, stumble, claudication, footfall, false step, wrong step, faux pas, titubation, b_evue, faute, lurch, botchery, scrape, mess, fiasco, breakdown, flunk, mishap, split, collapse, smash, blow, explosion, repulse, rebuff, defeat, rout, overthrow, discomfiture, beating, drubbing, quietus, nonsuit, subjugation, checkmate, stalemate, fool's mate, fall, downfall, ruin, perdition, wreck, deathblow, bankruptcy, losing game, affaire flamb_ee, victim, bankrupt, flunker, flunky, unsuccessful, successless, failing, tripping, at fault, unfortunate, abortive, addle, stillborn, fruitless, bootless, ineffectual, ineffective, inconsequential, trifling, nugatory, inefficient, insufficient, unavailing, of no effect, aground, grounded, swamped, stranded, cast away, wrecked, foundered, capsized, shipwrecked, nonsuited, foiled, defeated, struck down, borne down, broken down, downtrodden, overborne, overwhelmed, all up with, ploughed, plowed, plucked, lost, undone, ruined, broken, bankrupt, played out, done up, done for, dead beat, ruined root and branch, flambe, knocked on the head, destroyed, frustrated, crossed, unhinged, disconcerted dashed, thrown off one's balance, thrown on one's back, thrown on one's beam ends, unhorsed, in a sorry plight, hard hit, stultified, befooled, dished, hoist on one's own petard, victimized, sacrificed, wide of the mark, out of one's reckoning, left in the lurch, thrown away, unattained, uncompleted, unsuccessfully, to little or no purpose, in vain, re infecta, the bubble has burst, the jig is up, the game is up, all is lost, the devil to pay, parturiunt montes, dies infaustus, tout est perdu hors l'honneur.

VB fail, be unsuccessful, not succeed, make vain efforts, do in vain, labor in vain, toil in vain, flunk, lose one's labor, take nothing by one's motion, bring to naught, make nothing of, wash a blackamoor white, roll the stones of Sisyphus, do by halves, lose ground, fall short of, miss, miss one's aim, miss the mark, miss one's footing, miss stays, slip, trip, stumble, make a slip, blunder, make a mess of, make a botch of, bitch it, miscarry, abort, go up like a rocket and come down like the stick, come down in flames, get shot down, reckon without one's host, get the wrong pig by the tail, get the wrong sow by the ear, limp, halt, hobble, titubate, fall, tumble, lose one's balance, fall to the ground, fall between two stools, flounder, falter, stick in the mud, run aground, split upon a rock, beat one's head against a stone wall, run one's head against a stone wall, knock one's head against a stone wall, dash one's head against a stone wall, break one's back, break down, sink, drown, founder, have the ground cut from under one, get into trouble, get into a mess, get into a scrape, come to grief, go to the wall, go to the dogs, go to pot, lick the dust, bite the dust, be defeated, have the worst of it, lose the day, come off second best, lose, fall a prey to, succumb, not have a leg to stand on, come to nothing, end in smoke, flat out, fall to the ground, fall through, fall dead, fall stillborn, fall flat, slip through one's fingers, hang fire, miss fire, flash in the pan, collapse, topple down, go to wrack and ruin, go amiss, go wrong, go cross, go hard with, go on a wrong tack, go on ill, come off ill, turn out ill, work ill, take a wrong term, take an ugly term, take an ugly turn, take a turn for the worse, be all over with, be all up with, explode, dash one's hopes, defeat the purpose, sow the wind and reap the whirlwind, jump out of the frying pan into the fire, go from the frying pan into the fire.

Journey

N journey, travel, traveling, wayfaring, campaigning, journey, excursion, expedition, tour, trip, grand tour, circuit, peregrination, discursion, ramble, pilgrimage, hajj, trek, course, ambulation, march, walk, promenade, constitutional, stroll, saunter, tramp, jog trot, turn, stalk, perambulation, noctambulation, noctambulism, somnambulism, outing, ride, drive, airing, jaunt, equitation, horsemanship, riding, manege, ride and tie, basophobia, roving, vagrancy, pererration, marching and countermarching, nomadism, vagabondism, vagabondage, hoboism, gadding, flit, flitting, migration, emigration, immigration, demigration, intermigration, wanderlust, plan, itinerary, guide, handbook, guidebook, road book, Baedeker, Bradshaw, Murray, map, road map, transportation guide, subway map, procession, cavalcade, caravan, file, cortege, column, vehicle, automobile, train, bus, airplane, plane, autobus, omnibus, subway, motorbike, dirt bike, off-road vehicle, van, minivan, motor scooter, trolley, locomotive, legs, feet, pegs, pins, trotters, traveler, depot, railway station, station, traveling, ambulatory, itinerant, peripatetic, roving, rambling, gadding, discursive, vagrant, migratory, monadic, circumforanean, circumforaneous, noctivagrant, mundivagrant, locomotive, wayfaring, wayworn, travel-stained, on foot, on horseback, on Shanks's mare, by the Marrowbone stage: in transitu, en route, Int, come along!.

Navigation

N navigation, aquatics, boating, yachting, ship, oar, paddle, screw, sail, canvas, aileron, natation, swimming, fin, flipper, fish's tail, aerostation, aerostatics, aeronautics, balloonery, balloon, ballooning, aviation, airmanship, flying, flight, volitation, wing, pinion, rocketry, space travel, astronautics, orbital mechanics, orbiting, voyage, sail, cruise, passage, circumnavigation, periplus, headway, sternway, leeway, fairway, mariner, flight, trip, shuttle, run, airlift, sailing, volant, aerostatic, seafaring, nautical, maritime, naval, seagoing, coasting, afloat, navigable, aerial, aeronautic, grallatory, under way, under sail, under canvas, under steam, on the wing, in flight, in orbit, bon voyage, spread the thin oar and catch the driving gale.

Velocity

VB move quickly, trip, fisk, speed, hie, hasten, post, spank, scuttle, scud, scuddle, scour, scour the plain, scamper, run like mad, beat it, fly, race, run a race, cut away, shot, tear, whisk, zoom, swoosh, sweep, skim, brush, cut along, bowl along, barrel along, barrel, scorch, burn up the track, rush, dash on, dash off, dash forward, bolt, trot, gallop, amble, troll, bound, flit, spring, dart, boom, march in quick time, march in double time, ride hard, get over the ground, hurry, accelerate, put on, quicken, quicken one's pace, mend one's pace, clap spurs to one's horse, make haste, make rapid strides, make forced marches, make the best of one's way, put one's best leg foremost, stir one's stumps, wing one's way, set off at a score, carry sail, crowd sail, go off like a shot, go like a shot, go ahead, gain ground, outstrip the wind, fly on the wings of the wind, keep up with, keep pace with, outstrip, outmarch.

Vice

VB be vicious, sin, commit sin, do amiss, err, transgress, misdemean oneself, forget oneself, misconduct oneself, misdo, misbehave, fall, lapse, slip, trip, offend, trespass, deviate from the line of duty, deviate from the path of virtue, take a wrong course, go astray, hug a sin, hug a fault, sow one's wild oats, render vicious, demoralize, brutalize, corrupt.

Guilt

N guilt, guiltiness, culpability, criminality, criminousness, deviation from rectitude, sinfulness, misconduct, misbehavior, misdoing, misdeed, malpractice, fault, sin, error, transgression, dereliction, delinquency, indiscretion, lapse, slip, trip, faux pas, peccadillo, flaw, blot, omission, failing, failure, break, bad break!, capital crime, delictum, offense, trespass, misdemeanor, misfeasance, misprision, malefaction, malfeasance, malversation, crime, felony, enormity, atrocity, outrage, deadly sin, mortal sin, deed without a name, corpus delicti, guilty, to blame, culpable, peccable, in fault, at fault, censurable, reprehensible, blameworthy, uncommendable, illaudable, weighed in the balance and found wanting, exceptionable, in flagrante delicto, red-handed, in the very act, with one's hand in the cookie jar, cui prodest scelus in fecit, culpam paena premit comes, O would the deed were good!, responsibility prevents crimes se judice nemo noce, so many laws argues so many sins.

Descent

N descent, descension, declension, declination, fall, falling, slump, drop, plunge, plummet, cadence, subsidence, collapse, lapse, downfall, tumble, slip, tilt, trip, lurch, cropper, culbute, titubation, stumble, fate of Icarus, avalanche, debacle, landslip, landslide, declivity, dip, hill, rappel, descending, descendent, decurrent, decursive, labent, deciduous, nodding to its fall, downhill, downwards, the bottom fell out.

VB descend, go down, drop down, come down, fall, gravitate, drop, slip, slide, rappel, settle, plunge, plummet, crash, decline, set, sink, droop, come down a peg, slump, dismount, alight, light, get down, swoop, stoop, fall prostrate, precipitate oneself, let fall, tumble, trip, stumble, titubate, lurch, pitch, swag, topple, topple over, tumble over, topple down, tumble down, tilt, sprawl, plump down, come down a cropper.

Leap

VB leap, jump up, jump over the moon, hop, spring, bound, vault, ramp, cut capers, trip, skip, dance, caper, buck, buck jump, curvet, caracole, foot it, bob, bounce, flounce, start, frisk, jump about, trip it on the light fantastic toe, trip the light fantastic, dance oneself off one's legs, dance off one's shoes.

Error

N error, fallacy, misconception, misapprehension, misstanding, misunderstanding, inexactness, laxity, misconstruction, miscomputation, non sequitur, mis-statement, mis-report, mumpsimus, mistake, miss, fault, blunder, quiproquo, cross purposes, oversight, misprint, erratum, corrigendum, slip, blot, flaw, loose thread, trip, stumble, botchery, slip of the tongue, slip of the lip, Freudian slip, slip of the pen, lapsus linguae, clerical error, bull, haplography, illusion, delusion, snare, false impression, false idea, bubble, self-decit, self-deception, mists of error, heresy, hallucination, false light, dream, fable, bias, misleading, erroneous, untrue, false, devoid of truth, fallacious, apocryphal, unreal, ungrounded, groundless, unsubstantial, heretical, unsound, illogical, inexact, unexact inaccurate, incorrect, indefinite, illusive, illusory, delusive, mock, ideal, spurious, deceitful, perverted, controvertible, unsustainable, unauthenticated, untrustworthy, exploded, refuted, discarded, in error, under an error, mistaken, tripping, out, out in one's reckoning, aberrant, beside the mark, wide of the mark, wide of the truth, way off, far off, astray, on a false scent, on the wrong scent, in the wrong box, outside the ballpark, at cross purposes, all in the wrong, all out, more or less, errare est humanum, mentis gratissimus error, on the dubious waves of error tost, to err is human, to forgive divine, you lie -- under a mistake.

VB be erroneous, cause error, mislead, misguide, lead astray, lead into error, beguile, misinform, delude, give a false impression, give a false idea, falsify, misstate, deceive, lie, err, be in error, be mistaken, be deceived, mistake, receive a false impression, deceive oneself, fall into error, lie under error, labor under an error, be in the wrong, blunder, misapprehend, misconceive, misunderstand, misreckon, miscount, miscalculate, play at cross purposes, be at cross purposes, trip, stumble, lose oneself, go astray, fail, be in the wrong box, take the wrong sow by the ear, put the saddle on the wrong horse, reckon without one's host, take the shadow for the substance, dream.


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