Definitions for



Overview of noun trip

The noun trip has 7 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (31) trip

(a journey for some purpose (usually including the return); "he took a trip to the shopping center")

2. trip

(a hallucinatory experience induced by drugs; "an acid trip")

3. slip, trip

(an accidental misstep threatening (or causing) a fall; "he blamed his slip on the ice"; "the jolt caused many slips and a few spills")

4. trip, head trip

(an exciting or stimulating experience)

5. tripper, trip

(a catch mechanism that acts as a switch; "the pressure activates the tripper and releases the water")

6. trip

(a light or nimble tread; "he heard the trip of women's feet overhead")

7. trip, trip-up, stumble, misstep

(an unintentional but embarrassing blunder; "he recited the whole poem without a single trip"; "he arranged his robes to avoid a trip-up later"; "confusion caused his unfortunate misstep")


Overview of verb trip

The verb trip has 5 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (2) stumble, trip

(miss a step and fall or nearly fall; "She stumbled over the tree root")

2. trip, trip up

(cause to stumble; "The questions on the test tripped him up")

3. travel, trip, jaunt

(make a trip for pleasure)

4. trip, actuate, trigger, activate, set off, spark off, spark, trigger off, touch off

(put in motion or move to act; "trigger a reaction"; "actuate the circuits")

5. trip, trip out, turn on, get off

(get high, stoned, or drugged; "He trips every weekend")

Synonym.com © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
Classroom | Privacy Policy | Terms | Ad Choices