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1. tour

noun. ['ˈtʊr'] a journey or route all the way around a particular place or area.

Synonyms

  • journeying
  • grand tour
  • package holiday
  • package tour
  • walkabout
  • circuit
  • pub crawl
  • whistle-stop tour
  • itineration

Antonyms

  • closed circuit
  • stay in place
  • regulation time
  • work time

Etymology

  • tor (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • turris (Latin)
  • tour (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Rhymes with Tour

  • entrepreneur
  • pimplapure
  • observateur
  • premature
  • reinsure
  • procure
  • obscure
  • immature
  • beladur
  • amanpour
  • stamour
  • secure
  • rednour
  • reassure
  • mature
  • lumpur
  • lancour
  • impure
  • gochnour
  • gilmour
  • demure
  • brochure
  • bonjour
  • baldur
  • unsure
  • segur
  • mosur
  • manure
  • lesure
  • lacour

How do you pronounce tour?

Pronounce tour as tʊr.

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Sentences with tour


1. Adjective
Travel industry reservation clerks work at tour companies and travel agencies.

2. Noun, singular or mass
You've got to see the rest of the tour with your own eyes to believe it:

3. Verb, base form
Contact your senator or representative to request tickets for your family to tour the Capitol and the White House.

Quotes about tour


1. I don't dislike rappers or hip-hop or people who like it. I went to the Def Jam tour in Manchester in the '80s when rap was inspirational. Public Enemy were awesome. But it's all about status and bling now, and it doesn't say anything to me.
- Noel Gallagher

2. Writing is something you do alone. Its a profession for introverts who want to tell you a story but don't want to make eye contact while doing it."[Thoughts from Places: The Tour, Nerdfighteria Wiki, January 17, 2012]
- John Green

3. (Media question to Beatles during first U.S. tour 1964)"How do you find America?""Turn left at Greenland.
- Ringo Starr

2. tour

verb. ['ˈtʊr'] make a tour of a certain place.

Synonyms

  • take the road
  • see
  • travel
  • visit

Antonyms

  • ride
  • disconnect
  • detach
  • unhitch

Etymology

  • tor (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • turris (Latin)
  • tour (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. tour

noun. ['ˈtʊr'] a time for working (after which you will be relieved by someone else).

Synonyms

  • work shift
  • duty period
  • turn
  • spell
  • go

Antonyms

  • downtime
  • overtime
  • uptime
  • day

Etymology

  • tor (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • turris (Latin)
  • tour (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. tour

noun. ['ˈtʊr'] a period of time spent in military service.

Synonyms

  • enlistment
  • tour of duty
  • time period
  • period of time
  • term of enlistment
  • period
  • hitch

Antonyms

  • middle
  • beginning
  • activity
  • action

Etymology

  • tor (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • turris (Latin)
  • tour (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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