WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2017
jour•ney /ˈdʒɜrni/USA pronunciation   n., pl.  -neys, v.,  -neyed, -ney•ing. 
n. [countable]
  1. a traveling from one place to another, usually taking a rather long time;
    trip:a journey to China.
  2. a distance or period of time traveled:It's an hour's journey from here.
  3. passage or progress from one stage to another:the journey from poverty to success.

v. [no object]
  1. to make a journey;
    travel:They journeyed through the night.
jour•ney•er, n. [countable]See -jour-.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2017
jour•ney  ( jûrnē),USA pronunciation n., pl.  -neys, v.,  -neyed, -ney•ing. 
n. 
  1. a traveling from one place to another, usually taking a rather long time;
    trip:a six-day journey across the desert.
  2. a distance, course, or area traveled or suitable for traveling:a desert journey.
  3. a period of travel:a week's journey.
  4. passage or progress from one stage to another:the journey to success.

v.i. 
  1. to make a journey;
    travel.
journey•er, n. 
  • Vulgar Latin *diurnāta a day's time, day's work, etc., equivalent. to Latin diurn(us) daily + -āta, feminine of -ātus -ate1; see -ade1
  • Old French
  • Middle English journee day 1175–1225
    • 1.See corresponding entry in Unabridged excursion, jaunt, tour. See  trip. 
    • 5.See corresponding entry in Unabridged roam, rove;
      peregrinate.


Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

journey /ˈdʒɜːnɪ/ n
  1. a travelling from one place to another; trip or voyage
  2. the distance travelled in a journey
  3. the time taken to make a journey
vb
  1. (intransitive) to make a journey
Etymology: 13th Century: from Old French journee a day, a day's travelling, from Latin diurnum day's portion; see diurnal

ˈjourneyer n



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