Synonyms of trip


1. trip, journey, journeying

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

2. trip, hallucination

usage: a hallucinatory experience induced by drugs; "an acid trip"

3. slip, trip, mishap, misadventure, mischance

usage: 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, experience

usage: an exciting or stimulating experience

5. tripper, trip, catch, stop

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

6. trip, step

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

7. trip, trip-up, stumble, misstep, blunder, blooper, bloomer, bungle, pratfall, foul-up, fuckup, flub, botch, boner, boo-boo

usage: 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"


1. stumble, trip, move

usage: miss a step and fall or nearly fall; "She stumbled over the tree root"

2. trip, trip up

usage: cause to stumble; "The questions on the test tripped him up"

3. travel, trip, jaunt

usage: make a trip for pleasure

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

usage: put in motion or move to act; "trigger a reaction"; "actuate the circuits"

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

usage: get high, stoned, or drugged; "He trips every weekend"

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Definition and meaning of trip (Dictionary)