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    trip - Dictionary definition and meaning for word trip

    Definition
    (noun) a journey for some purpose (usually including the return)
    Example Sentence
    • he took a trip to the shopping center
    Definition
    (noun) a hallucinatory experience induced by drugs
    Example Sentence
    • an acid trip
    Definition
    (noun) an accidental misstep threatening (or causing) a fall
    Synonyms : slip
    Example Sentence
    • he blamed his slip on the ice
    • the jolt caused many slips and a few spills
    Definition
    (noun) an exciting or stimulating experience
    Synonyms : head trip
    Definition
    (noun) a catch mechanism that acts as a switch
    Synonyms : tripper
    Example Sentence
    • the pressure activates the tripper and releases the water
    Definition
    (noun) a light or nimble tread
    Example Sentence
    • he heard the trip of women's feet overhead
    Definition
    (noun) an unintentional but embarrassing blunder
    Synonyms : misstep , stumble , trip-up
    Example Sentence
    • he recited the whole poem without a single trip
    • he arranged his robes to avoid a trip-up later
    • confusion caused his unfortunate misstep
    Definition
    (verb) miss a step and fall or nearly fall
    Synonyms : stumble
    Example Sentence
    • She stumbled over the tree root
    Definition
    (verb) cause to stumble
    Synonyms : trip up
    Example Sentence
    • The questions on the test tripped him up
    Definition
    (verb) make a trip for pleasure
    Synonyms : jaunt , travel
    Definition
    (verb) put in motion or move to act
    Example Sentence
    • trigger a reaction
    • actuate the circuits
    Definition
    (verb) get high, stoned, or drugged
    Synonyms : get off , trip out , turn on
    Example Sentence
    • He trips every weekend
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