AskDefine | Define travels

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  1. Plural of travel


  1. third-person singular of travel''

Extensive Definition

Travel is the change in location of people on a trip, or the process of time involved in a person or object moving from one location to another. Reasons for travel include:
  • Tourism—travel for recreation. This may apply to the travel itself or the travel may just be the necessary investment to arrive at a desired location.
  • Visiting friends and family
  • Trade
  • Commuting
The word originates from the Middle English word travailen ("to toil"), which comes from the French word travailler ("travail").
travels in Arabic: سفر
travels in Bengali: ভ্রমণ
travels in Czech: Cestování
travels in Danish: Rejse
travels in German: Reise
travels in French: Voyage
travels in Lithuanian: Kelionė
travels in Hungarian: Utazás
travels in Japanese: 旅行
travels in Norwegian: Reise
travels in Polish: Podróż
travels in Quechua: Puriy
travels in Russian: Путешествие
travels in Simple English: Travel
travels in Finnish: Matkailu
travels in Thai: การเดินทาง
travels in Yiddish: רייזע
travels in Samogitian: Keliuonės
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