KJV Dictionary Definition: travel


TRAV'EL, v.i. a different orthography and application of travail.

1. To walk; to go or march on foot; as, to travel from London to Dover, or from New York to Philadelphia. So we say, a man ordinarily travels three miles an hour. This is the proper sense of the word, which implies toil.

2. To journey; to ride to a distant place in the same country; as, a man travels for his health; he is traveling to Virginia. A man traveled from London to Edinburgh in five days.

3. To go to a distant country, or to visit foreign states or kingdoms, either by sea or land. It is customary for men of rank and property to travel for improvement. Englishmen travel to France and Italy. Some men travel for pleasure or curiosity; others travel to extend their knowledge of natural history.

4. To pass; to go; to move. News travels with rapidity.

Time travels in divers paces with divers persons.

5. To labor. See Travail.

6. To move, walk or pass, as a beast, a horse, ox or camel. A horse travels fifty miles in a day; a camel; twenty.


TRAV'ELED, pp. Gained or made by travel; as traveled observations.

1. a. Having made journeys.



1. One who travels in any way. Job:31.

2. One who visits foreign countries.

3. In ships, an iron thimble or thimbles with a rope spliced round them, forming a kind of tail or a species of grommet.



1. Walking; going; making a journey. Matt.25.

2. a. Incurred by travel; as traveling expenses.

3. Paid for travel; as traveling fees.