journey
Pronunciation
  • (America) IPA: /ˈd͡ʒɝni/
  • (RP) IPA: /ˈd͡ʒɜːni/
Noun

journey (plural journeys)

  1. A set amount of travelling, seen as a single unit; a discrete trip, a voyage.
  2. (metaphorical) Any process or progression likened to a journey, especially one that involves difficulties or personal development.
    the journey to political freedom
    my journey of dealing with grief
  3. (obsolete) A day.
  4. (obsolete) A day's travelling; the distance travelled in a day.
  5. (obsolete) A day's work.
    • 1485, Sir Thomas Malory, [http://quod.lib.umich.edu/c/cme/MaloryWks2/1:8.7?rgn=div2;view=fulltext chapter vij], in Le Morte Darthur, book VI:
      But whan ye haue done that Iourney ye shal promyse me as ye are a true knyght for to go with me and to helpe me / and other damoysels that are distressid dayly with a fals knyghte / All your entente damoysel and desyre I wylle fulfylle / soo ye wyl brynge me vnto this knyghte
  6. The weight of finished coins delivered at one time to the Master of the Mint.
  7. (collective, colloquial) A group of giraffes.
Translations Verb

journey (journeys, present participle journeying; past and past participle journeyed)

  1. To travel, to make a trip or voyage.
Synonyms Translations
Journey
Proper noun
  1. A female given name.
    • 1991, Patricia MacLachlan, Journey, Delacorte Press 2007 ISBN 9780385734233
      Mama named me Journey. Journey, as if somehow she wished her restlessness on me.



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