- a traveling from one place to another, usually taking a rather long time; trip: a six-day journey across the desert.
- a distance, course, or area traveled or suitable for traveling: a desert journey.
- a period of travel: a week's journey.
- passage or progress from one stage to another: the journey to success.
- to make a journey; travel.
Origin of journey
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Examples from the Web for journeyed
When Odysseus journeyed back from Troy, his men tied him to the mast of his ship when the Sirens tempted him to leave it.War Nostalgia Is Leading Veterans to Places Like Syria. One Went Missing There.
May 3, 2014
As we journeyed east we acquired a full sense of just how big a distance there is from sea to shining sea.Michael Daly: My Last Day With JFK
November 11, 2013
Still in search of higher truths, Jobs quit Atari after a brief stay, journeyed to India and shaved his head.From the Archives: Steve Jobs on the Birth of the Mac
October 6, 2011
While Steinbeck journeyed with his loyal French poodle, Buzzell has only a 1964 Mercury Comet Caliente as a companion.Great Weekend Reads
Malcolm Jones, Matt Gallagher, Saul Austerlitz, Sharon Steel
September 11, 2011
"The boy was from God, so God can take him," 40-year-old Kula told me when I journeyed to Dareta recently.400 Kids Killed by Lead Poisoning
October 25, 2010
They have journeyed far, sire, but they have never yet found their match.The White Company
Arthur Conan Doyle
In this lovable mystery we journeyed all the rest of that morning.The Forest
Stewart Edward White
When they had asked him where he had journeyed, "Far, far," was all he would reply.Murder Point
He journeyed to Cape Ann and found, to his dismay, that she was no longer there.The Woman-Haters
Joseph C. Lincoln
He grumbled a little as they journeyed back to South Harniss.Mary-'Gusta
Joseph C. Lincoln
- a travelling from one place to another; trip or voyage
- the distance travelled in a journey
- the time taken to make a journey
- (intr) to make a journey
Word Origin and History for journeyed
mid-14c., "travel from one place to another," from Anglo-French journeyer, Old French journoier, from journee (see journey (n.)). Related: Journeyed; journeying.
c.1200, "a defined course of traveling; one's path in life," from Old French journee "day's work or travel" (12c.), from Vulgar Latin diurnum "day," noun use of neuter of Latin diurnus "of one day" (see diurnal). Meaning "act of traveling by land or sea" is c.1300. In Middle English it also meant "a day" (c.1400); a day's work (mid-14c.); "distance traveled in one day" (mid-13c.), and as recently as Johnson (1755) the primary sense was still "the travel of a day."