voyage

[ voi-ij ]
/ ˈvɔɪ ɪdʒ /

noun

verb (used without object), voy·aged, voy·ag·ing.

to make or take a voyage; travel; journey.

verb (used with object), voy·aged, voy·ag·ing.

to traverse by a voyage: to voyage the seven seas.

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Origin of voyage

1250–1300; Middle English ve(i)age, viage, voyage < Anglo-French, Old French < Latin viāticum travel-money; see viaticum

OTHER WORDS FROM voyage

voy·ag·er, nounout·voy·age, verb (used with object), out·voy·aged, out·voy·ag·ing.re·voy·age, noun, verb, re·voy·aged, re·voy·ag·ing.un·voy·ag·ing, adjective

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH voyage

voyager voyageur
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British Dictionary definitions for voyage

voyage
/ (ˈvɔɪɪdʒ) /

noun

a journey, travel, or passage, esp one to a distant land or by sea or air
obsolete an ambitious project

verb

to travel over or traverse (something)we will voyage to Africa

Derived forms of voyage

voyager, noun

Word Origin for voyage

C13: from Old French veiage, from Latin viāticum provision for travelling, from viāticus concerning a journey, from via a way
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Idioms and Phrases with voyage

voyage

see maiden voyage.

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