Definitions for trip

Definitions for (noun) trip

Main entry: trip, trip-up, stumble, misstep

Definition: an unintentional but embarrassing blunder

Usage: he recited the whole poem without a single trip; he arranged his robes to avoid a trip-up later; confusion caused his unfortunate misstep

Main entry: trip

Definition: a light or nimble tread

Usage: he heard the trip of women's feet overhead

Main entry: trip

Definition: a journey for some purpose (usually including the return)

Usage: he took a trip to the shopping center

Main entry: trip, tripper

Definition: a catch mechanism that acts as a switch

Usage: the pressure activates the tripper and releases the water

Main entry: trip, head trip

Definition: an exciting or stimulating experience

Main entry: slip, trip

Definition: an accidental misstep threatening (or causing) a fall

Usage: he blamed his slip on the ice; the jolt caused many slips and a few spills

Main entry: trip

Definition: a hallucinatory experience induced by drugs

Usage: an acid trip

Definitions for (verb) trip

Main entry: trip, trip out, turn on, get off

Definition: get high, stoned, or drugged

Usage: He trips every weekend

Main entry: set off, spark, spark off, activate, actuate, trigger, trigger off, trip, touch off

Definition: put in motion or move to act

Usage: trigger a reaction; actuate the circuits

Main entry: travel, trip, jaunt

Definition: make a trip for pleasure

Main entry: trip, stumble

Definition: miss a step and fall or nearly fall

Usage: She stumbled over the tree root

Main entry: trip, trip up

Definition: cause to stumble

Usage: The questions on the test tripped him up

Visual thesaurus for trip