|1.||[ noun ] (transportation) a journey for some purpose (usually including the return)|
"he took a trip to the shopping center"
|Related terms:||journey errand run service_call run flight trek junket round_trip travel|
|2.||[ verb ] miss a step and fall or nearly fall|
: "She stumbled over the tree root."
|Related terms:||move founder stumbler walk|
|3.||[ noun ] a catch mechanism that acts as a switch|
"the pressure activates the tripper and releases the water"
|4.||[ noun ] an accidental misstep threatening (or causing) a fall|
"he blamed his slip on the ice" "the jolt caused many slips and a few spills"
|Related terms:||mishap spill|
|5.||[ noun ] a light or nimble tread|
"he heard the trip of women's feet overhead"
|6.||[ noun ] an exciting or stimulting experience|
|7.||[ verb ] put in motion or move to act|
|Synonyms:||spark trigger set_off touch_off activate actuate trigger_off spark_off|
"trigger a reaction" "actuate the circuits"
|Related terms:||initiate act tripper trigger actuator anticipate happen|
|8.||[ verb ] make a trip for pleasure|
|Related terms:||travel_to travel commute junket ply peregrinate traveler excursion travel|
|9.||[ verb ] get high, stoned, or drugged|
|Synonyms:||turn_on get_off trip_out|
"He trips every weekend"
|10.||[ verb ] cause to stumble|
"The questions on the test tripped him up"
|Related terms:||slip stumble|
|11.||[ noun ] (psychology,psychiatry) a hallucinatory experience induced by drugs|
"an acid trip"
|12.||[ noun ] an unintentional but embarrassing blunder|
|Synonyms:||misstep trip-up stumble|
"he recited the whole poem without a single trip" "he arranged his robes to avoid a trip-up later" "confusion caused his unfortunate misstep"
|Related terms:||blunder stumble|