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
Synonyms: stumble

: "She stumbled over the tree root."

Related terms: move founder stumbler walk
3. [ noun ] a catch mechanism that acts as a switch
Synonyms: tripper

"the pressure activates the tripper and releases the water"

Related terms: catch
4. [ noun ] an accidental misstep threatening (or causing) a fall
Synonyms: slip

"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"

Related terms: step
6. [ noun ] an exciting or stimulting experience
Synonyms: head_trip
Related terms: 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
Synonyms: travel jaunt
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
Synonyms: trip_up

"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"

Related terms: hallucination
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
Similar spelling:   Tripp