voy|age


voy|age
voy|age «VOY ihj», noun, verb, -aged, -ag|ing.
–n.
1. a) a journey or travel by water; cruise: »

to make or take a voyage. We had a pleasant voyage to England.

SYNONYM(S): See syn. under trip. (Cf.trip) b) such a journey in which return is made to the starting point.
2. a journey or travel through the air or through space: »

an airplane voyage, the earth's voyage around the sun.

3. (formerly) a journey by either land or sea.
4. a written account of a voyage; book describing a voyage (often used in the plural in book titles).
5. the course of life (or some part of it), or the fate of persons after death: »

the voyage of matrimony.

6. Obsolete. an enterprise or undertaking.
–v.i.
to make or take a voyage or voyages; go by sea or air: »

Columbus voyaged across unknown seas.

–v.t.
to cross or travel over; traverse: »

Freighters voyage all the seas of the world.

[< Old French veiage, and voyage < Latin viāticum provision for travel; (originally) of or for a journey. See etyof doublet viaticum. (Cf.viaticum)]

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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