Adjective "journey" definition and examples

(Journey may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/ˈdʒəːni/

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Definitions and examples

noun

An act of travelling from one place to another.
  1. 'This is not a problem on short journeys but on a long haul it can literally become a pain in the neck.'
  2. 'Passengers were warned to leave extra time for their journeys but some people missed their flights.'
  3. 'Often his journeys involve long treks through remote regions, giving him time to look and think.'
  4. 'It was also said that one leg of a planned flight involved a journey from Manchester.'
  5. 'The trip is marked down as a return journey, but it is not known when he went back to the capital.'
  6. 'To add insult to injury, many journeys could be walked in 20 minutes or less.'
  7. 'It may be a long journey, but a journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.'
  8. 'I had to get off the bus halfway through my journey, find another bus and return home to check.'
  9. 'Of course not all train journeys are mere holiday excursions laid on for the benefit of time-rich tourists.'
  10. 'It means rail passengers will no longer have to transfer to buses for journeys around Stockport.'
  11. 'her spiritual journey towards Roman Catholicism'
  12. 'Now, though, she would begin a new journey, a new life, if one as old as she could ask for such a thing.'
  13. 'He then sets out on a long journey to clear his name.'
  14. 'Hedman has been on a journey of self-discovery.'
  15. 'His new book, Death by Meeting, is a journey into meeting hell.'
  16. 'Don's inner journey is released.'
  17. 'But I nary not mention my displeasure and dread and off we embarked to Spencer's Plaza on a journey of discovery.'
  18. 'He travels out to Africa incognito to re-deliver the feathers personally: a perilous journey of redemption.'
  19. 'She then offers you information about where to find support and resources as you begin the journey toward your child's wellness.'
  20. 'Many such enterprises appear to involve a journey through a tunnel with a bright light at the end.'
  21. 'My journey with sound essences began in 1998.'

verb

Travel somewhere.
  1. 'A number of the family have journeyed from England while Nora and her husband are over from Chicago.'
  2. 'They journeyed back to Bombay for their wedding and later settled in Bridgewater, NJ.'
  3. 'We will have to spend a few hours journeying down in a bus, which is bound to take its toll.'
  4. 'But he has other reasons for journeying to a part of the world which he ‘loves everything about.’'
  5. 'Then they would be journeying to Iran, Turkey and then Greece.'
  6. 'They journeyed to and from Dublin Airport and were blessed with excellent weather on their vacation.'
  7. 'People journeyed from various parts of the country to pay their respects.'
  8. 'Advance bookings exceeded all expectations and well over 1,000 anglers journeyed to the resort to compete.'
  9. 'It must have been heart-breaking for them leaving homes and families and journeying to this strange land.'
  10. 'A number of people from Castlerea journeyed to Manchester for the funeral.'

More definitions

1. a traveling from one place to another, usually taking a rather long time; trip: a six-day journey across the desert.

2. a distance, course, or area traveled or suitable for traveling: a desert journey.

3. a period of travel: a week's journey.

4. passage or progress from one stage to another: the journey to success. verb (used without object), journeyed, journeying.

5. to make a journey; travel.

More examples(as adjective)

"missions can be journey over miles."

"missions can be journey."

Origin

Middle English: from Old French jornee ‘day, a day's travel, a day's work’ (the earliest senses in English), based on Latin diurnum ‘daily portion’, from diurnus (see diurnal).