Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun expedition

5 senses of expedition

Sense 1
expedition, military expedition, hostile expedition -- (a military campaign designed to achieve a specific objective in a foreign country)
       => campaign, military campaign -- (several related operations aimed at achieving a particular goal (usually within geographical and temporal constraints))

Sense 2
expedition -- (an organized group of people undertaking a journey for a particular purpose; "an expedition was sent to explore Mars")
       => working group, working party -- (a group of people working together temporarily until some goal is achieved; "the working group was supposed to report back in two weeks")

Sense 3
expedition -- (a journey organized for a particular purpose)
       => journey, journeying -- (the act of traveling from one place to another)

Sense 4
excursion, jaunt, outing, junket, pleasure trip, expedition, sashay -- (a journey taken for pleasure; "many summer excursions to the shore"; "it was merely a pleasure trip"; "after cautious sashays into the field")
       => journey, journeying -- (the act of traveling from one place to another)

Sense 5
dispatch, despatch, expedition, expeditiousness -- (the property of being prompt and efficient; "it was done with dispatch")
       => celerity, quickness, rapidity, rapidness, speediness -- (a rate that is rapid)

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