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

7 senses of trip

Sense 1
trip -- (a journey for some purpose (usually including the return); "he took a trip to the shopping center")
       => journey, journeying -- (the act of traveling from one place to another)

Sense 2
trip -- (a hallucinatory experience induced by drugs; "an acid trip")
       => hallucination -- (illusory perception; a common symptom of severe mental disorder)

Sense 3
slip, trip -- (an accidental misstep threatening (or causing) a fall; "he blamed his slip on the ice"; "the jolt caused many slips and a few spills")
       => mishap, misadventure, mischance -- (an instance of misfortune)

Sense 4
trip, head trip -- (an exciting or stimulating experience)
       => experience -- (an event as apprehended; "a surprising experience"; "that painful experience certainly got our attention")

Sense 5
tripper, trip -- (a catch mechanism that acts as a switch; "the pressure activates the tripper and releases the water")
       => catch, stop -- (a restraint that checks the motion of something; "he used a book as a stop to hold the door open")

Sense 6
trip -- (a light or nimble tread; "he heard the trip of women's feet overhead")
       => step -- (the act of changing location by raising the foot and setting it down; "he walked with unsteady steps")

Sense 7
trip, trip-up, stumble, misstep -- (an unintentional but embarrassing blunder; "he recited the whole poem without a single trip"; "he arranged his robes to avoid a trip-up later"; "confusion caused his unfortunate misstep")
       => blunder, blooper, bloomer, bungle, pratfall, foul-up, fuckup, flub, botch, boner, boo-boo -- (an embarrassing mistake)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb trip

5 senses of trip

Sense 1
stumble, trip -- (miss a step and fall or nearly fall; "She stumbled over the tree root")
       => move -- (move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion; "He moved his hand slightly to the right")

Sense 2
trip, trip up -- (cause to stumble; "The questions on the test tripped him up")

Sense 3
travel, trip, jaunt -- (make a trip for pleasure)

Sense 4
trip, actuate, trigger, activate, set off, spark off, spark, trigger off, touch off -- (put in motion or move to act; "trigger a reaction"; "actuate the circuits")
       => initiate, pioneer -- (take the lead or initiative in; participate in the development of; "This South African surgeon pioneered heart transplants")

Sense 5
trip, trip out, turn on, get off -- (get high, stoned, or drugged; "He trips every weekend")

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