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")

Antonyms of adj tripping

2 senses of tripping

Sense 1
lilting, swinging, swingy, tripping -- (characterized by a buoyant rhythm; "an easy lilting stride"; "the flute broke into a light lilting air"; "a swinging pace"; "a graceful swingy walk"; "a tripping singing measure")

INDIRECT (VIA rhythmical) -> unrhythmical, unrhythmic -- (not rhythmic; irregular in beat or accent)

Sense 2
light, lightsome, tripping -- (moving easily and quickly; nimble; "the dancer was light and graceful"; "a lightsome buoyant step"; "walked with a light tripping step")

INDIRECT (VIA light-footed) -> heavy-footed -- ((of movement) lacking ease or lightness; "his tired heavy-footed walk")

Similarity of adj tripping

2 senses of tripping

Sense 1
lilting, swinging, swingy, tripping -- (characterized by a buoyant rhythm; "an easy lilting stride"; "the flute broke into a light lilting air"; "a swinging pace"; "a graceful swingy walk"; "a tripping singing measure")
       => rhythmical (vs. unrhythmical), rhythmic -- (recurring with measured regularity; "the rhythmic chiming of church bells"- John Galsworthy; "rhythmical prose")

Sense 2
light, lightsome, tripping -- (moving easily and quickly; nimble; "the dancer was light and graceful"; "a lightsome buoyant step"; "walked with a light tripping step")
       => light-footed (vs. heavy-footed) -- ((of movement) having a light and springy step; "a light-footed girl")

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