Meaning of TRIP in English


noun a flock of widgeons.

2. trip ·noun a troop of men; a host.

3. trip ·noun a small piece; a morsel; a bit.

4. trip ·noun a herd or flock, as of sheep, goats, ·etc.

5. trip ·noun a brief or rapid journey; an excursion or jaunt.

6. trip ·noun a quick, light step; a lively movement of the feet; a skip.

7. trip ·noun a single board, or tack, in plying, or beating, to windward.

8. trip ·vt to pull (a yard) into a perpendicular position for lowering it.

9. trip ·n.i. to make a brief journey or pleasure excursion; as, to trip to europe.

10. trip ·noun a stroke, or catch, by which a wrestler causes his antagonist to lose footing.

11. trip ·vt to raise (an anchor) from the bottom, by its cable or buoy rope, so that it hangs free.

12. trip ·vt to detect in a misstep; to catch; to convict.

13. trip ·noun a false step; a stumble; a misstep; a loss of footing or balance. fig.: an error; a failure; a mistake.

14. trip ·vt to release, let fall, or see free, as a weight or compressed spring, as by removing a latch or detent.

15. trip ·vt fig.: to overthrow by depriving of support; to put an obstacle in the way of; to obstruct; to cause to fail.

xvi. trip ·n.i. to move with light, quick steps; to walk or move lightly; to skip; to move the feet nimbly;

— sometimes followed by it. ·see it, 5.

xvii. trip ·n.i. to take a quick step, as when in danger of losing one's balance; hence, to make a false; to catch the foot; to lose footing; to stumble.

xviii. trip ·n.i. fig.: to be guilty of a misstep; to commit an offense against morality, propriety, or rule; to err; to mistake; to fail.

xix. trip ·vt to cause to stumble, or take a false step; to cause to lose the footing, by striking the feet from under; to cause to fall; to throw off the balance; to supplant;

— often followed by up; as, to trip up a man in wrestling.

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