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voyage

See also: voyagé

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EtymologyEdit

Middle English viage, from Anglo-Norman viage, from Old French voiage, from Latin viaticum. The modern spelling is under the influence of Modern French voyage.

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voyage (plural voyages)

  1. A long journey, especially by ship.
    • J. Fletcher
      I love a sea voyage and a blustering tempest.
    • Shakespeare
      All the voyage of their life / Is bound in shallows and in miseries.
  2. (obsolete) The act or practice of travelling.
    • Francis Bacon
      Nations have interknowledge of one another by voyage into foreign parts, or strangers that come to them.

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voyage (third-person singular simple present voyages, present participle voyaging, simple past and past participle voyaged)

  1. To go on a long journey.
    • Wordsworth
      A mind forever voyaging through strange seas of thought alone.

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French voiage, from Latin viaticum.

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voyage m (plural voyages)

  1. trip, travel

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voyage

  1. first-person singular present indicative of voyager
  2. third-person singular present indicative of voyager
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of voyager
  4. third-person singular present subjunctive of voyager
  5. second-person singular imperative of voyager

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