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Meaning of TOUR

Pronunciation:  tûr

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a journey or route all the way around a particular place or area; "they took an extended tour of Europe"; "we took a quick circuit of the park"; "a ten-day coach circuit of the island"
  2. [n]  a time for working (after which you will be relieved by someone else); "it's my go"; "a spell of work"
  3. [n]  a period of time spent in military service
  4. [v]  make a tour of a certain place

TOUR is a 4 letter word that starts with T.


 Synonyms: circuit, duty tour, enlistment, go, hitch, spell, term of enlistment, tour of duty, turn
 See Also: duty period, grand tour, itineration, journey, journey, journeying, package holiday, package tour, period, period of time, pub crawl, see, shift, take the road, time period, travel, visit, walkabout, whistle-stop tour, work shift



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Tour\, n. [F. tour. See {Tower}.]
    A tower. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
  2. \Tour\, n. [F. tour. See {Turn}, v. t.]
    1. A going round; a circuit; hence, a journey in a circuit; a
       prolonged circuitous journey; a comprehensive excursion;
       as, the tour of Europe; the tour of France or England.
             The bird of Jove stooped from his airy tour.
    2. A turn; a revolution; as, the tours of the heavenly
       bodies. [Obs.] --Blackmore.
    3. (Mil.) anything done successively, or by regular order; a
       turn; as, a tour of duty.
    Syn: Journey; excursion. See {Journey}.
  3. \Tour\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Toured}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    To make a tourm; as, to tour throught a country. --T. Hughes.