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Meaning of VOYAGE

Pronunciation:  'voyij

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a journey to some distant place
  2. [n]  an act of traveling by water
  3. [v]  travel by boat on a boat propelled by wind or by other means; "The QE2 will sail to Southampton tomorrow"

VOYAGE is a 6 letter word that starts with V.


 Synonyms: navigate, ocean trip, sail
 See Also: astrogate, crossing, cruise, cruise, journey, journey, journeying, sail, seafaring, space travel, spacefaring, spaceflight, travel, water travel



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Voy"age\ (?; 48), n. [OE. veage, viage, OF. veage,
    viage, veiage, voiage, F. voyage, LL. viaticum, fr. L.
    viaticum traveling money, provision for a journey, from
    viaticus belonging to a road or journey, fr. via way, akin to
    E. way. See {Way}, n., and cf. {Convey}, {Deviate},
    {Devious}, {Envoy}, {Trivial}, {Viaduct}, {Viaticum}.]
    1. Formerly, a passage either by sea or land; a journey, in
       general; but not chiefly limited to a passing by sea or
       water from one place, port, or country, to another;
       especially, a passing or journey by water to a distant
       place or country.
             I love a sea voyage and a blustering tempest. --J.
             So steers the prudent crane Her annual voyage, borne
             on winds.                             --Milton.
             All the voyage of their life Is bound in shallows
             and in miseries.                      --Shak.
    2. The act or practice of traveling. [Obs.]
             Nations have interknowledge of one another by voyage
             into foreign parts, or strangers that come to them.
    3. Course; way. [Obs.] --Shak.
  2. \Voy"age\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Voyaged}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    {Voyaging}.] [Cf. F. voyager.]
    To take a voyage; especially, to sail or pass by water.
          A mind forever Voyaging through strange seas of thought
          alone.                                   --Wordsworth.
  3. \Voy"age\, v. t.
    To travel; to pass over; to traverse.
          With what pain [I] voyaged the unreal, vast, unbounded
          deep.                                    --Milton.
Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Dreaming that you are making a voyage in your dream, foretells of an inheritance. Dreaming of a disastrous voyage, symbolizes incompetence and false loves.