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Synonyms for trip

Synonyms for (noun) trip

Synonyms: trip, trip-up, stumble, misstep Definition: an unintentional but embarrassing blunder Usage: he recited the whole poem without a single trip; he arranged his robes to avoid a trip-up later; confusion caused his unfortunate misstep

Similar words: bloomer, blooper, blunder, boner, boo-boo, botch, bungle, fuckup, flub, foul-up, pratfall Definition: an embarrassing mistake

Synonyms: trip Definition: a light or nimble tread Usage: he heard the trip of women's feet overhead

Similar words: step Definition: the act of changing location by raising the foot and setting it down Usage: he walked with unsteady steps

Synonyms: trip Definition: a journey for some purpose (usually including the return) Usage: he took a trip to the shopping center

Similar words: journey, journeying Definition: the act of traveling from one place to another

Synonyms: trip, tripper Definition: a catch mechanism that acts as a switch Usage: the pressure activates the tripper and releases the water

Similar words: catch, stop Definition: a restraint that checks the motion of something Usage: he used a book as a stop to hold the door open

Synonyms: trip, head trip Definition: an exciting or stimulating experience

Similar words: experience Definition: an event as apprehended Usage: a surprising experience; that painful experience certainly got our attention

Synonyms: slip, trip Definition: an accidental misstep threatening (or causing) a fall Usage: he blamed his slip on the ice; the jolt caused many slips and a few spills

Similar words: misadventure, mischance, mishap Definition: an instance of misfortune

Synonyms: trip Definition: a hallucinatory experience induced by drugs Usage: an acid trip

Similar words: hallucination Definition: illusory perception; a common symptom of severe mental disorder

Synonyms for (verb) trip

Synonyms: set off, spark, spark off, activate, actuate, trigger, trigger off, trip, touch off Definition: put in motion or move to act Usage: trigger a reaction; actuate the circuits

Similar words: initiate, pioneer Definition: take the lead or initiative in; participate in the development of Usage: This South African surgeon pioneered heart transplants

Synonyms: trip, stumble Definition: miss a step and fall or nearly fall Usage: She stumbled over the tree root

Similar words: move Definition: move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion Usage: He moved his hand slightly to the right