• Trip Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) A quick, light step; a lively movement of the feet; a skip.
  2. (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.
  3. (n. i.) To make a brief journey or pleasure excursion; as, to trip to Europe.
  4. (n.) A herd or flock, as of sheep, goats, etc.
  5. (n.) A flock of widgeons.
  6. (n.) A troop of men; a host.
  7. (v. t.) To pull (a yard) into a perpendicular position for lowering it.
  8. (n. i.) Fig.: To be guilty of a misstep; to commit an offense against morality, propriety, or rule; to err; to mistake; to fail.
  9. (v. t.) 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.
  10. (n.) A false step; a stumble; a misstep; a loss of footing or balance. Fig.: An error; a failure; a mistake.
  11. (n.) A single board, or tack, in plying, or beating, to windward.
  12. (v. t.) To raise (an anchor) from the bottom, by its cable or buoy rope, so that it hangs free.
  13. (n.) A brief or rapid journey; an excursion or jaunt.
  14. (n.) A stroke, or catch, by which a wrestler causes his antagonist to lose footing.
  15. (v. t.) Fig.: To overthrow by depriving of support; to put an obstacle in the way of; to obstruct; to cause to fail.
  16. (n. i.) To take a quick step, as when in danger of losing ones balance; hence, to make a false; to catch the foot; to lose footing; to stumble.
  17. (n.) A small piece; a morsel; a bit.
  18. (v. t.) To release, let fall, or see free, as a weight or compressed spring, as by removing a latch or detent.
  19. (v. t.) To detect in a misstep; to catch; to convict.

Activate, Actuate, Jaunt, Misstep, Slip, Spark, Stumble, Travel, Trigger, Tripper,

• Triparted Definition & Synonyms

  1. (a.) Parted into three piece; having three parts or pieces; -- said of the field or of a bearing; as, a cross triparted.
  2. (a.) Divided nearly to the base into three segments or lobes.

• Tripartition Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) A division by threes, or into three parts; the taking of a third part of any number or quantity.