Synonyms of trip in English:

trip


See definition of trip

verb

1‘Owen tripped on the loose stones’

SYNONYMS

stumble, lose one's footing, catch one's foot, slip, lose one's balance, stagger, totter, slide

fall, fall down, tumble, topple, take a spill

dated measure one's length

2‘taxpayers often trip up by not declaring taxable income’

SYNONYMS

make a mistake, miscalculate, make a blunder, blunder, go wrong, get something wrong, make an error, err

informal slip up, screw up, make a boo-boo

British informal boob, drop a clanger

North American informal goof up

3‘the question was intended to trip up the prime minister’

SYNONYMS

catch out, trap, trick, outwit, outsmart

put someone off their stride, throw off balance, disconcert, unsettle, discountenance, discomfit

informal throw, wrong-foot

British informal catch on the hop

4‘they tripped up the terrace steps’

SYNONYMS

run lightly, skip, dance, prance, waltz, bound, spring, hop, gambol, caper, frisk, scamper

ANTONYMS

trudge

5‘Hoffman tripped the alarm’

SYNONYMS

set off, activate, trigger

turn on, switch on, flip, throw

6‘when tripping through the Yukon, take time to explore our museums’

SYNONYMS

travel, take a trip, go on a excursion, go on a journey, go on a trip, journey, tour, trek, hike, cruise

rare peregrinate


noun

1‘a four-day trip to Paris’

SYNONYMS

excursion, outing, jaunt

holiday, visit, tour, journey, expedition, voyage, transfer

drive, run, day out

pilgrimage

informal junket, spin, hop

Scottish informal hurl

rare peregrination

2‘trips and falls cause nearly half of all such accidents’

SYNONYMS

stumble, slip, misstep, false step

fall, tumble, spill

3‘an occasional trip in the performance’

SYNONYMS

mistake, error, blunder, gaffe, slip, slip of the pen, slip of the tongue, lapse, oversight, indiscretion

faux pas

lapsus linguae, lapsus calami

informal slip-up, boo-boo, boner, howler, fail

British informal boob, clanger

North American informal goof, blooper, bloop