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  • trip — [trip] vi. tripped, tripping [ME trippen < OFr treper < Gmc * trippon (> OE treppan, to step): see TRAP1] 1. to walk, run, or dance with light, rapid steps; skip; caper 2. to stumble, esp. by catching the foot 3. to make a false step,… …   English World dictionary

  • Trip — Trip, v. t. 1. 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. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • trip up — Trip Trip, v. t. 1. 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. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • trip — /trɪp / (say trip) noun 1. a journey or voyage. 2. a journey, voyage, or run made by a boat, train, or the like, between two points. 3. a journey made for pleasure; excursion. 4. Colloquial a quantity of LSD prepared in some form for sale. 5.… …   Australian English dictionary

  • trip — trip1 /trip/, n., v., tripped, tripping. n. 1. a journey or voyage: to win a trip to Paris. 2. a journey, voyage, or run made by a boat, train, bus, or the like, between two points: It s a short trip from Baltimore to Philadelphia. 3. See round… …   Universalium

  • trip — [[t]trɪp[/t]] n. v. tripped, trip•ping 1) a traveling from one place to another; journey or voyage 2) a journey or run made by a boat, train, or the like, between two points 3) a single course of travel taken as part of one s duty, work, etc.: my …   From formal English to slang

  • Anchor — For other uses, see Anchor (disambiguation). Ploudalmézeau, anchor of Amoco Cadiz An anchor is a device, normally made of metal, that is used to connect a vessel to the bed of a body of water to prevent the vessel from drifting due to wind or… …   Wikipedia

  • Anchor Line (riverboat company) — The Anchor Line was a steamboat company that operated a fleet of boats on the Mississippi River between St. Louis, Missouri, and New Orleans, Louisiana, between 1859 and 1898, when it went out of business. It was one of the most well known, if… …   Wikipedia

  • trip — verb (trips, tripping, tripped) 1》 catch one s foot on something and stumble or fall. 2》 (trip up) make a mistake.     ↘(trip someone up) detect or expose someone in a mistake or inconsistency. 3》 walk, run, or dance with quick light steps.… …   English new terms dictionary

  • trip — I. verb (tripped; tripping) Etymology: Middle English trippen, from Anglo French treper, triper, of Germanic origin; akin to Old English treppan to tread more at trap Date: 14th century intransitive verb 1. a. to dance, skip, or caper with light… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • trip — v. & n. v.intr. & tr. (tripped, tripping) 1 intr. a walk or dance with quick light steps. b (of a rhythm etc.) run lightly. 2 a intr. & tr. (often foll. by up) stumble or cause to stumble, esp. by catching or entangling the feet. b intr. & tr.… …   Useful english dictionary

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