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Expedition vs. Journey

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  • Expedition (noun)

    The act of expediting something; prompt execution.

  • Expedition (noun)

    A military journey; an enterprise against some enemy or into enemy territory.

  • Expedition (noun)

    The quality of being expedite; speed, quickness.

  • Expedition (noun)

    An important or long journey, for example a march or a voyage

  • Expedition (noun)

    A trip, especially a long one, made by a person or a group of people for a specific purpose

    "a naval expedition"

    "a scientific expedition"

    "an expedition across the Alps"

  • Expedition (noun)

    The group of people making such excursion.

  • Expedition (verb)

    To take part in a trip or expedition; to travel.

  • Journey (noun)

    A set amount of travelling, seen as a single unit; a discrete trip, a voyage.

  • Journey (noun)

    Any difficulties or personal development.

    "the journey to political freedom"

    "my journey of dealing with grief"

  • Journey (noun)

    A day.

  • Journey (noun)

    A day's travelling; the distance travelled in a day.

  • Journey (noun)

    A day's work.

  • Journey (noun)

    The Mint.

  • Journey (noun)

    A group of giraffes.

  • Journey (verb)

    To travel, to make a trip or voyage.

Wiktionary
  • Expedition (noun)

    a journey undertaken by a group of people with a particular purpose, especially that of exploration, research, or war

    "an expedition to the jungles of the Orinoco"

  • Expedition (noun)

    the people involved in an expedition

    "many of the expedition have passed rigorous courses"

  • Expedition (noun)

    a short trip made for a particular purpose

    "a shopping expedition"

  • Expedition (noun)

    promptness or speed in doing something

    "the landlord shall remedy the defects with all possible expedition"

  • Journey (noun)

    an act of travelling from one place to another

    "an eight-hour train journey"

  • Journey (noun)

    a long and often difficult process of personal change and development

    "her spiritual journey towards Roman Catholicism"

    "I was excited with my character's journey in the film"

  • Journey (verb)

    travel somewhere

    "they journeyed south"

Oxford Dictionary
  • Expedition (noun)

    The quality of being expedite; efficient promptness; haste; dispatch; speed; quickness; as to carry the mail with expedition.

  • Expedition (noun)

    A sending forth or setting forth the execution of some object of consequence; progress.

  • Expedition (noun)

    An important enterprise, implying a change of place; especially, a warlike enterprise; a march or a voyage with martial intentions; an excursion by a body of persons for a valuable end; as, a military, naval, exploring, or scientific expedition; also, the body of persons making such excursion.

  • Journey (noun)

    The travel or work of a day.

  • Journey (noun)

    Travel or passage from one place to another, especially one covering a large distance or taking a long time.

  • Journey (noun)

    A passage through life, or a passage through any significant experience, or from one state to another.

  • Journey (noun)

    The distance that is traveled in a journey{2}, or the time taken to complete a journey{2}; as, it's a two-day journey from the oasis into Cairo by camel; from Mecca to Samarkand is quite a journey.

  • Journey (verb)

    To travel from place to place; to go from home to a distance.

  • Journey

    To traverse; to travel over or through.

Webster Dictionary
  • Expedition (noun)

    a military campaign designed to achieve a specific objective in a foreign country

  • Expedition (noun)

    an organized group of people undertaking a journey for a particular purpose;

    "an expedition was sent to explore Mars"

  • Expedition (noun)

    a journey organized for a particular purpose

  • Expedition (noun)

    a journey taken for pleasure;

    "many summer excursions to the shore"

    "it was merely a pleasure trip"

    "after cautious sashays into the field"

  • Expedition (noun)

    the property of being prompt and efficient;

    "it was done with dispatch"

  • Journey (noun)

    the act of traveling from one place to another

  • Journey (verb)

    undertake a journey or trip

  • Journey (verb)

    travel upon or across;

    "travel the oceans"

Princeton's WordNet

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