- a course of travel or passage, especially a long journey by water to a distant place.
- a passage through air or space, as a flight in an airplane or space vehicle.
- a journey or expedition from one place to another by land.
- Often voyages. journeys or travels as the subject of a written account, or the account itself: the voyages of Marco Polo.
- Obsolete. an enterprise or undertaking.
verb (used without object), voy·aged, voy·ag·ing.
- to make or take a voyage; travel; journey.
verb (used with object), voy·aged, voy·ag·ing.
- to traverse by a voyage: to voyage the seven seas.
- a journey, travel, or passage, esp one to a distant land or by sea or air
- obsolete an ambitious project
- to travel over or traverse (something)we will voyage to Africa
late 15c., from voyage (n.). Related: Voyaged; voyaging.
c.1300, from Old French veiage “travel, journey,” from Late Latin viaticum “a journey” (in classical Latin “provisions for a journey”), noun use of neuter of viaticus “of or for a journey,” from via “road, journey, travel.”
see maiden voyage.