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TREK (trekked, trekking)

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does trek mean? 

TREK (noun)
  The noun TREK has 2 senses:

1. a journey by ox wagon (especially an organized migration by a group of settlers)
2. any long and difficult trip

  Familiarity information: TREK used as a noun is rare.


TREK (verb)
  The verb TREK has 2 senses:

1. journey on foot, especially in the mountains
2. make a long and difficult journey

  Familiarity information: TREK used as a verb is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


TREK (noun)


Sense 1trek [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A journey by ox wagon (especially an organized migration by a group of settlers)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Hypernyms ("trek" is a kind of...):

journey; journeying (the act of traveling from one place to another)

Domain region:

Republic of South Africa; South Africa (a republic at the southernmost part of Africa; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1910; first European settlers were Dutch (known as Boers))


Sense 2trek [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Any long and difficult trip

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Hypernyms ("trek" is a kind of...):

trip (a journey for some purpose (usually including the return))


TREK (verb)


Sense 1trek [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Journey on foot, especially in the mountains

Classified under:

Verbs of walking, flying, swimming

Context example:

We spent the summer trekking in the foothills of the Himalayas

Hypernyms (to "trek" is one way to...):

journey; travel (undertake a journey or trip)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s


Sense 2trek [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Make a long and difficult journey

Classified under:

Verbs of walking, flying, swimming

Context example:

They trekked towards the North Pole with sleds and skis

Hypernyms (to "trek" is one way to...):

journey; travel (undertake a journey or trip)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s


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