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voyage

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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voyagevoy‧age1 /ˈvɔɪ-ɪdʒ/ ●●○ noun [countable]  1 TTWTRAVELa long journey in a ship or spacecraft The voyage from England to India used to take six months. the Titanic’s maiden voyage (=first journey) I don’t want to make the voyage single-handed. These are the voyages of the starship Enterprise.see thesaurus at journey2 voyage of discovery
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voyageAfter a voyage of investigation in 1584 a colony that was intended to be permanent was launched in 1585.During the brief voyage Tom lived in a peculiar atmosphere of doom and of heroic, unselfish courage.Captain James Cook, whose parents were local farmworkers, set out on his celebrated voyages of discovery from this estuary.For the first time during the entire voyage, he failed to respond instantly to a request.We are on the way, but on a rather longer voyage than we knew.In fact much of the Ancient Mariner came from the sea voyages of discovery.In those days, the voyage to Australia was long and dangerous.Jaq had spent the remainder of the voyage feeling exalted, yet pitiful.maiden voyageRead in studio A rather unusual hot air balloon has completed its maiden voyage.As Dole and Kemp headed across the country, the team of surrogates was making its maiden voyage in California.Fifty-two years before I met him, Lawrence Beesley had been a second-class passenger on the maiden voyage of the Titanic.
Related topics: Water
voyagevoyage2 verb [intransitive always + adverb/preposition] literary  TTWTRAVELto travel to a place, especially by ship
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voyageThe string confined flight to the limits of a circle, like a satellite voyaging around the earth.In my heart I am voyaging down the river too.Year after year he voyaged, hurried from one perilous adventure to another.Bishop Jon breathed gently, the stylus in his scrolled fingers voyaging up and down on the buoy of his abdomen.
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Verb table
voyage
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyvoyage
he, she, itvoyages
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyvoyaged
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave voyaged
he, she, ithas voyaged
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad voyaged
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill voyage
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have voyaged
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam voyaging
he, she, itis voyaging
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you, we, theyare voyaging
Past
I, he, she, itwas voyaging
you, we, theywere voyaging
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been voyaging
he, she, ithas been voyaging
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been voyaging
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be voyaging
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been voyaging
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