Travel vs Camp - What's the difference?

travel | camp |

As a verb travel

is to be on a journey, often for pleasure or business and with luggage; to go from one place to another.

As a noun travel

is the act of traveling.

As an initialism camp is


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Alternative forms

* travell


  • To be on a journey, often for pleasure or business and with luggage; to go from one place to another.
  • I like to travel .
  • To pass from here to there; to move or transmit; to go from one place to another.
  • Soundwaves can travel through water.
  • (basketball) To move illegally by walking or running without dribbling the ball.
  • To travel throughout (a place).
  • I’ve travelled the world.
  • To force to journey.
  • * Spenser
  • They shall not be travelled forth of their own franchises.
  • (obsolete) To labour; to travail.
  • (Hooker)


    * fare, journey

    Derived terms

    * (l), (l)


  • The act of traveling.
  • space travel
    travel to Spain
  • (p) A series of journeys.
  • (p) An account of one's travels.
  • I’m off on my travels around France again.
  • The activity or traffic along a route or through a given point.
  • The working motion of a piece of machinery; the length of a mechanical stroke.
  • There was a lot of travel in the handle, because the tool was out of adjustment.
    My drill press has a travel of only 1.5 inches.
  • (obsolete) Labour; parturition; travail.
  • Synonyms

    * (act of travelling) journey, passage, tour, trip * (activity or traffic along a route or through a given point) traffic * (working motion of a piece of machinery) stroke, movement, progression

    Derived terms

    * travel bug * active travel


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    (wikipedia camp)

    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) . The verb is from (etyl) (m), from (etyl) (m), .


    (en noun)
  • (label) Conflict; battle.
  • An outdoor place acting as temporary accommodation in tents or other temporary structures.
  • An organised event, often taking place in tents or temporary accommodation.
  • A base of a military group, not necessarily temporary.
  • A single hut or shelter.
  • a hunter's camp
  • The company or body of persons encamped.
  • * Macaulay
  • The camp broke up with the confusion of a flight.
  • A group of people with the same strong ideals or political leanings.
  • (uncommon) campus
  • (informal) A summer camp.
  • (agriculture) A mound of earth in which potatoes and other vegetables are stored for protection against frost; called also burrow and pie.
  • (UK, obsolete) An ancient game of football, played in some parts of England.
  • (Halliwell)


    (en verb)
  • To fight; contend in battle or in any kind of contest; to strive with others in doing anything; compete.
  • To wrangle; argue.
  • To live in a tent or similar temporary accommodation.
  • We're planning to camp in the field until Sunday.
  • To set up a camp.
  • To afford rest or lodging for.
  • * Shakespeare
  • Had our great palace the capacity / To camp this host, we all would sup together.
  • (video games) To stay in an advantageous location in a video game, such as next to a power-up's spawning point or in order to guard an area.
  • The easiest way to win on this map is to camp the double damage.
    Go and camp the flag for the win.
    Derived terms
    * (l)


  • of or related to a camp
  • Derived terms

    * camper * campness * campfire * camp site, campsite * campstead, campsteading * campground * campestral * concentration camp * death camp * extermination camp * fat camp * spawn camping * summer camp

    Etymology 2

    Believed to be from Polari, otherwise obscure.listed in the Oxford English Dictionary'', second edition (1989) Suggested origins include the 17th century French word ''camper'', 'to put oneself in a pose',Douglas Harper, "camp (adj.)"] in: '' - Online Etymology Dictionary'', 2001ff an assumed dialectal English word ''camp'' or ''kemp'' meaning 'rough' or 'uncouth' and a derivation from ''camp'' (n.)Micheal Quinion, [ "Camp" in: ''World Wide Words , 2003


  • An affected]], [[exaggerate, exaggerated or intentionally tasteless style.
  • Adjective

  • Theatrical; making exaggerated gestures.
  • (of a, man) Ostentatiously effeminate.
  • Intentionally tasteless or vulgar, self-parodying.
  • Derived Terms

    * camp it up * campy