[ UK /tɹˈɪp/ ]
[ US /ˈtɹɪp/ ]
[ US /ˈtɹɪp/ ]
miss a step and fall or nearly fall
She stumbled over the tree root
cause to stumble
The questions on the test tripped him up
- make a trip for pleasure
get high, stoned, or drugged
He trips every weekend
put in motion or move to act
actuate the circuits
trigger a reaction
a hallucinatory experience induced by drugs
an acid trip
a catch mechanism that acts as a switch
the pressure activates the tripper and releases the water
an unintentional but embarrassing blunder
he arranged his robes to avoid a trip-up later
he recited the whole poem without a single trip
confusion caused his unfortunate misstep
- an exciting or stimulating experience
a journey for some purpose (usually including the return)
he took a trip to the shopping center
an accidental misstep threatening (or causing) a fall
the jolt caused many slips and a few spills
he blamed his slip on the ice
a light or nimble tread
he heard the trip of women's feet overhead
How To Use trip In A Sentence
- Trip steels have a microstructure with retained austenite, ferrite and martensite.
- Our economy suffered a triple whammy this year - we were hit by Sars, the Iraq war, and then the world economic downturn.
- The site has its own airstrip and light aircraft service, and its own small marina.
- Avoiding tripping over the lines on deck, you then have to quant your boat through the bridge. Times, Sunday Times
- He opens the door for me, and I slide in, scooting over to save him a trip.
- How do you know when to clap the triple jumpers? Times, Sunday Times
- And strips of cloth had been tied around the reserve chute so that it could not be opened either. The Sun
- So again if you're unfamiliar with this yarn and needle arrangement, start by knitting stripes in full needle rib.
- More than 26,000 people made the trip to inspect the acers and aspidistras at what is fast becoming one of the best, and best-loved, horticultural events in the North of England.
- The only use he serves as a coach is that his nose just about crosses the touchline when he's sat in the dugout, so there's every chance he'll be able to trip up a tricky winger with his conk.