verb (-nated; -nating) Date: 1593 intransitive verb to travel especially on foot ; walk transitive verb to walk or travel over ; traverseperegrination noun

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  • Peregrinate — Per e*gri*nate, v. i. [L. peregrinatus, p. p. of peregrinari to travel. See {Pilgrim}.] To travel from place to place, or from one country to another; hence, to sojourn in foreign countries. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Peregrinate — Per e*gri*nate, a. [L. peregrinatus, p. p.] Having traveled; foreign. [Obs.] Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • peregrinate — index perambulate, prowl Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • peregrinate — 1590s, from L. peregrinat , pp. stem of peregrinari “to travel abroad,” from peregrinus (see PEREGRINE (Cf. peregrine)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • peregrinate — [per′ə gri nāt΄] vt. peregrinated, peregrinating [< L peregrinatus, pp. of peregrinari < peregrinus: see PILGRIM] to follow (a route, etc.); travel, esp. walk, along, over, or through vi. to travel peregrination n. peregrinator n …   English World dictionary

  • peregrinate — 1. verb /ˈpɛrɪɡrəˌnet/ a) To travel from place to place, or from one country to another, especially on foot; hence, to sojourn in foreign countries. You know the inveterate peregrinating habits of the club, and can judge, from your own besetting… …   Wiktionary

  • peregrinate — peregrinations ► PLURAL NOUN archaic or humorous ▪ travel or wandering from place to place. DERIVATIVES peregrinate verb. ORIGIN from Latin peregrinari travel abroad …   English terms dictionary

  • peregrinate — peregrinator, n. /per i greuh nayt /, v., peregrinated, peregrinating. v.i. 1. to travel or journey, esp. to walk on foot. v.t. 2. to travel or walk over; traverse. [1585 95; < L peregrinatus, ptp. of peregrinari to travel abroad. See PEREGRINE,… …   Universalium

  • peregrinate — Synonyms and related words: bat around, bum, campaign, count ties, course, cover, cruise, divagate, do, drift, fare, flit, gad, gad about, gallivant, globe trot, go about, go abroad, go on safari, go over, go overseas, go the rounds, hit the road …   Moby Thesaurus

  • peregrinate — I (Roget s IV) v. Syn. wander, ramble, rove; see roam , travel 2 . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) verb 1. To make or go on a journey: journey, pass, travel, trek, trip. Idiom: hit the road. See MOVE. 2. To travel about or journey on foot: backpack,… …   English dictionary for students

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