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Definitions of trip:

part of speech: verb transitive

To execute with light, agile steps, as a dance; to cause to stumble; as, the loose board tripped him so that he fell; to cause to halt by getting in the way of; to catch in a mistake or deception; in machinery, to set free, as by pulling a catch, trigger, etc.

part of speech: past tense, past participle

Tripped.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To move with short, light steps: to stumble and fall: to err: to fail.

part of speech: noun

A quick, short step; a misstep or false step; mistake; journey or excursion; in machinery, a device that releases.

part of speech: noun

A light, short step: a catch by which an antagonist is thrown: a false step: a mistake: a short voyage or journey.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To run or step lightly or nimbly; take short, quick steps; to skip; to make a misstep; to stumble; as, to trip over a board; to make a mistake or error, mentally or morally; as, he tripped in giving his answer.

part of speech: verb

To run or step lightly or nimbly; to take short quick steps; to strike the foot against something so as to cause to fall or stumble; a false step; to cause to fall by striking the feet suddenly from under the person, with up, as " to trip up"; to overthrow or supplant; to fail; to err.

part of speech: verb transitive

To cause to stumble by striking one's feet from under him: to overthrow by taking away support: to catch:- pr. p. tripping; pa. t. and pa. p. tripped.

part of speech: noun

A stumble or fall by striking the foot againt an objeet; a stroke or catch in wrestling; a failure; a mistake; a slight error; a journey or excursion; a short voyage or journey.

part of speech: present participle

Tripping.

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