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tour - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'tour' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Tour [ n.]
- A tower.
2 . Tour [ v. i.]
- To make a tourm; as, to tour throught a country.
3 . Tour [ v. t.]
- A going round; a circuit; hence, a journey in a circuit; a prolonged circuitous journey; a comprehensive excursion; as, the tour of Europe; the tour of France or England.
- A turn; a revolution; as, the tours of the heavenly bodies.
- anything done successively, or by regular order; a turn; as, a tour of duty.

Meaning of 'tour' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . tour [ n]
Meaning (1):
- a time period for working (after which you will be relieved by someone else)
Example in sentence:
  • a spell of work;
  • it's my go
Meaning (2):
- a journey or route all the way around a particular place or area
Example in sentence:
  • a ten-day coach circuit of the island;
  • they took an extended tour of Europe;
  • we took a quick circuit of the park
3 . tour [ v]
Meaning (3):
- make a tour of a certain place
Example in sentence:
  • We toured the Provence this summer