Textual thesaurus for "trip"

(noun) trip-up, stumble, misstep

an unintentional but embarrassing blunder

he recited the whole poem without a single trip; he arranged his robes to avoid a trip-up later; confusion caused his unfortunate misstep

(noun) tripper

a catch mechanism that acts as a switch

the pressure activates the tripper and releases the water

(noun) head trip

an exciting or stimulating experience

(noun) slip

an accidental misstep threatening (or causing) a fall

he blamed his slip on the ice; the jolt caused many slips and a few spills

(verb) trip out, turn on, get off

get high, stoned, or drugged

He trips every weekend

(verb) set off, spark, spark off, activate, actuate, trigger, trigger off, touch off

put in motion or move to act

trigger a reaction; actuate the circuits

(verb) travel, jaunt

make a trip for pleasure

(verb) stumble

miss a step and fall or nearly fall

She stumbled over the tree root

(verb) trip up

cause to stumble

The questions on the test tripped him up