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trip

Part of speech: Verb

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 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: Noun

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

Part of speech: Past tense

Tripped.

Part of speech: Past participle

Tripping.

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