trek Definition

a long, arduous journey, especially one made on foot.

Using trek: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "trek" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    We went on a trek through the jungle.

  • Example

    The trek up the mountain was exhausting.

  • Example

    They embarked on a 10-day trek across the desert.

trek Synonyms and Antonyms

Phrases with trek

  • trekking poles

    poles used for balance and support while hiking or trekking


    She always brings her trekking poles on long hikes.

  • trekking boots

    boots designed for hiking or trekking


    He bought a new pair of trekking boots for his upcoming trip.

  • trekking trail

    a path or route for hiking or trekking


    The trekking trail led us through beautiful scenery.


Summary: trek in Brief

The term 'trek' [trek] refers to a long and difficult journey, usually made on foot. It can be used to describe expeditions, hikes, or pilgrimages, as in 'We went on a trek through the jungle.' 'Trek' can also be used in phrases like 'trekking poles' and 'trekking boots,' which refer to equipment used for hiking.

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