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walk

walk

 
 
pronunciation:
wawk
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, transitive verb, noun
phrases:
walk off with, walk away with, walk out, walk of life
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: walks, walking, walked
definition 1: to move at a moderate pace by steps.
similar words:
amble, ambulate, go, mosey, move, pace, perambulate, plod, saunter, slog, step, stride, stroll, trudge
definition 2: to travel on foot for exercise or enjoyment.
similar words:
hike, roam, stroll, tramp, trek, wander
definition 3: to move in a way that resembles walking.
He made his chair walk across the floor.
definition 4: to act or live a particular way.
She walks in joy.
similar words:
be, go, live, move
definition 5: to move in a visible form, as a ghost or specter.
The spirits walk just before dawn.
similar words:
appear, come out, haunt, materialize, move, wander
definition 6: (informal) to go on strike, or quit one's job.
synonyms:
quit, strike
similar words:
leave
definition 7: (informal) to be acquitted in a court of law.
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition 1: to move over, through, on, or upon by walking.
She walks the fields.
synonyms:
stroll
similar words:
pace, ramble, roam, step, tramp, traverse, trudge, wander
definition 2: to cause or help to walk.
 
similar words:
drive, move, slog
definition 3: to lead or accompany on foot.
He walked her home after the party.
synonyms:
accompany, escort, lead
similar words:
guide, usher
definition 4: to move (a large or heavy object) one section at a time or in a way that resembles walking.
The movers had to walk the huge wardrobe into the bedroom.
similar words:
work
phrase: walk off with
phrase: walk away with
phrase: walk out
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: an act or instance of walking, esp. for exercise or enjoyment; stroll.
synonyms:
hike, stroll
similar words:
amble, constitutional, march, promenade, ramble, saunter, trek, turn
definition 2: a particular style or rate of walking.
a walk that indicates energy and confidence
synonyms:
gait, step, stride
similar words:
amble, bearing, carriage, comportment, pace
definition 3: distance measured in terms of time needed for walking.
an hour's walk from here
similar words:
march, march
definition 4: a path, sidewalk, or other area for walking.
synonyms:
path, sidewalk
similar words:
alley, boardwalk, catwalk, concourse, crosswalk, esplanade, footpath, pathway, promenade, trail, walkway, way
phrase: walk of life
derivation: walkable (adj.)
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