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perambulate

per·am·bu·late

perambulate

pronunciation:
p raem by leIt
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: perambulated, perambulates, perambulating
definition: to walk through or over, esp. in order to inspect; travel through.
They perambulated the waterfront.
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to walk around; stroll.
They were perambulating through the park.
similar words:
stroll
derivations: perambulatory (adj.), perambulation (n.)
Word Parts
The word perambulate contains the following parts:
amb, ambl, ambul Latin root that means walk