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gait

gait

 
pronunciation:
geIt
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
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Homophone Note
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a manner of walking or running.
The old man has a slow and painful gait.
synonyms:
walk
similar words:
bearing, carriage, step, stride
definition 2: any of the manners in which a horse goes forward, such as a trot or gallop.
 
similar words:
amble, canter, gallop, pace, rack, single-foot, trot
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: gaited, gaiting, gaits
definition: to train (a horse) to move at one or more particular gaits.
similar words:
canter, gallop, pace, trot
Homophone Note
Are you looking for the word gate (a part of a fence)? Gait and gate sound alike but have different meanings.