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parts of speech:
intransitive verb, transitive verb, noun
take a walk, walk away with, walk of life, walk off with, walk on air, walk out
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: walks, walking, walked
definition 1: to move at a moderate pace by steps.
The baby is one year old and can walk now.It was a nice day, so I decided to walk to work.
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.
Let's walk in the park this afternoon.
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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.
If they don't raise our pay, we'll walk.
quit, strike
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definition 7: (informal) to be acquitted in a court of law.
Everyone knew he was guilty, but he walked.
part of speech: transitive verb
definition 1: to move over, through, on, or upon by walking.
She walks the fields in the evening.He walked the streets of the city until he knew it thoroughly.
similar words:
pace, ramble, roam, step, tramp, traverse, trudge, wander
definition 2: to cause or help to walk, or to accompany another in walking.
We walk the dog at least twice a day.The taxi driver walked the elderly man to his door.Let me get my coat and I'll walk you home.The little girl walked her teddy bear across the bed.
similar words:
drive, move, slog
definition 3: 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.
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phrase: walk away with, walk off with, walk on air, walk out
part of speech: noun
definition 1: an act or instance of walking, esp. for exercise or enjoyment; stroll.
Our walk on the beach was very pleasant.
hike, stroll
similar words:
amble, constitutional, march, promenade, ramble, saunter, trek, turn
definition 2: a particular style or rate of walking.
She has a walk that exudes confidence.
gait, step, stride
similar words:
amble, bearing, carriage, comportment, pace
definition 3: distance measured in terms of time needed for walking.
The cabin is a half hour's walk from here.
similar words:
march, march
definition 4: a path, sidewalk, or other area for walking.
We shoveled the walk leading to the door.
path, sidewalk
similar words:
alley, boardwalk, catwalk, concourse, crosswalk, esplanade, footpath, pathway, promenade, trail, walkway, way
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phrase: take a walk, walk of life
derivation: walkable (adj.)
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