Definition of Locomote

1. Verb. Change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically. "They locomote in the countryside"; "News travelled fast"

Exact synonyms: Go, Move, Travel
Specialized synonyms: Circulate, Go Around, Spread, Carry, Ease, Whish, Float, Swap, Seek, Whine, Fly, Ride, Come, Ghost, Betake Oneself, Overfly, Pass Over, Travel, Wend, Do, Raft, Get About, Get Around, Repair, Resort, Cruise, Journey, Travel, Come, Come Up, Round, Trundle, Push, Travel Purposefully, Swing, Cast, Drift, Ramble, Range, Roam, Roll, Rove, Stray, Swan, Tramp, Vagabond, Wander, Take The Air, Walk, Meander, Thread, Wander, Weave, Wind, Forge, Spirt, Spurt, Crawl, Creep, Scramble, Slide, Slither, Roll, Wheel, Glide, Bounce, Jounce, Breeze, Be Adrift, Blow, Drift, Float, Play, Float, Swim, Swim, Walk, Move Around, Turn, Circle, Slice Into, Slice Through, Drift, Err, Stray, Run, Step, Drive, Motor, Automobile, Ski, Fly, Wing, Steam, Steamer, Tram, Taxi, Ferry, Caravan, Ride, Sit, Prance, Swim, Arise, Come Up, Go Up, Lift, Move Up, Rise, Uprise, Ascend, Go Up, Come Down, Descend, Fall, Go Down, Fall, Crank, Zigzag, Follow, Travel Along, Advance, Go On, March On, Move On, Pass On, Progress, Draw Back, Move Back, Pull Away, Pull Back, Recede, Retire, Retreat, Withdraw, Retrograde, Continue, Go Forward, Proceed, Back, Pan, Follow, Lead, Precede, Follow, Pursue, Return, Derail, Jump, Flock, Accompany, Billow, Circulate, Circle, Circulate, Angle, Go Across, Go Through, Pass, Go By, Go Past, Pass, Pass By, Surpass, Travel By, Hurry, Speed, Travel Rapidly, Zip, Speed, Zoom, Drive, Belt Along, Bucket Along, Cannonball Along, Hasten, Hie, Hotfoot, Pelt Along, Race, Rush, Rush Along, Speed, Step On It, Shack, Trail, Shuttle, Hiss, Whoosh, Whisk, Career, Circuit, Lance, Go Around, Outflank, Propagate, Draw, Change, Transfer, Swash, Pace, Step, Tread, Step, Hurtle, Retreat, Whistle, Island Hop, Plough, Plow, Lurch, Sift, Fall, Drag, Run, Bang, Precess, Move Around, Travel, Ride, Snowshoe, Beetle
Related verbs: Displace, Move
Also: Go Around, Go By, Go By, Go Down, Go Down, Go Down, Go Off, Go On, Go On, Go Out, Go Under, Go Up, Go Up, Move Back, Move On, Move Out
Derivative terms: Locomotion, Locomotion, Locomotive, Motion, Move, Movement, Movement, Mover, Travel, Travel, Traveler, Traveller
Antonyms: Stay In Place

Definition of Locomote

1. Verb. (context: now chiefly biology) To move or travel (from one location to another). ¹

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Definition of Locomote

1. to move about [v -MOTED, -MOTING, -MOTES]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Locomote

loco citato
loco disease
locomote (current term)
locomotive engine
locomotive engineer
locomotor ataxia

Literary usage of Locomote

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1896)
"To assume outright that the movements resulting from pleasure would locomote intelligently toward proper nutriment, or do aught differently than the same ..."

2. The Laryngoscope by American Laryngological, Rhinological, and Otological Society (1908)
"... MEDIA SUPPURATIVA. ing and total inability to locomote that I ever saw was due to a small growth in the region of the oval window, which was completely ..."

3. The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew (1845)
"... take our skates and locomote away to a strong patch of smooth ice, and there amuse our- self till hunger drove us home ; sure to do it always in time, ..."

4. Play in Education by Joseph Lee (1915)
"So when it is time to walk, Nature says merely " Walk," — at first not even that, but only "locomote" — and leaves the whole transit problem on his hands; ..."

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