Definition of Walk
1. Noun. The act of traveling by foot. "Walking is a healthy form of exercise"
Generic synonyms: Locomotion, Travel
Specialized synonyms: Ambulation, Noctambulation, Noctambulism, Sleepwalking, Somnambulation, Somnambulism, Gait, March, Marching, Plod, Plodding, Prowl, Shamble, Shambling, Shuffle, Shuffling, Wading
Terms within: Pace, Stride, Tread
2. Verb. Use one's feet to advance; advance by steps. "Sam and Sue walk"; "Walk over to the cabinet"
Specialized synonyms: Tramp Down, Trample, Tread Down, Lollop, Tap, Bumble, Falter, Stumble, Spacewalk, Foot, Hoof, Hoof It, Leg It, Toe, Shlep, Traipse, Perambulate, Walk About, Walk Around, Ambulate, Creep, Mouse, Pussyfoot, Sneak, Wade, Cock, Prance, Ruffle, Sashay, Strut, Swagger, Tittup, Sleepwalk, Somnambulate, Slink, Gimp, Hitch, Hobble, Limp, Scuffle, Shamble, Shuffle, Saunter, Stroll, Amble, Mosey, Prowl, Skulk, Coggle, Dodder, Paddle, Toddle, Totter, Waddle, Promenade, March, Stride, Hike, Footslog, Pad, Plod, Slog, Tramp, Trudge, Tip, Tippytoe, Tiptoe, Stalk, Flounce, Careen, Keel, Lurch, Reel, Stagger, Swag, Flounder, Stagger, Stamp, Stomp, Stump, Lumber, Pound, Pace, Trample, Tread, Slouch, Mince, Clomp, Clump, March, Process, Step
Related verbs: Take The Air
Also: Walk About, Walk Around
Derivative terms: Walker, Walking
3. Noun. (baseball) an advance to first base by a batter who receives four balls. "He worked the pitcher for a base on balls"
Generic synonyms: Accomplishment, Achievement
Category relationships: Baseball, Baseball Game
4. Verb. Accompany or escort. "The men walk the horses across the field"; "I'll walk you to your car"
5. Noun. Manner of walking. "He had a funny walk"
6. Verb. Obtain a base on balls.
7. Noun. The act of walking somewhere. "He took a walk after lunch"
Generic synonyms: Travel, Traveling, Travelling
8. Verb. Traverse or cover by walking. "She walks 3 miles every day"
Derivative terms: Walker, Walker, Walker, Walker
9. Noun. A path set aside for walking. "After the blizzard he shoveled the front walk"
Specialized synonyms: Ambulatory, Boardwalk, Catwalk, Flagging, Mall, Promenade, Pavement, Sidewalk, Skywalk
Generic synonyms: Path
10. Verb. Give a base on balls to.
11. Noun. A slow gait of a horse in which two feet are always on the ground.
12. Verb. Live or behave in a specified manner. "Walk in sadness"
13. Noun. Careers in general. "It happens in all walks of life"
14. Verb. Be or act in association with. "Walk with God"
15. Verb. Walk at a pace. "The horses walk across the field"; "The horses walked across the meadow"
16. Verb. Make walk. "The men walk the horses across the field"; "Walk the dog twice a day"
17. Verb. Take a walk; go for a walk; walk for pleasure. "We like to walk every Sunday"
Generic synonyms: Go, Locomote, Move, Travel
Specialized synonyms: Constitutionalize
Definition of Walk
1. v. i. To move along on foot; to advance by steps; to go on at a moderate pace; specifically, of two-legged creatures, to proceed at a slower or faster rate, but without running, or lifting one foot entirely before the other touches the ground.
2. v. t. To pass through, over, or upon; to traverse; to perambulate; as, to walk the streets.
3. n. The act of walking, or moving on the feet with a slow pace; advance without running or leaping.
4. n. In coffee, coconut, and other plantations, the space between them.
5. v. t. To put or keep (a puppy) in a walk; to train (puppies) in a walk.
6. v. i. To move along on foot; to advance by steps; to go on at a moderate pace; specifically, of two-legged creatures, to proceed at a slower or faster rate, but without running, or lifting one foot entirely before the other touches the ground.
7. v. t. To pass through, over, or upon; to traverse; to perambulate; as, to walk the streets.
8. n. The act of walking, or moving on the feet with a slow pace; advance without running or leaping.
9. n. In coffee, coconut, and other plantations, the space between them.
10. v. t. To put or keep (a puppy) in a walk; to train (puppies) in a walk.
Definition of Walk
1. Verb. (intransitive) To move on the feet by alternately setting each foot (or pair or group of feet, in the case of animals with four or more feet) forward, with at least one foot on the ground at all times. Compare '''run'''. ¹
2. Verb. (intransitive colloquial) (legal) To "walk free", i.e. to win, or avoid, a criminal court case, particularly when actually guilty. ¹
3. Verb. (intransitive colloquial euphemistic) Of an object, to be stolen. ¹
4. Verb. (intransitive cricket of a batsman) To walk off the field, as if given out, after the fielding side appeals and before the umpire has ruled; done as a matter of sportsmanship when the batsman believes he is out. ¹
5. Verb. (transitive) To travel (a distance) by walking. ¹
6. Verb. (transitive) To take for a walk or accompany on a walk. ¹
7. Verb. (transitive baseball) To allow a batter to reach base by pitching four balls. ¹
8. Verb. (transitive) To move something by shifting between two positions, as if it were walking. ¹
9. Verb. (transitive) To full; to beat cloth to give it the consistency of felt. ¹
10. Verb. (transitive) To traverse by walking (or analogous gradual movement). ¹
11. Verb. (intransitive colloquial) To leave, resign. ¹
12. Verb. (transitive) To push (a vehicle) alongside oneself as one walks. ¹
13. Noun. A trip made by walking. ¹
14. Noun. A distance walked. ¹
15. Noun. (sports) An Olympic Games track event requiring that the heel of the leading foot touch the ground before the toe of the trailing foot leaves the ground. ¹
16. Noun. A manner of walking; a person's style of walking. ¹
17. Noun. A path, sidewalk/pavement or other maintained place on which to walk. Compare '''trail'''. ¹
18. Noun. (baseball) An award of first base to a batter following four balls being thrown by the pitcher; known in the rules as a "base on balls". ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Definition of Walk
1. to advance on foot [v -ED, -ING, -S] : WALKABLE [adj]
Medical Definition of Walk
1. 1. The act of walking, or moving on the feet with a slow pace; advance without running or leaping. 2. The act of walking for recreation or exercise; as, a morning walk; an evening walk. 3. Manner of walking; gait; step; as, we often know a person at a distance by his walk. 4. That in or through which one walks; place or distance walked over; a place for walking; a path or avenue prepared for foot passengers, or for taking air and exercise; way; road; hence, a place or region in which animals may graze; place of wandering; range; as, a sheep walk. "A woody mountain . . . With goodliest trees Planted, with walks and bowers." (Milton) "He had walk for a hundred sheep." (Latimer) "Amid the sound of steps that beat The murmuring walks like rain." (Bryant) 5. A frequented track; habitual place of action; sphere; as, the walk of the historian. "The mountains are his walks." (Sandys) "He opened a boundless walk for his imagination." (Pope) 6. Conduct; course of action; behavior. 7. The route or district regularly served by a vender; as, a milkman's walk. 1. To move along on foot; to advance by steps; to go on at a moderate pace; specifically, of two-legged creatures, to proceed at a slower or faster rate, but without running, or lifting one foot entirely before the other touches the ground. "At the end of twelve months, he walked in the palace of the kingdom of Babylon." (Dan. Iv. 29) "When Peter was come down out of the ship, he walked on the water, to go to Jesus." (Matt. Xiv. 29) In the walk of quadrupeds, there are always two, and for a brief space there are three, feet on the ground at once, but never four. 2. To move or go on the feet for exercise or amusement; to take one's exercise; to ramble. 3. To be stirring; to be abroad; to go restlessly about; said of things or persons expected to remain quiet, as a sleeping person, or the spirit of a dead person; to go about as a somnambulist or a specter. "I have heard, but not believed, the spirits of the dead May walk again." (Shak) "When was it she last walked?" (Shak) 4. To be in motion; to act; to move; to wag. "Her tongue did walk in foul reproach." "Do you think I'd walk in any plot?" (B. Jonson) "I heard a pen walking in the chimney behind the cloth." (Latimer) 5. To behave; to pursue a course of life; to conduct one's self. "We walk perversely with God, and he will walk crookedly toward us." (Jer. Taylor) 6. To move off; to depart. "He will make their cows and garrans to walk." (Spenser) To walk in, to go in; to enter, as into a house. To walk after the flesh, to live in obedience to his commands, and have communion with him. Origin: OE. Walken, probably from AS. Wealcan to roll, turn, revolve, akin to D. Walken to felt hats, to work a hat, G. Walken to full, OHG. Walchan to beat, to full, Icel. Valka to roll, to stamp, Sw. Valka to full, to roll, Dan. Valke to full; cf. Skr. Valg to spring; but cf. Also AS. Weallian to roam, ramble, G. Wallen. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)
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