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English noun: walk

1. walk (act) the act of traveling by foot

SamplesWalking is a healthy form of exercise.


Broader (hypernym)locomotion, travel

Narrower (hyponym)ambulation, gait, march, marching, noctambulation, noctambulism, plod, plodding, prowl, shamble, shambling, shuffle, shuffling, sleepwalking, somnambulation, somnambulism, wading

Part holonympace, stride, tread

2. walk (act) (baseball) an advance to first base by a batter who receives four balls

SamplesHe worked the pitcher for a base on balls.

Synonymsbase on balls, pass

Broader (hypernym)accomplishment, achievement

Domain categorybaseball, baseball game

3. walk (attribute) manner of walking

SamplesHe had a funny walk.

Synonymsmanner of walking

Broader (hypernym)bearing, carriage, posture

4. walk (act) the act of walking somewhere

SamplesHe took a walk after lunch.

Broader (hypernym)travel, traveling, travelling

Narrower (hyponym)amble, constitutional, foot, hike, hiking, last mile, moonwalk, perambulation, perambulation, promenade, saunter, stroll, tramp, turn, walk-through, walkabout

5. walk (artifact) a path set aside for walking

SamplesAfter the blizzard he shoveled the front walk.

Synonymspaseo, walkway

Broader (hypernym)path

Narrower (hyponym)ambulatory, boardwalk, catwalk, flagging, mall, pavement, promenade, sidewalk, skywalk

6. walk (act) a slow gait of a horse in which two feet are always on the ground

Broader (hypernym)gait

7. walk (act) careers in general

SamplesIt happens in all walks of life.

Synonymswalk of life

Broader (hypernym)calling, career, vocation

English verb: walk

1. walk (motion) use one's feet to advance; advance by steps

SamplesWalk, don't run!.
We walked instead of driving.
She walks with a slight limp.
The patient cannot walk yet.
Walk over to the cabinet.

ExamplesThe children walk to the playground, Sam and Sue walk

Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP

Broader (hypernym)go, locomote, move, travel

Narrower (hyponym)amble, ambulate, bumble, careen, clomp, clump, cock, coggle, creep, dodder, falter, flounce, flounder, foot, footslog, gimp, hike, hitch, hobble, hoof, hoof it, keel, leg it, limp, lollop, lumber, lurch, march, march, mince, mosey, mouse, pace, pad, paddle, perambulate, plod, pound, prance, process, promenade, prowl, pussyfoot, reel, ruffle, sashay, saunter, scuffle, shamble, shlep, shuffle, skulk, sleepwalk, slink, slog, slouch, sneak, somnambulate, spacewalk, stagger, stagger, stalk, stamp, step, stomp, stride, stroll, strut, stumble, stump, swag, swagger, tap, tip, tippytoe, tiptoe, tittup, toddle, toe, totter, traipse, tramp, tramp down, trample, trample, tread, tread down, trudge, waddle, wade, walk about, walk around


Verb grouptake the air, walk, walk, walk, walk, walk


2. walk (motion) accompany or escort

SamplesI'll walk you to your car.

ExamplesThe men walk the horses across the field

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)accompany

Narrower (hyponym)march, trot

Verb groupwalk, walk

3. walk (competition) obtain a base on balls

Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)hit, rack up, score, tally

Verb groupwalk

Domain categorybaseball, baseball game

4. walk (motion) traverse or cover by walking

SamplesWalk the tightrope.
Paul walked the streets of Damascus.
She walks 3 miles every day.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)cover, cross, cut across, cut through, get across, get over, pass over, track, traverse

Verb groupwalk

5. walk (competition) give a base on balls to

Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)play

Verb groupwalk

Domain categorybaseball, baseball game

6. walk (social) live or behave in a specified manner

SamplesWalk in sadness.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s PP

Broader (hypernym)behave, comport

7. walk (social) be or act in association with

SamplesWe must walk with our dispossessed brothers and sisters.
Walk with God.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s PP

Broader (hypernym)associate, consociate

8. walk (motion) walk at a pace

SamplesThe horses walked across the meadow.

ExamplesThe horses walk across the field

Pattern of useSomething ----s

Broader (hypernym)pace

Verb groupwalk

9. walk (motion) make walk

SamplesHe walks the horse up the mountain.
Walk the dog twice a day.

ExamplesThe men walk the horses across the field

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)compel, obligate, oblige

Narrower (hyponym)exhibit, march, march, parade

Verb groupwalk, walk

10. walk (motion) take a walk; go for a walk; walk for pleasure

SamplesThe lovers held hands while walking.
We like to walk every Sunday.

Synonymstake the air

Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP

Broader (hypernym)go, locomote, move, travel

Narrower (hyponym)constitutionalize

Verb groupwalk

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