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English noun: walk

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


SamplesWalking is a healthy form of exercise.


Synonymswalking


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


Entailstep


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


Antonymsride

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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