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English noun: canter

1. canter (act) a smooth three-beat gait; between a trot and a gallop


Broader (hypernym)gait

English verb: canter

1. canter (motion) ride at a canter

SamplesThe men cantered away.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s

Broader (hypernym)ride horseback

Domain categoryhorseback riding, riding

2. canter (motion) go at a canter, of horses

ExamplesThe horses canter across the field

Pattern of useSomething ----s

Broader (hypernym)pace

3. canter (motion) ride at a cantering pace

SamplesHe cantered the horse across the meadow.

ExamplesThe men canter the horses across the field

Pattern of useSomebody ----s

Broader (hypernym)ride, sit

Domain categoryequitation, horseback riding, horseback riding, riding, riding

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