HyperDic: walk

English > 17 senses of the word walk:
VERBmotionwalkuse one's feet to advance
motionwalkaccompany or escort
competitionwalkobtain a base on balls
motionwalktraverse or cover by walking
competitionwalkgive a base on balls to
socialwalklive or behave in a specified manner
socialwalkbe or act in association with
motionwalkwalk at a pace
motionwalkmake walk
motionwalk, take the airtake a walk
NOUNactwalk, walkingthe act of traveling by foot
actwalk, base on balls, pass(baseball) an advance to first base by a batter who receives four balls
attributewalk, manner of walkingmanner of walking
actwalkthe act of walking somewhere
artifactwalk, walkway, paseoa path set aside for walking
actwalka slow gait of a horse in which two feet are always on the ground
actwalk, walk of lifecareers in general
walk > pronunciation
Soundswaa'k; wao'k
Rhymesaftershock ... woodcock: 87 rhymes with aak...
airlock ... tomahawk: 27 rhymes with aok...
English > walk: 17 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of traveling by foot.
Example"walking is a healthy form of exercise"
Synonymwalking
Partspace, stride, treadA step in walking or running
Narrowerambulationwalking about
gaitA person's manner of walking
march, marchingThe act of marching
plodding, plodThe act of walking with a slow heavy gait
prowlThe act of prowling (walking about in a stealthy manner)
shamble, shambling, shuffle, shufflingwalking with a slow dragging motion without lifting your feet
sleepwalking, somnambulism, somnambulation, noctambulism, noctambulationwalking by a person who is asleep
wadingwalking with your feet in shallow water
Broaderlocomotion, travelself-propelled movement
Spanishandadura, andar, caminar, paseo
Catalancaminada, caminar, excursionisme
Verbswalkuse one's feet to advance
walktraverse or cover by walking
walktake a walk
walkmake walk
English > walk: 17 senses > noun 2, act
Meaning(baseball) an advance to first base by a batter who receives four balls.
Synonymsbase on balls, pass
Categorybaseball, baseball game, ballA ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players
Broaderaccomplishment, achievementThe action of accomplishing something
Verbswalkobtain a base on balls
walkgive a base on balls to
English > walk: 17 senses > noun 3, attribute
Meaningmanner of walking.
Example"he had a funny walk"
Synonymmanner of walking
Broadercarriage, bearing, posturecharacteristic way of bearing one's body
Spanishandares, andar
Verbswalkuse one's feet to advance
walktraverse or cover by walking
walktake a walk
walkmake walk
English > walk: 17 senses > noun 4, act
MeaningThe act of walking somewhere.
Example"he took a walk after lunch"
Narroweramble, promenade, saunter, stroll, perambulationA leisurely walk (usually in some public place)
constitutionalA regular walk taken as a form of exercise
foottravel by walking
hike, hiking, trampA long / long walk usually for exercise or pleasure
last mileThe last walk of a condemned person to the execution place
moonwalkAn exploratory walk by an astronaut on the surface of the moon
perambulationA walk around a territory (a parish or manor or forest etc.) in order to officially assert and record its boundaries
turnTaking a short walk out and back
walk-throughThe act of walking in order to view something
walkaboutnomadic excursions into the bush made by an Aborigine
Broadertravel, traveling, travellingThe act of going from one place to another
Spanishpaseo
Catalanpasseig, passejada
Verbswalkuse one's feet to advance
walktraverse or cover by walking
walktake a walk
English > walk: 17 senses > noun 5, artifact
MeaningA path set aside for walking.
Example"after the blizzard he shoveled the front walk"
Synonymswalkway, paseo
NarrowerambulatoryA covered walkway (as in a cloister)
boardwalkA walkway made of wooden boards / boards
catwalkNarrow pathway high in the air (as above a stage or between parts of a building or along a bridge)
flaggingA walk of flagstones
promenade, mallA public area set aside as a pedestrian walk
sidewalk, pavementwalk consisting of a paved area for pedestrians
skywalkAn elevated walkway between buildings (usually enclosed)
BroaderpathA way especially designed for a particular use
Spanishcamino, pasarela, paseo
Catalanpasseig
Verbswalkuse one's feet to advance
walktraverse or cover by walking
walktake a walk
English > walk: 17 senses > noun 6, act
MeaningA slow gait of a horse in which two feet are always on the ground.
BroadergaitA horse's manner of moving
Verbswalkwalk at a pace
English > walk: 17 senses > noun 7, act
Meaningcareers in general.
Example"it happens in all walks of life"
Synonymwalk of life
Broadercareer, calling, vocationThe particular occupation for which you are trained
English > walk: 17 senses > verb 1, motion
MeaningUse one's feet to advance; advance by steps.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
ModelSam and Sue walk; The children walk to the playground
Examples
  • "Walk, don't run!"
  • "We walked instead of driving"
  • "She walks with a slight limp"
  • "The patient cannot walk yet"
  • "Walk over to the cabinet"
Entailsstepshift or move by taking a step
Entailed bystumble, tripmiss a step and fall or nearly fall
Narroweramble, moseywalk leisurely
ambulatewalk about
clump, clompwalk clumsily
flouncewalk emphatically
foot, leg it, hoof, hoof itwalk
hikewalk a long way, as for pleasure or physical exercise
limp, gimp, hobble, hitchwalk impeded by some physical limitation or injury
lollopwalk clumsily and with a bounce
lumber, poundMove heavily or clumsily
marchwalk fast, with regular or measured steps
march, processmarch in a procession
mincewalk daintily
pacewalk with slow or fast paces
perambulate, walk about, walk aroundwalk with no particular goal
promenadeTake a leisurely walk
prowlMove about in or as if in a predatory manner
shuffle, scuffle, shamblewalk by dragging one's feet
skulkMove stealthily
sleepwalk, somnambulatewalk in one's sleep
slinkwalk stealthily
slog, footslog, plod, trudge, pad, trampwalk heavily and firmly, as when weary, or through mud
slouchwalk slovenly
sneak, mouse, creep, pussyfootTo go stealthily or furtively
spacewalkMove in space outside a space craft
stagger, reel, keel, lurch, swag, careenwalk as if unable to control one's movements
stagger, flounderwalk with great difficulty
stalkwalk stiffly
stepwalk a short distance to a specified place or in a specified manner
stomp, stamp, stumpwalk heavily
stridewalk with long steps
stroll, saunterwalk leisurely and with no apparent aim
stumble, falter, bumblewalk unsteadily
tapwalk with a tapping sound
tiptoe, tip, tippytoewalk on one's toes
tittup, swagger, ruffle, prance, strut, sashay, cockTo walk with a lofty proud gait, often in an attempt to impress others
toddle, coggle, totter, dodder, paddle, waddlewalk unsteadily
toewalk so that the toes assume an indicated position or direction
traipse, shlepwalk or tramp about
tramp down, trample, tread downwalk on and flatten
tread, trampletread or stomp heavily or roughly
wadewalk (through relatively shallow water)
Broadertravel, go, move, locomotechange location
See alsowalk about, walk aroundwalk with no particular goal
OppositerideBe carried or travel on or in a vehicle
Similar towalkAccompany or escort
walkwalk at a pace
walktraverse or cover by walking
walk, take the airTake a walk
walkmake walk
Spanishandar, caminar, ir, pasear
Catalancaminar
Nounswalk, walkingthe act of traveling by foot
walkthe act of walking somewhere
walka path set aside for walking
walkmanner of walking
walkera person who travels by foot
English > walk: 17 senses > verb 2, motion
MeaningAccompany or escort.
PatternSomebody ----s something
ModelThe men walk the horses across the field
Example"I'll walk you to your car"
NarrowermarchForce to march
trotCause to trot
Broaderaccompanygo or travel along with
Similar towalkUse one's feet to advance
walkmake walk
Spanishcaminar, pasear
Catalancaminar, passejar amb, passejar
English > walk: 17 senses > verb 3, competition
MeaningObtain a base on balls.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s somebody
Categorybaseball, baseball game, ballA ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players
Broaderscore, hit, tally, rack upgain points in a game / game / game
Similar towalkGive a base on balls to
Nounswalk(baseball) an advance to first base by a batter who receives four balls
English > walk: 17 senses > verb 4, motion
Meaningtraverse or cover by walking.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Examples
  • "Walk the tightrope"
  • "Paul walked the streets of Damascus"
  • "She walks 3 miles every day"
Broadertraverse, track, cover, cross, pass over, get over, get across, cut through, cut acrossTravel across or pass over
Similar towalkUse one's feet to advance
Spanishandar, caminar
Catalancaminar
Nounswalkthe act of traveling by foot
walkthe act of walking somewhere
walka path set aside for walking
walkmanner of walking
walkeran enclosing framework on casters or wheels
walkera light enclosing framework (trade name Zimmer) with rubber / rubber castors or wheels and handles
walkera shoe designed for comfortable walking
walkera person who travels by foot
English > walk: 17 senses > verb 5, competition
MeaningGive a base on balls to.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Categorybaseball, baseball game, ballA ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players
Broaderplayparticipate in games / games or sport
Similar towalkObtain a base on balls
Spanishhacer un pase, pasar
Nounswalk(baseball) an advance to first base by a batter who receives four balls
English > walk: 17 senses > verb 6, social
MeaningLive or behave in a specified manner.
PatternSomebody ----s PP
Example"walk in sadness"
Broaderbehave, comportBehave well or properly
Spanishandar
English > walk: 17 senses > verb 7, social
MeaningBe or act in association with.
PatternSomebody ----s PP
Examples
  • "We must walk with our dispossessed brothers and sisters"
  • "Walk with God"
Broaderconsociate, associateBring or come into association or action
Spanishandar
English > walk: 17 senses > verb 8, motion
Meaningwalk at a pace.
PatternSomething ----s
ModelThe horses walk across the field
Example"The horses walked across the meadow"
BroaderpaceGo at a pace
Similar towalkUse one's feet to advance
Spanishandar, caminar
Catalancaminar
Nounswalka slow gait of a horse in which two feet are always on the ground
English > walk: 17 senses > verb 9, motion
Meaningmake walk.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
ModelThe men walk the horses across the field
Examples
  • "He walks the horse up the mountain"
  • "Walk the dog twice a day"
NarrowermarchCause to march or go at a marching pace
parade, exhibit, marchwalk ostentatiously
Broadercompel, oblige, obligateForce somebody to do something
Similar towalkUse one's feet to advance
walkAccompany or escort
Spanishcaminar, sacar a caminar
Catalancaminar
Nounswalkthe act of traveling by foot
walkmanner of walking
English > walk: 17 senses > verb 10, motion
MeaningTake a walk; go for a walk; walk for pleasure.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Examples
  • "The lovers held hands while walking"
  • "We like to walk every Sunday"
Synonymtake the air
NarrowerconstitutionalizeTake a walk for one's health or to aid digestion, as after a meal
Broadertravel, go, move, locomotechange location
Similar towalkUse one's feet to advance
Spanishcaminar, tomar el aire
Nounswalkthe act of traveling by foot
walkthe act of walking somewhere
walka path set aside for walking
walkmanner of walking

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