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Definition 1: a smooth three-beat gait; between a trot and a gallop - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for canter in the sense of this definition

(canter is a kind of ...) a horse's manner of moving

Definition 2: ride at a canter - [verb of motion]

Samples where canter or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The men cantered away

(canter is a kind of ...) ride on horseback

(canter belongs to category ...) travel by being carried on horseback

Definition 3: go at a canter, of horses - [verb of motion]

(canter is a kind of ...) go at a pace

"The horse paced"

Definition 4: ride at a cantering pace - [verb of motion]

Samples where canter or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • He cantered the horse across the meadow

(canter is a kind of ...) sit and travel on the back of animal, usually while controlling its motions

"She never sat a horse!" "Did you ever ride a camel?" "The girl liked to drive the young mare"

(canter belongs to category ...) travel by being carried on horseback

(canter belongs to category ...) the sport of sitting on the back of a horse while controlling its movements

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