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Definitions and Synonyms of gait | Another word for gait | What is gait?

Definition 1: a person's manner of walking - [noun denoting act]

(gait is a kind of ...) the act of traveling by foot

"walking is a healthy form of exercise"

(... is a kind of gait ) a proud stiff pompous gait

(... is a kind of gait ) a stiff or threatening gait

(... is a kind of gait ) a gait in which steps and hops alternate

(... is a kind of gait ) a careless leisurely gait

"he walked with a kind of saunter as if he hadn't a care in the world"

(... is a kind of gait ) walking with a swaying gait

(... is a kind of gait ) walking with slow regular strides

(... is a kind of gait ) an unsteady uneven gait

(... is a kind of gait ) the act of walking with exaggerated jerky motions

(... is a kind of gait ) the uneven manner of walking that results from an injured leg

(... is a kind of gait ) walking with short steps and the weight tilting from one foot to the other

"ducks walk with a waddle"

Definition 2: a horse's manner of moving - [noun denoting act]

(gait is a kind of ...) self-propelled movement

(... is a kind of gait ) a slow gait of a horse in which two feet are always on the ground

(... is a kind of gait ) a rapid gait of a horse in which each foot strikes the ground separately

(... is a kind of gait ) an easy gait of a horse; midway between a walk and a trot

(... is a kind of gait ) a gait faster than a walk; diagonally opposite legs strike the ground together

(... is a kind of gait ) a smooth three-beat gait; between a trot and a gallop

(... is a kind of gait ) a fast gait of a horse; a two-beat stride during which all four legs are off the ground simultaneously

Definition 3: the rate of moving (especially walking or running) - [noun denoting time]

Synonyms for gait in the sense of this definition

(gait is a kind of ...) a magnitude or frequency relative to a time unit

"they traveled at a rate of 55 miles per hour" "the rate of change was faster than expected"

(... is a kind of gait ) a normal marching pace of 120 steps per minute

(... is a kind of gait ) a fast marching pace (180 steps/min) or slow jog

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