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Definition 1: a fast gait of a horse; a two-beat stride during which all four legs are off the ground simultaneously - [noun denoting act]

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

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

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

  • He was galloping down the road

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

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

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

Definition 3: go at galloping speed - [verb of motion]

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

  • The horse was galloping along

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

"The horse paced"

Definition 4: cause to move at full gallop - [verb of motion]

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

  • Did you gallop the horse just now?

Synonyms for gallop in the sense of this definition

(gallop 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"

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

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

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