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

Definition 1: change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically - [verb of motion]

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

  • How fast does your new car go?
  • We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus
  • The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect
  • The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell
  • news travelled fast

Synonyms for locomote in the sense of this definition

(... is a kind of locomote ) become widely known and passed on

"the rumor spread" "the story went around in the office"

(... is a kind of locomote ) cover a certain distance or advance beyond

"The drive carried to the green"

(... is a kind of locomote ) move gently or carefully

"He eased himself into the chair"

(... is a kind of locomote ) move with a whishing sound

"The car whished past her"

(... is a kind of locomote ) move lightly, as if suspended

"The dancer floated across the stage"

(... is a kind of locomote ) move (a piece of a program) into memory, in computer science

(... is a kind of locomote ) go to or towards

"a liquid seeks its own level"

(... is a kind of locomote ) move with a whining sound

"The bullets were whining past us"

(... is a kind of locomote ) be dispersed or disseminated

"Rumors and accusations are flying"

(... is a kind of locomote ) move like a floating object

"The moon rode high in the night sky"

(... is a kind of locomote ) cover a certain distance

"She came a long way"

(... is a kind of locomote ) move like a ghost

"The masked men ghosted across the moonlit yard"

(... is a kind of locomote ) displace oneself; go from one location to another

(... is a kind of locomote ) fly over

"The plane passed over Damascus"

(... is a kind of locomote ) undergo transportation as in a vehicle

"We travelled North on Rte. 508"

(... is a kind of locomote ) direct one's course or way

"wend your way through the crowds"

(... is a kind of locomote ) travel or traverse (a distance)

"This car does 150 miles per hour" "We did 6 miles on our hike every day"

(... is a kind of locomote ) travel by raft in water

"Raft the Colorado River"

(... is a kind of locomote ) move around; move from place to place

"How does she get around without a car?"

(... is a kind of locomote ) move, travel, or proceed toward some place

"He repaired to his cabin in the woods"

(... is a kind of locomote ) travel at a moderate speed

"Please keep your seat belt fastened while the plane is reaching cruising altitude"

(... is a kind of locomote ) travel upon or across

"travel the oceans"

(... is a kind of locomote ) move toward, travel toward something or somebody or approach something or somebody

"He came singing down the road" "Come with me to the Casbah" "come down here!" "come out of the closet!" "come into the room"

(... is a kind of locomote ) wind around; move along a circular course

"round the bend"

(... is a kind of locomote ) move heavily

"the streetcar trundled down the avenue"

(... is a kind of locomote ) move strenuously and with effort

"The crowd pushed forward"

(... is a kind of locomote ) travel volitionally and in a certain direction with a certain goal

(... is a kind of locomote ) change direction with a swinging motion; turn

"swing back" "swing forward"

(... is a kind of locomote ) move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment

"The gypsies roamed the woods" "roving vagabonds" "the wandering Jew" "The cattle roam across the prairie" "the laborers drift from one town to the next" "They rolled from town to town"

(... is a kind of locomote ) take a walk; go for a walk; walk for pleasure

"The lovers held hands while walking" "We like to walk every Sunday"

(... is a kind of locomote ) to move or cause to move in a sinuous, spiral, or circular course

"the river winds through the hills" "the path meanders through the vineyards" "sometimes, the gout wanders through the entire body"

(... is a kind of locomote ) move or act with a sudden increase in speed or energy

(... is a kind of locomote ) move slowly; in the case of people or animals with the body near the ground

"The crocodile was crawling along the riverbed"

(... is a kind of locomote ) to move hurriedly

"The friend scrambled after them"

(... is a kind of locomote ) to pass or move unobtrusively or smoothly

"They slid through the wicket in the big gate"

(... is a kind of locomote ) move along on or as if on wheels or a wheeled vehicle

"The President's convoy rolled past the crowds"

(... is a kind of locomote ) move smoothly and effortlessly

(... is a kind of locomote ) move up and down repeatedly

(... is a kind of locomote ) to proceed quickly and easily

(... is a kind of locomote ) be in motion due to some air or water current

"The leaves were blowing in the wind" "the boat drifted on the lake" "The sailboat was adrift on the open sea" "the shipwrecked boat drifted away from the shore"

(... is a kind of locomote ) move or seem to move quickly, lightly, or irregularly

"The spotlights played on the politicians"

(... is a kind of locomote ) be afloat either on or below a liquid surface and not sink to the bottom

(... is a kind of locomote ) move as if gliding through water

"this snake swims through the soil where it lives"

(... is a kind of locomote ) use one's feet to advance; advance by steps

"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"

(... is a kind of locomote ) pass to the other side of

"turn the corner" "move around the obstacle"

(... is a kind of locomote ) travel around something

"circle the globe"

(... is a kind of locomote ) move through a body or an object with a slicing motion

"His hand sliced through the air"

(... is a kind of locomote ) wander from a direct course or at random

"The child strayed from the path and her parents lost sight of her" "don't drift from the set course"

(... is a kind of locomote ) travel rapidly, by any (unspecified) means

"Run to the store!" "She always runs to Italy, because she has a lover there"

(... is a kind of locomote ) shift or move by taking a step

"step back"

(... is a kind of locomote ) travel or be transported in a vehicle

"We drove to the university every morning" "They motored to London for the theater"

(... is a kind of locomote ) travel in an automobile

(... is a kind of locomote ) move along on skis

"We love to ski the Rockies" "My children don't ski"

(... is a kind of locomote ) travel through the air; be airborne

"Man cannot fly"

(... is a kind of locomote ) travel by means of steam power

"The ship steamed off into the Pacific"

(... is a kind of locomote ) travel by tram

(... is a kind of locomote ) travel slowly

"The plane taxied down the runway"

(... is a kind of locomote ) travel by ferry

(... is a kind of locomote ) travel in a caravan

(... is a kind of locomote ) 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"

(... is a kind of locomote ) spring forward on the hind legs

"The young horse was prancing in the meadow"

(... is a kind of locomote ) travel through water

"We had to swim for 20 minutes to reach the shore" "a big fish was swimming in the tank"

(... is a kind of locomote ) move upward

"The fog lifted" "The smoke arose from the forest fire" "The mist uprose from the meadows"

(... is a kind of locomote ) travel up

"We ascended the mountain" "go up a ladder" "The mountaineers slowly ascended the steep slope"

(... is a kind of locomote ) move downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way

"The temperature is going down" "The barometer is falling" "The curtain fell on the diva" "Her hand went up and then fell again"

(... is a kind of locomote ) descend in free fall under the influence of gravity

"The branch fell from the tree" "The unfortunate hiker fell into a crevasse"

(... is a kind of locomote ) travel along a zigzag path

"The river zigzags through the countryside"

(... is a kind of locomote ) travel along a certain course

"follow the road" "follow the trail"

(... is a kind of locomote ) move forward, also in the metaphorical sense

"Time marches on"

(... is a kind of locomote ) pull back or move away or backward

"The enemy withdrew" "The limo pulled away from the curb"

(... is a kind of locomote ) move in a direction contrary to the usual one

"retrograding planets"

(... is a kind of locomote ) move ahead; travel onward in time or space

"We proceeded towards Washington" "She continued in the direction of the hills" "We are moving ahead in time now"

(... is a kind of locomote ) travel backward

"back into the driveway" "The car backed up and hit the tree"

(... is a kind of locomote ) make a sweeping movement

"The camera panned across the room"

(... is a kind of locomote ) to travel behind, go after, come after

"The ducklings followed their mother around the pond" "Please follow the guide through the museum"

(... is a kind of locomote ) move ahead (of others) in time or space

(... is a kind of locomote ) follow in or as if in pursuit

"The police car pursued the suspected attacker" "Her bad deed followed her and haunted her dreams all her life"

(... is a kind of locomote ) go or come back to place, condition, or activity where one has been before

"return to your native land" "the professor returned to his teaching position after serving as Dean"

(... is a kind of locomote ) run off or leave the rails

"the train derailed because a cow was standing on the tracks"

(... is a kind of locomote ) move as a crowd or in a group

"Tourists flocked to the shrine where the statue was said to have shed tears"

(... is a kind of locomote ) go or travel along with

"The nurse accompanied the old lady everywhere"

(... is a kind of locomote ) move with great difficulty

"The soldiers billowed across the muddy riverbed"

(... is a kind of locomote ) move around freely from person to person or from place to place

"She circulates among royalty"

(... is a kind of locomote ) move in a circular path above (someone or something)

"the plane circled, looking for a landing spot"

(... is a kind of locomote ) move or proceed at an angle

"he angled his way into the room"

(... is a kind of locomote ) go across or through

"We passed the point where the police car had parked" "A terrible thought went through his mind"

(... is a kind of locomote ) move past

"A black limousine passed by when she looked out the window" "He passed his professor in the hall" "One line of soldiers surpassed the other"

(... is a kind of locomote ) move very fast

"The runner zipped past us at breakneck speed"

(... is a kind of locomote ) travel at an excessive or illegal velocity

"I got a ticket for speeding"

(... is a kind of locomote ) move with a low humming noise

(... is a kind of locomote ) move by being propelled by a force

"The car drove around the corner"

(... is a kind of locomote ) move hurridly

"He rushed down the hall to receive his guests" "The cars raced down the street"

(... is a kind of locomote ) move, proceed, or walk draggingly or slowly

"John trailed behind his class mates" "The Mercedes trailed behind the horse cart"

(... is a kind of locomote ) travel back and forth between two points

(... is a kind of locomote ) move with a whooshing sound

(... is a kind of locomote ) move quickly and nimbly

"He whisked into the house"

(... is a kind of locomote ) move headlong at high speed

"The cars careered down the road" "The mob careered through the streets"

(... is a kind of locomote ) make a circuit

"They were circuiting about the state"

(... is a kind of locomote ) move quickly, as if by cutting one's way

"Planes lanced towards the shore"

(... is a kind of locomote ) go around the flank of (an opposing army)

(... is a kind of locomote ) travel through the air

"sound and light propagate in this medium"

(... is a kind of locomote ) move or go steadily or gradually

"The ship drew near the shore"

(... is a kind of locomote ) change from one vehicle or transportation line to another

"She changed in Chicago on her way to the East coast"

(... is a kind of locomote ) make violent, noisy movements

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

"The horse paced"

(... is a kind of locomote ) put down or press the foot, place the foot

"For fools rush in where angels fear to tread" "step on the brake"

(... is a kind of locomote ) move with one's feet in a specific manner

"step lively"

(... is a kind of locomote ) move with or as if with a rushing sound

"The cars hurtled by"

(... is a kind of locomote ) move away, as for privacy

"The Pope retreats to Castelgondolfo every summer"

(... is a kind of locomote ) move with, or as with, a whistling sound

"The bullets whistled past him"

(... is a kind of locomote ) travel from one island to the next

"on the cruise, we did some island-hopping"

(... is a kind of locomote ) move in a way resembling that of a plow cutting into or going through the soil

"The ship plowed through the water"

(... is a kind of locomote ) move slowly and unsteadily

"The truck lurched down the road"

(... is a kind of locomote ) move as if through a sieve

"The soldiers sifted through the woods"

(... is a kind of locomote ) move in a specified direction

"The line of men fall forward"

(... is a kind of locomote ) move slowly and as if with great effort

(... is a kind of locomote ) move about freely and without restraint, or act as if running around in an uncontrolled way

"who are these people running around in the building?" "She runs around telling everyone of her troubles" "let the dogs run free"

(... is a kind of locomote ) move noisily

"The window banged shut" "The old man banged around the house"

(... is a kind of locomote ) move in a gyrating fashion

"the poles of the Earth precess at a right angle to the force that is applied"

(... is a kind of locomote ) travel from place to place, as for the purpose of finding work, preaching, or acting as a judge

(... is a kind of locomote ) sit on and control a vehicle

"He rides his bicycle to work every day" "She loves to ride her new motorcycle through town"

(... is a kind of locomote ) travel on snowshoes

"After a heavy snowfall, we have to snowshoe to the grocery store"

(... is a kind of locomote ) fly or go in a manner resembling a beetle

"He beetled up the staircase" "They beetled off home"

(locomote has a similar meaning as ...) cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense

"Move those boxes into the corner, please" "I'm moving my money to another bank" "The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant"

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