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Definition 1: the act of traveling by foot - [noun denoting act]

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

  • walking is a healthy form of exercise

Synonyms for walk in the sense of this definition

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

(... is a kind of walk ) walking with a slow dragging motion without lifting your feet

"from his shambling I assumed he was very old"

(... is a kind of walk ) the act of prowling (walking about in a stealthy manner)

(... is a kind of walk ) the act of walking with a slow heavy gait

"I could recognize his plod anywhere"

(... is a kind of walk ) the act of marching; walking with regular steps (especially in a procession of some kind)

"it was a long march" "we heard the sound of marching"

(... is a kind of walk ) a person's manner of walking

(... is a kind of walk ) walking by a person who is asleep

(... is a kind of walk ) walking about

"the hospital encouraged early ambulation"

(... is a kind of walk ) walking with your feet in shallow water

(walk is a part of ...) a step in walking or running

Definition 2: (baseball) an advance to first base by a batter who receives four balls - [noun denoting act]

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

  • he worked the pitcher for a base on balls

Synonyms for walk in the sense of this definition

(walk is a kind of ...) the action of accomplishing something

(walk belongs to category ...) a ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players; teams take turns at bat trying to score runs

"he played baseball in high school" "there was a baseball game on every empty lot" "there was a desire for National League ball in the area" "play ball!"

Definition 3: a slow gait of a horse in which two feet are always on the ground - [noun denoting act]

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

Definition 4: the act of walking somewhere - [noun denoting act]

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

  • he took a walk after lunch

(walk is a kind of ...) the act of going from one place to another

"he enjoyed selling but he hated the travel"

(... is a kind of walk ) the act of walking in order to view something

"the realtor took her on a walk-through of the apartment"

(... is a kind of walk ) nomadic excursions into the bush made by an Aborigine

(... is a kind of walk ) taking a short walk out and back

"we took a turn in the park"

(... is a kind of walk ) a walk around a territory (a parish or manor or forest etc.) in order to officially assert and record its boundaries

(... is a kind of walk ) an exploratory walk by an astronaut on the surface of the moon

(... is a kind of walk ) the last walk of a condemned person to the execution place

(... is a kind of walk ) a long walk usually for exercise or pleasure

"she enjoys a hike in her spare time"

(... is a kind of walk ) travel by walking

"he followed on foot" "the swiftest of foot"

(... is a kind of walk ) a regular walk taken as a form of exercise

(... is a kind of walk ) a leisurely walk (usually in some public place)

Definition 5: careers in general - [noun denoting act]

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

  • it happens in all walks of life

Synonyms for walk in the sense of this definition

(walk is a kind of ...) the particular occupation for which you are trained

Definition 6: a path set aside for walking - [noun denoting artifact]

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

  • after the blizzard he shoveled the front walk

Synonyms for walk in the sense of this definition

(walk is a kind of ...) a way especially designed for a particular use

(... is a kind of walk ) a covered walkway (as in a cloister)

"it has an ambulatory and seven chapels"

(... is a kind of walk ) a walkway made of wooden boards; usually at seaside

(... is a kind of walk ) narrow pathway high in the air (as above a stage or between parts of a building or along a bridge)

(... is a kind of walk ) a walk of flagstones

"the flagging in the garden was quite imaginative"

(... is a kind of walk ) a public area set aside as a pedestrian walk

(... is a kind of walk ) walk consisting of a paved area for pedestrians; usually beside a street or roadway

(... is a kind of walk ) an elevated walkway between buildings (usually enclosed)

Definition 7: manner of walking - [noun denoting attribute]

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

  • he had a funny walk

Synonyms for walk in the sense of this definition

(walk is a kind of ...) characteristic way of bearing one's body

"stood with good posture"

Definition 8: obtain a base on balls - [verb of competition]

(walk is a kind of ...) gain points in a game

"The home team scored many times" "He hit a home run" "He hit .300 in the past season"

(walk has a similar meaning as ...) give a base on balls to

(walk belongs to category ...) a ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players; teams take turns at bat trying to score runs

"he played baseball in high school" "there was a baseball game on every empty lot" "there was a desire for National League ball in the area" "play ball!"

Definition 9: give a base on balls to - [verb of competition]

(walk is a kind of ...) participate in games or sport

"We played hockey all afternoon" "play cards" "Pele played for the Brazilian teams in many important matches"

(walk has a similar meaning as ...) obtain a base on balls

(walk belongs to category ...) a ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players; teams take turns at bat trying to score runs

"he played baseball in high school" "there was a baseball game on every empty lot" "there was a desire for National League ball in the area" "play ball!"

Definition 10: use one's feet to advance; advance by steps - [verb of motion]

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

  • 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

(walk is a kind of ...) change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically

"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"

(... is a kind of walk ) walk stiffly

(... is a kind of walk ) walk on one's toes

(... is a kind of walk ) walk heavily and firmly, as when weary, or through mud

"Mules plodded in a circle around a grindstone"

(... is a kind of walk ) walk a long way, as for pleasure or physical exercise

"We were hiking in Colorado" "hike the Rockies"

(... is a kind of walk ) walk with long steps

"He strode confidently across the hall"

(... is a kind of walk ) walk fast, with regular or measured steps; walk with a stride

"He marched into the classroom and announced the exam" "The soldiers marched across the border"

(... is a kind of walk ) take a leisurely walk

"The ladies promenaded along the beach"

(... is a kind of walk ) walk unsteadily

"small children toddle"

(... is a kind of walk ) move stealthily

"The lonely man skulks down the main street all day"

(... is a kind of walk ) walk emphatically

(... is a kind of walk ) walk as if unable to control one's movements

"The drunken man staggered into the room"

(... is a kind of walk ) walk with great difficulty

"He staggered along in the heavy snow"

(... is a kind of walk ) walk a short distance to a specified place or in a specified manner

"step over to the blackboard"

(... is a kind of walk ) march in a procession

"They processed into the dining room"

(... is a kind of walk ) walk clumsily

(... is a kind of walk ) walk daintily

"She minced down the street"

(... is a kind of walk ) walk slovenly

(... is a kind of walk ) tread or stomp heavily or roughly

"The soldiers trampled across the fields"

(... is a kind of walk ) walk with slow or fast paces

"He paced up and down the hall"

(... is a kind of walk ) move heavily or clumsily

"The heavy man lumbered across the room"

(... is a kind of walk ) walk heavily

"The men stomped through the snow in their heavy boots"

(... is a kind of walk ) move about in or as if in a predatory manner

"The suspicious stranger prowls the streets of the town"

(... is a kind of walk ) walk leisurely

(... is a kind of walk ) walk leisurely and with no apparent aim

(... is a kind of walk ) walk or tramp about

(... is a kind of walk ) walk on and flatten

"tramp down the grass" "trample the flowers"

(... is a kind of walk ) walk so that the toes assume an indicated position or direction

"She toes inwards"

(... is a kind of walk ) walk

"let's hoof it to the disco"

(... is a kind of walk ) move in space outside a space craft

(... is a kind of walk ) walk unsteadily

"The drunk man stumbled about"

(... is a kind of walk ) walk with a tapping sound

(... is a kind of walk ) walk clumsily and with a bounce

(... is a kind of walk ) walk with no particular goal

"we were walking around in the garden" "after breakfast, she walked about in the park"

(... is a kind of walk ) walk about; not be bedridden or incapable of walking

(... is a kind of walk ) walk by dragging one's feet

"he shuffled out of the room" "We heard his feet shuffling down the hall"

(... is a kind of walk ) walk impeded by some physical limitation or injury

"The old woman hobbles down to the store every day"

(... is a kind of walk ) walk stealthily

"I saw a cougar slinking toward its prey"

(... is a kind of walk ) walk in one's sleep

(... is a kind of walk ) to walk with a lofty proud gait, often in an attempt to impress others

"He struts around like a rooster in a hen house"

(... is a kind of walk ) walk (through relatively shallow water)

"Can we wade across the river to the other side?" "Wade the pond"

(... is a kind of walk ) to go stealthily or furtively

"..stead of sneaking around spying on the neighbor's house"

(walk implies ...) shift or move by taking a step

"step back"

(walk has a similar meaning as ...) make walk

"He walks the horse up the mountain" "Walk the dog twice a day"

(walk has a similar meaning as ...) traverse or cover by walking

"Walk the tightrope" "Paul walked the streets of Damascus" "She walks 3 miles every day"

(walk has a similar meaning as ...) walk at a pace

"The horses walked across the meadow"

(walk has a similar meaning as ...) take a walk; go for a walk; walk for pleasure

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

(walk has a similar meaning as ...) accompany or escort

"I'll walk you to your car"

Definition 11: accompany or escort - [verb of motion]

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

  • I'll walk you to your car

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

"The nurse accompanied the old lady everywhere"

(... is a kind of walk ) cause to trot

"She trotted the horse home"

(... is a kind of walk ) force to march

"The Japanese marched their prisoners through Manchuria"

(walk has a similar meaning as ...) 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"

(walk has a similar meaning as ...) make walk

"He walks the horse up the mountain" "Walk the dog twice a day"

Definition 12: walk at a pace - [verb of motion]

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

  • The horses walked across the meadow

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

"The horse paced"

(walk has a similar meaning as ...) 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"

Definition 13: traverse or cover by walking - [verb of motion]

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

  • Walk the tightrope
  • Paul walked the streets of Damascus
  • She walks 3 miles every day

(walk is a kind of ...) travel across or pass over

"The caravan covered almost 100 miles each day"

(walk has a similar meaning as ...) 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"

Definition 14: take a walk; go for a walk; walk for pleasure - [verb of motion]

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

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

Synonyms for walk in the sense of this definition

(walk is a kind of ...) change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically

"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"

(... is a kind of walk ) take a walk for one's health or to aid digestion, as after a meal

"A good way of exercising is to constitutionalize"

(walk has a similar meaning as ...) 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"

Definition 15: make walk - [verb of motion]

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

  • He walks the horse up the mountain
  • Walk the dog twice a day

(walk is a kind of ...) force somebody to do something

"We compel all students to fill out this form"

(... is a kind of walk ) walk ostentatiously

"She parades her new husband around town"

(... is a kind of walk ) cause to march or go at a marching pace

"They marched the mules into the desert"

(walk has a similar meaning as ...) 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"

(walk has a similar meaning as ...) accompany or escort

"I'll walk you to your car"

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

  • walk in sadness

(walk is a kind of ...) behave well or properly

"The children must learn to behave"

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

  • We must walk with our dispossessed brothers and sisters
  • Walk with God

(walk is a kind of ...) bring or come into association or action

"The churches consociated to fight their dissolution"

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