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Definitions of walk

  1. ( baseball) an advance to first base by a batter who receives four balls; " he worked the pitcher for a base on balls"
  2. manner of walking; " he had a funny walk"
  3. a path set aside for walking; " after the blizzard he shoveled the front walk"
  4. live or behave in a specified manner; " walk in sadness"
  5. the act of traveling by foot; " walking is a healthy form of exercise"
  6. the act of walking somewhere; " he took a walk after lunch"
  7. a slow gait of a horse in which two feet are always on the ground
  8. careers in general; " it happens in all walks of life"
  9. obtain a base on balls, in baseball
  10. give a base on balls to; in baseball
  11. make walk; " He walks the horse up the mountain"; " Walk the dog twice a day"
  12. obtain a base on balls
  13. give a base on balls to
  14. 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"
  15. accompany or escort; " I'll walk you to your car"
  16. traverse or cover by walking; " Walk the tightrope"; " Paul walked the streets of Damascus"; " She walks 3 miles every day"
  17. walk at a pace; " The horsese walked across the meadow"
  18. be or act in association with; " We must walk with our dispossessed brothers and sisters"; " Walk with God"
  19. In coffee, coconut, and other plantations, the space between them.
  20. A place for keeping and training puppies.
  21. An inclosed area of some extent to which a gamecock is confined to prepare him for fighting.
  22. To put or keep ( a puppy) in a walk; to train ( puppies) in a walk.
  23. To move in a manner likened to walking.
  24. To move along on foot; to advance by steps; to go on at a moderate pace; specifically, of two- legged creatures, to proceed at a slower or faster rate, but without running, or lifting one foot entirely before the other touches the ground.
  25. To move or go on the feet for exercise or amusement; to take one's exercise; to ramble.
  26. To be in motion; to act; to move; to wag.
  27. To behave; to pursue a course of life; to conduct one's self.
  28. To move off; to depart.
  29. To pass through, over, or upon; to traverse; to perambulate; as, to walk the streets.
  30. To cause to walk; to lead, drive, or ride with a slow pace; as to walk one's horses.
  31. To subject, as cloth or yarn, to the fulling process; to full.
  32. The act of walking, or moving on the feet with a slow pace; advance without running or leaping.
  33. The act of walking for recreation or exercise; as, a morning walk; an evening walk.
  34. Manner of walking; gait; step; as, we often know a person at a distance by his walk.
  35. That in or through which one walks; place or distance walked over; a place for walking; a path or avenue prepared for foot passengers, or for taking air and exercise; way; road; hence, a place or region in which animals may graze; place of wandering; range; as, a sheep walk.
  36. A frequented track; habitual place of action; sphere; as, the walk of the historian.
  37. Conduct; course of action; behavior.
  38. The route or district regularly served by a vender; as, a milkman's walk.
  39. To be stirring; to be abroad; to go restlessly about; - said of things or persons expected to remain quiet, as a sleeping person, or the spirit of a dead person; to go about as a somnambulist or a specter.
  40. To go on foot; to move by steps; go at a moderate pace; to proceed; to behave.
  41. To traverse on foot; to cause to go on foot or at a moderate pace.
  42. Act or manner of going on foot; step or pace: gait; one of the four gaits of a horse; place for people on foot; as, the sidewalk; circle of life in which one moves; deportment.
  43. Walker.
  44. To move along leisurely on foot with alternate steps: to pace: to travel on foot: ( B.) to conduct one's self: to act or behave: to live: to be guided by.
  45. To pass through or upon: to cause to walk.
  46. Act or manner of walking: gait: that in or through which one walks: distance walked over: place for walking: path: high pasture- ground: conduct: course of life.
  47. Act or manner of walking; place for walking; conduct.
  48. To move by steps without running; to live: behave.
  49. To pass through or over at a walk.
  50. To lead, ride, or drive at a walk, as a horse.
  51. To advance by steps, without running; take a walk.
  52. To behave; live.
  53. The act of walking; a movement in which a quadruped has always two or more feet on the ground, and a biped always one foot on the ground.
  54. The manner of walking; a promenade or stroll.
  55. A place for walking; path; sidewalk; range; pasture.
  56. A course of life; conduct.
  57. The act of walking; manner of walking: gait; step; carriage; the length one walks; a place for walking; an avenue set with trees; way; road; range; place of wandering: course of life or pursuit; the slowest pace of a horse, ox, or other quadruped. A sheep- walk, high and dry land where sheep pasture.
  58. To cause to walk or step slowly; to lead, drive, or ride with a slow pace.
  59. To step along; to go, move, or travel on foot; to step; to be stirring; to move off; to depart; in the Bible, to live and act relatively to some principle of conduct. To walk over, to gain a victory without a contest.
  60. To go at a foots pace; to go or travel on foot; to ramble; to live or behave; to pursue a particular course of life.
  61. Act or manner of walking; pace; step; space through which one has walked; a place for exercise on foot; road; way; course of life; pursuit, as of life; pasture- ground, as for sheep.
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Antonyms for walk

ride.

Quotes of walk

  1. Suddenly I was the man who got the part that every actor in the English language was trying to get. I was really scared. I had talked the talk, and now I had to walk the walk For three days, I couldn't answer the phone. – F. Murray Abraham
  2. I got started when I was 3 years old because my father was a music teacher and my lessons were free. Instead of learning to walk you learn to play the piano. – Carla Bley
  3. A song is anything that can walk by itself. – Bob Dylan
  4. But, if you observe children learning in their first few years of life, you can see that they can and do learn on their own- we leave them alone to crawl, walk talk, and gain control over their bodies. It happens without much help from parents. – Daniel Greenberg
  5. I had a terrible vision: I saw an encyclopedia walk up to a polymath and open him up. – Karl Kraus
  6. Let us walk into the conference room as equals and not second class citizens. – Martin McGuinness
  7. Walk while ye have the light, lest darkness come upon you. – John Ruskin
  8. Onassis was a man who loved to walk to walk and talk, and he was the kind of man who doesn't go to sleep at night -he talks and talks. – Pierre Salinger
  9. Once you find you can't walk as far and as fast as you were able, life becomes more complicated. – Robert Sheckley
  10. Well, I'm not a violent person. You have to back off. People sometimes will try you and try you until you try not to, but you have to react. Normally, I just walk away. – Bubba Smith
  11. When you're in the States and you're a writer and you've got money and you walk into a bank, you're a bum with money. – Norman Spinrad
  12. When you're creating a character out of nothing, you have to make all the guesses as to how they walk how they talk, how they think. It was all there on the table for us to pick and choose for Murrow. – David Strathairn
  13. We reform others unconsciously when we walk uprightly. – Anne Sophie Swetchine
  14. The one ironclad rule is that I have to try. I have to walk into my writing room and pick up my pen every weekday morning. – Anne Tyler
  15. Coming back to the topic of computer security, the TCP Wrapper is an example of such a safety net. I wrote it when my systems were under attack by someone who appeared to walk through walls. – Wietse Venema

Usage examples for walk

  1. He's not goin' to walk – North, South and Over the Sea by M.E. Francis (Mrs. Francis Blundell)
  2. You know you cannot walk Andrew. – Rico And Wiseli Rico And Stineli, And How Wiseli Was Provided For by Johanna Spyri
  3. May I walk back with you? – The Day of Judgment by Joseph Hocking
  4. When I left the house, I went for a long walk – The Childerbridge Mystery by Guy Boothby
  5. Let me take the children home, and then I will walk up with you. – The Doctor's Family by Mrs. (Margaret) Oliphant
  6. It will be a nice walk for them. – Faith and Unfaith by Duchess
  7. Oh, Bunker can walk him back, and Bunny can ride. – Bunny Brown and His Sister Sue and Their Shetland Pony by Laura Lee Hope
  8. They asked him, Who is the man that said unto thee, Take up thy bed, and walk – The Expositor's Bible: The Gospel of St. John, Vol. I by Marcus Dods
  9. " I am ready to walk home now," she said. – The Patrician by John Galsworthy
  10. I wonder If I couldn't take a little walk – The City of Fire by Grace Livingston Hill
  11. You wouldn't have her walk in on us, would you? – King Arthur's Socks and Other Village Plays by Floyd Dell
  12. He no more can walk about. – The Confessions of a Beachcomber by E J Banfield
  13. They can't walk it!" – In-Darkest-England-and-the-Way-Out by Booth, William
  14. May I walk home with you? – I Walked in Arden by Jack Crawford
  15. So I went for a walk – David and the Phoenix by Edward Ormondroyd
  16. Say you went out for a walk – A Mummer's Wife by George Moore
  17. I could just let you walk over me. – The Coast of Bohemia by William Dean Howells
  18. How did he walk – The Life and Times of Ulric Zwingli by Johann Hottinger
  19. And the girl, abruptly, began to walk to the end of the room. – Georgina's Reasons by Henry James
  20. Won't you walk with me? – Children of the Desert by Louis Dodge

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