Word:

Walk

Pronunciation: wạk
v. i.1.
[imp. & p. p. Walked ; p. pr. & vb. n. Walking.]
1.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.
2.To move or go on the feet for exercise or amusement; to take one's exercise; to ramble.
3.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.
4.To be in motion; to act; to move; to wag.
Do you think I'd walk in any plot?
- B. Jonson.
5.To behave; to pursue a course of life; to conduct one's self.
We walk perversely with God, and he will walk crookedly toward us.
- Jer. Taylor.
6.To move off; to depart.
He will make their cows and garrans to walk.
- Spenser.
To walk
in, to go in; to enter, as into a house.
To walk after the flesh
(Script.) to indulge sensual appetites, and to live in sin.
To walk after the Spirit
(Script.) to be guided by the counsels and influences of the Spirit, and by the word of God.
- Rom. viii. 1.
To walk by faith
(Script.) to live in the firm belief of the gospel and its promises, and to rely on Christ for salvation.
- Rom. viii. 1.
To walk in darkness
(Script.) to live in ignorance, error, and sin.
- 2 Cor. v. 7.
To walk in the flesh
(Script.) to live this natural life, which is subject to infirmities and calamities.
- 1 John i. 6.
To walk in the light
(Script.) to live in the practice of religion, and to enjoy its consolations.
- 2 Cor. x. 3.
To walk over
in racing, to go over a course at a walk; - said of a horse when there is no other entry; hence, colloquially, to gain an easy victory in any contest.
- 1 John i. 7.
To walk through the fire
(Script.) to be exercised with severe afflictions.
To walk with God
(Script.) to live in obedience to his commands, and have communion with him.
- Isa. xliii. 2.
v. t.1.To pass through, over, or upon; to traverse; to perambulate; as, to walk the streets.
As we walk our earthly round.
- Keble.
2.To cause to walk; to lead, drive, or ride with a slow pace; as, to walk one's horses; to walk the dog.
3.To subject, as cloth or yarn, to the fulling process; to full.
4.(Sporting) To put or keep (a puppy) in a walk; to train (puppies) in a walk.
5.To move in a manner likened to walking.
To walk one's chalks
to make off; take French leave.
To walk the plank
to walk off the plank into the water and be drowned; - an expression derived from the practice of pirates who extended a plank from the side of a ship, and compelled those whom they would drown to walk off into the water; figuratively, to vacate an office by compulsion.
- Bartlett.
n.1.The act of walking, or moving on the feet with a slow pace; advance without running or leaping.
2.The act of walking for recreation or exercise; as, a morning walk; an evening walk.
3.Manner of walking; gait; step; as, we often know a person at a distance by his walk.
4.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.
He had walk for a hundred sheep.
- Latimer.
5.A frequented track; habitual place of action; sphere; as, the walk of the historian.
6.Conduct; course of action; behavior.
7.The route or district regularly served by a vender; as, a milkman's walk.
8.In coffee, coconut, and other plantations, the space between them.
9.(Sporting) A place for keeping and training puppies.
Noun1.walk - the act of traveling by foot; "walking is a healthy form of exercise"
Synonyms: walking
2.Walkwalk - (baseball) an advance to first base by a batter who receives four balls; "he worked the pitcher for a base on balls"
Synonyms: base on balls, pass
3.walk - manner of walking; "he had a funny walk"
4.walk - the act of walking somewhere; "he took a walk after lunch"
5.Walkwalk - a path set aside for walking; "after the blizzard he shoveled the front walk"
Synonyms: paseo, walkway
6.walk - a slow gait of a horse in which two feet are always on the ground
7.walk - careers in general; "it happens in all walks of life"
Synonyms: walk of life
Verb1.walk - 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"
Antonyms:
ride - be carried or travel on or in a vehicle; "I ride to work in a bus"; "He rides the subway downtown every day"
2.walk - traverse or cover by walking; "Walk the tightrope"; "Paul walked the streets of Damascus"; "She walks 3 miles every day"
3.walk - accompany or escort; "I'll walk you to your car"
4.walk - obtain a base on balls
5.walk - live or behave in a specified manner; "walk in sadness"
6.walk - take a walk; go for a walk; walk for pleasure; "The lovers held hands while walking"; "We like to walk every Sunday"
Synonyms: take the air
7.walk - give a base on balls to
8.walk - be or act in association with; "We must walk with our dispossessed brothers and sisters"; "Walk with God"
9.walk - make walk; "He walks the horse up the mountain"; "Walk the dog twice a day"
10.walk - walk at a pace; "The horsese walked across the meadow"
(programming)walk - To Traverse a data structure, especially an array or linked-list in core.

See also codewalker, silly walk, clobber.
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