Definition of

Walk

  1. (noun, act) (baseball) an advance to first base by a batter who receives four balls
  2. (noun, act) the act of traveling by foot
  3. (noun, act) the act of walking somewhere
  4. (noun, act) a slow gait of a horse in which two feet are always on the ground
  5. (noun, act) careers in general
  6. (noun, artifact) a path set aside for walking
  7. (noun, attribute) manner of walking
  8. (verb, competition) obtain a base on balls
  9. (verb, competition) give a base on balls to
  10. (verb, motion) take a walk; go for a walk; walk for pleasure
    We like to walk every Sunday
  11. (verb, motion) use one's feet to advance; advance by steps
    We walked instead of driving
    She walks with a slight limp
    The patient cannot walk yet
    Walk over to the cabinet
  12. (verb, motion) make walk
    Walk the dog twice a day
  13. (verb, motion) accompany or escort
  14. (verb, motion) traverse or cover by walking
    Paul walked the streets of Damascus
    She walks 3 miles every day
  15. (verb, motion) walk at a pace
  16. (verb, social) be or act in association with
    Walk with God
  17. (verb, social) live or behave in a specified manner

via WordNet, Princeton University

Antonyms of Walk

ride

Origin of the word Walk

  1. O.E. wealcan "to toss, roll," and wealcian "to roll up, curl, muffle up," from P.Gmc. *welk- (cf. O.N. valka "to drag about," Dan. valke "to full," M.Du. walken "to knead, press, full," O.H.G. walchan "to knead," Ger. walken "to full"), perhaps ult. from PIE base *wel- "to turn, bend, twist, roll" (see vulva). Meani… more
  2. late 14c., "act of walking" (see walk (v.)). The noun meaning "broad path in a garden" is from 1530s; walk of life is from 1752. Sports sense of "base on balls" is recorded from 1905. more

via Online Etymology Dictionary, ©2001 Douglas Harper

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