walk

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(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
n. ramble, stroll, promenade, wander, saunter, travel(on foot), march, parade, tramp, hike, constitutional (inf.); path[way]; gait, carriage, tread, pace, step; calling, occupation; sphere, province, department, business. See motion, slowness, passage.
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(Roget's IV) n.
1. [Manner of walking]
Syn. gait, tread, stride; see step 1 .
2. [Course over which one walks]
Syn. pavement, sidewalk, pathway, footpath, trail, track, boardwalk, pier, pRomenade, avenue, street, road, alley, passage, dock, esplanade, platform, gangway; see also street .
3. [A short walking expedition]
Syn. stroll, ramble, turn, hike, pRomenade, airing, saunter, peregrination, tramp, trek, constitutional, perambulation, march, circuit, jaunt, tour.
4. [A base on balls; in baseball ]
Syn. four balls, ticket to first*, handout*, Annie Oakley*, pass*.
5. [A station in life]
Syn. occupation, sphere of activity, position, line of work.
v.
1. [To move on foot]
Syn. step, pace, march, tread, amble, stroll, hike, saunter, wander, ambulate, ramble, go out for an airing, go out for an outing, take a walk, pRomenade, trudge, tramp, trek, tour, take a turn, roam, rove, perambulate, meander, traipse about, patrol, file off, knock about*, knock around*, hoof it*, jog it*, toddle along*, shuffle*, wend one's way*, bend one's steps*, locomote*, cruise*.
2. [To cause to move on foot]
Syn. lead, drive, exercise, train, order a march, escort, accompany, take for a walk.
3. [To give a base on balls; in baseball ]
Syn. let pass, give free passage*, give a ticket to first*, issue an Annie Oakley*.
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(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus)
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n.
1. stroll hike, tramp, amble, march, promenade, constitutional, perambulation, traipse, step, stride, gait, saunter, trek.
2. walkway sidewalk, boardwalk, path, pathway, trail, lane, esplanade, promenade, mall, arcade.
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v.
stroll, hike, tramp, amble, pad, march, promenade, *beat feet, *hoof it, tramp, traipse, wend one's way, go on foot, perambulate, shuffle, mosey, step, stride, waddle.
WORD FIND
angry: stalk out, storm out, stamp out, stomp out, catapult into the room
baby: toddle
backward: backpedal, double-back, retrace one’s steps
brush, through: blaze, bushwhack, pick one’s way, negotiate, weave
casual: walk with elaborate nonchalance, mosey, shuffle, pad, saunter, stroll
complicated path, through or around: pick one’s way, negotiate, step nimbly around, thread one’s way, edge along, inch forward, take mincing steps
crowd, through a: sidle, jostle, elbow, shoulder, jockey for position, bull one’s way through, be borne along by
difficult or laborious: dodder, falter, hobble, limp, lumber, plod, shamble, shuffle, stagger, stumble, totter, trudge, slog, slosh
drunken: stagger, falter, blunder forward, careen, totter
fours, on all: crab
graceful: with feline grace, with the grace of a porteuse, with calculated grace
group: parade, march, file out, tramp, troop, swarm, flood, spill out, be borne along by the crowd
military march: goose-step
show off: swagger, strut, peacock
slide by the soles of one’s feet: glissade
sneaky or cautious: creep, edge, inch, slip away, slink, steal, tiptoe, shrink, skulk, prowl, withdraw, lurk, shadow
wet or mud, through: slog, slosh, squelch, splash, wade
wind, against: lean into, battle forward
see run
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(Roget's Thesaurus II) I verb To go on foot: ambulate, foot, pace, step, tread. Slang: hoof. Idiom: foot it. See MOVE. II noun 1, An act of walking, especially for pleasure: amble, meander (often used in plural), perambulation, promenade, ramble, saunter, stroll, wander. See MOVE. 2. A usually brief and regular journey on foot, especially for exercise: constitutional, turn. See MOVE.

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