the act of traveling by foot
"walking is a healthy form of exercise"
base on balls, walk, pass(noun)
(baseball) an advance to first base by a batter who receives four balls
"he worked the pitcher for a base on balls"
walk, manner of walking(noun)
manner of walking
"he had a funny walk"
the act of walking somewhere
"he took a walk after lunch"
walk, walkway, paseo(noun)
a path set aside for walking
"after the blizzard he shoveled the front walk"
a slow gait of a horse in which two feet are always on the ground
walk of life, walk(verb)
careers in general
"it happens in all walks of life"
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"
accompany or escort
"I'll walk you to your car"
obtain a base on balls
traverse or cover by walking
"Walk the tightrope"; "Paul walked the streets of Damascus"; "She walks 3 miles every day"
give a base on balls to
live or behave in a specified manner
"walk in sadness"
be or act in association with
"We must walk with our dispossessed brothers and sisters"; "Walk with God"
walk at a pace
"The horses walked across the meadow"
"He walks the horse up the mountain"; "Walk the dog twice a day"
walk, take the air(verb)
take a walk; go for a walk; walk for pleasure
"The lovers held hands while walking"; "We like to walk every Sunday"
To cause to walk; to lead, drive, or ride with a slow pace; as, to walk one's horses; to walk the dog.
Origin: [AS. wealcan to roll. See Walk to move on foot.]
A trip made by walking.
I take a walk every morning
A distance walked.
Itu2019s a long walk from my house to the library
An Olympic Games track event requiring that the heel of the leading foot touch the ground before the toe of the trailing foot leaves the ground.
A manner of walking; a person's style of walking.
The Ministry of Silly Walks is underfunded this year
A path, sidewalk/pavement or other maintained place on which to walk. Compare trail.
An award of first base to a batter following four balls being thrown by the pitcher; known in the rules as a "base on balls".
The pitcher now has two walks in this inning alone
To move on the feet by alternately setting each foot (or pair or group of feet, in the case of animals with four or more feet) forward, with at least one foot on the ground at all times. Compare run.
To "walk free", i.e. to win, or avoid, a criminal court case, particularly when actually guilty.
If you canu2019t present a better case, that robber is going to walk.
Of an object, to be stolen.
If you leave your wallet lying around, itu2019s going to walk.
To walk off the field, as if given out, after the fielding side appeals and before the umpire has ruled; done as a matter of sportsmanship when the batsman believes he is out.
To travel (a distance) by walking.
To take for a walk or accompany on a walk.
To allow a batter to reach base by pitching four balls.
To move something by shifting between two positions, as if it were walking.
I carefully walked the ladder along the wall.
To full; to beat cloth to give it the consistency of felt.
To traverse by walking (or analogous gradual movement).
To leave, resign.
If we don't offer him more money he'll walk.
To push (a vehicle) alongside oneself as one walks.
Origin: Probably cognate with Modern English watch and wake.
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
to move or go on the feet for exercise or amusement; to take one's exercise; to ramble
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
to be in motion; to act; to move; to wag
to behave; to pursue a course of life; to conduct one's self
to move off; to depart
to pass through, over, or upon; to traverse; to perambulate; as, to walk the streets
to cause to walk; to lead, drive, or ride with a slow pace; as to walk one's horses
to subject, as cloth or yarn, to the fulling process; to full
the act of walking, or moving on the feet with a slow pace; advance without running or leaping
the act of walking for recreation or exercise; as, a morning walk; an evening walk
manner of walking; gait; step; as, we often know a person at a distance by his walk
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
a frequented track; habitual place of action; sphere; as, the walk of the historian
conduct; course of action; behavior
the route or district regularly served by a vender; as, a milkman's walk
Origin: [OE. walken, probably from AS. wealcan to roll, turn, revolve, akin to D. walken to felt hats, to work a hat, G. walken to full, OHG. walchan to beat, to full, Icel. vlka to roll, to stamp, Sw. valka to full, to roll, Dan. valke to full; cf. Skr. valg to spring; but cf. also AS. weallian to roam, ramble, G. wallen. 130.]
"Walk" is a song and the fourth single from Pantera's sixth album Vulgar Display of Power. A live performance of "Walk" is included on Official Live: 101 Proof, and the studio version is also on the band's greatest hits album, The Best of Pantera: Far Beyond the Great Southern Cowboys' Vulgar Hits!
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
wawk, v.i. to move along leisurely on foot with alternate steps: to pace: to travel on foot: to conduct one's self: to act or behave: to live: to be guided by: (coll.) to move off, depart: to be stirring, move about, go restlessly about (as of a ghost).—v.t. to pass through or upon: to cause to walk.—n. act or manner of walking: gait: that in or through which one walks: distance walked over: place for walking, promenade: place for animals to exercise: path: high pasture-ground: conduct: course of life, sphere of action, a hawker's district or round: (obs.) a hunting-ground: (pl.) grounds, park (obs.).—adj. Walk′able, fit for walking.—ns. Walk′-around′, a dancing performance by negroes in which a large circle is described, also the music for such; Walk′er, one who walks: (law) a forester: one who trains and walks young hounds: a gressorial bird; Walk′ing, the verbal noun of walk: pedestrianism; Walk′ing-beam, in a vertical engine, a horizontal beam, usually trussed, that transmits power to the crankshaft through the connecting-rod; Walk′ing dress, a dress for the street or for walking; Walk′ing-fan, a large fan used out of doors to protect the face from the sun; Walk′ing-leaf, a leaf-insect; Walk′ing-stick, -cane, -staff, a stick, cane, or staff used in walking; Walk′ing-stick, also a sort of long, slender-bodied bug; Walk′ing-toad, a natterjack; Walk′-ō′ver, a race where one competitor appears, who has to cover the course to be entitled to the prize: an easy victory.—Walk about, a former order of an officer to a sentry, waiving the customary salute; Walk away from, to distance easily; Walk′er! a slang interjection of incredulity (also Hookey Walker!); Walking gentleman, lady, a gentleman, lady, who plays ornamental but unimportant parts on the stage; Walk into (coll.), to beat: to storm at: to eat heartily of; Walk one's chalks, to quit, go away without ceremony; Walk tall, to behave haughtily; Walk the chalk, chalk-mark, to keep a correct course in manners or morals; Walk the hospitals, to be a student under clinical instruction at a general hospital or infirmary; Walk with, to attend as a sweetheart.—Heel-and-toe walk, a mode of walking in which the heel of one foot is put on the ground before the toe of the other leaves it. [A.S. wealcan, to roll, turn; cog. with Ger. walken, to full cloth.]
The New Hacker's Dictionary
Traversal of a data structure, especially an array or linked-list data structure in core. See also codewalker, silly walk, clobber.
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British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'WALK' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1865
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'WALK' in Written Corpus Frequency: #681
Rank popularity for the word 'WALK' in Nouns Frequency: #914
Rank popularity for the word 'WALK' in Verbs Frequency: #105
The numerical value of WALK in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of WALK in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
My doctor told me to walk, he did n’t mean all that but he says walk some.
On the way to truth, walk with the crowds or walk all alone; but walk always and walk under every condition!
Don't walk behind me I may not lead. Don't walk in front of me I may not follow. Just walk beside me and be my friend.
Some people just talk through Life. They talk, talk, talk and Life is over. Some people walk through Life. They walk, walk, walk and arrive at their Destination.
Some people talk the talk, while some walk the walk. Very few people walk the talk. You should strive to be among those very few walk-the-talkers, who change our world for better.
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Translations for WALK
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- stap, loop, padAfrikaans
- ተራመደ, መራመድAmharic
- تمشّى, مشى, مشيArabic
- вървя, отивам, ходяBulgarian
- ཞབས་གོམ་བཀྱོན, གོམ་པ་རྒྱགTibetan Standard
- passeig, passejada, caminarCatalan, Valencian
- chodit, jít, procházkaCzech
- vandre, vandretur, gå fri, gangart, gå, fodsti, gang, gå tur med, gåturDanish
- spazieren gehen, gehen, begleiten, wegkommen, Spaziergang, werden, Weg, laufen, freikommen, freilassen, wandern, ausführenGerman
- βαδίζω, περπατώGreek
- marŝo, promeni, promenoEsperanto
- trayecto, pasear, caminar, paseo, andares, andar, acompañar, trechoSpanish
- kõndima, jalutuskäikEstonian
- گام زدن, پیاده رفتن, پیادهروی, گشتنPersian
- vapaataival, taluttaa, ulkoiluttaa, kävellä, kävelyretki, kävelytyyli, käydä, kävelytie, kävely, lähteä kävelemään, lähteä, kävelymatka, kävelyttää, vanuttaa, saattaaFinnish
- se casser, ficher le camp, marcher, démarche, balade, se barrer, accompagner, battre, faire, raccompagner, marche, but-sur-balles, à pied, promener, s'envoler, allée, se tirer, se promener, parcourir, promenadeFrench
- geanWestern Frisian
- siúl, siúil, siúlánIrish
- coiseachd, coisichScottish Gaelic
- camiñar, andarGalician
- הלך, לקח לטיול, צורת הליכה, טיול, הוליך, הָלִיכָהHebrew
- जाना, टहलना, चलनाHindi
- séta, menni, járniHungarian
- զբոսանք, քայլելArmenian
- ambular, promenarInterlingua
- labba, gangaIcelandic
- camminare, camminata, andare a piedi, sodareItalian
- 散歩, 歩き回る, フォアボール, 歩く, 歩道, 四球, 徒歩Japanese
- სვლა, სიარულიGeorgian
- 가다, 걷다Korean
- ڕۆیشتن, پیاسهKurdish
- vado, perigrinatio, iter, gradior, ambulo, inambulo, viaLatin
- vaikščioti, eitiLithuanian
- staigāt, ietLatvian
- од, пешачи, врвица, шета, иде, прошетува, патека, прошетка, одиMacedonian
- явган явахMongolian
- လမ်းလျှောက်, လျှောက်Burmese
- uitlaten, loopje, lopen, wandeling, wandelen, vrijuit gaan, stappen, padDutch
- gå, gå på tur med, vandre, slippe løs, spasere, gå ut med hundenNorwegian
- passejada, marcharOccitan
- ਚਲਣਾPanjabi, Punjabi
- chodzić, spacer, iśćPolish
- caminhar, caminhada, andar, passearPortuguese
- umbla, merge, mers pe josRomanian
- идти, прогулка, выгулять, пойти, выгуливать, походить, ходитьRussian
- ходати, ići, ићи, hodatiSerbo-Croatian
- chodiť, ísť krokom, ísť, ísť pešiSlovak
- sprehod, hoditi, sprehoditi, prehoditi, itiSlovene
- e savaliSamoan
- promenad, gå ut med hunden, få fötter, gå, leda, gå ut och gå, gång, sluta, vandra, vandring, slippa lös, promeneraSwedish
- కాలి బాట, నడక, నడుచుటTelugu
- paglakad, lakarin, lakad, ilakad, parada, lakaran, nilakadTagalog
- yürüyüş, yürümekTurkish
- چلنا, ٹہلنا, جاناUrdu
- đi dạo, đi bộVietnamese
- שפּאַצירן, גייןYiddish
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