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Definition of Walk


  1. In coffee, coconut, and other plantations, the space between them.
  2. A place for keeping and training puppies.
  3. An inclosed area of some extent to which a gamecock is confined to prepare him for fighting.
  4. To put or keep (a puppy) in a walk; to train (puppies) in a walk.
  5. To move in a manner likened to walking.
  6. 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.
  7. To move or go on the feet for exercise or amusement; to take one's exercise; to ramble.
  8. 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.
  9. To be in motion; to act; to move; to wag.
  10. To behave; to pursue a course of life; to conduct one's self.
  11. To move off; to depart.
  12. To pass through, over, or upon; to traverse; to perambulate; as, to walk the streets.
  13. To cause to walk; to lead, drive, or ride with a slow pace; as to walk one's horses.
  14. To subject, as cloth or yarn, to the fulling process; to full.
  15. The act of walking, or moving on the feet with a slow pace; advance without running or leaping.
  16. The act of walking for recreation or exercise; as, a morning walk; an evening walk.
  17. Manner of walking; gait; step; as, we often know a person at a distance by his walk.
  18. 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.
  19. A frequented track; habitual place of action; sphere; as, the walk of the historian.
  20. Conduct; course of action; behavior.
  21. The route or district regularly served by a vender; as, a milkman's walk.

Walk Quotations

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.
Albert Camus

For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.
Audrey Hepburn

Every man must decide whether he will walk in the light of creative altruism or in the darkness of destructive selfishness.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

No one saves us but ourselves. No one can and no one may. We ourselves must walk the path.

There is no easy walk to freedom anywhere, and many of us will have to pass through the valley of the shadow of death again and again before we reach the mountaintop of our desires.
Nelson Mandela
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Walk Translations

walk in Afrikaans is stap
walk in Dutch is marcheren, tippelen, lopen
walk in Finnish is marssia
walk in German is gehen, spazierengehen, gehen, Spaziergang
walk in Italian is camminare, corro, giro
walk in Latin is ingredior ingredi ingressus
walk in Norwegian is spasertur
walk in Portuguese is caminhada
walk in Spanish is paseo, caminar, andar, caminar

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