(noun, verb)


1. the act of traveling by foot

- walking is a healthy form of exercise

Similar word(s): walking

Definition categories: act, locomotion, travel

2. (baseball) an advance to first base by a batter who receives four balls

Similar word(s): pass

Definition categories: act, accomplishment, achievement

3. manner of walking

- he had a funny walk

Definition categories: attribute, bearing, carriage, posture

4. the act of walking somewhere

- he took a walk after lunch

Definition categories: act, travel, traveling, travelling

5. a path set aside for walking

- after the blizzard he shoveled the front walk

Similar word(s): paseo, walkway

Definition categories: man–made, path

6. a slow gait of a horse in which two feet are always on the ground

Definition categories: act, gait

7. careers in general

- it happens in all walks of life

Definition categories: act, calling, career, vocation

Sentences with walk as a noun:

- I take a walk every morning

- It’s a long walk from my house to the library

- The Ministry of Silly Walks is underfunded this year

- The pitcher now has two walks in this inning alone


1. use one's feet to advance; advance by steps

- Walk, don't run!

- We walked instead of driving

- She walks with a slight limp

Definition categories: motion, go, locomote, move, travel

2. accompany or escort

- I'll walk you to your car

Definition categories: motion, accompany

3. obtain a base on balls

Definition categories: competition, hit, score, tally

4. traverse or cover by walking

- Walk the tightrope

- Paul walked the streets of Damascus

- She walks 3 miles every day

Definition categories: motion, cover, cross, track, traverse

5. give a base on balls to

Definition categories: competition, play

6. live or behave in a specified manner

- walk in sadness

Definition categories: social, behave, comport

7. be or act in association with

- We must walk with our dispossessed brothers and sisters

- Walk with God

Definition categories: social, associate, consociate

8. walk at a pace

- The horses walked across the meadow

Definition categories: motion, pace

9. make walk

- He walks the horse up the mountain

- Walk the dog twice a day

Definition categories: motion, compel, obligate, oblige

10. take a walk; go for a walk; walk for pleasure

- The lovers held hands while walking

- We like to walk every Sunday

Definition categories: motion, go, locomote, move, travel

Sentences with walk as a verb:

- To walk briskly for an hour every day is to keep fit.

- If you can’t present a better case, that robber is going to walk.

- If you leave your wallet lying around, it’s going to walk.

- I walk two miles to school every day.  The museum’s not far from here – you can walk it.

- I walk the dog every morning.  Will you walk me home?

- I carefully walked the ladder along the wall.

- I walked the streets aimlessly.

- If we don't offer him more money he'll walk.