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Moving or walking about.

[French, from Latin ambulāns, ambulant-, present participle of ambulāre, to walk; see ambulance.]


1. moving about from place to place
2. (Medicine) med another word for ambulatory3


(ˈæm byə ləˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i)

adj., n., pl. -ries. adj.
1. of, pertaining to, or capable of walking.
2. moving about or from place to place; not stationary.
3. Also, ambulant.
a. not confined to bed; able or strong enough to walk.
b. serving patients who are able to walk.
4. Law. not fixed; alterable or revocable: an ambulatory will.
5. an aisle surrounding the end of the choir or chancel of a church.
6. the covered walk of a cloister.
[1615–25; < Latin]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.ambulant - able to walk aboutambulant - able to walk about; "the patient is ambulatory"
mobile - moving or capable of moving readily (especially from place to place); "a mobile missile system"; "the tongue is...the most mobile articulator"


, ambulatory (US)
adj patientgehfähig


, ambulant
a. ambulatorio-a; ambulante.
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