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am·ble

 (ăm′bəl)
intr.v. am·bled, am·bling, am·bles
1. To walk slowly or leisurely; stroll.
2. To move along at an easy gait by using both legs on one side alternately with both on the other. Used of a horse.
n.
1. An unhurried or leisurely walk.
2. An easy gait, especially that of a horse.

[Middle English amblen, from Old French ambler, from Latin ambulāre, to walk.]

am′bler n.

amble

(ˈæmbəl)
vb (intr)
1. to walk at a leisurely relaxed pace
2. (Horse Training, Riding & Manège) (of a horse) to move slowly, lifting both legs on one side together
3. (Horse Training, Riding & Manège) to ride a horse at an amble or leisurely pace
n
4. a leisurely motion in walking
5. a leisurely walk
6. (Horse Training, Riding & Manège) the ambling gait of a horse
[C14: from Old French ambler, from Latin ambulāre to walk]
ˈambler n

am•ble

(ˈæm bəl)

v. -bled, -bling,
n. v.i.
1. to go at a slow, easy pace; stroll; saunter.
2. (of a horse) to go at a slow pace with the legs moving in lateral pairs and usu. having a four-beat rhythm.
n.
3. an ambling gait.
4. a slow, easy walk or gentle pace.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Middle French ambler < Latin ambulāre to walk =amb- ambi- + -ulāre to step (< *el-, c. Welsh el- may go)]
am′bler, n.

amble


Past participle: ambled
Gerund: ambling

Imperative
amble
amble
Present
I amble
you amble
he/she/it ambles
we amble
you amble
they amble
Preterite
I ambled
you ambled
he/she/it ambled
we ambled
you ambled
they ambled
Present Continuous
I am ambling
you are ambling
he/she/it is ambling
we are ambling
you are ambling
they are ambling
Present Perfect
I have ambled
you have ambled
he/she/it has ambled
we have ambled
you have ambled
they have ambled
Past Continuous
I was ambling
you were ambling
he/she/it was ambling
we were ambling
you were ambling
they were ambling
Past Perfect
I had ambled
you had ambled
he/she/it had ambled
we had ambled
you had ambled
they had ambled
Future
I will amble
you will amble
he/she/it will amble
we will amble
you will amble
they will amble
Future Perfect
I will have ambled
you will have ambled
he/she/it will have ambled
we will have ambled
you will have ambled
they will have ambled
Future Continuous
I will be ambling
you will be ambling
he/she/it will be ambling
we will be ambling
you will be ambling
they will be ambling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been ambling
you have been ambling
he/she/it has been ambling
we have been ambling
you have been ambling
they have been ambling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been ambling
you will have been ambling
he/she/it will have been ambling
we will have been ambling
you will have been ambling
they will have been ambling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been ambling
you had been ambling
he/she/it had been ambling
we had been ambling
you had been ambling
they had been ambling
Conditional
I would amble
you would amble
he/she/it would amble
we would amble
you would amble
they would amble
Past Conditional
I would have ambled
you would have ambled
he/she/it would have ambled
we would have ambled
you would have ambled
they would have ambled
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.amble - a leisurely walk (usually in some public place)amble - a leisurely walk (usually in some public place)
ramble, meander - an aimless amble on a winding course
walk - the act of walking somewhere; "he took a walk after lunch"
walkabout - a public stroll by a celebrity to meet people informally
Verb1.amble - walk leisurelyamble - walk leisurely      
walk - 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"

amble

verb stroll, walk, wander, ramble, meander, saunter, dawdle, mosey (informal) We ambled along in front of the houses.

amble

verb
To walk at a leisurely pace:
Informal: mosey.
noun
An act of walking, especially for pleasure:
Translations
يَسِير بِتَمَهُّل، يَمْشِي الهُوَينا
loudat sepomalu kráčet
slentre
baktat
rölta
eiti palengva
iet
pomaly kráčať
gezinmek

amble

[ˈæmbl]
A. VI [person] → andar sin prisa; [horse] → amblar, ir a paso de andadura
to amble alongandar sin prisa, pasearse despacio
the bus ambles along at 40kphel autobús va tranquilamente a 40kph
he ambled into my office at ten o'clockentró tranquilamente en mi oficina a las diez
he ambled up to mese me acercó a paso lento
B. N [of horse] → ambladura f, paso m de andadura
to walk at an amble [person] → andar sin prisa, pasearse despacio

amble

[ˈæmbəl] vi
to amble along → aller d'un pas tranquille, marcher d'un pas tranquille
to amble through sth
They ambled through the gardens → Ils traversaient le parc sans se presser.

amble

vi (person)schlendern; (horse)im Passgang gehen
nSchlendern nt; (of horse)Passgang m; he went for an amble along the riversideer machte einen gemütlichen Spaziergang am Fluss entlang

amble

[ˈæmbl]
1. vi (also to amble along or about) (person) → camminare tranquillamente or senza fretta
he ambled up to me → mi è venuto incontro senza fretta
2. n (of horse) → ambio

amble

(ˈӕmbl) verb
to walk without hurrying. We were ambling along enjoying the scenery.