perambulate


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per·am·bu·late

 (pə-răm′byə-lāt′)
v. per·am·bu·lat·ed, per·am·bu·lat·ing, per·am·bu·lates
v.tr.
1. To walk through.
2. To inspect (an area) on foot.
v.intr.
To walk about; roam or stroll.

[Latin perambulāre, perambulāt- : per-, per- + ambulāre, to walk; see ambhi in Indo-European roots.]

per·am′bu·la′tion n.
per·am′bu·la·to′ry (-lə-tôr′ē) adj.

perambulate

(pəˈræmbjʊˌleɪt)
vb
1. to walk about (a place)
2. (tr) to walk round in order to inspect
[C16: from Latin perambulāre to traverse, from per through + ambulāre to walk]
perˌambuˈlation n
perambulatory adj

per•am•bu•late

(pərˈæm byəˌleɪt)

v. -lat•ed, -lat•ing. v.t.
1. to walk through, about, or over; traverse.
2. to examine or inspect the boundaries of by walking through.
v.i.
3. to stroll.
[1560–70; < Latin perambulātus, past participle of perambulāre to walk through]
per•am`bu•la′tion, n.
per•am′bu•la•to`ry (-ləˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i) adj.

perambulate


Past participle: perambulated
Gerund: perambulating

Imperative
perambulate
perambulate
Present
I perambulate
you perambulate
he/she/it perambulates
we perambulate
you perambulate
they perambulate
Preterite
I perambulated
you perambulated
he/she/it perambulated
we perambulated
you perambulated
they perambulated
Present Continuous
I am perambulating
you are perambulating
he/she/it is perambulating
we are perambulating
you are perambulating
they are perambulating
Present Perfect
I have perambulated
you have perambulated
he/she/it has perambulated
we have perambulated
you have perambulated
they have perambulated
Past Continuous
I was perambulating
you were perambulating
he/she/it was perambulating
we were perambulating
you were perambulating
they were perambulating
Past Perfect
I had perambulated
you had perambulated
he/she/it had perambulated
we had perambulated
you had perambulated
they had perambulated
Future
I will perambulate
you will perambulate
he/she/it will perambulate
we will perambulate
you will perambulate
they will perambulate
Future Perfect
I will have perambulated
you will have perambulated
he/she/it will have perambulated
we will have perambulated
you will have perambulated
they will have perambulated
Future Continuous
I will be perambulating
you will be perambulating
he/she/it will be perambulating
we will be perambulating
you will be perambulating
they will be perambulating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been perambulating
you have been perambulating
he/she/it has been perambulating
we have been perambulating
you have been perambulating
they have been perambulating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been perambulating
you will have been perambulating
he/she/it will have been perambulating
we will have been perambulating
you will have been perambulating
they will have been perambulating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been perambulating
you had been perambulating
he/she/it had been perambulating
we had been perambulating
you had been perambulating
they had been perambulating
Conditional
I would perambulate
you would perambulate
he/she/it would perambulate
we would perambulate
you would perambulate
they would perambulate
Past Conditional
I would have perambulated
you would have perambulated
he/she/it would have perambulated
we would have perambulated
you would have perambulated
they would have perambulated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.perambulate - make an official inspection on foot of (the bounds of a property); "Selectmen are required by law to perambulate the bounds every five years"
inspect - look over carefully; "Please inspect your father's will carefully"
2.perambulate - walk with no particular goalperambulate - walk with no particular goal; "we were walking around in the garden"; "after breakfast, she walked about in the park"
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"

perambulate

verb
To walk at a leisurely pace:
Informal: mosey.
Translations

perambulate

[pəˈræmbjʊleɪt]
A. VTrecorrer
B. VIpasearse, deambular

perambulate

(form)
vtsich ergehen in (+dat) (geh)
visich ergehen (liter)
References in classic literature ?
It happened more than once that they would thus perambulate three or four times the distance, each seeing the other on board his ship out of pure and disinterested affection.
She liked to perambulate the room with a duster in her hand, with which she stopped to polish the backs of already lustrous books, musing and romancing as she did so.
With how superior a dignity the monarch perambulates on all fours
Additionally,the cost of all the work regarding pedestrians most be enormous per head of the small number of pedestrians who usually perambulate around its circumference.
Droopys Diop won the final of the 672 Perambulate Stakes last month and he's got every chance of landing another six-bend final this weekend in the Best Champagne 1962 Stakes as long as the very strong running Calzaghe Lilly is not too close at the fifth bend.
Spiders perambulate using a combination of muscles and hydraulics: They straighten their legs by pumping blood into them, allowing the spiders to take jerky steps.
public and shambles cash-gobbling nothing It is an opportunity to see and be seen, to take the air, gaze nonchalantly out to sea, admire the timeless splendour of grand old hotels, muse on the great issues of the day as you perambulate.
Perambulate along the cliffs near Strumble Head lighthouse and you should witness seals, and possibly dolphin and porpoise.
Thus, the viewer was forced to perambulate the sculpture to view the front of both pieces.
Histories of aristocratic families perambulate alongside those from the wrong-side-of-the-blanket, including the author's Moroccan-born grandfather, whose consanguinity with St.
I wish to perambulate the lake but common sense warns me against it.
Summary: BEIRUT: Temperatures and humidity levels routinely perambulate to intolerably high levels, unless your job allows you to work at the beach.