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walk

 (wôk)
v. walked, walk·ing, walks
v.intr.
1. To move over a surface by taking steps with the feet at a pace slower than a run: a baby learning to walk; a horse walking around a riding ring.
2.
a. To go or travel on foot: walked to the store.
b. To go on foot for pleasure or exercise; stroll: walked along the beach looking for shells.
c. To move in a manner suggestive of walking: saw a woodpecker walking up the tree trunk.
3. To conduct oneself or behave in a particular manner; live: walks in majesty and pride.
4. To appear as a supernatural being: The specter of famine walks through the land.
5. Informal
a. To go out on strike.
b. To resign from one's job abruptly; quit.
c. To be acquitted: The alleged killer walked.
6.
a. Baseball To go to first base after the pitcher has thrown four pitches ruled as balls.
b. Basketball To move illegally while holding the ball; travel.
7. Obsolete To be in constant motion.
v.tr.
1. To go or pass over, on, or through by walking: walk the financial district of a city.
2. To bring to a specified condition by walking: They walked me to exhaustion.
3. To cause to walk or proceed at a walk: walk a horse uphill.
4. To accompany in walking; escort on foot: walk the children home; walked me down the hall.
5. To traverse on foot in order to survey or measure; pace off: walked the bounds of the property.
6. To move (a heavy or cumbersome object) in a manner suggestive of walking: walked the bureau into the hall.
7. Baseball
a. To allow (a batter) to go to first base by throwing four pitches ruled as balls.
b. To cause (a run) to score by walking a batter. Often used with in.
n.
1.
a. The gait of a human or other biped in which the feet are lifted alternately with one part of a foot always on the ground.
b. The gait of a quadruped in which at least two feet are always touching the ground, especially the gait of a horse in which the feet touch the ground in the four-beat sequence of near hind foot, near forefoot, off hind foot, off forefoot.
c. The self-controlled extravehicular movement in space of an astronaut.
2. The act or an instance of walking, especially a stroll for pleasure or exercise.
3.
a. The rate at which one walks; a walking pace.
b. The characteristic way in which one walks.
4. The distance covered or to be covered in walking.
5. A place, such as a sidewalk or promenade, on which one may walk.
6. A route or circuit particularly suitable for walking: one of the prettiest walks in the area.
7.
a. Baseball A base on balls.
b. Basketball The act or an instance of moving illegally with the ball; traveling.
8. Sports
a. A track event in which contestants compete in walking a specified distance.
b. Racewalking.
9. An enclosed area designated for the exercise or pasture of livestock.
10.
a. An arrangement of trees or shrubs planted in widely spaced rows.
b. The space between such rows.
Phrasal Verbs:
walk out
1. To go on strike.
2. To leave suddenly, often as a signal of disapproval.
walk over Informal
1. To treat badly or contemptuously.
2. To gain an easy or uncontested victory over.
walk through
To perform (a play, for example) in a perfunctory fashion, as at a first rehearsal.
Idioms:
walk away from
1. To outdo, outrun, or defeat with little difficulty: walked away from the competition.
2. To survive (an accident) with very little injury.
3. To refuse to accept (an offer, for example).
4. To decline to continue participation in (a job, relationship, or activity, for example), often abruptly or nonchalantly.
5. To abandon (a property) on which one owes a mortgage, as when the principal of the mortgage exceeds the market value of the house.
walk in the park
Something that is easy to do or accomplish.
walk off/away with
1. To win easily or unexpectedly.
2. To steal.
walk of shame
Slang The walk home from a place where one unexpectedly spent the night engaged in activity, especially casual sex, considered embarrassing or shameful.
walk on air
To feel elated.
walk out on
To desert or abandon.
walk (someone) through
To guide (someone) deliberately through (a process), one step at a time: She walked me through the installation of new software.
walk the plank
To be forced, as by pirates, to walk off a plank extended over the side of a ship so as to drown.
walk the walk
1. To have skill, ability, or experience in a given activity or field.
2. To do what one claims one will do; deliver on one's promises.

[Middle English walken, from Old English wealcan, to roll; see wel- in Indo-European roots.]

walk′a·bil′i·ty n.
walk′a·ble adj.

walk

(wɔːk)
vb
1. (Physiology) (intr) to move along or travel on foot at a moderate rate; advance in such a manner that at least one foot is always on the ground
2. (tr) to pass through, on, or over on foot, esp habitually
3. (tr) to cause, assist, or force to move along at a moderate rate: to walk a dog.
4. (tr) to escort or conduct by walking: to walk someone home.
5. (Alternative Belief Systems) (intr) (of ghosts, spirits, etc) to appear or move about in visible form
6. (of inanimate objects) to move or cause to move in a manner that resembles walking
7. (intr) to follow a certain course or way of life: to walk in misery.
8. (tr) to bring into a certain condition by walking: I walked my shoes to shreds.
9. (tr) to measure, survey, or examine by walking
10. (Baseball) (tr) baseball to allow a batter to go to first base without batting by throwing four balls outside of the strike zone
11. (Basketball) (intr) basketball Also: travel to take more than two steps without passing or dribbling the ball
12. to disappear or be stolen: where's my pencil? It seems to have walked.
13. (Law) (intr) slang chiefly US (in a court of law) to be acquitted or given a noncustodial sentence
14. walk it to win easily
15. walk the plank See plank14
16. walk on air to be delighted or exhilarated
17. walk tall informal to have self-respect or pride
18. walk the streets
a. to be a prostitute
b. to wander round a town or city, esp when looking for work or having nowhere to stay
19. walk the walk walk the talk informal to put theory into practice: you can talk the talk but can you walk the walk?. See also talk15
n
20. the act or an instance of walking
21. the distance or extent walked
22. a manner of walking; gait
23. a place set aside for walking; promenade
24. (Professions) a chosen profession or sphere of activity (esp in the phrase walk of life)
25. (Athletics (Track & Field)) a foot race in which competitors walk
26. (Botany)
a. an arrangement of trees or shrubs in widely separated rows
b. the space between such rows
27. (Agriculture) an enclosed ground for the exercise or feeding of domestic animals, esp horses
28. (Professions) chiefly Brit the route covered in the course of work, as by a tradesman or postman
29. a procession; march: Orange walk.
30. (Forestry) obsolete the section of a forest controlled by a keeper
[Old English wealcan; related to Old High German walchan, Sanskrit valgati he moves]
ˈwalkable adj

walk

(wɔk)

v.i.
1. to advance or travel on foot at a moderate speed or pace; proceed by advancing the feet alternately so that there is always one foot on the ground in bipedal locomotion and two or more feet on the ground in quadrupedal locomotion.
2. to move about or travel on foot for exercise or pleasure: to walk in the park.
3. (of things) to move in a manner suggestive of walking, as through repeated vibrations.
4. (in baseball) to receive a walk.
5. Slang.
a. to go on strike; stage a walkout.
b. to be acquitted.
6. (of spirits) to go about on the earth.
7. to conduct one's life in a particular manner.
8. (of a basketball player in possession of the ball) to take more than two steps without dribbling or passing the ball.
9. Obs. to roam.
v.t.
10. to proceed through, over, etc., on foot: walking London streets by night.
11. to lead, drive, or ride at a walk, as an animal: to walk one's horse.
12. to force or help to walk, as a person.
13. to conduct or accompany on a walk: He walked us about the park.
14. to move (a box, trunk, or other object) by a rocking motion suggestive of walking.
15. (of a baseball pitcher) to give a base on balls to (a batter).
16. to spend or pass (time) in walking (often fol. by away): We walked the morning away.
17. to accomplish by walking: to walk guard.
18. to examine, measure, etc., by traversing on foot: to walk the boundaries of a property.
19. walk off or away with,
a. to take away; steal.
b. to win, as a prize or a competition, esp. with ease.
20. walk out,
a. to go on strike.
b. to leave in protest.
21. walk out on, to desert; forsake.
22. walk through,
a. to rehearse (a play or the like) by reading the lines aloud while doing the designated physical movements.
b. to perform in a perfunctory manner.
c. to guide (someone) carefully, one step at a time.
n.
23. an act or instance of walking.
24. a period of walking for exercise or pleasure.
25. a distance walked or to be walked, often in terms of the time required: a ten-minute walk from here.
26. the gait or pace of a person or an animal that walks.
27. a characteristic manner of walking.
28. (in baseball) the awarding of first base to a batter to whom four balls have been pitched.
29. a sidewalk.
30. a place or path prepared or set apart for walking.
31. an enclosed yard, pen, or the like where domestic animals are fed and left to exercise.
32. a branch of activity, line of work, or position in society: in every walk of life.
33. (in the West Indies) a plantation of trees, esp. coffee trees.
34. Brit.
a. the route of a street vendor, tradesman, or the like.
b. a tract of forest land under the charge of one forester or keeper.
35. Archaic. behavior; conduct.
36. Obs. a haunt or resort.
Idioms:
walk the plank,
a. to go to one's death by being forced to walk off the end of a board that extends from the side of a ship.
b. to be forced to resign from one's job.
[before 1000; (v.) Middle English; Old English wealcan to roll, toss, gewealcan to go, c. Middle Dutch, Middle Low German walken to full (cloth), Old High German gewalchen matted]

walk

- First meant "roll," "toss," or "move about; go"—from Old English wealcan, "to roll."
See also related terms for toss.

Walk

 a procession, hence, the group in the procession; the procession participating in the beating of parish boundaries, 1563.
Examples: walk of snails; of snipe (a flock), 1486.

walk


Past participle: walked
Gerund: walking

Imperative
walk
walk
Present
I walk
you walk
he/she/it walks
we walk
you walk
they walk
Preterite
I walked
you walked
he/she/it walked
we walked
you walked
they walked
Present Continuous
I am walking
you are walking
he/she/it is walking
we are walking
you are walking
they are walking
Present Perfect
I have walked
you have walked
he/she/it has walked
we have walked
you have walked
they have walked
Past Continuous
I was walking
you were walking
he/she/it was walking
we were walking
you were walking
they were walking
Past Perfect
I had walked
you had walked
he/she/it had walked
we had walked
you had walked
they had walked
Future
I will walk
you will walk
he/she/it will walk
we will walk
you will walk
they will walk
Future Perfect
I will have walked
you will have walked
he/she/it will have walked
we will have walked
you will have walked
they will have walked
Future Continuous
I will be walking
you will be walking
he/she/it will be walking
we will be walking
you will be walking
they will be walking
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been walking
you have been walking
he/she/it has been walking
we have been walking
you have been walking
they have been walking
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been walking
you will have been walking
he/she/it will have been walking
we will have been walking
you will have been walking
they will have been walking
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been walking
you had been walking
he/she/it had been walking
we had been walking
you had been walking
they had been walking
Conditional
I would walk
you would walk
he/she/it would walk
we would walk
you would walk
they would walk
Past Conditional
I would have walked
you would have walked
he/she/it would have walked
we would have walked
you would have walked
they would have walked
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.walk - the act of traveling by footwalk - the act of traveling by foot; "walking is a healthy form of exercise"
locomotion, travel - self-propelled movement
ambulation - walking about; "the hospital encouraged early ambulation"
noctambulation, noctambulism, sleepwalking, somnambulation, somnambulism - walking by a person who is asleep
stride, tread, pace - a step in walking or running
gait - a person's manner of walking
marching, march - the act of marching; walking with regular steps (especially in a procession of some kind); "it was a long march"; "we heard the sound of marching"
plod, plodding - the act of walking with a slow heavy gait; "I could recognize his plod anywhere"
prowl - the act of prowling (walking about in a stealthy manner)
shamble, shambling, shuffling, shuffle - walking with a slow dragging motion without lifting your feet; "from his shambling I assumed he was very old"
wading - walking with your feet in shallow water
2.walk - (baseball) an advance to first base by a batter who receives four ballswalk - (baseball) an advance to first base by a batter who receives four balls; "he worked the pitcher for a base on balls"
accomplishment, achievement - the action of accomplishing something
baseball, baseball game - a ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players; teams take turns at bat trying to score runs; "he played baseball in high school"; "there was a baseball game on every empty lot"; "there was a desire for National League ball in the area"; "play ball!"
3.walk - manner of walkingwalk - manner of walking; "he had a funny walk"
posture, carriage, bearing - characteristic way of bearing one's body; "stood with good posture"
4.walk - the act of walking somewherewalk - the act of walking somewhere; "he took a walk after lunch"
amble, stroll, saunter, perambulation, promenade - a leisurely walk (usually in some public place)
constitutional - a regular walk taken as a form of exercise
foot - travel by walking; "he followed on foot"; "the swiftest of foot"
hike, hiking, tramp - a long walk usually for exercise or pleasure; "she enjoys a hike in her spare time"
last mile - the last walk of a condemned person to the execution place
moonwalk - an exploratory walk by an astronaut on the surface of the moon
perambulation - a walk around a territory (a parish or manor or forest etc.) in order to officially assert and record its boundaries
turn - taking a short walk out and back; "we took a turn in the park"
walkabout - nomadic excursions into the bush made by an Aborigine
walk-through - the act of walking in order to view something; "the realtor took her on a walk-through of the apartment"
travel, traveling, travelling - the act of going from one place to another; "he enjoyed selling but he hated the travel"
5.walk - a path set aside for walkingwalk - a path set aside for walking; "after the blizzard he shoveled the front walk"
ambulatory - a covered walkway (as in a cloister); "it has an ambulatory and seven chapels"
boardwalk - a walkway made of wooden boards; usually at seaside
catwalk - narrow pathway high in the air (as above a stage or between parts of a building or along a bridge)
flagging - a walk of flagstones; "the flagging in the garden was quite imaginative"
path - a way especially designed for a particular use
mall, promenade - a public area set aside as a pedestrian walk
sidewalk, pavement - walk consisting of a paved area for pedestrians; usually beside a street or roadway
skywalk - an elevated walkway between buildings (usually enclosed)
6.walk - a slow gait of a horse in which two feet are always on the groundwalk - a slow gait of a horse in which two feet are always on the ground
gait - a horse's manner of moving
7.walk - careers in generalwalk - careers in general; "it happens in all walks of life"
calling, career, vocation - the particular occupation for which you are trained
Verb1.walk - use one's feet to advancewalk - 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"
go, locomote, move, travel - change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically; "How fast does your new car go?"; "We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus"; "The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect"; "The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell"; "news travelled fast"
tramp down, tread down, trample - walk on and flatten; "tramp down the grass"; "trample the flowers"
take the air, walk - take a walk; go for a walk; walk for pleasure; "The lovers held hands while walking"; "We like to walk every Sunday"
lollop - walk clumsily and with a bounce
tap - walk with a tapping sound
stumble, bumble, falter - walk unsteadily; "The drunk man stumbled about"
spacewalk - move in space outside a space craft
hoof, hoof it, leg it, foot - walk; "let's hoof it to the disco"
toe - walk so that the toes assume an indicated position or direction; "She toes inwards"
walk - make walk; "He walks the horse up the mountain"; "Walk the dog twice a day"
walk - accompany or escort; "I'll walk you to your car"
shlep, traipse - walk or tramp about
walk about, walk around, perambulate - walk with no particular goal; "we were walking around in the garden"; "after breakfast, she walked about in the park"
ambulate - walk about; not be bedridden or incapable of walking
mouse, pussyfoot, sneak, creep - to go stealthily or furtively; "..stead of sneaking around spying on the neighbor's house"
walk - traverse or cover by walking; "Walk the tightrope"; "Paul walked the streets of Damascus"; "She walks 3 miles every day"
wade - walk (through relatively shallow water); "Can we wade across the river to the other side?"; "Wade the pond"
prance, strut, swagger, tittup, sashay, cock, ruffle - to walk with a lofty proud gait, often in an attempt to impress others; "He struts around like a rooster in a hen house"
sleepwalk, somnambulate - walk in one's sleep
slink - walk stealthily; "I saw a cougar slinking toward its prey"
gimp, hobble, limp, hitch - walk impeded by some physical limitation or injury; "The old woman hobbles down to the store every day"
scuffle, shamble, shuffle - walk by dragging one's feet; "he shuffled out of the room"; "We heard his feet shuffling down the hall"
saunter, stroll - walk leisurely and with no apparent aim
amble, mosey - walk leisurely
prowl - move about in or as if in a predatory manner; "The suspicious stranger prowls the streets of the town"
skulk - move stealthily; "The lonely man skulks down the main street all day"
coggle, dodder, toddle, waddle, totter, paddle - walk unsteadily; "small children toddle"
promenade - take a leisurely walk; "The ladies promenaded along the beach"
march - walk fast, with regular or measured steps; walk with a stride; "He marched into the classroom and announced the exam"; "The soldiers marched across the border"
stride - walk with long steps; "He strode confidently across the hall"
hike - walk a long way, as for pleasure or physical exercise; "We were hiking in Colorado"; "hike the Rockies"
footslog, plod, trudge, slog, tramp, pad - walk heavily and firmly, as when weary, or through mud; "Mules plodded in a circle around a grindstone"
tippytoe, tiptoe, tip - walk on one's toes
stalk - walk stiffly
flounce - walk emphatically
careen, keel, lurch, reel, stagger, swag - walk as if unable to control one's movements; "The drunken man staggered into the room"
flounder, stagger - walk with great difficulty; "He staggered along in the heavy snow"
stamp, stomp, stump - walk heavily; "The men stomped through the snow in their heavy boots"
lumber, pound - move heavily or clumsily; "The heavy man lumbered across the room"
pace - walk with slow or fast paces; "He paced up and down the hall"
trample, tread - tread or stomp heavily or roughly; "The soldiers trampled across the fields"
slouch - walk slovenly
mince - walk daintily; "She minced down the street"
clomp, clump - walk clumsily
walk - walk at a pace; "The horses walked across the meadow"
march, process - march in a procession; "They processed into the dining room"
ride - be carried or travel on or in a vehicle; "I ride to work in a bus"; "He rides the subway downtown every day"
2.walk - accompany or escortwalk - accompany or escort; "I'll walk you to your car"
trot - cause to trot; "She trotted the horse home"
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"
walk - make walk; "He walks the horse up the mountain"; "Walk the dog twice a day"
accompany - go or travel along with; "The nurse accompanied the old lady everywhere"
march - force to march; "The Japanese marched their prisoners through Manchuria"
3.walk - obtain a base on ballswalk - obtain a base on balls    
baseball, baseball game - a ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players; teams take turns at bat trying to score runs; "he played baseball in high school"; "there was a baseball game on every empty lot"; "there was a desire for National League ball in the area"; "play ball!"
rack up, score, tally, hit - gain points in a game; "The home team scored many times"; "He hit a home run"; "He hit .300 in the past season"
walk - give a base on balls to
4.walk - traverse or cover by walkingwalk - traverse or cover by walking; "Walk the tightrope"; "Paul walked the streets of Damascus"; "She walks 3 miles every day"
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"
cross, cut across, cut through, get over, traverse, pass over, get across, track, cover - travel across or pass over; "The caravan covered almost 100 miles each day"
5.walk - give a base on balls to
baseball, baseball game - a ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players; teams take turns at bat trying to score runs; "he played baseball in high school"; "there was a baseball game on every empty lot"; "there was a desire for National League ball in the area"; "play ball!"
play - participate in games or sport; "We played hockey all afternoon"; "play cards"; "Pele played for the Brazilian teams in many important matches"
walk - obtain a base on balls
6.walk - live or behave in a specified mannerwalk - live or behave in a specified manner; "walk in sadness"
comport, behave - behave well or properly; "The children must learn to behave"
7.walk - be or act in association with; "We must walk with our dispossessed brothers and sisters"; "Walk with God"
consociate, associate - bring or come into association or action; "The churches consociated to fight their dissolution"
8.walk - walk at a pace; "The horses walked across the meadow"
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"
pace - go at a pace; "The horse paced"
9.walk - make walk; "He walks the horse up the mountain"; "Walk the dog twice a day"
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"
walk - accompany or escort; "I'll walk you to your car"
parade, exhibit, march - walk ostentatiously; "She parades her new husband around town"
march - cause to march or go at a marching pace; "They marched the mules into the desert"
compel, obligate, oblige - force somebody to do something; "We compel all students to fill out this form"
10.walk - take a walk; go for a walk; walk for pleasure; "The lovers held hands while walking"; "We like to walk every Sunday"
go, locomote, move, travel - change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically; "How fast does your new car go?"; "We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus"; "The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect"; "The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell"; "news travelled fast"
constitutionalize - take a walk for one's health or to aid digestion, as after a meal; "A good way of exercising is to constitutionalize"
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"

walk

verb
1. stride, wander, stroll, trudge, go, move, step, march, advance, pace, trek, hike, tread, ramble, tramp, promenade, amble, saunter, take a turn, traipse (informal), toddle, make your way, mosey (informal), plod on, perambulate, footslog They walked in silence for a while.
2. travel on foot, go on foot, hoof it (slang), foot it, go by shanks's pony (informal) When I was your age I walked five miles to school.
3. escort, take, see, show, partner, guide, conduct, accompany, shepherd, convoy, usher, chaperon He offered to walk me home.
noun
1. stroll, hike, ramble, tramp, turn, march, constitutional, trek, outing, trudge, promenade, amble, saunter, traipse (informal), breath of air, perambulation He often took long walks in the hills.
2. route, course, beat, path, circuit a two-mile coastal walk
3. gait, manner of walking, step, bearing, pace, stride, carriage, tread Despite his gangling walk, George was a good dancer.
4. path, pathway, footpath, track, way, road, lane, trail, avenue, pavement, alley, aisle, sidewalk (chiefly U.S.), walkway (chiefly U.S.), promenade, towpath, esplanade, footway a covered walk consisting of a roof supported by columns
walk all over someone
1. take advantage of, abuse, milk, exploit, manipulate, misuse, impose upon, run rings around (informal), take liberties with, play on or upon She lets her children walk all over her.
2. defeat heavily or utterly, beat, thrash, trounce, stuff (slang), tank (slang), hammer (informal), crush, overwhelm, slaughter (informal), lick (informal), paste (slang), rout, walk over (informal), clobber (slang), run rings around (informal), wipe the floor with (informal), make mincemeat of, beat hollow (Brit. informal), drub, give a hiding to (informal), give a pasting to (slang) We're not going to walk all over our European opponents.
walk in on someone interrupt, disturb, intrude on, barge in on (informal), butt in on His wife walked in on him making love.
walk of life area, calling, business, line, course, trade, class, field, career, rank, employment, province, profession, occupation, arena, sphere, realm, domain, caste, vocation, line of work, métier In this job you meet people from all walks of life.
walk off or away with something
1. steal, take, lift (informal), nick (slang, chiefly Brit.), appropriate, trouser (slang), pinch (informal), poach, swipe (slang), knock off (slang), half-inch (old-fashioned slang), blag (slang), pilfer, misappropriate, purloin, filch, thieve, peculate Someone's walked off with my coat.
2. win, get, gain, collect, achieve, pick up, obtain, acquire, attain, procure, come away with He walked off with a £2,000 prize.
walk out
1. leave suddenly, storm out, get up and go, flounce out, vote with your feet, make a sudden departure, take off (informal) Mr Mason walked out during the performance.
2. go on strike, strike, revolt, mutiny, stop work, take industrial action, down tools, withdraw your labour Industrial action began this week, when most of the staff walked out.
walk out on someone abandon, leave, desert, strand, betray, chuck (informal), run away from, forsake, jilt, run out on (informal), throw over, leave high and dry, leave in the lurch Her husband walked out on her
Proverbs
"We must learn to walk before we can run"

walk

verb
To go on foot:
Slang: hoof.
Idiom: foot it.
phrasal verb
walk out
To cease working in support of demands made upon an employer:
Idiom: go on strike.
noun
1. An act of walking, especially for pleasure:
2. A usually brief and regular journey on foot, especially for exercise:
Translations
تمشّىطَريق، مَسار، مُمْشىمَشْي، مُشْوار، جَوْلَهمِشْيَهنُزْهَة
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walk

[wɔːk]
A. N
1. (= stroll, ramble) → paseo m; (= hike) → caminata f, excursión f a pie; (= race) → marcha f atlética
there's a nice walk by the riverhay un paseo agradable por el río
this is my favourite walkéste es mi paseo favorito
it's only a ten-minute walk from hereestá a sólo diez minutos de aquí a pie
from there it's a short walk to his housedesde allí a su casa se va a pie en muy poco tiempo
to go for or take a walkir de paseo
we went for a walk aroundfuimos a dar una vuelta
take a walk!¡lárgate !
to take sb for a walkllevar a algn de paseo
it was a walk in the park (esp US) → fue coser y cantar, fue pan comido
2. (= avenue) → paseo m
3. (= pace) → paso m
he went at a quick walkcaminó a (un) paso rápido
the cavalry advanced at a walkla caballería avanzaba al paso
4. (= gait) → paso m, andar m
he has an odd sort of walktiene un modo de andar algo raro
to know sb by his walkconocer a algn por su modo de andar
5. walk of life: I meet people from all walks of lifeme encuentro con gente de todas las profesiones y condiciones sociales
B. VT
1. [+ distance] → andar, caminar (esp LAm)
we walked 40 kilometres yesterdayayer anduvimos 40 kilómetros
to walk the streetsandar por las calles; (aimlessly) → vagar por las calles; (= be homeless) → no tener hogar, estar sin techo; [prostitute] → hacer la calle or la carrera
to walk the wards (Med) → hacer prácticas de clínica
you can walk it in five minutesestá a cinco minutos andando or a pie de aquí
I had to walk ittuve que ir a pie or ir andando
don't worry, you'll walk it (fig) → no te preocupes, será facilísimo
2. (= lead) [+ dog] → pasear, sacar a pasear; [+ horse] → llevar al paso
she walks the dog every daypasea or saca a pasear al perro todos los días
I'll walk you to the stationte acompaño a la estación
to walk sb into the ground or off his feetdejar a algn rendido de tanto caminar
C. VI
1.andar, caminar (esp LAm); (as opposed to riding etc) → ir a pie, ir andando, ir caminando (esp LAm) (Sport) → marchar
can your little boy walk yet?¿ya anda tu niño?
to walk slowlyandar despacio
don't walk so fast!¡no andes tan deprisa!
you can walk there in five minutesestá a cinco minutos andando de aquí
are you walking or going by bus?¿vas a ir a pie o en autobús?
"walk" (US) (on traffic signal) → cruzar
"don't walk" (US) (on traffic signal) → no cruzar
walk a little with meacompáñame un rato
to walk in one's sleepser sonámbulo, andar dormido
to walk downstairs/upstairsbajar/subir la escalera
we had to walktuvimos que ir a pie or andando
to walk homeir andando a casa, volver andando a casa
we were out walking in the hills/in the parkestábamos paseando por la montaña/el parque
to walk across sthcruzar algo
to walk slowly up/down the stairssubir/bajar lentamente la escalera
to walk up and downpasearse (de acá para allá)
to walk tallandar con la cabeza alta
2. [ghost] → andar, aparecer
3. (= disappear) → volar
my camera's walkedmi cámara ha volado or desaparecido
4. (= be acquitted) → salir sin cargos
walk about walk around VI + ADVpasearse (de acá para allá)
walk away VI + ADVirse, marcharse
he just got up and walked awaysimplemente se levantó y se fue or se marchó
she watched him walk awaylo vio alejarse
to walk away unhurtsalir ileso
to walk away from a problemhuir de un problema
you can't just walk away from it!¡no puedes desentenderte!
to walk away with [+ prize] → llevarse; (= steal) → robar
walk back VI + ADVvolver a pie, regresar andando
walk in VI + ADVentrar
who should walk in but Joe¿a que no te imaginas quién entró? ¡Joe!
to walk in on sbinterrumpir a algn
walk into VI + PREP
1. (= enter) [+ room] → entrar en
2. (= fall into) [+ trap] → caer en
you really walked into that one!¡te has dejado embaucar por las buenas!
3. (= collide with) → chocar con, dar con, dar contra
4. (= meet) → topar, tropezar con
5. to walk into a jobconseguir fácilmente un puesto
walk off
A. VI + ADVirse, marcharse
he walked off angrilyse fue enfadado
B. VT + ADV we walked off our lunchdimos un paseo para bajar la comida
walk off with VI + PREP (= take, win) to walk off with sthllevarse algo
walk on VI + ADV (= go on walking) → seguir andando or (esp LAm) caminando (Theat) (= come on stage) → salir a escena; (= have a walk-on part) → hacer de figurante or comparsa
walk out VI + ADV (= go out) → salir; (from meeting) → salir, retirarse (of de) (on strike) → abandonar el trabajo
you can't walk out now!¡no puedes marcharte ahora!
walk out on VI + PREP [+ spouse, family] → abandonar, dejar
she walked out on her husbandabandonó or dejó a su marido; [+ business partner] → dejar; (= leave in the lurch) → dejar plantado a
walk out with (o.f.) VI + PREP to walk out with sb (Brit) (= court) → salir con algn
walk over VI + PREP (= defeat) → derrotar
to walk all over sb (= dominate) → tratar a algn a patadas, atropellar a algn
they walked all over us in the second halfnos dieron una paliza en el segundo tiempo
walk up VI + ADV (= ascend) → subir (a pie); (= approach) → acercarse (to a) walk up, walk up!¡vengan!, ¡acérquense!
to walk up to sbacercarse a algn

walk

[ˈwɔːk]
n
(= excursion on foot) → promenade f
He often took long walks in the hills → Il faisait souvent de longues promenades dans les collines.
There are some beautiful walks along the coast → Il y a de belles promenades à faire le long de la côte.
to go for a walk → se promener
it's 10 minutes' walk from here → c'est à dix minutes d'ici à pied
only a short walk away → à deux pas
only a short walk away from → à deux pas de
a walk in the park (= easily accomplished task) → une promenade de santé
(= way of walking) → démarche f
(= pace) → pas m
at a walk → au pas
at a quick walk → d'un pas rapide
to slow to a walk → ralentir l'allure et se mettre à marcher
(= path) → allée f
vi
(= move on feet) → marcher
He walks fast → Il marche vite.
to learn to walk → apprendre à marcher
to walk in one's sleep → être sujet à des crises de somnambulisme
(rather than driving, catching a bus)aller à pied
Are you walking or going by bus?
BUT Tu y vas à pied ou en bus?.
I won't take the bus, I'm going to walk → Je ne vais pas prendre le bus, je vais y aller à pied.
to walk to work → aller au travail à pied
I always walk to work → Je vais toujours au travail à pied.
to walk to school → aller à l'école à pied
The children walk to school → Les enfants vont à l'école à pied.
We walked to the supermarket and back to get some fresh air → Nous avons fait l'aller et retour jusqu'au supermarché à pied pour prendre l'air.
(for pleasure, exercise)marcher
They enjoy walking in the hills → Ils aimaient marcher dans les collines.
Shall we walk around the garden? → Et si nous marchions un peu dans le jardin?
vt
[+ distance] → marcher
We walked 10 kilometres → Nous avons marché dix kilomètres.
to walk a few steps → faire quelques pas
(= accompany on walk) [+ dog] → promener; [+ person] → accompagner
to walk the dog → promener le chien
to walk sb home → raccompagner qn chez lui
I'll walk you home → Je vais vous raccompagner chez vous.
walk off with
vt fus
(= take, steal) → partir avec
(= win) [+ prize, award] → rafler
She walked off with a £2,000 prize
BUT Elle a empoché un prix de 2 000 livres.
walk out
vi
(as protest, from performance, speech)quitter la salle
to walk out of a meeting → quitter une réunion
(= strike) → se mettre en grève
(= leave)
Her husband walked out last year → Son mari l'a quittée l'année dernière.
walk out on
vt fus [+ husband, wife] → quitter

walk

n
(= stroll)Spaziergang m; (= hike)Wanderung f; (Sport) → Gehen nt; (= competition)Geher-Wettkampf m; (= charity walk)Marsch m (für Wohltätigkeitszwecke); a 20-mile walk along the roadsein 20-Meilen-Marsch die Straße entlang; it’s only 10 minutes’ walkes sind nur 10 Minuten zu Fuß; it’s a long/short walk to the shopszu den Läden ist es weit/nicht weit zu Fuß or zu gehen or zu laufen (inf); it’s a long walk but a short drivezu Fuß ist es weit, aber mit dem Auto ganz nah; that’s quite a walkdas ist eine ganz schöne Strecke, das ist ganz schön weit zu laufen (inf); he thinks nothing of a 10-mile walk10 Meilen zu Fuß sind für ihn gar nichts; to go for a walk, to have or take a walkeinen Spaziergang machen, spazieren gehen; to take somebody/the dog for a walkmit jdm/dem Hund spazieren gehen or einen Spaziergang machen, den Hund ausführen or spazieren führen; a walk in the park (fig inf: = easy) → ein Kinderspiel nt
(= gait)Gang m; (of horse)Gangart f; he went at a brisk walker ging schnellen Schrittes (geh)or schnell; the horse went at a walkdas Pferd ging im Schritt; he slowed his horse to a walker brachte sein Pferd in den Schritt; he ran for a bit, then slowed to a walker rannte ein Stück und ging dann im Schritttempo weiter
(= path) (in garden etc) → (Park)weg m; (in hills etc) → Weg m
(= route)Weg m; (signposted etc) → Wander-/Spazierweg m; he knows some good walks in the Lake Districter kennt ein paar gute Wandermöglichkeiten or Wanderungen im Lake District
walk of lifeMilieu nt; people from all walks of lifeLeute aus allen Schichten und Berufen
(US Baseball) → Walk m, → Freibase nt
vt
(= lead) person, horse(spazieren) führen; dogausführen; (= ride at a walk)im Schritt gehen lassen; to walk somebody home/to the busjdn nach Hause/zum Bus bringen; she walked her baby up to the tabledas Kind lief, von der Mutter gehalten or mit Hilfe der Mutter, zum Tisch; to walk somebody off his feet or legs (inf)jdn total erschöpfen; if we go hiking, I’ll walk the legs off you (inf)wenn wir zusammen wandern gehen, dann wirst du (bald) nicht mehr mithalten können
distancelaufen, gehen; I’ve walked this road many timesich bin diese Straße oft gegangen
to walk the streets (prostitute) → auf den Strich gehen (inf); (in search of sth) → durch die Straßen irren; (aimlessly) → durch die Straßen streichen; to walk the boards (Theat) → auf den Brettern stehen; he learned his trade by walking the boards before turning to filmser hat sein Handwerk auf den Brettern gelernt, bevor er zum Film ging; to walk the plank mit verbundenen Augen über eine Schiffsplanke ins Wasser getrieben werden; to walk the wards (Med) → famulieren
(US Baseball) → einen Walk or ein Freibase geben (+dat)
vi
gehen, laufen; walk a little with megehen Sie ein Stück mit mir; to learn to walklaufen lernen; you must learn to walk before you can run (prov) → man sollte den ersten Schritt vor dem zweiten tun; to walk in one’s sleepschlaf- or nachtwandeln; to walk with a stickam Stock gehen
(= not ride)zu Fuß gehen, laufen (inf); (= stroll)spazieren gehen; (= hike)wandern; you can walk there in 5 minutesda ist man in or bis dahin sind es 5 Minuten zu Fuß; to walk homenach Hause laufen (inf), → zu Fuß nach Hause gehen; we were out walking when the telegram arrivedwir waren gerade spazieren or auf einem Spaziergang, als das Telegramm kam
(ghost)umgehen, spuken
(inf: = disappear) → Beine bekommen (inf)
(US inf) (= quit one’s job)kündigen; (= go on strike)in den Ausstand treten

walk

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walkabout
n (esp Brit: by king etc) → Rundgang m; the Queen went (on a) walkdie Königin nahm ein Bad in der Menge
walkaway
n (US) = walkover

walk

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walk-on
adj walk part/role (Theat) → Statistenrolle f
walkout
n (= strike)Streik m; to stage a walk (from conference etc) → demonstrativ den Saal verlassen
walkover
n (Sport) → Walkover m, → Walk-over m; (= easy victory)spielender Sieg; (fig)Kinderspiel nt; the government had a walk in the debatedie Regierung hatte leichtes Spiel in der Debatte
adj attr walk victoryspielender Sieg
walk-up
n (US inf)
Haus ntohne Fahrstuhl or Lift
Wohnung fin einem Haus ohne Fahrstuhl or Lift
adj house, apartmentohne Fahrstuhl or Lift; a walk hotelein Hotel ohne Fahrstuhl or Lift
walkway
nFußweg m; a pedestrian walkein Fuß(gänger)weg m

walk

[wɔːk]
1. n
a. (stroll, ramble) → passeggiata; (path, place to walk) → percorso, sentiero
to take sb/one's dog for a walk → portare qn/il cane a spasso
to go for a walk (short) → fare quattro passi or un giretto (long) → fare una passeggiata
it's only a 10-minute walk from here → ci vogliono solo 10 minuti a piedi da qui
there's a nice walk by the river → c'è una bella passeggiata lungo il fiume
from all walks of life (fig) → con ogni tipo di esperienza
b. (gait) → passo, andatura, camminata
at a walk (of person, horse) → al passo
he has an odd sort of walk → ha una camminata tutta particolare
2. vt
a. (distance) → percorrere a piedi
we walked 40 kilometres yesterday → ieri abbiamo percorso 40 chilometri a piedi
to walk the streets → vagare per le strade (prostitute) → battere il marciapiede
you can walk it in a few minutes → puoi arrivarci a piedi in pochi minuti
he walked it (fig) → è stato uno scherzo per lui
b. (cause to walk, invalid) → aiutare a camminare; (lead, dog) → portare a spasso; (horse) → portare
I'll walk you home → ti accompagno a casa
to walk sb into the ground or off their feet → far stancare qn a furia di camminare
3. vi (gen) → camminare; (for pleasure, exercise) → passeggiare; (not drive or ride) → andare a piedi
to walk in one's sleep → camminare nel sonno (habitually) → essere sonnambulo/a
can your little boy walk yet? → tuo figlio sa già camminare?
walk a little with me → accompagnami per un pezzo
to walk up and down (the room) → camminare su e giù (per la stanza)
we had to walk → siamo dovuti andare a piedi
to walk home → andare a casa a piedi
we were out walking in the hills → stavamo passeggiando in collina
to walk into sth (bump into) → andare a sbattere contro qc (fig) (fall into, trap) → cadere in qc
walk about walk around
1. vi + advcamminare
I've been walking about all afternoon → sono stato in giro tutto il pomeriggio
2. vi + prep to walk about the roomcamminare per la stanza
to walk about the town → gironzolare per la città
walk across vi + prepattraversare
walk away vi + advallontanarsi (a piedi), andare via (fig) (unhurt) → uscire illeso/a
to walk away with sth (fig) (win easily) → vincere facilmente qc
walk away from vi + adv + prep
a. (pej) (job, marriage, relationship) → mollare, piantare
b. to walk away from an accidentuscire incolume da un incidente
walk in vi + adventrare
walk off
1. vi + adv = walk away
2. vt + adv (lunch) → smaltire; (headache) → farsi passare camminando
walk off with vi + adv + prep (fam) to walk off with sth (steal) → andarsene con qc; (win, prize, bargain) → assicurarsi qc con facilità
walk on vi + adv (go on walking) → continuare a camminare (Theatre) → fare la comparsa
walk out vi + adv (go out) → uscire; (as protest) → uscire in segno di protesta; (strike) → scendere in sciopero
to walk out of a meeting → abbandonare una riunione in segno di protesta
to walk out on sb → piantare in asso qn
he walked out on his wife → ha lasciato la moglie
walk over vi + prep (defeat) → schiacciare
to walk all over sb (dominate) → mettere i piedi in testa a qn
walk up vi + adv (approach) to walk up (to)avvicinarsi (a)
walk up, walk up! (at fair) → avanti!

walk

(woːk) verb
1. (of people or animals) to (cause to) move on foot at a pace slower than running, never having both or all the feet off the ground at once. He walked across the room and sat down; How long will it take to walk to the station?; She walks her dog in the park every morning.
2. to travel on foot for pleasure. We're going walking in the hills for our holidays.
3. to move on foot along. It's dangerous to walk the streets of New York alone after dark.
noun
1. (the distance covered during) an outing or journey on foot. She wants to go for / to take a walk; It's a long walk to the station.
2. a way or manner of walking. I recognised her walk.
3. a route for walking. There are many pleasant walks in this area.
ˈwalker noun
a person who goes walking for pleasure. We met a party of walkers as we were going home.
ˌwalkie-ˈtalkie noun
a portable two-way radio. The soldiers spoke to each other on the walkie-talkie.
ˈwalking-stick noun
a stick used (especially as an aid to balance) when walking. The old lady has been using a walking-stick since she hurt her leg.
ˈwalkover noun
an easy victory. It was a walkover! We won 8–nil.
ˈwalkway noun
a path etc for pedestrians only.
walk all over (someone)
to pay no respect to (a person's) rights, feelings etc. He'll walk all over you if you let him.
walk off with
1. to win easily. He walked off with all the prizes at the school sports.
2. to steal. The thieves have walked off with my best silver and china.
walk of life
a way of earning one's living; an occupation or profession. People from all walks of life went to the minister's funeral.
walk on air
to feel extremely happy etc. She's walking on air since he asked her to marry him.

walk

نُزْهَة, يَـمْشِي jít, procházka, gåtur gehen, Spaziergang περίπατος, περπατώ caminar, paseo kävellä, kävely balade, marcher šetati, šetnja camminare, passeggiata 散歩, 歩く 걷기, 걷다 wandelen, wandeling , spasertur chodzić, spacer andar, caminhada прогулка, ходить, promenad เดิน, การเดินทางโดยเท้า yürümek, yürüyüş cuộc đi bộ, đi bộ 步行,

walk

n. paseo; caminata;
v. caminar, andar;
to ___ up and downcaminar de un lado a otro.

walk

vi caminar, andar; Walk over here ..Camine hacia acá..Let me see how you walk..Déjeme ver como camina; to — in one's sleep caminar dormido
References in classic literature ?
He goes up to a house, rings the area bell, pokes a packet of medicine without a direction into the servant's hand, and walks off.
Yes,' says I, and takes the horse, and walks off with him very soberly, and carried him to my governess.
The English ship Pusie Hall can tell a story on that head; and, as for his strength, let me say, that there have been examples where the lines attached to a running sperm whale have, in a calm, been transferred to the ship, and secured there; the whale towing her great hull through the water, as a horse walks off with a cart.
Everton goalkeeper Tim Howard walks off dejected | |after the Blues lost 3-0 to Southampton on Saturday