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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.
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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
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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.
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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
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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"
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amble

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

verb
To walk at a leisurely pace:
Informal: mosey.
noun
An act of walking, especially for pleasure:
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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
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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.
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

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
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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
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

amble

(ˈӕmbl) verb
to walk without hurrying. We were ambling along enjoying the scenery.
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References in classic literature ?
"For going smoothly and easily," said Sancho at this, "give me my Dapple, though he can't go through the air; but on the ground I'll back him against all the amblers in the world."
On the march from Vyazma to Tsarevo-Zaymishche he rode his light bay bobtailed ambler accompanied by his Guards, his bodyguard, his pages, and aides-de-camp.
And then the captive at the piano played another 'set,' expressive of his mournful aspirations after freedom, and other sixteen went through the former melancholy motions, and the ambler took Miss Podsnap for a furniture walk, as if he had struck out an entirely original conception.
Simultaneously with this quenching of the meek man's ineffectual fire; Georgiana having left the ambler up a lane of sofa, in a No Thoroughfare of back drawing-room, to find his own way out, came back to Mrs Lammle.
Bahrain Rugby Club's U10s, captained by Angus Winning, played five games over two days and beat Al Ain Amblers 20-5 in the Plate Final to bring home the 'silverware' from the UAE.
The U10s squad played five games in two days in a section which featured 14 teams competing from various clubs from all around the Gulf including Bahrain - Dubai Exiles, Abu Dhabi Harlequins, Sharjah Wanderers, Al Ain Amblers, Dubai Hurricanes, Arabian Knights (Dubai), Doha and Tisa Titans (Azerbaijan).
(14) The journal articles to which I am alluding are Peter Lewis's "Eric Ambler and 'Eliot Reed'" (Durham University Journal 87 [1995]: 379-83), Bo Tao Michaelis's "Thrillerens Teolog og Spionagens Skeptiker: Graham Greenes og Eric Amblers Tidlige Spionromaner" (Kritik 138 [1999]: 5-11), and Simon Caterson's "Eric Ambler's Dark Frontiers" (Quadrant 44.1-2 [2000]: 87-88).
Below a grainy photograph of the author, then eighty years old, the back dust jacket of Mysterious Press's 1990 revised hardcover edition of Eric Ambler's The Dark Frontier (1936), the first of his eighteen novels, proclaims that he "virtually created the modern espionage story." More than a decade later, copywriters for Black Lizard paperback reprints of ten other Ambler texts, all published in the Vintage Crime series, (1) hedged their bet with a boilerplate caption averring that he "is often said to have invented the modern suspense novel" and thereby "paved the way for [...] John [l]e Carre, Len Deighton, and Robert Ludlum." Allowing for the hyperbole to which such blurbs are notoriously prone, their different ways of categorizing Ambler's fiction suggest his work's elusive quality.
Age Concern Warwickshire has been launching Activ Amblers projects across the county, which involve forming walking groups for people only able to walk shorter distances.
Lisa Boden, co-ordinator of Activ Amblers, said: "We are encouraging older people across the county to walk and the response has been very positive.
WHEN it comes to cash Brummies are most likely to be amblers who don't let it worry them until they hit a financial brick wall.
Skip Ambler used his career and technology training to become president of his own successful company.