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am·bu·late

 (ăm′byə-lāt′)
intr.v. am·bu·lat·ed, am·bu·lat·ing, am·bu·lates
To walk from place to place; move about.

[Latin ambulāre, ambulāt-, to walk; see ambhi in Indo-European roots.]

am′bu·la′tion n.

ambulate

(ˈæmbjʊˌleɪt)
vb
(intr) to wander about or move from one place to another
[C17: from Latin ambulāre to walk, amble]
ˌambuˈlation n

am•bu•late

(ˈæm byəˌleɪt)

v.i. -lat•ed, -lat•ing.
to walk about or move from place to place.
[1615–25; < Latin ambulātus, past participle of ambulāre to walk (see amble)]
am`bu•la′tion, n.
am′bu•la`tor, n.

ambulate


Past participle: ambulated
Gerund: ambulating

Imperative
ambulate
ambulate
Present
I ambulate
you ambulate
he/she/it ambulates
we ambulate
you ambulate
they ambulate
Preterite
I ambulated
you ambulated
he/she/it ambulated
we ambulated
you ambulated
they ambulated
Present Continuous
I am ambulating
you are ambulating
he/she/it is ambulating
we are ambulating
you are ambulating
they are ambulating
Present Perfect
I have ambulated
you have ambulated
he/she/it has ambulated
we have ambulated
you have ambulated
they have ambulated
Past Continuous
I was ambulating
you were ambulating
he/she/it was ambulating
we were ambulating
you were ambulating
they were ambulating
Past Perfect
I had ambulated
you had ambulated
he/she/it had ambulated
we had ambulated
you had ambulated
they had ambulated
Future
I will ambulate
you will ambulate
he/she/it will ambulate
we will ambulate
you will ambulate
they will ambulate
Future Perfect
I will have ambulated
you will have ambulated
he/she/it will have ambulated
we will have ambulated
you will have ambulated
they will have ambulated
Future Continuous
I will be ambulating
you will be ambulating
he/she/it will be ambulating
we will be ambulating
you will be ambulating
they will be ambulating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been ambulating
you have been ambulating
he/she/it has been ambulating
we have been ambulating
you have been ambulating
they have been ambulating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been ambulating
you will have been ambulating
he/she/it will have been ambulating
we will have been ambulating
you will have been ambulating
they will have been ambulating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been ambulating
you had been ambulating
he/she/it had been ambulating
we had been ambulating
you had been ambulating
they had been ambulating
Conditional
I would ambulate
you would ambulate
he/she/it would ambulate
we would ambulate
you would ambulate
they would ambulate
Past Conditional
I would have ambulated
you would have ambulated
he/she/it would have ambulated
we would have ambulated
you would have ambulated
they would have ambulated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.ambulate - walk aboutambulate - walk about; not be bedridden or incapable of walking
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"

ambulate

verb
To go on foot:
Slang: hoof.
Idiom: foot it.
Translations

ambulate

vi (form) deambular, caminar
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The patients in the control group were neurologically intact, ambulated patients with musculoskeletal symptoms.
Of these 19 participants, 12 were transported in wheelchairs by an aide, while seven ambulated to the sessions on their own using walkers.
During 30 days of observation following percutaneous deployment of the device in large animal studies, subjects showed no bleeding complications, ambulated normally, and were free from infection, swelling, and hemotoma.
None of the participants ambulated with any type of overhead system to offload body weight.
That is, those who ambulated later were more likely to not be discharged home.
The subjects were allowed to choose which leg will be used for non-weight bearing (NWB) and they ambulated at a self-selected pace.
Advocate for Oklahoma to formulate and adopt legislation that requires all hospitals, extended care facilities, free standing surgery units, clinics and any facility in the State of Oklahoma where patients are transferred, repositioned, turned, ambulated or otherwise manually moved by nurses, except of those facilities exempt from state law, to implement policies and procedures for safe patient handling and mobility.
15) With the use of CMLs, the patient ambulated without the use of an assistive device with much less effort from the physical therapist.
In the experimental group, patients ambulated 4 hours post-procedure and in the control group, patients ambulated only after 12 to 24 hours bed rest.