Associations to the word «Walk»

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Wiktionary

WALK, verb. (intransitive) To move on the feet by alternately setting each foot (or pair or group of feet, in the case of animals with four or more feet) forward, with at least one foot on the ground at all times. Compare run.
WALK, verb. (intransitive) (colloquial) (legal) To "walk free", i.e. to win, or avoid, a criminal court case, particularly when actually guilty.
WALK, verb. (intransitive) (colloquial) (euphemistic) Of an object, to be stolen.
WALK, verb. (intransitive) (cricket) (of a batsman) To walk off the field, as if given out, after the fielding side appeals and before the umpire has ruled; done as a matter of sportsmanship when the batsman believes he is out.
WALK, verb. (transitive) To travel (a distance) by walking.
WALK, verb. (transitive) To take for a walk or accompany on a walk.
WALK, verb. (transitive) (baseball) To allow a batter to reach base by pitching four balls.
WALK, verb. (transitive) To move something by shifting between two positions, as if it were walking.
WALK, verb. (transitive) To full; to beat cloth to give it the consistency of felt.
WALK, verb. (transitive) To traverse by walking (or analogous gradual movement).
WALK, verb. (intransitive) (colloquial) To leave, resign.
WALK, verb. (transitive) To push (a vehicle) alongside oneself as one walks.
WALK, verb. To behave; to pursue a course of life; to conduct oneself.
WALK, verb. To be stirring; to be abroad; to go restlessly about; said of things or persons expected to remain quiet, such as a sleeping person, or the spirit of a dead person.
WALK, verb. (obsolete) To be in motion; to act; to move.
WALK, verb. (transitive) (historical) To put, keep, or train (a puppy) in a walk, or training area for dogfighting.
WALK, noun. A trip made by walking.
WALK, noun. A distance walked.
WALK, noun. (sports) An Olympic Games track event requiring that the heel of the leading foot touch the ground before the toe of the trailing foot leaves the ground.
WALK, noun. A manner of walking; a person's style of walking.
WALK, noun. A path, sidewalk/pavement or other maintained place on which to walk. Compare trail.
WALK, noun. (baseball) An award of first base to a batter following four balls being thrown by the pitcher; known in the rules as a "base on balls".
WALK, noun. In coffee, coconut, and other plantations, the space between them.
WALK, noun. (historical) A place for keeping and training puppies for dogfighting.
WALK, noun. (historical) An enclosed area in which a gamecock is confined to prepare him for fighting.
WALK, noun. (graph theory) A sequence of alternating vertices and edges, where each edge's endpoints are the preceding and following vertices in the sequence.
WALK A MILE IN SOMEONE'S SHOES, verb. (idiomatic) To experience what someone has experienced.
WALK A TIGHTROPE, verb. (idiomatic) To undertake a precarious course of action.
WALK ALL OVER, verb. Used other than as an idiom: see walk,‎ all,‎ over.
WALK ALL OVER, verb. (transitive) (idiomatic) (colloquial) To dominate a person or a group; to have a person take a submissive or inferior role.
WALK ALL OVER, verb. (transitive) (idiomatic) (colloquial) To easily beat a competitor in a contest; to win without much effort.
WALK AND CHEW GUM AT THE SAME TIME, verb. (idiomatic) (informal) To do two trivial tasks at the same time
WALK AROUND, verb. To walk with no real planned destination, but to just walk, to meander "around".
WALK AROUND MONEY, noun. (US) (especially Baltimore) Money dispensed from a political campaign to supporters for the purpose of ensuring or assisting them in bringing potential voters to the polls.
WALK AROUND MONEY, noun. Money intended to be used on small notions and trivial items, such as what one might buy while walking around.
WALK AWAY, verb. Used other than as an idiom: see walk,‎ away.
WALK AWAY, verb. (idiomatic) To withdraw from a problematic situation.
WALK AWAY, verb. (idiomatic) To survive a challenging or dangerous situation without harm.
WALK AWAY, verb. (idiomatic) To defeat someone or achieve something.
WALK AWAY FROM, verb. (idiomatic) To abandon or leave; to shun.
WALK AWAY FROM, verb. (idiomatic) To escape (a mishap, accident, etc.) with minimal or no injury.
WALK BACK, verb. Used other than as an idiom: see walk,‎ back.
WALK BACK, verb. (transitive) To withdraw or back-pedal on a statement or promise; retract.
WALK DOWN THE AISLE, verb. (idiom) to get married
WALK IN ON, verb. (idiomatic) To enter suddenly or unexpectedly while something is happening; to intrude or interrupt by entering.
WALK IN THE PARK, noun. Used other than as an idiom: see A recreational walk in a park.
WALK IN THE PARK, noun. (idiomatic) Something easy or pleasant, especially by comparison to something.
WALK IN THE SNOW, noun. (Canada) (chiefly politics) (idiomatic) An occasion when a momentous career decision is made, especially a decision to resign or retire.
WALK INTO, verb. To collide with.
WALK INTO, verb. To fall into (a trap).
WALK LIKE AN EGYPTIAN, verb. (simile) (humorous) To walk with one arm horizontally at the side, with arm bent at the elbow facing up, and the other arm horizontally at the side with arm bent at the elbow facing down.
WALK OF FAME, noun. A street or walkway decorated with memorials to famous or illustrious individuals usually chosen by a group of electors.
WALK OF LIFE, noun. (idiomatic) An occupation, role, social class, or lifestyle.
WALK OF SHAME, noun. (informal) A walk home the morning after a sexual encounter while still in evening dress.
WALK OFF, verb. (transitive) To recover from (a minor injury) by walking around.
WALK OFF, verb. (transitive) To measure a distance by walking, as by counting paces or extending a measuring tape or rope.
WALK OFF, verb. (intransitive) To flee or abandon.
WALK OFF WITH, verb. (idiomatic) To steal, especially by surreptitiously removing an unguarded item.
WALK OFF WITH, verb. (idiomatic) To win, as in a contest and especially without significant effort.
WALK OFF WITH, verb. (idiomatic) (performing arts) (of a performer) To make the strongest favorable impression in a theatrical or similar performance, in comparison to other performers.
WALK ON EGGSHELLS, verb. (idiomatic) To be overly careful in dealing with a person or situation because they get angry or offended very easily; to try very hard not to upset someone or something.
WALK ON EGGSHELLS, verb. (idiomatic) To be careful and sensitive, in handling very sensitive matters.
WALK ON THE WILD SIDE, noun. (idiomatic) An occasion or incident involving adventurous, risky, or morally questionable behavior.
WALK ON THE WILD SIDE, verb. (idiomatic) To behave in an adventurous, risky, or morally questionable manner.
WALK ON WATER, verb. (idiomatic) To be able to perform god-like or superhuman feats.
WALK OUT, verb. (intransitive) to stage a walkout or strike
WALK OUT, verb. (intransitive) to leave suddenly, especially as a form of protest
WALK OUT ON, verb. (transitive) to abandon or desert someone, especially a spouse
WALK OVER, verb. Used other than as an idiom: see to walk over.
WALK OVER, verb. (idiomatic) To gain an easy victory.
WALK OVER, verb. (idiomatic) (transitive) To dominate, treat (someone) as inferior.
WALK POLICIES, noun. Plural of walk policy
WALK POLICY, noun. (travel) (hotel) (hospitality industry) A pre-arranged list of compensation that will be offered to clients whose reserved room is not available at time of check-in.
WALK SOFTLY AND CARRY A BIG STICK, verb. Alternative form of speak softly and carry a big stick
WALK TALL, verb. Alternative form of stand tall
WALK THE BEAT, verb. To patrol on the job, especially as an officer or guard.
WALK THE DOG, verb. Take a dog for a walk
WALK THE DOG, verb. (idiomatic) (yo-yo) perform a trick where the yo-yo rolls on the ground, attached to the string
WALK THE DOG, verb. (idiomatic) (lacrosse) Perform a trick where the ball rolls down the shaft, and then is caught in the head of the lacrosse stick.
WALK THE LINE, verb. (idiomatic) To maintain an intermediate position between contrasting choices, opinions, etc.
WALK THE LINE, verb. (idiomatic) To behave in an authorized or socially accepted manner, especially as prescribed by law or morality; to exercise self-control.
WALK THE LINE, verb. To mark or secure a boundary by walking along it.
WALK THE LINE, verb. (idiomatic) (US) (education) To participate in the procession at a graduation ceremony; to graduate.
WALK THE PLANK, verb. (historical) On a pirate ship, to walk off a plank of wood into the ocean. Used as a method of killing.
WALK THE PLANK, verb. (figuratively) To be forced to resign from a position in an organization.
WALK THE TALK, verb. (idiomatic) (US) To perform actions consistent with one's claims.
WALK THE WALK, verb. (idiomatic) Act consistently with one's claims. Follow through.
WALK THROUGH, verb. Used other than as an idiom: see walk through.
WALK THROUGH, verb. (idiomatic) (transitive) To explain someone something, step by step.
WALK THROUGH, verb. (idiomatic) (transitive) To rehearse
WALK THROUGH, verb. (idiomatic) (transitive) To perform something with ease.

Dictionary definition

WALK, noun. The act of traveling by foot; "walking is a healthy form of exercise".
WALK, noun. (baseball) an advance to first base by a batter who receives four balls; "he worked the pitcher for a base on balls".
WALK, noun. Manner of walking; "he had a funny walk".
WALK, noun. The act of walking somewhere; "he took a walk after lunch".
WALK, noun. A path set aside for walking; "after the blizzard he shoveled the front walk".
WALK, noun. A slow gait of a horse in which two feet are always on the ground.
WALK, noun. Careers in general; "it happens in all walks of life".
WALK, verb. 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. Accompany or escort; "I'll walk you to your car".
WALK, verb. Obtain a base on balls.
WALK, verb. Traverse or cover by walking; "Walk the tightrope"; "Paul walked the streets of Damascus"; "She walks 3 miles every day".
WALK, verb. Give a base on balls to.
WALK, verb. Live or behave in a specified manner; "walk in sadness".
WALK, verb. Be or act in association with; "We must walk with our dispossessed brothers and sisters"; "Walk with God".
WALK, verb. Walk at a pace; "The horses walked across the meadow".
WALK, verb. Make walk; "He walks the horse up the mountain"; "Walk the dog twice a day".
WALK, verb. Take a walk; go for a walk; walk for pleasure; "The lovers held hands while walking"; "We like to walk every Sunday".

Wise words

We should have a great fewer disputes in the world if words were taken for what they are, the signs of our ideas only, and not for things themselves.
John Locke