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walk

Definitions by Oxford


[wɔːk], (Verb)

Definitions:
- move at a regular pace by lifting and setting down each foot in turn, never having both feet off the ground at once
(e.g: I walked across the lawn)

- guide, accompany, or escort (someone) on foot
(e.g: he walked her home to her door)

- (of a thing) go missing or be stolen
(e.g: customers have to leave a deposit to ensure the beer glasses don't walk)

- abandon or suddenly withdraw from a job or commitment
(e.g: he was in place as the male lead but walked at the eleventh hour)

- (of a batsman) leave the field without waiting to be given out by the umpire.

- reach first base automatically after not hitting at four balls pitched outside the strike zone.

- (of a ghost) be visible; appear
(e.g: the ghosts of Bannockburn walked abroad)

- live or behave in a particular way
(e.g: walk humbly with your God)


Phrases:
- a walk in the park
- walk before one can run
- walk it
- walk of life
- walk of shame
- walk on eggshells
- walk someone off their feet
- walk the streets
- walk the walk
- walk the wards
- walking encyclopedia
- win in a walk

Origin:
Old English wealcan ‘roll, toss’, also ‘wander’, of Germanic origin. The sense ‘move about’, and specifically ‘go about on foot’, arose in Middle English


[wɔːk], (Noun)

Definitions:
- an act of travelling or an outing on foot
(e.g: he was too restless to sleep, so he went out for a walk)

- a route recommended or marked out for recreational walking
(e.g: there are picnic places and waymarked walks)

- an unhurried rate of movement on foot
(e.g: they crossed the field at a leisurely walk)

- a part of a forest under one keeper.

- a farm where a hound puppy is trained.

- an instance of reaching first base automatically after not hitting at four balls pitched outside the strike zone.

- a flock of snipe.


Phrases:
- a walk in the park
- walk before one can run
- walk it
- walk of life
- walk of shame
- walk on eggshells
- walk someone off their feet
- walk the streets
- walk the walk
- walk the wards
- walking encyclopedia
- win in a walk

Origin:







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