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Ambulatory - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'Ambulatory' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Ambulatory [ a.]
- Of or pertaining to walking; having the faculty of walking; formed or fitted for walking; as, an ambulatory animal.
- Accustomed to move from place to place; not stationary; movable; as, an ambulatory court, which exercises its jurisdiction in different places.
- Pertaining to a walk.
- Not yet fixed legally, or settled past alteration; alterable; as, the dispositions of a will are ambulatory until the death of the testator.
2 . Ambulatory [ n.]
- A place to walk in, whether in the open air, as the gallery of a cloister, or within a building.

Meaning of 'Ambulatory' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . ambulatory [ n]
Meaning (1):
- a covered walkway (as in a cloister)
Example in sentence:
  • it has an ambulatory and seven chapels
2 . ambulatory [ a]
Meaning (2):
- relating to or adapted for walking
Example in sentence:
  • an ambulatory corridor
3 . ambulatory [ s]
Meaning (3):
- able to walk about
Example in sentence:
  • the patient is ambulatory