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Meaning of 'walk' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Walk [ n.]
- The act of walking, or moving on the feet with a slow pace; advance without running or leaping.
- The act of walking for recreation or exercise; as, a morning walk; an evening walk.
- Manner of walking; gait; step; as, we often know a person at a distance by his walk.
- That in or through which one walks; place or distance walked over; a place for walking; a path or avenue prepared for foot passengers, or for taking air and exercise; way; road; hence, a place or region in which animals may graze; place of wandering; range; as, a sheep walk.
- A frequented track; habitual place of action; sphere; as, the walk of the historian.
- Conduct; course of action; behavior.
- The route or district regularly served by a vender; as, a milkman's walk.
2 . Walk [ v. i.]
- To move along on foot; to advance by steps; to go on at a moderate pace; specifically, of two-legged creatures, to proceed at a slower or faster rate, but without running, or lifting one foot entirely before the other touches the ground.
- To move or go on the feet for exercise or amusement; to take one's exercise; to ramble.
- To be stirring; to be abroad; to go restlessly about; -- said of things or persons expected to remain quiet, as a sleeping person, or the spirit of a dead person; to go about as a somnambulist or a specter.
- To be in motion; to act; to move; to wag.
- To behave; to pursue a course of life; to conduct one's self.
- To move off; to depart.
3 . Walk [ v. t.]
- To pass through, over, or upon; to traverse; to perambulate; as, to walk the streets.
- To cause to walk; to lead, drive, or ride with a slow pace; as to walk one's horses.
- To subject, as cloth or yarn, to the fulling process; to full.

Meaning of 'walk' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . walk [ n]
Meaning (1):
- a path set aside for walking
Example in sentence:
  • after the blizzard he shoveled the front walk
Meaning (2):
- manner of walking
Example in sentence:
  • he had a funny walk
Meaning (3):
- the act of walking somewhere
Example in sentence:
  • he took a walk after lunch
Meaning (4):
- (baseball) an advance to first base by a batter who receives four balls
Example in sentence:
  • he worked the pitcher for a base on balls
Meaning (5):
- careers in general
Example in sentence:
  • it happens in all walks of life
Meaning (6):
- the act of traveling by foot
Example in sentence:
  • walking is a healthy form of exercise
7 . walk [ v]
Meaning (7):
- make walk
Example in sentence:
  • He walks the horse up the mountain;
  • Walk the dog twice a day
Meaning (8):
- accompany or escort
Example in sentence:
  • I'll see you to the door;
  • I'll walk you to your car
Meaning (9):
- traverse or cover by walking
Example in sentence:
  • Paul walked the streets of Damascus;
  • She walks 3 miles every day;
  • Walk the tightrope
Meaning (10):
- use one's feet to advance; advance by steps
Example in sentence:
  • She walks with a slight limp;
  • The patient cannot walk yet;
  • Walk over to the cabinet;
  • Walk, don't run!;
  • We walked instead of driving
Meaning (11):
- walk at a pace
Example in sentence:
  • The horses walked across the meadow
Meaning (12):
- take a walk; go for a walk; walk for pleasure
Example in sentence:
  • The lovers held hands while walking;
  • We like to walk every Sunday
Meaning (13):
- live or behave in a specified manner
Example in sentence:
  • walk in sadness
Meaning (14):
- be or act in association with
Example in sentence:
  • Walk with God;
  • We must walk with our dispossessed brothers and sisters