walk Definition

  • 1to move forward by putting one foot in front of the other
  • 2to travel a particular distance on foot
  • 3to accompany someone on foot
  • 4to lead an animal on foot
  • 5to move in a specified way

Using walk: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "walk" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    I walk to work every day.

  • Example

    We walked for miles along the beach.

  • Example

    Can you walk me home?

  • Example

    She walked her dog in the park.

  • Example

    He walked with a limp.

walk Synonyms and Antonyms

Antonyms for walk

Idioms Using walk

  • to go for a walk, often to clear one's mind or relieve stress


    I need to take a walk to clear my head.

  • walk on eggshells

    to be very careful in one's actions or words so as not to upset someone


    Around her boss, she always felt like she was walking on eggshells.

  • to maintain a delicate balance between two opposing forces or ideas


    As a politician, he had to walk the line between pleasing his constituents and following his own beliefs.

Phrases with walk

  • the position or level of social, economic, or professional status


    People from all walks of life attended the conference.

  • walk the talk

    to do what one says they will do; to act in accordance with one's words


    The company needs to walk the talk and implement the changes they promised.

  • an easy or effortless task


    After the difficult exam, the next one was a walk in the park.

Origins of walk

from Old English 'wealcan', meaning 'to roll'


Summary: walk in Brief

The verb 'walk' [wɔːk] refers to moving forward by putting one foot in front of the other, traveling a distance on foot, accompanying someone or leading an animal on foot, or moving in a specified way. It also includes phrases like 'walk of life,' referring to social status, and idioms like 'take a walk,' meaning to clear one's mind. Antonyms include 'run' and 'sprint.'

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