locomote

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verb lo·co·mote \ˈlō-kə-ˌmōt\

Definition of locomote

locomoted

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locomoting

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to move about

Examples of locomote in a sentence

  1. most babies begin to locomote—by crawling—when they are seven to ten months old

Origin and Etymology of locomote

back-formation from locomotion


First Known Use: 1831



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