Synonyms and Antonyms of walk

  1. 1 a relaxed journey on foot for exercise or pleasure we went for a long walk outside because it was such a nice night Synonyms amble, constitutional, perambulation, ramble, range, saunter, stroll, turn, wander Related Words parade, paseo, promenade; expedition, hike, march, peregrination, traipse, tramp, travel, traversal, traverse, trek, trip, walkabout; excursion, jaunt, junket, outing, sally, sashay, spin, tour; pilgrimage, progress, safari

  2. 2 a region of activity, knowledge, or influence a nondenominational church that attracts worshippers from every walk of life Synonyms area, arena, bailiwick, barony, business, circle, demesne, department, discipline, domain, element, fief, fiefdom, firmament, front, game, kingdom, line, precinct, province, realm, specialty, sphere, terrain, fieldRelated Words frontier; study, subject; territory, turf; occupation, profession, pursuit, racket, vocation; ambit, amplitude, breadth, compass, confine, dimension(s), extent, ken, reach, scope, sweep, width; subfield, subspecialty

  3. 3 a public place for strolling San Antonio's famous River Walk ranks among the city's foremost attractions Synonyms boardwalk, mall, promenadeRelated Words walkway; alameda, allée; arcade, colonnade, galleria, gallery; plaza



Synonyms and Antonyms of walk

  1. 1 to go on foot I walked slowly to school Synonyms ambulate, foot (it), hoof (it), leg (it), pad, step, traipse, tread Related Words parade, promenade; march, pace, step out, stride, troop; power walk; hike, peregrinate, trek; amble, mosey, perambulate, ramble, saunter, stroll, wander; clump, stomp, stump, tramp, trample, tromp; footslog, plod, trudge; gimp, hobble, limp; mince, prance, pussyfoot, tiptoe; bounce, sashay, stalk, strut, swagger; falter, lumber, lurch, pound, scuff, shamble, shuffle, stagger, stumble, toddle, waddle; nip, tap, trip, trot

  2. 2 to refuse to work in order to force an employer to meet demands workers threatened to walk unless management agreed to shoulder more of the cost of health insurance Synonyms strike, walk outRelated Words sit in; lock out

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