Definition of walk

Definition of walk
  1. walk Verb To move on the feet by alternately setting each foot (or pair or group of feet, in the case of animals with four or more feet) forward, with at least one foot on the ground at all times. Compare "run".
  2. walk Verb To "walk free", i.e. to win, or avoid, a criminal court case, particularly when actually guilty.
  3. walk Verb Of an object, to be stolen.
  4. walk Verb ("of a batsman") To walk off the field, as if given out, after the fielding side appeals and before the umpire has ruled; done as a matter of sportsmanship when the batsman knows he is out.
  5. walk Verb To travel (a distance) by walking.
  6. walk Verb To take for a walk or accompany on a walk.
  7. walk Verb To allow a batter to reach base by pitching four balls.
  8. walk Verb To move something by shifting between two positions, as if it were walking.
  9. walk Verb To full; to beat cloth to give it the consistency of felt.
  10. walk Verb To traverse by walking (or analogous gradual movement).
  11. walk Verb To leave, resign.
  12. walk Verb To push (a vehicle) alongside oneself as one walks.
  13. walk Noun A trip made by walking.
  14. walk Noun A distance walked.
  15. walk Noun An Olympic Games track event requiring that the heel of the leading foot touch the ground before the toe of the trailing foot leaves the ground.
  16. walk Noun A manner of walking; a person's style of walking.
  17. walk Noun A path, sidewalk/pavement or other maintained place on which to walk. Compare "trail".
  18. walk Noun An award of first base to a batter following four balls being thrown by the pitcher; known in the rules as a "base on balls".
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