Word of the day–Ambulate

ambulate \AM-byuh-leyt\,

verb:

  • to walk about or move from place to place.
  • To walk; to relocate one’s self under the power of one’s own legs.

Ambulate comes from the Latin present active ambulō, present infinitive ambulāre, perfect active ambulāvī, supine ambulātum meaning:

  • I traverse, travel.
  • I walk.

It entered English in the 1600s.

 

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