Definition of walkable in English:



  • 1(of an area or route) suitable or safe for walking.

    ‘a walkable neighbourhood’
    ‘the path is flush with the surface of the glacier, but it's firm and walkable’
    • ‘And because Aspen is level, walkable, and easy to get around, we decided not to rent a car.’
    • ‘For one thing, Inner London remains essentially walkable.’
    • ‘The city centre is surprisingly small and very walkable.’
    • ‘Today Niles is a charmingly walkable area to explore.’
    • ‘The walls are walkable, a good place to peer down at the city streets or over at the distant Welsh mountains.’
    • ‘Split itself is a highly civilised, easily walkable town.’
    • ‘A half-dozen museums and many elegant Victorian homes are within a few miles of the city's utterly walkable downtown.’
    • ‘I found that the city is quite walkable; in fact none of the sites downtown were more than a six-block walk from our hotel.’
    • ‘I adore Bombay, the most exciting and walkable city in the world.’
    • ‘Copenhagen is indeed wonderful, for it is easygoing, upbeat, and walkable.’
    hard, solid, unyielding, resistant
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    1. 1.1 (of a destination) close enough to be reached by walking.
      ‘this hotel is walkable from the bus station’
      • ‘Community living should be encouraged with offices, schools, shops and services located within walkable distances.’
      • ‘Few students think of Baltimore as a hip place with affordable, walkable shops and bars and restaurants where they want to go.’
      • ‘Public policies promote building new schools on outlying land at the expense of small, walkable, community-centered schools in older neighborhoods.’
      • ‘That should mean not forcing more car-dependence and more fossil fuel burning by closing neighbourhood walkable libraries.’
      • ‘Moreton in Marsh (walkable from Bourton on the Hill) has services to London Paddington, Oxford, Worcester and Hereford.’
      • ‘We said that our school needed to be inside the community, it needed to be a walkable school.’
      • ‘Neighbours are incensed at the spectre of losing yet another walkable grocer.’
      • ‘Try coming across the river to Cambridge - it's walkable from the Fleet Center.’
      • ‘This challenges the concept of 800-metre walkable catchments for train stations.’
      • ‘I prefer walkable shopping centres and don't wish to encourage blank out-of-town boxes.’
      • ‘The distance between Main Road and the station fell below the recommended two kilometres, which is seen as walkable, but the council claimed it was too far.’
      near, adjacent, in close proximity, close at hand, near at hand
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