Synonyms of walk in English:

walk


See definition of walk

verb

1‘the two men walked along the road deep in conversation’

SYNONYMS

stroll, saunter, amble, wend one's way, trudge, plod, hike, tramp, trek, march, stride, troop, patrol, step out, wander, ramble, tread, prowl, footslog, promenade, roam, traipse

stretch one's legs, go for a walk, take the air

advance, proceed, move, go, make one's way

informal mosey, pootle

British informal yomp

rare perambulate

2‘he walked the five miles into town’

SYNONYMS

go by foot, go on foot, travel on foot, foot it, be a pedestrian

informal go by Shanks's pony, go on Shanks's pony, hoof it

3‘she thanked him for walking her home’

SYNONYMS

accompany, escort, guide, show, see, convoy, conduct, usher, marshal, lead, take, attend, chaperone, steer, herd, shepherd


noun

1‘country walks’

SYNONYMS

stroll, saunter, amble, promenade

ramble, hike, tramp, march

constitutional, turn, airing, excursion, outing, breather

2‘he admired her elegant walk’

SYNONYMS

gait, manner of walking, pace, step, stride, tread, carriage, bearing

3‘street lamps illuminated the riverside walk’

SYNONYMS

pathway, path, footpath, track, lane, alley, alleyway, walkway, promenade, footway, pavement, trail, trackway, ride, towpath

road, avenue, drive

4‘the first job is to sort the post into different walks’

SYNONYMS

route, beat, round, run, circuit


Phrases

    walk all over someone

      1‘be a bit firmer with the kids or they'll walk all over you’

      SYNONYMS

      take advantage of, impose on, exploit, make use of, use, abuse, misuse, manipulate, take liberties with, trifle with, play with

      walk over, take for a ride, put one over on, play for a sucker, run rings around

      2‘Kelburne looked as though they were going to walk all over the home team’

      SYNONYMS

      trounce, beat hollow, defeat utterly, rout, annihilate, triumph over, win a resounding victory over, be victorious over, crush, overwhelm, best, get the better of, worst, bring someone to their knees

      thrash, lick, hammer, clobber, paste, pound, pulverize, crucify, demolish, destroy, drub, give someone a drubbing, cane, wipe the floor with, give someone a hiding, take to the cleaners, blow someone out of the water, make mincemeat of, murder, massacre, slaughter, flatten, turn inside out, tank

      British

      stuff, marmalize

      North American

      blow out, cream, shellac, skunk, slam

      US

      own

    walk off/away with

      1‘someone's walked off with my car keys’

      SYNONYMS

      steal, thieve, make off with, run off with, carry off, help oneself to, rob, pilfer, purloin, pocket, snatch, take, appropriate, abstract

      filch, swipe, nab, snaffle, blag, liberate, rip something off

      British

      pinch, nick, half-inch, whip, knock off, trouser

      2‘he walked off with four awards’

      SYNONYMS

      win easily, win hands down, achieve, attain, earn, gain, receive, obtain, acquire, secure, collect, pick up, come away with, net

      informal

      bag

    walk out

      1‘he had walked out in a temper’

      SYNONYMS

      leave suddenly, make a sudden departure, get up and go, storm off, storm out, flounce out, push off, depart, leave, get out, absent oneself, take wing

      informal

      take off

      2‘teachers are ready to walk out in a protest over class sizes’

      SYNONYMS

      go on strike, call a strike, strike, withdraw one's labour, stop work, take industrial action

      protest, mutiny, revolt

      British informal

      down tools

    walk out on

      ‘he walked out on his pregnant girlfriend’

      SYNONYMS

      desert, abandon, leave, leave in the lurch, betray, run away from, throw over, jilt, run out on, rat on

      informal

      chuck, dump, ditch, leave someone holding the baby

      British informal

      give someone the push, give someone the elbow, give someone the big E, bin off

      archaic

      forsake

    walk of life

      ‘people from all walks of life’

      SYNONYMS

      class, status, rank, caste, station, sphere, arena, area, domain, realm

      line of work, line, profession, career, vocation, calling, job, day job, occupation, employment, business, trade, craft, pursuit, work, province, field

      métier

    walk in the park

      ‘the second movement is consequently a little easier, though still no walk in the park’

      SYNONYMS

      easy task, easy job, child's play, nothing, five-finger exercise, gift, walkover, sinecure

      doddle, breeze, piece of cake, picnic, money for old rope, money for jam, cinch, sitter, kids' stuff, cushy job, cushy number, doss, cakewalk, pushover

      North American

      duck soup, snap

      NZ Australian

      bludge, snack

      South African

      a piece of old tackie

      British vulgar slang

      a piece of piss

      dated

      snip