Part of speech:
A path that something or someone moves along.
Scope is range of understanding, thought or action.
The interval of a major second in the diatonic scale; a whole step.
General course or tendency
An inclination to move or act in a particular direction or way; constant disposition to some action or state; leaning; bias; propensity; bent
The force needed by a machine in order to accomplish work on a load.
A sudden wish or urge that prompts an unpremeditated act or feeling; an abrupt inclination:
The degree of accuracy of a weapon or of a person aiming a weapon or propelled object:
A bias is defined as a line sewn or cut diagonally across fabric.
The act of a person or thing that leans
Forward course; development
The way that one acts; behavior; deportment
Propensity is defined as a natural tendency.
(Law) Final decision or settlement.
Direction, especially angular direction measured from one position to another using geographical or celestial reference lines.
(Physics) The rate of flow of fluid, particles, or energy through a given surface.
A long pole mounted on a pivot, with a bucket at one end, used for raising water, as from a well
(Nautical) A towline used in warping a vessel.
The cessation of an effort, activity, state, or motion.
A stream or current.
To move or pass over the body:
The difference between one number in a set and the mean of the set.
To give the appearance, often falsely, of being, intending, etc.
To drift or move slowly or easily on water, in air, etc.
To undergo washing without fading or other damage:
To sail along or near the coast of
A sinuous curve, bend, or loop along the course of a stream or river.
To ramble is defined as to write, speak or move aimlessly.
To roam or wander through.
To turn aside or astray (from a path, course, etc.); lose one's way
Bank means to pile up or build up.
To fill completely or to overflowing:
To move in, out, or forward in a disorderly mass or group:
A natural elevation of the earth's surface, typically rounded and smaller than a mountain
A group of things collected in a mass or heap:
The part of a computer memory used to store data temporarily: retrieval of data from it is in reverse order to its storage
A flow of positive electric charge. The strength of current flow in any medium is related to voltage differences in that medium, as well as the electrical properties of the medium, and is measured in amperes. Since electrons are stipulated to have a negative charge, current in an electrical circuit actually flows in the opposite direction of the movement of electrons.
A current or flow of water or other liquid, esp. one running along the surface of the earth; specif., a small river
Tendency or direction of causes, influences, or events; course; current.
Anything one has to bear or put up with; heavy load, as of work, duty, responsibility, or sorrow
Solid quality; substantial character
To be disposed of by sale:
The prescribed form or customary procedure, as in a meeting or court of law:
An organized effort by supporters of a common goal:
Any action, practice, or thing, toward which one is inclined
Something that propels; propelling or driving force
The line, crossbar, or net over or into which the ball or puck must be passed to score
An act of tensing the muscles of the abdomen in order to expel its contents.
The direction or course of wind or water.
A manner or course of procedure determined by a specified factor:
A pervasive or essential attitude, quality, or principle:
(Astron.) A small, periodic apparent change in the observed position of a celestial object, caused by the constantly changing position of the earth and the finite speed of the object's light
The definition of a motion is a movement or a proposal for action.
Room for freedom of action
A policy or practice permitting a juvenile to be removed from traditional processing in juvenile court and placed in a program involving an alternative disposition, such as treatment or rehabilitation services.
An instance of digressing, especially a written or spoken passage that has no bearing on the main subject.
An unpredictable change of direction.
The definition of a departure is a deviation, or the act of leaving or starting on a trip.
A smooth heap of snow blown together by the wind
A horizontal or nearly horizontal passage from the surface into a mine as contrasted to a shaft which is a vertical entry passage. An adit may be used for ventilation, haulage, drainage, or other purposes.
A tunnel following a vein of ore
(--- Chiefly Brit.) An underpass for pedestrians
To sit on or in and control so as to move along
(Nautical) To move across the surface of water, especially by means of a sailing vessel.
To go or move along, especially in an unhurried or unconcerned fashion:
(Rare) To sink or settle
(Naut.) To watch over (a rope, diver's air line, etc.) carefully to keep it from becoming tangled, being snagged, etc.
Lack of concern, interest, or feeling; apathy
A tendency to remain in a fixed condition without change; disinclination to move or act
To steer a ship, automobile, etc.
A course or line of development; a tendency toward a particular end or goal:
A fixed course or territory assigned to a salesperson or delivery person.
Amble means to walk slowly.
To gather or grow in a cluster or clusters
Beaumont and Fletcher
A hill or ridge of wind-blown sand. Dunes are capable of moving by the motion of their individual grains but usually keep the same shape.
To flock means to group together.
To summarize, to extract and present the most important parts of.
To move along; now usually, to stroll or amble along
To make a scheme for; plan as a scheme; devise
To manage the affairs, course, or action of; guide; conduct; regulate
To direct (the policies, actions, etc.) of; manage; regulate
(Intransitive) To pass along smoothly or unobservedly; to move gently onward without friction or hindrance.
To move about restlessly or with little purpose, especially in search of pleasure or amusement.
The definition of gallivant is to go from place to place for fun or pleasure.
To travel through or over; traverse.
To move about an area, as in hunting
Traipse is to walk about without purpose or to walk about in a tired and reluctant way.
To treat as a single unit; to group together.
The act or process of gathering into a mass.
A thick heavy mass:
The definition of a flood is an overflowing of water onto normally dry land.
(Sports) A rapid advance of the puck toward the opponent's goal in ice hockey.
(Chiefly British) A flash flood.
A coastal rise in water level caused by wind.
Meaning or import
Outward or lateral stress in a structure, as that exerted by an arch or vault.
The end of a gallery
Any of the display rooms of a museum
(Ergative) To utter copiously, especially with sounding words; to utter with a deep sound; "” often with forth, or out.
To declare; swear. Used in the phrase I swan as an interjection.
To travel about on foot; trudge; hike
To roll or throw (dice, for example).
To wander or travel about, especially as a vagabond.
be in motion due to some air or water current
To put out of breath; to cause to blow from fatigue.
To be wrong or mistaken; fall into error
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