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To take a long, vigorous walk; tramp or march, esp. through the country, woods, etc.
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  1. To take a long, vigorous walk; tramp or march, esp. through the country, woods, etc.
  2. To rise, especially to rise upward out of place:
  3. To go on an extended walk for pleasure or exercise.
To follow an irregularly winding course of motion or growth:
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  1. To follow an irregularly winding course of motion or growth:
  2. To move about aimlessly:
  3. To roam about; esp., to walk or stroll about idly, without any special goal
To walk at a leisurely pace; stroll.
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  1. To walk at a leisurely pace; stroll.
To go wrong; be in error; deviate (from what is right)
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  1. To go wrong; be in error; deviate (from what is right)
  2. To become diverted, as from a subject or train of thought:
  3. To move away from a group, deviate from a course, or escape from established limits:
To move or transfer from one person, place, or position to another
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  1. To move or transfer from one person, place, or position to another
  2. To use a shift key.
  3. To change gears, as when driving an automobile.
To turn aside; esp., to depart temporarily from the main subject in talking or writing
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  1. To turn aside; esp., to depart temporarily from the main subject in talking or writing
(Western US) To drive (livestock) slowly or far afield, especially for grazing.
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  1. (Western US) To drive (livestock) slowly or far afield, especially for grazing.
  2. To cover with drifts
  3. (West) To range far afield in a drove, as in seeking pasture or escaping a storm
To wander about in an idle or restless way, as in seeking amusement
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  1. To wander about in an idle or restless way, as in seeking amusement
  2. To break up (ore, for example) with a gad.
  3. To move about restlessly or with little purpose, especially in search of pleasure or amusement.
To roam about in search of pleasure or amusement.
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  1. To roam about in search of pleasure or amusement.
  2. To go about in search of amusement or excitement
  3. (Intransitive) To roam about for pleasure without any definite plan.
A sinuous curve, bend, or loop along the course of a stream or river.
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  1. A sinuous curve, bend, or loop along the course of a stream or river.
  2. To follow a winding and turning course:
  3. To speak or write in sustained fashion on a number of loosely connected topics.
To journey or travel from place to place, especially on foot.
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  1. To journey or travel from place to place, especially on foot.
  2. To travel through or over; traverse.
  3. To follow (a route, etc.); travel, esp. walk, along, over, or through
To follow an irregularly winding course of motion or growth:
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  1. To follow an irregularly winding course of motion or growth:
  2. To grow or spread in all directions, as a vine
  3. To speak or write at length and with many digressions:
The difference between the smallest and largest values in a set of data. If the lowest test score of a group of students is 54 and the highest is 94, the range is 40.
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  1. The difference between the smallest and largest values in a set of data. If the lowest test score of a group of students is 54 and the highest is 94, the range is 40.
  2. To put out (cattle, etc.) to graze on a range
  3. To wander freely; roam:
To move or pass over the body:
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  1. To move or pass over the body:
  2. To use a cell phone network outside of a home service area as defined by a service plan.
  3. To wander over or through:
To practice robbery on the seas; to voyage about on the seas as a pirate.
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  1. To practice robbery on the seas; to voyage about on the seas as a pirate.
  2. To look at or around (an area) in an idle or casual manner:
  3. (Intransitive) To roam, or wander about at random, especially over a wide area.
To wander from a given place, limited area, direct course, etc., esp. aimlessly; roam; rove
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  1. To wander from a given place, limited area, direct course, etc., esp. aimlessly; roam; rove
  2. To be directed without apparent purpose; look in an idle or casual manner:
  3. To move without a destination or purpose; wander:
(Intransitive, colloquial) To walk about, especially when expending much effort, or unnecessary effort.
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  1. (Intransitive, colloquial) To walk about, especially when expending much effort, or unnecessary effort.
  2. To walk or tramp over or about:
  3. To walk or tramp about; gad:
To move along at an easy gait by using both legs on one side alternately with both on the other. Used of a horse.
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  1. To move along at an easy gait by using both legs on one side alternately with both on the other. Used of a horse.
  2. To go easily and unhurriedly; walk in a leisurely manner
  3. To walk slowly or leisurely; stroll.
To follow a winding and turning course:
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  1. To follow a winding and turning course:
  2. A sinuous curve, bend, or loop along the course of a stream or river.
  3. To wander aimlessly or idly; ramble
To inspect (an area) on foot.
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  1. To inspect (an area) on foot.
  2. To walk around so as to officially inspect and maintain the boundary of (a forest, estate, etc.)
  3. To walk about; roam or stroll.
To execute a promenade at a ball or in square dancing.
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  1. To execute a promenade at a ball or in square dancing.
  2. To perform the stylized walk of a square dance.
  3. To walk.
To walk casually or leisurely:
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  1. To walk casually or leisurely:
  2. To follow an irregularly winding course of motion or growth:
  3. To move about aimlessly through or over:
To walk at a leisurely pace; stroll.
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  1. To walk at a leisurely pace; stroll.
To walk in an idle, leisurely manner; saunter
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  1. To walk in an idle, leisurely manner; saunter
  2. To go for a leisurely walk:
  3. To walk along or through at a leisurely pace:
To move along; now usually, to stroll or amble along
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  1. To move along; now usually, to stroll or amble along
  2. (Chiefly US, dialectal) To amble; to walk or proceed in a leisurely manner.
  3. To get going; move along.
To depart, as from a norm, purpose, or subject; differ or stray.
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  1. To depart, as from a norm, purpose, or subject; differ or stray.
  2. To turn aside (from a course, direction, standard, doctrine, etc.); diverge; digress
  3. To turn aside from a course or way:
To turn aside, especially to depart temporarily from the main subject in writing or speaking; stray.
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  1. To turn aside, especially to depart temporarily from the main subject in writing or speaking; stray.
To wander about
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  1. To wander about
  2. To stray from the subject; digress
  3. To ramble; digress.
To cause (light rays, for example) to diverge; deflect.
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  1. To cause (light rays, for example) to diverge; deflect.
  2. To depart from a given viewpoint, practice, etc.; differ
  3. To go or move in different directions from a common point or from each other; branch off
To talk or write aimlessly, without connection of ideas
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  1. To talk or write aimlessly, without connection of ideas
  2. To follow an irregularly winding course of motion or growth:
  3. To grow or spread in all directions, as a vine
To go wrong; be in error; deviate (from what is right)
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  1. To go wrong; be in error; deviate (from what is right)
  2. To become diverted, as from a subject or train of thought:
  3. To move away from a group, deviate from a course, or escape from established limits:
An easy gait, especially that of a horse.
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  1. An easy gait, especially that of a horse.
  2. A leisurely walking pace
  3. An unhurried or leisurely walk.
A portion, side trip, or episode in a longer journey.
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  1. A portion, side trip, or episode in a longer journey.
  2. A passage on a subtopic or digression in a longer piece of discourse.
  3. A bend, turn, or winding, as of a stream or path.
(Law) An English legal ceremony in which an official from a town or parish walks around it to delineate and record its boundaries.
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  1. (Law) An English legal ceremony in which an official from a town or parish walks around it to delineate and record its boundaries.
  2. (Rare) A survey, a tour; a walking around.
A place where one takes a walk for leisurely pleasure, or for exercise.
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  1. A place where one takes a walk for leisurely pleasure, or for exercise.
  2. A dance motion consisting of a walk, done while square dancing.
  3. A leisurely walk taken for pleasure, to display one's finery, etc.
A leisurely, sometimes lengthy walk.
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  1. A leisurely, sometimes lengthy walk.
  2. A rambling; esp., an aimless stroll
A leisurely pace.
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  1. A leisurely pace.
  2. A slow, leisurely gait
  3. A leisurely walk or stroll.
The act of strolling; leisurely walk
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  1. The act of strolling; leisurely walk
  2. A wandering on foot; an idle and leisurely walk; a ramble.
  3. A leisurely walk.
(Sports) A track event in which contestants compete in walking a specified distance.
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  1. (Sports) A track event in which contestants compete in walking a specified distance.
  2. A distance walked, often in terms of the time required
  3. A route traversed by walking
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