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ambulate

[ am-byuh-leyt ]
/ 藞忙m by蓹藢le瑟t /
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verb (used without object), am路bu路lat路ed, am路bu路lat路ing.
to walk about or move from place to place.
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Origin of ambulate

First recorded in 1615鈥25; from Latin ambul膩tus (past participle of ambul膩re 鈥渢o walk鈥), equivalent to ambul- (see amble) + -膩tus past participle suffix (see -ate1)

OTHER WORDS FROM ambulate

am路bu路la路tion [am-byuh-ley-shuhn] /藢忙m by蓹藞le瑟 蕛蓹n/ nounam路bu路la路tor, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for ambulate

ambulate
/ (藞忙mbj蕣藢le瑟t) /

verb
(intr) to wander about or move from one place to another

Derived forms of ambulate

ambulation, noun

Word Origin for ambulate

C17: from Latin ambul膩re to walk, amble
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