[ am-byuh-leyt ]
/ ˈæm byəˌleɪt /
verb (used without object), am·bu·lat·ed, am·bu·lat·ing.
to walk about or move from place to place.
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Origin of ambulate
OTHER WORDS FROM ambulateam·bu·la·tion, nounam·bu·la·tor, noun
Words nearby ambulate
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Give me half-a-guinea for my trouble, sir, and I'll ambulate you through lanes every fut o' the way.Handy Andy, Volume 2 (of 2)|Samuel Lover
British Dictionary definitions for ambulate
/ (ˈæmbjʊˌleɪt) /
(intr) to wander about or move from one place to another
Derived forms of ambulateambulation, noun
Word Origin for ambulate
C17: from Latin ambulāre to walk, amble
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