- to walk about or move from place to place.
Origin of ambulate
Related Words for ambulationact, gesture, passage, stream, agitation, fluctuation, move, sweep, sign, tendency, oscillation, gesticulation, travel, mobility, progress, stir, inclination, direction, wavering, drift
Examples from the Web for ambulation
Historical Examples of ambulation
Among the devices before touched upon, in the way of ambulation, was one which amused us excessively.Los Gringos
H. A. (Henry Agustus) Wise
- (intr) to wander about or move from one place to another
Word Origin for ambulate
1540s, from Latin ambulationem (nominative ambulatio), noun of action from past participle stem of ambulare (see amble).
1620s, from Latin ambulatus, past participle of ambulare "to walk" (see amble). Related: Ambulated; ambulating.