- to move about, especially under one's own power.
Origin of locomote
First recorded in 1825–35; back formation from locomotion
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Examples from the Web for locomote
In a few days I learned to locomote very well on one leg and my crutches.Two Wars: An Autobiography of General Samuel G. French
Samuel Gibbs French
Trees were bending before the wind and he found the only way to locomote was to crawl.The Carter Girls' Week-End Camp
Word Origin and History for locomote
1831, back-formation from locomotion.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper