verb (used without object), lo·co·mot·ed, lo·co·mot·ing.

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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Word Origin and History for locomote

1831, back-formation from locomotion.

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