[ loh-kuh-moht ]
/ ˌloʊ kəˈmoʊt /
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verb (used without object), lo·co·mot·ed, lo·co·mot·ing.
to move about, especially under one's own power.
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Origin of locomote
First recorded in 1825–35; back formation from locomotion
Words nearby locomote
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How to use locomote in a sentence
Trees were bending before the wind and he found the only way to locomote was to crawl.The Carter Girls' Week-End Camp|Nell Speed
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