- 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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Related Words for locomotingpropel, migrate, walk, jump, go, carry, ship, transport, blow, proceed, transfer, travel, cross, relocate, run, drift, progress, change, fly, advance
1831, back-formation from locomotion.
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