Synonyms of walk in English:

walk


See definition of walk

verb

1‘the two men walked along the road deep in conversation’

SYNONYMS
stroll, saunter, amble, wend one's way, trudge, plod, hike, tramp, trek, march, stride, troop, patrol, step out, wander, ramble, tread, prowl, footslog, promenade, roam, traipse
stretch one's legs, go for a walk, take the air
advance, proceed, move, go, make one's way
informal mosey, pootle
British informal yomp
rare perambulate

2‘he walked the five miles into town’

SYNONYMS
go by foot, go on foot, travel on foot, foot it, be a pedestrian
informal go by Shanks's pony, go on Shanks's pony, hoof it

3‘she thanked him for walking her home’

SYNONYMS
accompany, escort, guide, show, see, convoy, conduct, usher, marshal, lead, take, attend, chaperone, steer, herd, shepherd

noun

1‘country walks’

SYNONYMS
stroll, saunter, amble, promenade
ramble, hike, tramp, march
constitutional, turn, airing, excursion, outing, breather

2‘he admired her elegant walk’

SYNONYMS
gait, manner of walking, pace, step, stride, tread, carriage, bearing

3‘street lamps illuminated the riverside walk’

SYNONYMS
pathway, path, footpath, track, lane, alley, alleyway, walkway, promenade, footway, pavement, trail, trackway, ride, towpath
road, avenue, drive

4‘the first job is to sort the post into different walks’

SYNONYMS
route, beat, round, run, circuit

Phrases

    walk all over someone

    1‘be a bit firmer with the kids or they'll walk all over you’


    SYNONYMS

    take advantage of, impose on, exploit, make use of, use, abuse, misuse, manipulate, take liberties with, trifle with, play with

    walk over, take for a ride, put one over on, play for a sucker, run rings around

    2‘Kelburne looked as though they were going to walk all over the home team’


    SYNONYMS

    trounce, beat hollow, defeat utterly, rout, annihilate, triumph over, win a resounding victory over, be victorious over, crush, overwhelm, best, get the better of, worst, bring someone to their knees

    thrash, lick, hammer, clobber, paste, pound, pulverize, crucify, demolish, destroy, drub, give someone a drubbing, cane, wipe the floor with, give someone a hiding, take to the cleaners, blow someone out of the water, make mincemeat of, murder, massacre, slaughter, flatten, turn inside out, tank

    British

    stuff, marmalize

    North American

    blow out, cream, shellac, skunk, slam

    US

    own

    walk out

    1‘he had walked out in a temper’


    SYNONYMS

    leave suddenly, make a sudden departure, get up and go, storm off, storm out, flounce out, push off, depart, leave, get out, absent oneself, take wing

    informal

    take off

    2‘teachers are ready to walk out in a protest over class sizes’


    SYNONYMS

    go on strike, call a strike, strike, withdraw one's labour, stop work, take industrial action

    protest, mutiny, revolt

    British informal

    down tools

    walk in the park

    ‘the second movement is consequently a little easier, though still no walk in the park’


    SYNONYMS
    informal

    easy task, easy job, child's play, nothing, five-finger exercise, gift, walkover, sinecure

    informal

    doddle, breeze, piece of cake, picnic, money for old rope, money for jam, cinch, sitter, kids' stuff, cushy job, cushy number, doss, cakewalk, pushover

    North American informal

    duck soup, snap

    Australian, New Zealand informal

    bludge, snack

    South African informal

    a piece of old tackie

    British vulgar slang

    a piece of piss

    dated

    snip

    walk of life

    ‘people from all walks of life’


    SYNONYMS

    class, status, rank, caste, station, sphere, arena, area, domain, realm

    line of work, line, profession, career, vocation, calling, job, day job, occupation, employment, business, trade, craft, pursuit, work, province, field

    métier

    walk out on

    ‘he walked out on his pregnant girlfriend’


    SYNONYMS

    desert, abandon, leave, leave in the lurch, betray, run away from, throw over, jilt, run out on, rat on

    informal

    chuck, dump, ditch, leave someone holding the baby

    British informal

    give someone the push, give someone the elbow, give someone the big E, bin off

    archaic

    forsake

    walk off/away with

    1‘someone's walked off with my car keys’


    SYNONYMS
    informal

    steal, thieve, make off with, run off with, carry off, help oneself to, rob, pilfer, purloin, pocket, snatch, take, appropriate, abstract

    informal

    filch, swipe, nab, snaffle, blag, liberate, rip something off

    British informal

    pinch, nick, half-inch, whip, knock off, trouser

    2‘he walked off with four awards’


    SYNONYMS

    win easily, win hands down, achieve, attain, earn, gain, receive, obtain, acquire, secure, collect, pick up, come away with, net

    informal

    bag