Translation of caminar in English:

caminar

to walk, v.

intransitive verb

  • 1

    • 1.1(andar)

      to walk
      le gusta caminar por el campo he likes going for walks / (going) walking in the country
      • salieron a caminar they went out for a walk
      • queda muy cerca, podemos ir caminando it's very close, we can walk / we can go on foot
      • el nene ya camina the baby's walking now
      • tú corre si quieres, yo voy caminando you run if you want to, I'm walking / going to walk
      • ¡camina derecho! stand up straight when you walk / don't slouch
      • a ti te hace falta alguien que te haga caminar derecho what you need is someone to keep you in line

    • 1.2(hacia una meta, fin)

      caminamos hacia una nueva era social our society is moving into a new age
      • un actor que camina hacia la fama an actor heading for fame
      • el río camina hacia el mar the river wends / makes its way to the sea
      • el sol caminaba hacia el ocaso the sun moved westward

  • 2Latin America

    • 2.1

      (reloj/motor) to work

    • 2.2informal

      el asunto va caminando the matter is progressing
      • si no tienes un conocido allí, el trámite no camina if you don't know someone who works there, it's difficult to get things moving

transitive verb

  • 1

    (distancia) to walk
    caminamos dos kilómetros todos los días we walk two kilometers every day
    • siempre camino ese trecho I always walk that bit
  • 2Colombia informal

    (persona) to chase informal
    (persona) to be after informal