Synonyms of walk in English:


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

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’

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’

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


1‘country walks’

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

2‘he admired her elegant walk’

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

3‘street lamps illuminated the riverside walk’

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

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

route, beat, round, run, circuit


    walk all over someone

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

    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’

    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 off with

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

    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’

    win easily, win hands down, achieve, attain, earn, gain, receive, obtain, acquire, secure, collect, pick up, come away with, net
    informal bag
    walk in the park

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

    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 out on

    ‘he walked out on his pregnant girlfriend’

    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 of life

    ‘people from all walks of life’

    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
    walk out

    1‘he had walked out in a temper’

    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’

    go on strike, call a strike, strike, withdraw one's labour, stop work
    protest, mutiny, revolt
    British take industrial action
    British informal down tools