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Definition of the verb perambulate
What does perambulate mean as a doing word?
verb - inflections: perambulated | perambulating | perambulates
- make an official inspection on foot of (the bounds of a property)
- walk with no particular goal
- example: Sam and Sue perambulate
Syntactic formula Example for the syntactic formula there [Verb] [Theme, indefinite] [Path Preposition] [Location] There jumped a little white rabbit out of the box there [Verb] [Path Preposition] [Location, concrete] [Theme, indefinite] There jumped out of the box a little white rabbit [Agent - being] [Verb] [Theme] He skated Penny | Tom jumped the horse [Agent - being] [Verb] [Theme] [Adjective] Bill rolled the drawer open | He rode her seasick | He skated Penny exhausted | Tom walked the dog exhausted [Agent - being] [Verb] [Theme] to / into [Oblique, state] Bill rolled the drawer to an open position | He rode her to sickness | He skated Penny to exhaustion | Tom walked the dog to exhaustion [Agent - being] [Verb] [Theme] [Spatial Preposition] [Location] Tom jumped the horse over the fence [Theme - being or machine] [Verb] The horse jumped [Theme - being or machine] [Verb] [Location, concrete] The horse jumped the stream [Theme - being or machine] [Verb] [Oblique 1] to / into [Oblique 2, state] Claire skated her skates blades to shreds | She waltzed herself to sickness | We walked ourselves into a state of exhaustion [Theme - being or machine] [Verb] [Oblique 1] [Path Preposition] [Oblique 2] Tom ran the soles off his shoes [Theme - being or machine] [Verb] [Spatial Preposition] [Location] The horse jumped over the fence [Path Preposition] [Location] [Verb] [Theme] Out of the box jumped a little white rabbit
Verbs of Motion (with the same syntax): amble, backpack, bolt, bounce, bound, bowl, canter, carom, cavort, charge, clamber, climb, clump, coast, crawl, creep, dart, dash, dodder, drift, file, flit, float, fly, frolic, gallop, gambol, glide, goose step, hasten, hike, hobble, hop, hurry, hurtle, inch, jog, journey, jump, leap, limp, lollop, lope, lumber, lurch, march, meander, mince, mosey, nip, pad, parade, plod, prance, promenade, prowl, race, ramble, roam, roll, romp, rove, run, rush, sashay, saunter, scamper, scoot, scram, scramble, scud, scurry, scuttle, shamble, shuffle, sidle, skedaddle, skip, skitter, skulk, sleepwalk, slide, slink, slither, slog, slouch, sneak, somersault, speed, stagger, step, stomp, stray, streak, stride, stroll, strut, stumble, stump, swagger, sweep, swerve, swim, tack, tear, tiptoe, toddle, toil, totter, tour, traipse, tramp, travel, trek, troop, trot, trudge, trundle, vault, waddle, wade, walk, wander, weave, whiz, zigzag, zoom.
- lexical domain: Motions - verbs of walking, flying, swimming
- synonyms of perambulate: walk about / walk around
- more generic word: walk = use one's feet to advance
Alternative definition of the verb perambulate
- [intransitive] To walk about, roam or stroll.
- [transitive] To inspect (an area) on foot.
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by Nathaniel Hawthorne, Julian Hawthorne
In the centre of the grassy quadrangle about which the cloisters perambulate is a small, mean brick building, with PILGRIMAGE TO OLD BOSTON.
Hawthorne's Works (1891)
by Nathaniel Hawthorne
In the centre of the grassy quadrangle about which the cloisters perambulate is a small, mean brick building, with a locked door. Our guide ...
by Margaret Stieg Dalton
At times failing to perambulate is a part of a general neglect of duty, as when John Sharpe ( Bathealton, ...
by John Jane Smith Wharton
to the sheriff to perambulate or settle the bounds. Equity grants commissions to perambulate. Actions upon writs of ...
A Dictionary of the English Language; in which the Words are Deduced from Their Originals; and Illustrated in Their Different Significations ... Together with a History of the Language, and an English Grammar. By Samuel Johnson ... Whith Numerous Corrections, and with the Addition of Several Thousand Words ... by the Rev. H.J. Todd ... In Four Volumes. Vol. 1. [-4.] (1818)
Persons the lord deputy should nominate to view and perambulate Irish territories, and thereupon to divide and limit the Sanre. Davies on Ireland.
The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney ... rev. & enl. under the superintendence of Benjamin E. Smith (1911)
See the etymology, it occurs chiefly in words formed in Latin, as In perdct, peragrate, perambulate, etc. Though the primary sense of per- is usually distinctly felt in English, it is scarcely used in the formation of new words. 2. As an inseparable ...
Encyclopaedia Perthensis, Or, Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, Etc. : Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference (1816)
* To PERAMBULATE. v. a.[perambulo, Lat.] 1. To walk through. 2. To survey by passing through.-Persons the lord deputy should nominate to view and perambulate Irish territories. Davies. 3. To visit the boundaries of the parish.
The history of Scotland from the contribution ... to the Encyclopaedia Britannica, enlarged and continued by J. Taylor and adapted to the purposes of tuition, by A. Reid (1845)
by James Taylor
In accordance with these principles, the magistrates in most of the large towns employed officers, termed " Seizors" or " Compurgators," to perambulate the city on the Saturday nights, ...
by Immanuel Ness
Others had to perambulate from one tavern to another, buying drinks for the angry mob.
udarbeidet efter de bedste og nyeste ordbøger by Christian Friderich Bay
Giennemvande, to soak, water, Giennemvandre, to wander, ramble about, traverse, go up and down a Country, to perambulate. Giennemvandring, Perambulation, Peragration. Giennemvant, accustomed, used, wont, inured. Giennemvarme, to ...
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Scrabble value of P3E1R1A1M3B3U1L1A1T1E1
The value of this 11-letter word is 17 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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