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perambulate

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Verb (usu participle), Verb (transitive)
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per=am=bu=late

CIDE DICTIONARY

perambulatev. t. [L. perambulatus, p. p. of perambulare to perambulate; per through + ambulare to walk. See Per-, and Amble.].
     To walk through or over; especially, to travel over for the purpose of surveying or examining; to inspect by traversing; specifically, to inspect officially the boundaries of, as of a town or parish, by walking over the whole line.  [1913 Webster]
perambulatev. i. 
     To walk about; to ramble; to stroll; as, he perambulated in the park.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

perambulate, v.
1 tr. walk through, over, or about (streets, the country, etc.).
2 intr. walk from place to place.
3 tr. a travel through and inspect (territory). b formally establish the boundaries of (a parish etc.) by walking round them.

Derivative
perambulation n. perambulatory adj.
Etymology
L perambulare perambulat- (as PER-, ambulare walk)

THESAURUS

perambulate

ambulate, ankle, circumambulate, course, cover, do, foot, foot it, go over, hoof it, jaywalk, jog on, leg, leg it, measure, overpass, pace, pad, parade, pass over, pass through, patrol, pedestrianize, peregrinate, pererrate, peripateticate, ply, promenade, range, range over, reconnoiter, scour, scour the country, scout, shuffle along, step, stretch the legs, stride, stump it, sweep, take a stretch, take a walk, track, traipse, transit, travel over, travel through, traverse, tread, voyage, walk

ROGET THESAURUS

perambulate

Journey

VB travel, journey, course, take a journey, go a journey, take a walk, go out for walk, have a run, take the air, flit, take wing, migrate, emigrate, trek, rove, prowl, roam, range, patrol, pace up and down, traverse, scour the country, traverse the country, peragrate, circumambulate, perambulate, nomadize, wander, ramble, stroll, saunter, hover, go one's rounds, straggle, gad, gad about, expatiate, walk, march, step, tread, pace, plod, wend, go by shank's mare, promenade, trudge, tramp, stalk, stride, straddle, strut, foot it, hoof it, stump, bundle, bowl along, toddle, paddle, tread a path, take horse, ride, drive, trot, amble, canter, prance, fisk, frisk, caracoler, caracole, gallop, embark, board, set out, hit the road, get going, get underway, peg on, jog on, wag on, shuffle on, stir one's stumps, bend one's steps, bend one's course, make one's way, find one's way, wend one's way, pick one's way, pick one's way, thread one's way, plow one's way, slide, glide, coast, skim, skate, march in procession, file on, defile, go to, repair to, resort to, hie to, betake oneself to.


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