adjective see perambulate

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  • perambulatory — perambulate ► VERB 1) formal walk or travel from place to place. 2) Brit. historical walk round (a parish, forest, etc.) in order to officially assert and record its boundaries. DERIVATIVES perambulation noun perambulatory adjective. ORIGIN Latin …   English terms dictionary

  • perambulatory — See perambulation. * * * …   Universalium

  • perambulatory — per·am·bu·la·to·ry …   English syllables

  • perambulatory —  ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ləˌtōrē, tȯr , ri adjective Etymology: perambulate + ory 1. : inclined to move about : itinerant 2. : of, relating to, or characterized by perambulation …   Useful english dictionary

  • Preambulous — Pre*am bu*lous, a. [See {Preamble}, n.] See {Perambulatory}. [R.] Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • perambulate — verb ( lated; lating) Etymology: Latin perambulatus, past participle of perambulare, from per through + ambulare to walk Date: 1568 transitive verb 1. to travel over or through especially on foot ; traverse 2. to make an official inspection of (a …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • perambulate — perambulation, n. perambulatory /peuhr am byeuh leuh tawr ee, tohr ee/, adj. /peuhr am byeuh layt /, v., perambulated, perambulating. v.t. 1. to walk through, about, or over; travel through; traverse. 2. to traverse in order to examine or inspect …   Universalium

  • perambulator — noun a baby carriage; a pram That will be all this afternoon, he said to the nurse, who got up with the baby and decanted it into a perambulator which was standing in the fairway. Syn: pram See Also: perambulate, perambulation, perambulatory …   Wiktionary

  • ambulatory — Synonyms and related words: access, aisle, alley, ambulant, ambulative, aperture, arcade, artery, avenue, channel, circuit riding, cloister, colonnade, communication, conduit, connection, corridor, covered way, defile, exit, expeditionary, ferry …   Moby Thesaurus

  • going — Synonyms and related words: abandonment, accepted, acting, active, activity, actuation, affluent, ambulant, ambulative, ambulatory, annihilation, ascending, at work, axial, back, back flowing, backward, bad, bane, biological death, blackout,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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