intransitive verb (-moted; -moting) Etymology: back-formation from locomotion Date: 1834 to move about

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  • locomote — v. i. [by back formation from locomotion.] To change location; move, travel, or proceed. Syn: travel, go, move. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • locomote — (v.) 1831, back formation from LOCOMOTION (Cf. locomotion) …   Etymology dictionary

  • locomote — /loh keuh moht /, v.i., locomoted, locomoting. to move about, esp. under one s own power. [1825 35; back formation from LOCOMOTION] * * * …   Universalium

  • locomote — verb To move or travel (from one location to another) …   Wiktionary

  • locomote — lo·co·mote …   English syllables

  • locomote — lo•co•mote [[t]ˌloʊ kəˈmoʊt[/t]] v. i. mot•ed, mot•ing cvb to move about, esp. under one s own power • Etymology: 1825–35; back formation from locomotion …   From formal English to slang

  • locomote — /loʊkəˈmoʊt/ (say lohkuh moht) verb (i) (locomoted, locomoting) to move from one place to another. {backformation from locomotion} …   Australian English dictionary

  • locomote — verb change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically How fast does your new car go? We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect The soldiers moved towards the city in an… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • animal — animalic /an euh mal ik/, animalian /an euh may lee euhn, mayl yeuhn/, adj. /an euh meuhl/, n. 1. any member of the kingdom Animalia, comprising multicellular organisms that have a well defined shape and usually limited growth, can move… …   Universalium

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