What does ‘walk’ mean?

The word ‘walk’ can mean many different things. As a verb, the meaning is to lift and place one foot in front of the other at a regular pace or to escort someone on foot.​

For example:

  • We spent 5 hours walking along the beach. (one foot in front of the other)
  • The bouncers walked the intoxicated man to a waiting taxi. (escort)

Walk is a regular verb. The past tense and past participle is walked.

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phrasal verbs with walk

Phrasal verbs with ‘walk’ include:

  • Walk away (leave)
  • Walk away/off with (win or steal)
  • Walk in on (accidentally interrupt)
  • Walk into (hit an object)
  • Walk off (leave)
  • Walk on (continue walking)
  • Walk out (leave)
  • Walk through (explain in detail)
  • Walk up to (approach)
phrasal verbs with walk

Let’s learn the meaning of the phrasal verbs that contain the verb ‘walk’ in more detail and see some examples in use.

phrasal verbs with walk - walk away from with meaning and examples
phrasal verbs with walk - walk away/off with with meaning and examples
phrasal verbs with walk - walk in on with meaning and examples
phrasal verbs with walk - walk into with meaning and examples
phrasal verbs with walk - walk off with meaning and examples
phrasal verbs with walk - walk on with meaning and examples
phrasal verbs with walk - walk out on with meaning and examples
phrasal verbs with walk - walk out with meaning and examples
phrasal verbs with walk - walk through with meaning and examples
phrasal verbs with walk - walk up to with meaning and examples

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