Click any word in a definition or example to find the entry for that word
90% of the time, speakers of English use just 7,500 words in speech and writing. These words appear in red, and are graded with stars. One-star words are frequent, two-star words are more frequent, and three-star words are the most frequent.
The thesaurus of synonyms and related words is fully integrated into the dictionary entries. Click on the T button in an entry to review the synonyms and related words for that meaning.
It's an easy walk from our house to the post office.
My office is a five-minute walk from the bus station.
I can recognize Joan by her walk.
The walk to the beach took them through a small forest.
He came up the walk, whistling and smelling the roses.
a sponsored walk (=in which people pay you an agreed amount for every mile)
Let's go for a walk before it gets too hot.
Feel free to take a walk around the garden.
He told us to take a walk.
Chris took the dog for a walk after work.
People from all walks of life use the public library.
There are people who underperform in every walk of life.
This is the British English definition of walk. View American English definition of walk.
Change your default dictionary and thesaurus to American English.
View the pronunciation for walk.
a generation … who are balancing working life with caring for both their teenage children and elderly parents
a type of cake shaped like a tube with chocolate on top and cream inside
to gossip or share personal information with someone …
A must for anyone with an interest in the changing face of language. The Macmillan Dictionary blog explores English as it is spoken around the world today.
Definition of walk from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.