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AMBULATORY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does ambulatory mean? 

AMBULATORY (noun)
  The noun AMBULATORY has 1 sense:

1. a covered walkway (as in a cloister)

  Familiarity information: AMBULATORY used as a noun is very rare.


AMBULATORY (adjective)
  The adjective AMBULATORY has 2 senses:

1. relating to or adapted for walking
2. able to walk about

  Familiarity information: AMBULATORY used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


AMBULATORY (noun)


Sense 1ambulatory [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A covered walkway (as in a cloister)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Context example:

it has an ambulatory and seven chapels

Hypernyms ("ambulatory" is a kind of...):

paseo; walk; walkway (a path set aside for walking)


AMBULATORY (adjective)


Sense 1ambulatory [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Relating to or adapted for walking

Classified under:

Relational adjectives (pertainyms)

Context example:

an ambulatory corridor

Pertainym:

ambulation (walking about)


Sense 2ambulatory [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Able to walk about

Synonyms:

ambulant; ambulatory

Context example:

the patient is ambulatory

Similar:

mobile (moving or capable of moving readily (especially from place to place))


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