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Definition of "locomote" [locomote]

  • To move from one place to another. (verb-intransitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "locomote" in a sentence
  • "Uncertain how to identity that particular subset, I parse the group as a mix of money -- both old (Southampton's Meadow Club); and new (Bridgehampton's upstart so there Atlantic Golf Club) -- art world players; the culturati; and women who wear sheaths so tight they locomote with a little shuffle."
  • "But then, when the going gets difficult, as mother says, those coveting advancement must locomote."
  • "After billions of years of evolution, it was inevitable life would acquire the ability to locomote, to hunt and see, to protect itself from competitors."