walk with (someone or something)

walk with (someone or something)

1. To accompany or escort someone on foot. Do you mind if I walk with you to school today? Two police officers walked with the political prisoner to ensure his safety.
2. To walk carefully while carrying something. Please walk with those plates of food. You'll drop one if you keep rushing around like that! My parents always taught me to walk with sharp objects.
3. To use or require the aid of some implement in order to walk. My dad walks with a cane, but it's more of fashion statement than because he needs one. I had to walk with crutches for nearly six months while my foot healed.
4. To walk with a particular style, characteristic, manner, or attribute. Tom's been walking with a spring in his step ever since he got the good news about his promotion. Thankfully, both her legs healed after the accident, though she walked with a limp for the rest of her life.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

walk with someone

to walk in the company of someone. Why don't you walk with me for a while? Can I walk with you?
See also: walk

walk with something

 
1. to walk with the aid of something, such as a cane, crutches, etc. You can recognize her easily. She walks with a cane. Dan walks with the help of a crutch.
2. to walk in a characteristic manner, such as with a limp, halting gait, a sprightly step, etc. Martha's uncle walks with a limp. I have always walked with a halting gait.
See also: walk
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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