Entry from British & World English dictionary
verb[no object] technical or humorous
Move from one place to another: an amphibious fish that has the ability to locomote on land forget the car and locomote by other means
More example sentences
- The ancestral archosaur was a predator that could probably locomote on two or four legs.
- Inside computers artificial life forms have already evolved that can locomote, chase prey, evade predators and compete for limited resources.
- Biomechanics specialists have long known that snails and other limbless creatures locomote by sending waves of muscular contractions down their bodies.
Mid 19th century: back-formation from locomotion.
For editors and proofreaders
Line breaks: loco|mote
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