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 meansMore example sentences
- Many animals that locomote by legs possess adhesive pads.
- Attempts to locomote above some maximum speed often results in postural failure of the animal.
- The more stable design of fast swimming cetaceans may limit these animals to locomoting and foraging in pelagic habitats.
mid 19th century: back-formation from locomotion.