gait gait  /ˈɡeɪt/


  1. (n) the rate of moving (especially walking or running)
  2. (n) a horse's manner of moving
  3. (n) a person's manner of walking


  1. The man's gait was heavy, his eyes vacant.
  2. His gait was steady and a little flatfooted.
  3. They distinguish people based on cues like hairstyle, voice, gait or body shape.


  1. Two area amputees fitted with bionic ankles

    GRAND FORKS - Wyatt Halvorsen strode effortlessly down a hallway with a gait so even and natural that, if you didn't see it, you wouldn't know he was walking on a man-made foot and ankle - a device so technologically advanced, it provides energy like his own lower leg once did.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Fargo Forum

  2. Early diagnosis and treatment may reduce MS relapses

    Multiple sclerosis is a chronic autoimmune disease that disrupts nerve impulses in the central nervous system (brain, optic nerves and spinal cord) by attacking the protective coverings around nerve fibers known as myelin, and often damaging the nerve fibers (axons) themselves. Consequently, it can cause a diverse range of symptoms including numbness, weakness, spasticity, gait disturbances ...
    on June 9, 2013     Source: Del Mar Times

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  1. "I'll remember him as he was when I came to know him," Obama said, "his white hair flowing like a mane, his gait steady with a cane, determined to make the most of every last breath. The distinguished gentleman from West Virginia could be...
    on Jul 2, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: Montgomery County Courier

  2. "I was struck, the Holy Father just seemed very much energized," Archbishop Wuerl said after meeting with Benedict in Rome before the trip. "His walk, his gait is impressive.
    on Apr 13, 2006 By: Donald Wuerl Source: 940 News

  3. "The horse worked perfect," Nafzger said. "It was a little faster than we wanted, but he was very comfortable and did it well. He did it without any effort. He wasn't trying to work; that's his gait."
    on May 15, 2007 By: Carl Nafzger Source:

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