locomote [loh-kuh-moht] WORD ORIGIN verb (used without object), lo·co·mot·ed, lo·co·mot·ing. to move about, especially under one’s own power. Liberaldictionary.com
Origin of locomote First recorded in 1825–35; back formation from locomotion Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019 Related Words for locomoting propel, migrate, walk, jump, go, carry, ship, transport, blow, proceed, transfer, travel, cross, relocate, run, drift, progress, change, fly, advance Word Origin and History for locomoting locomote v.
1831, back-formation from locomotion.
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