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trot

[ trot ]SEE DEFINITION OF trot

Synonyms for trot

  • amble
  • hurry
  • jog
  • lope
  • scamper
  • canter
  • go
  • pad
  • rack
  • ride
  • run
  • step lively
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Antonyms for trot

  • stop
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR TROT

They urged their horses into a trot, and soon found that Dick was right.

"You must a-been born with all your teeth," said the private, as we quickened to a trot.

It was almost nowhere possible to trot, and we had to plod on, step by step.

Now we can trot our beasts and not be smothered in other folk's dust.

When we made our way out on the bank, the horses were all put to the trot.

"I must trot off," Gilbert said suddenly, going towards the door.

The trumpets sounded, the column broke into a trot and was away.

And Seraphine did the same, while the horse broke into a trot and turned the corner of the avenue.

They cease barking, and trot around, with no further concern.

Then, urging on his horse, he drove at a trot up the hill that led to the Paradou.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1300, from Old French trot (12c.), from troter "to trot, to go," from Frankish *trotton (cf. Old High German trotton "to tread"), from a variant of the Germanic base of tread (v.). The trots "diarrhea" is recorded from 1808 (cf. the runs).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR TROT

canter

verbjog
  • lope
  • race
  • trot

galloping

verbbolt, race with slight jumping motion
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