Synonyms for ambulatory

Grammar : Adj
Spell : am-byuh-luh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee
Phonetic Transcription : ˈæm byə ləˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i

Définition of ambulatory

Origin :
  • "pertaining to walking;" also "shifting, not permanent," 1620s, from Latin ambulatorius "of or pertaining to a walker; movable," from ambulator, agent noun from past participle stem of ambulare "to walk" (see amble). Middle English had ambulary "movable" (mid-15c.).
  • adj changing position; able to move under own power
Example sentences :
  • He had met her by chance in the ambulatory on her way from Brother Bonaday's rooms.
  • Extract from : « Brother Copas » by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  • The poet is greater than man: he is nature on two legs,—ambulatory.
  • Extract from : « How Spring Came in New England » by Charles Dudley Warner
  • It consists of a choir and ambulatory, transepts, and three bays of a nave.
  • Extract from : « The Story of Brussels » by Ernest Gilliat-Smith
  • There is a central apse, an ambulatory, out of which radiate five chapels.
  • Extract from : « The Cathedrals of Great Britain » by P. H. Ditchfield
  • He is said to have introduced into Normandy the ambulatory and its radiating chapels.
  • Extract from : « How France Built Her Cathedrals » by Elizabeth Boyle O'Reilly
  • The sanctuary was raised above the ambulatory, with no screen between.
  • Extract from : « How France Built Her Cathedrals » by Elizabeth Boyle O'Reilly
  • The system of an ambulatory capital also obtained formerly in Bolivia.
  • Extract from : « Mogreb-el-Acksa » by R. B. Cunninghame Graham
  • The ambulatory with its radiating chapels is of incomparable beauty.
  • Extract from : « Rheims and the Battles for its Possession » by Various
  • My sketch has been taken from the "Ambulatory" at the back of, and surrounding, the choir.
  • Extract from : « An Architect's Note-book in Spain » by Matthew Digby Wyatt
  • Back of this, forming the eastern termination, runs an ambulatory.
  • Extract from : « Cathedrals of Spain » by John A. (John Allyne) Gade

Antonyms for ambulatory

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