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Meaning of TROT

Pronunciation:  trât, trât

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a gait faster than a walk; diagonally opposite legs strike the ground together
  2. [n]  a slow pace of running
  3. [n]  a literal translation used in studying a foreign language (often used illicitly)
  4. [n]  radicals who support Trotsky's theory that socialism must be established throughout the world by continuing revolution
  5. [v]  run at a moderately swift pace
  6. [v]  cause to trot; "She trotted the horse home"
  7. [v]  ride at a trot

TROT is a 4 letter word that starts with T.


 Synonyms: clip, crib, jog, jog, lope, pony, Trotskyist, Trotskyite
 See Also: dogtrot, gait, interlingual rendition, locomotion, radical, rendering, ride horseback, rising trot, run, sitting trot, translation, travel, version, walk



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Trot\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Trotted}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    {Trotting}.] [OE. trotten, OF. troter, F. trotter; probably
    of Teutonic origin, and akin to E. tread; cf. OHG. trott?n to
    tread. See {Tread}.]
    1. To proceed by a certain gait peculiar to quadrupeds; to
       ride or drive at a trot. See {Trot}, n.
    2. Fig.: To run; to jog; to hurry.
             He that rises late must trot all day, and will
             scarcely overtake his business at night. --Franklin.
  2. \Trot\, v. t.
    To cause to move, as a horse or other animal, in the pace
    called a trot; to cause to run without galloping or
    {To trot out}, to lead or bring out, as a horse, to show his
       paces; hence, to bring forward, as for exhibition.
  3. \Trot\, n. [F. See {Trot}, v. i.]
    1. The pace of a horse or other quadruped, more rapid than a
       walk, but of various degrees of swiftness, in which one
       fore foot and the hind foot of the opposite side are
       lifted at the same time. ``The limbs move diagonally in
       pairs in the trot.'' --Stillman (The Horse in Motion).
    2. Fig.: A jogging pace, as of a person hurrying.
    3. One who trots; a child; a woman.
             An old trot with ne'er a tooth.       --Shak.