Definition of gallop :
1. A mode of running by a quadruped, particularly by a horse, by lifting alternately the fore feet and the hind feet, in successive leaps or bounds.
2. Fig.: To go rapidly or carelessly, as in making a hasty examination.
3. To cause to gallop.
4. To move or run in the mode called a gallop; as a horse; to go at a gallop; to run or move with speed.
5. To ride a horse at a gallop.
prolong, fly, broaden, bareback, break in, go, hasten, bridle, put out, pass, cover, tempo, unfold, stretch out, lead, carry, reach out, protract, poke out, continue, extend, draw out, expand, widen, surge, stretch, exsert, dismount, hold out, momentum, be quick on your feet, charge, rate, equestrian, trip, offer, strain, groom, outpace, stretch forth
run (part of speech: verb)
hurdle, trot, bound, dash, stride, race, run, jump, single-foot, lope, spring, go at a gallop, rack, jog, canter, scamper, ride at full speed, scramble, scurry, sprint, scoot, leap, swing, dart, plunge, tear
speed (part of speech: noun)
- We remained with him for several days, at the end of which time he was able to mount his horse and take a gallop with my father in the early morning. - "With Axe and Rifle", W.H.G. Kingston.
- I must have a gallop. - "The Adventures of Harry Richmond, Complete", George Meredith Last Updated: March 7, 2009.
- Here come the others, full gallop! - "A Dash from Diamond City", George Manville Fenn.