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Another word for foot

  1. The lowest or supporting part or structure

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  1. To go on foot

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  2. To move rhythmically to music, using patterns of steps or gestures

  3. To combine (figures) to form a sum.

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Another word for foot

  1. A unit of measurement

  2. End of the leg

      1. A horse that trots, especially one trained for harness racing.
      2. A foot, especially the foot of a pig or sheep prepared as food.
      1. One that kicks:
      2. A sudden, surprising turn of events or ending; a twist.
      3. A tricky or concealed condition; a pitfall:
      1. Toots.
      2. A girl or young woman.
      3. A person's foot.
      1. A domesticated carnivorous mammal (Canis familiaris syn. Canis lupus subsp. familiaris) occurring as a wide variety of breeds, many of which are traditionally used for hunting, herding, drawing sleds, and other tasks, and are kept as pets.
      2. Any of various carnivorous mammals of the family Canidae, such as the dingo.
      3. A male animal of the family Canidae, especially of a fox or a domesticated breed.
      1. The arched middle part of the human foot between the toes and the ankle.
      2. The part of a shoe or stocking covering the instep.
      1. A usually curved structure forming the upper edge of an open space and supporting the weight above it, as in a bridge or doorway.
      2. A structure, such as a freestanding monument, shaped like an inverted U.
      3. A curve with the ends down and the middle up:
      1. The underside of the foot.
      2. The underside of a shoe or boot, often excluding the heel.
      3. The bottom surface of a plow.
      1. The rounded posterior portion of the human foot under and behind the ankle.
      2. The corresponding part of the hind foot of other vertebrates.
      3. A similar anatomical part, such as the fleshy rounded base of the human palm or the hind toe of a bird.
      1. A thin, cushionlike mass of soft material used to fill, to give shape, or to protect against jarring, scraping, or other injury.
      2. A piece of equipment consisting of shaped cushioning material often attached to a hard outer surface and worn to protect against blows, collisions, or shots.
      3. A flexible saddle without a frame.
      1. The foot of an animal, especially a quadruped, that has claws or nails.
      2. A human hand, especially a large clumsy one:
      3. To feel or strike with the paw or paws.
      1. The tip of a toe of an ungulate such as a horse, ox or deer, strengthened by a thick keratin covering.
      2. (slang) The human foot.
      3. (geometry, dated) An ungula.
      1. The outermost or farthest point or portion:
      2. The greatest or utmost degree:
      3. Grave danger, necessity, or distress:
  3. A foundation

      1. A platform extending from a shore over water and supported by piles or pillars, used to secure, protect, and provide access to ships or boats.
      2. Such a structure used predominantly for entertainment.
      3. A supporting structure at the junction of connecting spans of a bridge.
      1. The deepest or lowest part:
      2. The part closest to a reference point:
      3. The underside:
      1. The lowest or bottom part:
      2. The part of a plant or animal organ that is nearest to its point of attachment.
      3. The point of attachment of such an organ.
      1. Secure placement of the feet in standing or moving.
      2. A surface or its condition with respect to its suitability for walking or running, especially the condition of a racetrack.
      3. A secure place for the feet; a foothold.
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  4. A metrical unit in verse

      1. The measured arrangement of words in poetry, as by accentual rhythm, syllabic quantity, or the number of syllables in a line.
      2. A particular arrangement of words in poetry, such as iambic pentameter, determined by the kind and number of metrical units in a line.
      3. The rhythmic pattern of a stanza, determined by the kind and number of lines.
      1. A space between objects, points, or units, especially when making uniform amounts of separation:
      2. An amount of time between events, especially of uniform duration separating events in a series:
      3. A segment of an athletic workout in which an athlete runs, swims, or does other exercise over a series of predetermined distances at regular time increments with intermittent rests.
      1. The relative prominence of a particular syllable of a word by greater intensity or by variation or modulation of pitch or tone.
      2. Vocal prominence or emphasis given to a particular syllable, word, or phrase.
      3. One determined by the regional or social background of the speaker.
      1. A reference standard or sample used for the quantitative comparison of properties:
      2. A unit specified by a scale, such as an inch, or by variable conditions, such as a day's march.
      3. A system of measurement, such as the metric system.



  1. on-one-s-feet

  2. sound, settled, secure;

    • put-one-s-best-foot-forward

    • put one's foot in it or in one's mouth