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Another word for step

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Noun
  1. The act or manner of going on foot

      1. The sound of a footstep
      1. The sound of a step; footfall
      2. A step on which to go up or down.
      3. The sound of a foot stepping.
      1. The thick outer layer of an automotive tire, containing grooves for added traction
      2. The grooves or ridges for added traction that are on the soles of certain shoes
      3. Either of the continuous ridged belts with which bulldozers, tanks, and certain other vehicles move over the ground.
    See also:

    move

    sounds

  2. An action calculated to achieve an end

      1. Any movement or procedure intended as a skillful or shrewd step toward some objective; stratagem; artifice; scheme
      2. A movement or combination of movements involving skill and dexterity:
      3. A controlled change in movement or direction of a moving vehicle or vessel, as in the flight path of an aircraft.
      1. A reference standard or sample used for the quantitative comparison of properties:
      2. The act or process of determining extent, dimensions, etc.; measurement
      3. Limit; bounds:
      1. (Games) An act of transferring a piece from one position to another in board games.
      2. An action taken to achieve an objective; a maneuver:
      3. (Chess, Checkers, etc.) The act of moving, or a player's turn to move
      1. A set of established forms or methods for conducting the affairs of an organized body such as a business, club, or government.
      2. (--- Law) The set of rules under which litigation is conducted, especially in contrast to the set of substantive legal principles that determine the merits of legal controversies and disputes.
      3. A particular course of action or way of doing something
      1. A detail or branch of tactics
      2. A manoeuvre, or action calculated to achieve some end.
      3. A plan or action for achieving a goal; a maneuver.
    See also:

    action

  3. One of the units in a course, as on an ascending or descending scale

      1. Social or official rank, position, or class
      2. The exponent of the derivative of highest order in a differential equation in standard form.
      3. (Grammar) One of the forms used in the comparison of adjectives and adverbs. For example, tall is the positive degree, taller the comparative degree, and tallest the superlative degree of the adjective tall.
      1. A degree or rating in a scale classifying according to quality, rank, worth, intensity, etc.
      2. A stage or degree in a process.
      3. An accepted standard or level
      1. The degree of concentration, as of a substance in a fluid
      2. A natural or proper position, place, or stage:
      3. Position along a vertical axis; height or depth:
      1. A short, usually tapering or pointed piece of wood, metal, etc. used to hold parts together or in place, or to close an opening, as in a barrel
      2. A fixed level, as for a price
      3. A point or prong for tearing, hooking, etc.
      1. The interval of time immediately before a given occurrence; the verge:
      2. A specified degree, condition, or limit, as in a scale or course:
      3. A stage, condition, level, or degree reached or indicated
      1. A crosspiece forming a step of a ladder; a round.
      2. Any sturdy stick, bar, or rod, esp. a rounded one, used as a crossbar, support, etc.
      3. A stage or degree in a scale, as of social acceptance
      1. The height of the surface of a river or other fluctuating body of water above a set point:
      2. A period, level, or degree in a process of development, growth, or change
      3. A level, floor, or story
      1. A concave or V-shaped cut or indentation in an edge or across a surface
      2. (Informal) A step; grade; degree; peg
      3. (Informal) A level or degree:
    See also:

    big

Verb
  1. To go on foot

    Idioms:
    See also:

    move

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

Idioms:

    step down

  1. To withdraw from business or active life

  2. step up

  3. To increase the speed of

Another word for step

Noun
  1. A movement of the foot

      1. A step in walking, running, etc.; stride
      2. A particular way of walking, running, etc. (of a person or animal); gait; walk
      3. A manner of walking or running:
      1. A long step in walking or running
      2. A manner of running; gait
      3. Any single forward movement by a four-legged animal, completed when the legs return to their original relative positions
      1. Manner of moving on foot; way of walking or running
      2. Rate or manner of proceeding:
      3. Manner of walking or stepping; bearing or carriage while moving.
      1. The sound of a foot stepping.
      2. The distance covered by a step:
      3. A step on which to go up or down.
      1. The sound of a footstep
      1. Something on which a person or thing treads or moves, as the part of a shoe sole, wheel, etc. that touches the ground, the endless belt over cogged wheels of a tractor or tank, the part of a rail on which a car wheel runs, or the horizontal surface of a step in a stairway
      2. Either of the continuous ridged belts with which bulldozers, tanks, and certain other vehicles move over the ground.
      3. Track
      1. The act of taking a step.
  2. One degree in a graded rise

      1. A period of inactivity, relaxation, or sleep:
      2. (Music) An interval of silence corresponding to one of the possible time values within a measure.
      3. The condition of being settled or resolved:
      1. (--- Sports) A running race:
      2. A trend or tendency:
      3. (Football) A player's act of carrying the ball, usually for a specified distance:
      1. Something on which a person or thing treads or moves, as the part of a shoe sole, wheel, etc. that touches the ground, the endless belt over cogged wheels of a tractor or tank, the part of a rail on which a car wheel runs, or the horizontal surface of a step in a stairway
      2. The thick outer layer of an automotive tire, containing grooves for added traction
      3. Either of the continuous ridged belts with which bulldozers, tanks, and certain other vehicles move over the ground.
      1. Round dance
      2. (Sports & Games) A unit of play that occupies a specified time, constitutes a certain number of plays, or allows each player a turn, especially the 18-hole sequence played in golf or one of the periods in a boxing match.
      3. A complete course, succession, or series:
      1. (Nautical, dated) A floor timber in a ship.
      2. A crosspiece forming a step of a ladder; a round.
      3. Any sturdy stick, bar, or rod, esp. a rounded one, used as a crossbar, support, etc.
      1. An instrument for determining, or adjusting a surface to, an even horizontal plane: the traditional level has a clear tube partly filled with liquid so as to leave an air bubble that moves to the exact center of the tube when the instrument is on an even horizontal plane; often there is another such tube which indicates when the instrument is perpendicular to the horizontal
      2. A natural or proper position, place, or stage:
      3. Position along a vertical axis; height or depth:
  3. The print of a foot

      1. The impression of the foot in a soft substance such as sand or snow.
      2. An impression or mark made by a foot or shoe, as in sand
      3. Space required by a piece of equipment. Eg: This computer has a smaller footprint.
      1. A course of action; a method of proceeding:
      2. (Slang) Needle marks on the skin from multiple intravenous injections, considered an indication of habitual drug use.
      3. Track and field.
      1. The pattern itself:
      2. A mark or impression made in or on a surface by pressure:
      3. Text, lettering, or other marks produced in ink from type as by a printing press or from digital fonts by an electronic printer:
      1. A publisher's name, often with the date, address, and edition, printed at the bottom of a title page of a publication.
      2. A publishing business with a unique name, usually owned by a larger publishing firm:
      3. A mark or pattern produced by imprinting; an impression.
      1. An effect produced, as on the mind or senses, by some force or influence
      2. An effect, feeling, or image retained as a consequence of experience:
      3. (Dentistry) An imprint of the teeth and surrounding tissues, formed with a plastic material that hardens into a mold for use in making dentures, inlays, or plastic models.
      1. The sound of a step; footfall
      2. The sound of a foot stepping.
      3. A step on which to go up or down.
      1. A mark, trace, course, or path left by a moving body.
      2. The scent of a person or animal:
      3. A paved or maintained path or track, as for bicycling or hiking
      1. (Obs.) A way followed or path taken
      2. An act of researching or ascertaining the origin or location of something:
      3. A visible mark, such as a footprint, made or left by the passage of a person, animal, or thing.
      1. A Plimsoll mark.
      2. (Film, Theater) Something, as a piece of tape or a chalked line, indicating an actor's predetermined position on a stage or set
      3. A number, letter, or symbol used to indicate various grades of academic achievement:
    See also:

    track

  4. An action, especially a first action

      1. A result of an initial effort:
      2. An instance of beginning a race:
      3. A position of advantage over others, as in a race or an endeavor; a lead:
      1. A change of residence, business location, etc.
      2. (Chess, Checkers, etc.) The act of moving, or a player's turn to move
      3. An action taken to achieve an objective; a maneuver:
      1. The dimensions, quantity, or capacity of something as ascertained by comparison with a standard:
      2. Limit; bounds:
      3. A procedure; course of action; step
    See also:

    action

Verb
  1. See also:

    climb

    rise