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A step in walking, running, etc.; stride
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  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:
A long step in walking or running
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  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
Manner of moving on foot; way of walking or running
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  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.
The sound of a foot stepping.
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  1. The sound of a foot stepping.
  2. The distance covered by a step:
  3. A step on which to go up or down.
The sound of a footstep
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  1. The sound of a footstep
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
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  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
The act of taking a step.
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  1. The act of taking a step.
A period of inactivity, relaxation, or sleep:
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  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:
(--- Sports) A running race:
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  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:
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
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  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:
(Nautical, dated) A floor timber in a ship.
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  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.
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
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  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:
The impression of the foot in a soft substance such as sand or snow.
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  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.
A course of action; a method of proceeding:
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  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.
The pattern itself:
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  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:
A publisher's name, often with the date, address, and edition, printed at the bottom of a title page of a publication.
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  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.
An effect produced, as on the mind or senses, by some force or influence
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  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.
The sound of a step; footfall
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  1. The sound of a step; footfall
  2. The sound of a foot stepping.
  3. A step on which to go up or down.
A mark, trace, course, or path left by a moving body.
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  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
(Obs.) A way followed or path taken
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  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.
A Plimsoll mark.
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  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:
A result of an initial effort:
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  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:
A change of residence, business location, etc.
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  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:
The dimensions, quantity, or capacity of something as ascertained by comparison with a standard:
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  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
To walk with slow or regular steps
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  1. To walk with slow or regular steps
  2. To go at the pace. Used of a horse or rider.
  3. To raise both legs on the same side at the same time in moving
To walk with long steps, especially in a hasty or vigorous way.
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  1. To walk with long steps, especially in a hasty or vigorous way.
  2. (Obs.) To sit or stand astride of; straddle
  3. To take a single, long step (esp. over something)
To serve as an advance person for a trip to be made by a politician or a dignitary.
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  1. To serve as an advance person for a trip to be made by a politician or a dignitary.
  2. To go forward; move ahead
  3. To cause to move forward:
To slope away from a point of reference:
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  1. To slope away from a point of reference:
  2. To yield or grant to one formerly in possession; cede (something) back.
  3. To go or move back from a former position
To move upward along; mount; climb
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  1. To move upward along; mount; climb
  2. To go back in time or line of ancestry
  3. To go or move upward; rise:
To move, step, or pass down or down along
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  1. To move, step, or pass down or down along
  2. (Music) To move down the scale
  3. (Astron.) To move toward the horizon
To pronounce; utter:
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  1. To pronounce; utter:
  2. (Sports) To attempt or complete a pass of the ball, puck, etc.
  3. To go through a trial, test, examination, or course of study successfully; satisfy given requirements or standards
To cause (a horse, dog, etc.) to move at a walk; lead, ride, or drive at a walk
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  1. To cause (a horse, dog, etc.) to move at a walk; lead, ride, or drive at a walk
  2. To force (a person) to move at a walk, as by grasping the shoulders and pushing
  3. To advance or move in a manner suggestive of walking
To form by walking or trampling:
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  1. To form by walking or trampling:
  2. To go on foot; walk.
  3. To move on foot; step; walk
To walk steadily and rhythmically forward in step with others.
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  1. To walk steadily and rhythmically forward in step with others.
  2. To cause to move or otherwise progress in a steady rhythmical manner:
  3. To begin to move in such a manner:
To change the course of:
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  1. To change the course of:
  2. To cause to progress or advance:
  3. To change posture or position; stir:
To cause to occur or be done more rapidly or too rapidly; accelerate the preparation or completion of; urge on
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  1. To cause to occur or be done more rapidly or too rapidly; accelerate the preparation or completion of; urge on
  2. To move or act with haste; move faster than is comfortable or natural
  3. To cause to move or act more rapidly or too rapidly; drive, move, send, force, or carry with haste
To speak in an affected way.
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  1. To speak in an affected way.
  2. To lessen the force of; weaken, as by euphemism
  3. To walk with short steps or in an affected, dainty manner
(Informal) To go or move briskly or in bounces
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  1. (Informal) To go or move briskly or in bounces
  2. To jump on one foot or with both feet at the same time.
  3. (Informal) To get on (a train) surreptitiously in order to ride without paying a fare:
The sound of a footstep
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  1. The sound of a footstep
The sound of a step; footfall
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  1. The sound of a step; footfall
  2. A step on which to go up or down.
  3. The sound of a foot stepping.
The thick outer layer of an automotive tire, containing grooves for added traction
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  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.
Any movement or procedure intended as a skillful or shrewd step toward some objective; stratagem; artifice; scheme
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  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.
A reference standard or sample used for the quantitative comparison of properties:
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  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:
(Games) An act of transferring a piece from one position to another in board games.
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  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
A set of established forms or methods for conducting the affairs of an organized body such as a business, club, or government.
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  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
A detail or branch of tactics
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  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.
The exponent of the derivative of highest order in a differential equation in standard form.
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  1. The exponent of the derivative of highest order in a differential equation in standard form.
  2. (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.
  3. A step or level in the accomplishment of an act or a duty, or in the determination of a relationship. The level of an offense, such as murder and determining the appropriate punishment for it. A step or level in the accomplishment of an act or a duty, or in the determination of a relationship. The level of an offense, such as murder and determining the appropriate punishment for it.
A degree or rating in a scale classifying according to quality, rank, worth, intensity, etc.
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  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 level or standard.
The degree of concentration, as of a substance in a fluid
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  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:
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
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  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.
The interval of time immediately before a given occurrence; the verge:
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  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
A crosspiece forming a step of a ladder; a round.
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  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
The height of the surface of a river or other fluctuating body of water above a set point:
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  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
A concave or V-shaped cut or indentation in an edge or across a surface
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  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:
To walk from place to place; move about.
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  1. To walk from place to place; move about.
  2. To move about; walk
To go on foot; walk. Often used with it:
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  1. To go on foot; walk. Often used with it:
  2. To walk, dance, or run on, over, or through; tread
  3. To go by foot over, on, or through; tread.
To walk with slow or regular steps
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  1. To walk with slow or regular steps
  2. To raise both legs on the same side at the same time in moving
  3. To walk or stride back and forth across:
To press or beat with the feet so as to crush or injure; trample
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  1. To press or beat with the feet so as to crush or injure; trample
  2. To go on foot; walk.
  3. To move on foot; step; walk
To force (a person) to move at a walk, as by grasping the shoulders and pushing
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  1. To force (a person) to move at a walk, as by grasping the shoulders and pushing
  2. To cause to walk or proceed at a walk:
  3. To go along or move about on foot at a moderate pace
To cause to dance
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  1. To cause to dance
  2. To move the body and feet in rhythm, ordinarily to music
  3. To engage in or perform (a dance).
To provide (a stocking, for example) with a foot.
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  1. To provide (a stocking, for example) with a foot.
  2. To walk, dance, or run on, over, or through; tread
  3. To dance
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