An action taken as a means to an end; an expedient:
That or those remaining:
A step on which to go up or down.
The act, method, or manner of proceeding in some action; esp., the sequence of steps to be followed
To plan, introduce, or carry out in phases, or stages
A series or flight of steps; a staircase.
A lead or other advantage, as at the beginning of a race or contest
To walk in a vain, stiff, swaggering manner
Walking on the whole sole, as a human or bear
An individual step, or stage, in any process or scale of values. [from 13th c.]
Any movement or procedure intended as a skillful or shrewd step toward some objective; stratagem; artifice; scheme
(Chiefly Brit.) To have or cause to have a ladder, or run
To cause to pause or wait at a designated location.
A vague notion, remembrance, or belief:
(Informal) A step; grade; degree; peg
A step of progress; an advance:
Manner of moving on foot; way of walking or running
The act of taking a step.
A tool for finding whether a surface is level, or for creating a horizontal or vertical line of reference.
Athletic sports performed on a track, as running, hurdling, etc.
The pattern itself:
A note on a book's title page or its reverse or at the end of the book, giving the publisher's or printer's name, time and place of publication, etc.
A marked or beaten path, as through woods or wilderness.
Something drawn or traced, as a mark, sketch, etc.
A written or printed symbol used for punctuation; a punctuation mark.
To regulate the rate of progress, development, etc. of, esp. so as to conserve energy or resources
To recede is to diminish or to move back.
To move upward along; mount; climb
(Intransitive) To change from one state to another.
Walk is defined as to travel on foot.
To follow a specified course:
To cause to move or act more rapidly or too rapidly; drive, move, send, force, or carry with haste
(Intransitive) To act or talk with affected nicety; to affect delicacy in manner.
To move with light bounding skips or leaps.
The series of events and episodes that form the plot of a story or play:
To slant or slope upward:
A public action in the form of a protest to the government or those in power
A level of responsibility or authority in a hierarchy; a rank:
An expedient thing; means to an end
The process by which land is leveled off through erosion or the transportation or deposition of sediments, especially the process by which a riverbed is brought to a level where it is just able to transport the amount of sediment delivered to it.
The degree of rise or descent of a sloping surface, as of a highway, railroad, etc.
(Music) The movement forward from one tone or chord to another
A person or thing that rises; specif., a person who gets up after sleep in a specified way
Something round or rounded; thing or part that is spherical, globular, circular, curved, annular, or cylindrical
the distance covered by a step
A person who winds material or operates a winding machine in textile and other industries
To move rhythmically usually to music, using prescribed or improvised steps and gestures.
To put through the steps of a prescribed procedure:
To engage in carping criticism. Often used with on:
The definition of a tactic is a skillful way of doing something or making something happen.
To walk from place to place; move about.
To walk, dance, or run on, over, or through; tread
a sequence of foot movements that make up a particular dance
The definition of a tone is a sound in terms of its quality, pitch, origin or power.
a short distance
To inflict physical, sexual, or psychological harm upon
To treat unkindly or harshly.
To have a common boundary:
(Colloquial) Alternative form of of course.
A degree or notch, as in estimation:
A specified degree, condition, or limit, as in a scale or course:
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