Step

/ste'p/

Sense: Noun


  1. A sequence of foot movements that make up a particular dance.

    1. He taught them the waltz step.
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  2. The distance covered by a step.

    1. He stepped off ten paces from the old tree and began to dig.
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  3. The act of changing location by raising the foot and setting it down.

    1. He walked with unsteady steps.
  4. Support consisting of a place to rest the foot while ascending or descending a stairway.

    1. He paused on the bottom step.
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  5. A short distance.

    1. It's only a step to the drugstore.
  6. The sound of a step of someone walking.

    1. He heard footsteps on the porch.
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  7. A mark of a foot or shoe on a surface.

    1. The police made casts of the footprints in the soft earth outside the window.
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Pronunciation
Syllable Hyphenation
step
IPA Transcription
/stɛ'p/
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