STEP MEANING IN ENGLISH

• Step Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) At Eton College, England, a shallow step dividing the court into an inner and an outer portion.
  2. (v. i.) One of a series of offsets, or parts, resembling the steps of stairs, as one of the series of parts of a cone pulley on which the belt runs.
  3. (v. i.) A change of position effected by a motion of translation.
  4. (v. i.) A portable framework of stairs, much used indoors in reaching to a high position.
  5. (v. i.) A bearing in which the lower extremity of a spindle or a vertical shaft revolves.
  6. (v. i.) Proceeding; measure; action; an act.
  7. (a.) To walk; to go on foot; esp., to walk a little distance; as, to step to one of the neighbors.
  8. (v. t.) To set, as the foot.
  9. (v. i.) A rest, or one of a set of rests, for the foot in ascending or descending, as a stair, or a round of a ladder.
  10. (v. i.) In general, a framing in wood or iron which is intended to receive an upright shaft; specif., a block of wood, or a solid platform upon the keelson, supporting the heel of the mast.
  11. (a.) Fig.: To move mentally; to go in imagination.
  12. (v. i.) An advance or movement made by one removal of the foot; a pace.
  13. (a.) To walk slowly, gravely, or resolutely.
  14. (v. i.) Gait; manner of walking; as, the approach of a man is often known by his step.
  15. (v. i.) Walk; passage.
  16. (v. i.) The intervak between two contiguous degrees of the csale.
  17. (v. i.) The space passed over by one movement of the foot in walking or running; as, one step is generally about three feet, but may be more or less. Used also figuratively of any kind of progress; as, he improved step by step, or by steps.
  18. (a.) To move the foot in walking; to advance or recede by raising and moving one of the feet to another resting place, or by moving both feet in succession.
  19. (v. t.) To fix the foot of (a mast) in its step; to erect.
  20. (v. i.) A small space or distance; as, it is but a step.
  21. (v. i.) A print of the foot; a footstep; a footprint; track.


Synonyms:
Footfall, Footmark, Footprint, Footstep, Gradation, Measure, Pace, Stair, Stride, Tone, Tread,

• Step- Definition & Synonyms

  1. () A prefix used before father, mother, brother, sister, son, daughter, child, etc., to indicate that the person thus spoken of is not a blood relative, but is a relative by the marriage of a parent; as, a stepmother to X is the wife of the father of X, married by him after the death of the mother of X. See Stepchild, Stepdaughter, Stepson, etc.


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