Foot Synonyms & Definitions

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• FootDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (n.) A combination of syllables consisting a metrical element of a verse, the syllables being formerly distinguished by their quantity or length, but in modern poetry by the accent.
  2. (v. t.) To tread; as, to foot the green.
  3. (v. t.) To renew the foot of, as of stocking.
  4. (v. i.) To walk; -- opposed to ride or fly.
  5. (n.) The lower edge of a sail.
  6. (n.) The lowest part or base; the ground part; the bottom, as of a mountain or column; also, the last of a row or series; the end or extremity, esp. if associated with inferiority; as, the foot of a hill; the foot of the procession; the foot of a class; the foot of the bed.
  7. (n.) The muscular locomotive organ of a mollusk. It is a median organ arising from the ventral region of body, often in the form of a flat disk, as in snails. See Illust. of Buccinum.
  8. (n.) Soldiers who march and fight on foot; the infantry, usually designated as the foot, in distinction from the cavalry.
  9. (v. t.) To sum up, as the numbers in a column; -- sometimes with up; as, to foot (or foot up) an account.
  10. (n.) The terminal part of the leg of man or an animal; esp., the part below the ankle or wrist; that part of an animal upon which it rests when standing, or moves. See Manus, and Pes.
  11. (v. t.) To set on foot; to establish; to land.
  12. (v. t.) The size or strike with the talon.
  13. (v. i.) To tread to measure or music; to dance; to trip; to skip.
  14. (v. t.) To kick with the foot; to spurn.
  15. (n.) Recognized condition; rank; footing; -- used only in the singular.
  16. (n.) Fundamental principle; basis; plan; -- used only in the singular.
  17. (n.) A measure of length equivalent to twelve inches; one third of a yard. See Yard.
  18. (n.) That which corresponds to the foot of a man or animal; as, the foot of a table; the foot of a stocking.

• FootbreadthDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (n.) The breadth of a foot; -- used as a measure.