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Meaning of FOOTSTEP

Pronunciation:  'fût`step

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the act of taking a step in walking
  2. [n]  the sound of a step of someone walking; "he heard footsteps on the porch"
  3. [n]  the distance covered by a step; "he stepped off ten paces from the old tree and began to dig"

FOOTSTEP is a 8 letter word that starts with F.


 Synonyms: footfall, pace, step, step, stride
 See Also: indefinite quantity, sound, step, tramp



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Foot"step`\, n.
1. The mark or impression of the foot; a track; hence,
   visible sign of a course pursued; token; mark; as, the
   footsteps of divine wisdom.

         How on the faltering footsteps of decay Youth
         presses.                              --Bryant.

2. An inclined plane under a hand printing press.

Thesaurus Terms
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