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1 : Steps for mounting a bed of unusual height.

2 : One of the steps in which a gable wall is often finished in place of a continuous slope; -- also called crowstep.

3 : A contrary method of procedure; opposite course of action.

4 : See Corriestep.

5 : The stone or plank forming a step before an outer door.

6 : An inclined plane under a hand printing press.

7 : The mark or impression of the foot; a track; hence, visible sign of a course pursued; token; mark; as, the footsteps of divine wisdom.

8 : A horse that moves with a high step or proud gait; hence, a person having a proud bearing.

9 : That part of the hind leg of the horse and allied animals, between the hock, or ham, and the pastern joint.

10 : The arched middle portion of the human foot next in front of the ankle joint.

11 : A mode of marching by a body of men going one after another as closely as possible, in which the leg of each moves at the same time with the corresponding leg of the person before him.

12 : To take a wrong step; to go astray.

13 : A wrong step; an error of conduct.

14 : To exceed in stepping.

15 : To step over or beyond; to transgress.

16 : of Overstep

17 : of Overstep

18 : A lively, spirited march; also, a lively style of dancing.

19 : A change of position effected by a motion of translation.

20 : The intervak between two contiguous degrees of the csale.

21 : A bearing in which the lower extremity of a spindle or a vertical shaft revolves.

22 : 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.

23 : 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.

24 : A portable framework of stairs, much used indoors in reaching to a high position.

25 : Walk; passage.

26 : Proceeding; measure; action; an act.

27 : Gait; manner of walking; as, the approach of a man is often known by his step.

28 : A print of the foot; a footstep; a footprint; track.

29 : A small space or distance; as, it is but a step.

30 : 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.

31 : 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.

32 : An advance or movement made by one removal of the foot; a pace.

33 : To fix the foot of (a mast) in its step; to erect.

34 : To set, as the foot.

35 : Fig.: To move mentally; to go in imagination.

36 : To walk slowly, gravely, or resolutely.

37 : To walk; to go on foot; esp., to walk a little distance; as, to step to one of the neighbors.

38 : 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.

39 : 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.

40 : A brother by the marriage of one's father with the mother of another, or of one's mother with the father of another.

41 : A son or daughter of one's wife or husband by a former marriage.

42 : A bereaved child; one who has lost father or mother.

43 : A stepmother.

44 : A daughter of one's wife or husband by a former marriage.

45 : The husband of one's mother by a subsequent marriage.

46 : The point on the side of the skull where the temporal line, or upper edge of the temporal fossa, crosses the coronal suture.

47 : A sulphide of antimony and silver of an iron-black color and metallic luster; called also black silver, and brittle silver ore.

48 : A perfume said to be prepared from the flowers of Stephanotis floribunda.

49 : A genus of climbing asclepiadaceous shrubs, of Madagascar, Malaya, etc. They have fleshy or coriaceous opposite leaves, and large white waxy flowers in cymes.

50 : A portable set of steps.

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1 : Bed steps

Steps for mounting a bed of unusual height.

2 : Corbiestep

n.

One of the steps in which a gable wall is often finished in place of a continuous slope; -- also called crowstep.

3 : Counterstep

n.

A contrary method of procedure; opposite course of action.

4 : Crowstep

n.

See Corriestep.

5 : Doorstep

n.

The stone or plank forming a step before an outer door.

6 : Footstep

n.

An inclined plane under a hand printing press.

7 : Footstep

n.

The mark or impression of the foot; a track; hence, visible sign of a course pursued; token; mark; as, the footsteps of divine wisdom.

8 : High-stepper

n.

A horse that moves with a high step or proud gait; hence, a person having a proud bearing.

9 : Instep

n.

That part of the hind leg of the horse and allied animals, between the hock, or ham, and the pastern joint.

10 : Instep

n.

The arched middle portion of the human foot next in front of the ankle joint.

11 : Lock step

A mode of marching by a body of men going one after another as closely as possible, in which the leg of each moves at the same time with the corresponding leg of the person before him.

12 : Misstep

v. i.

To take a wrong step; to go astray.

13 : Misstep

n.

A wrong step; an error of conduct.

14 : Outstep

v. t.

To exceed in stepping.

15 : Overstep

v. t.

To step over or beyond; to transgress.

16 : Overstepped

imp. & p. p.

of Overstep

17 : Overstepping

p. pr. & vb. n.

of Overstep

18 : Quickstep

n.

A lively, spirited march; also, a lively style of dancing.

19 : Step

v. i.

A change of position effected by a motion of translation.

20 : Step

v. i.

The intervak between two contiguous degrees of the csale.

21 : Step

v. i.

A bearing in which the lower extremity of a spindle or a vertical shaft revolves.

22 : Step

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.

23 : Step

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.

24 : Step

v. i.

A portable framework of stairs, much used indoors in reaching to a high position.

25 : Step

v. i.

Walk; passage.

26 : Step

v. i.

Proceeding; measure; action; an act.

27 : Step

v. i.

Gait; manner of walking; as, the approach of a man is often known by his step.

28 : Step

v. i.

A print of the foot; a footstep; a footprint; track.

29 : Step

v. i.

A small space or distance; as, it is but a step.

30 : Step

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.

31 : Step

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.

32 : Step

v. i.

An advance or movement made by one removal of the foot; a pace.

33 : Step

v. t.

To fix the foot of (a mast) in its step; to erect.

34 : Step

v. t.

To set, as the foot.

35 : Step

a.

Fig.: To move mentally; to go in imagination.

36 : Step

a.

To walk slowly, gravely, or resolutely.

37 : Step

a.

To walk; to go on foot; esp., to walk a little distance; as, to step to one of the neighbors.

38 : Step

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.

39 : Step-

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.

40 : Stepbrother

n.

A brother by the marriage of one's father with the mother of another, or of one's mother with the father of another.

41 : Stepchild

n.

A son or daughter of one's wife or husband by a former marriage.

42 : Stepchild

n.

A bereaved child; one who has lost father or mother.

43 : Stepdame

n.

A stepmother.

44 : Stepdaughter

n.

A daughter of one's wife or husband by a former marriage.

45 : Stepfather

n.

The husband of one's mother by a subsequent marriage.

46 : Stephanion

n.

The point on the side of the skull where the temporal line, or upper edge of the temporal fossa, crosses the coronal suture.

47 : Stephanite

n.

A sulphide of antimony and silver of an iron-black color and metallic luster; called also black silver, and brittle silver ore.

48 : Stephanotis

n.

A perfume said to be prepared from the flowers of Stephanotis floribunda.

49 : Stephanotis

n.

A genus of climbing asclepiadaceous shrubs, of Madagascar, Malaya, etc. They have fleshy or coriaceous opposite leaves, and large white waxy flowers in cymes.

50 : Stepladder

n.

A portable set of steps.

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From Wikipedia

Step or Steps may refer to:

  • Stairs
  • Walking
  • Dance move, the building block of many dances
  • Military step, a regular, ordered and synchronized walking of military formations
    • Marching, refers to the organized, uniformed, steady and rhythmic walking forward, usually associated with military troops
  • Edward Step (1855–1931), author of books on various aspects of nature
  • Step (unit), a Roman unit of length
  • Step (air base), a Soviet/Russian military facility in Chita Oblast
  • Step (footing), a horizontal platform of a stairway
  • Step (software), the physics simulator included in KDE
  • Step aerobics, aerobic exercise which uses an elevated platform
  • Step dance, a dance style where the footwork is the most important part of the dance
  • Step function, in mathematics
  • Stepfamily, reconstituted family, is a family in which one or both members of the couple have children from a previous relationship
  • A "step", moving from line to line in a mathematical proof using rules of logical inference

From Wiktionary

See also: STEP, štep, stęp, and step-

Contents

  • 1 English
    • 1.1 Etymology
    • 1.2 Pronunciation
    • 1.3 Noun
      • 1.3.1 Synonyms
      • 1.3.2 Hyponyms
      • 1.3.3 Derived terms
      • 1.3.4 Related terms
      • 1.3.5 Translations
    • 1.4 Verb
      • 1.4.1 Derived terms
      • 1.4.2 Translations
    • 1.5 See also
    • 1.6 Further reading
    • 1.7 Anagrams
  • 2 Czech
    • 2.1 Pronunciation
    • 2.2 Etymology 1
      • 2.2.1 Noun
        • 2.2.1.1 Declension
    • 2.3 Etymology 2
      • 2.3.1 Noun
        • 2.3.1.1 Declension
    • 2.4 Further reading
  • 3 Polish
    • 3.1 Pronunciation
    • 3.2 Noun
      • 3.2.1 Declension
  • 4 Spanish
    • 4.1 Noun

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English steppen, from Old English steppan (to step, go, proceed, advance), stepe (step), from Proto-Germanic *stapjaną (to step), *stapiz (step), from Proto-Indo-European *stÁb-, *stÁbʰ-, *stemb-, *stembʰ- (to support, stomp, curse, be amazed). Cognate with West Frisian stappe (to step), North Frisian stape (to walk, trudge), Dutch stappen (to step, walk), German stapfen (to trudge, stomp, plod). Related to stamp, stomp.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK, US) IPA(key): /stɛp/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: step
  • Rhymes: -ɛp
  • Homophone: steppe

Noun[edit]

step (plural steps)

  1. An advance or movement made from one foot to the other; a pace.
    • 1914, Louis Joseph Vance, Nobody, chapter III:
      Turning back, then, toward the basement staircase, she began to grope her way through blinding darkness, but had taken only a few uncertain steps when, of a sudden, she stopped short and for a little stood like a stricken thing, quite motionless save that she quaked to her very marrow in the grasp of a great and enervating fear.
    • For more examples of usage of this term, see Citations:step.
  2. A rest, or one of a set of rests, for the foot in ascending or descending, as a stair, or a rung of a ladder.
    • Sir Henry Wotton (1568-1639)
      The breadth of every single step or stair should be never less than one foot.
    • 1898, Winston Churchill, chapter 4, in The Celebrity:
      One morning I had been driven to the precarious refuge afforded by the steps of the inn, after rejecting offers from the Celebrity to join him in a variety of amusements. But even here I was not free from interruption, for he was seated on a horse-block below me, playing with a fox terrier.
    • 1967, Sleigh, Barbara, Jessamy, 1993 edition, Sevenoaks, Kent: Bloomsbury, ISBN 0 340 19547 9, page 122:
      Through the open front door ran Jessamy, down the steps to where Kitto was sitting at the bottom with the pram beside him.
    • For more examples of usage of this term, see Citations:step.
  3. A distinct part of a process; stage; phase.
    He improved step by step, or by steps.
    The first step is to find a job.
  4. A running board where passengers step to get on and off the bus.
    The driver must have a clear view of the step in order to prevent accidents.
  5. The space passed over by one movement of the foot in walking or running.
    One step is generally about three feet, but may be more or less.
    • Isaac Newton (1642-1727)
      To derive two or three general principles of motion from phenomena, and afterwards to tell us how the properties and actions of all corporeal things follow from those manifest principles, would be a very great step in philosophy.
  6. A small space or distance.
    It is but a step.
  7. A print of the foot; a footstep; a footprint; track.
  8. A gait; manner of walking.
    The approach of a man is often known by his step.
    • 1900, Charles W. Chesnutt, The House Behind the Cedars, Chapter I,
      Warwick passed through one of the wide brick arches and traversed the building with a leisurely step.
    • For more examples of usage of this term, see Citations:step.
  9. Proceeding; measure; action; act.
    • Alexander Pope (1688-1744)
      The reputation of a man depends on the first steps he makes in the world.
    • William Cowper (1731-1800)
      Beware of desperate steps. The darkest day, Live till to-morrow, will have passed away.
    • George Washington Cable (1844-1925)
      I have lately taken steps [] to relieve the old gentleman's distresses.
  10. (plural) A walk; passage.
    • John Dryden
      Conduct my steps to find the fatal tree.
  11. (plural) A portable framework of stairs, much used indoors in reaching to a high position.
  12. (nautical) 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.
  13. (machines) 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.
  14. (machines) A bearing in which the lower extremity of a spindle or a vertical shaft revolves.
  15. (music) The interval between two contiguous degrees of the scale.
    Usage note: The word tone is often used as the name of this interval; but there is evident incongruity in using tone for indicating the interval between tones. As the word scale is derived from the Italian scala, a ladder, the intervals may well be called steps.
  16. (kinematics) A change of position effected by a motion of translation.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of William Kingdon Clifford to this entry?)
  17. (programming) A constant difference between consecutive values in a series.
    Printing from 0 to 9 with a step of 3 will display 0, 3, 6 and 9.
  18. (slang) A stepsibling.
    • 2016, Robert M. Herzog, A World Between
      So for Richard and Barbara, Jeff and Kari, the impossibly varied collection of steps and halves that is another legacy of my father.

Synonyms[edit]

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  • stride

Hyponyms[edit]

  • back step, half step, etc. see under back, half, etc.
  • cyclic step

Derived terms[edit]

  • step-by-step
  • stepwise

Related terms[edit]

Translations[edit]

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Verb[edit]

step (third-person singular simple present steps, present participle stepping, simple past stepped or (dated) stept or (obsolete) stope, past participle stepped or (dated) stept or (obsolete) stopen)

  1. (intransitive) 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.
  2. (intransitive) To walk; to go on foot; especially, to walk a little distance.
    • 2013 June 1, “Ideas coming down the track”, in The Economist, volume 407, number 8838, page 13 (Technology Quarterly):
      A “moving platform” scheme [] is more technologically ambitious than maglev trains even though it relies on conventional rails. Local trains would use side-by-side rails to roll alongside intercity trains and allow passengers to switch trains by stepping through docking bays.
    to step to one of the neighbors
  3. (intransitive) To walk slowly, gravely, or resolutely.
    • Home the swain retreats, His flock before him stepping to the fold. — James Thomson
  4. (intransitive, figuratively) To move mentally; to go in imagination.
    • They are stepping almost three thousand years back into the remotest antiquity. — Alexander Pope
  5. (transitive) To set, as the foot.
  6. (transitive, nautical) To fix the foot of (a mast) in its step; to erect.
    • 1898, Joseph Conrad, Youth
      We put everything straight, stepped the long-boat's mast for our skipper, who was in charge of her, and I was not sorry to sit down for a moment.

Derived terms[edit]

Translations[edit]

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See also[edit]

  • step-

Further reading[edit]

  • step in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911
  • step at OneLook Dictionary Search

Anagrams[edit]

  • EPTs, ESTP, PETs, Sept, Sept., TPEs, Teps, pest, pets, sept, sept-, spet

Czech[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /stɛp/

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

step f

  1. steppe
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

step m inanimate

  1. tap dance
Declension[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • step in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • step in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

Polish[edit]

Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
step
Wikipedia pl

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /stɛp/

Noun[edit]

step m inan

  1. steppe

Declension[edit]


Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

step m (uncountable)

  1. step training