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Princeton's WordNet

  1. measure, step(noun)

    any maneuver made as part of progress toward a goal

    Synonyms:
    measure, standard, measuring stick, metre, whole step, quantity, footprint, meter, amount, mensuration, measuring, criterion, stair, whole tone, pace, step, bill, measurement, bar, footfall, beat, dance step, gradation, cadence, stone's throw, footstep, measuring rod, tone, touchstone, stride, footmark

  2. footstep, pace, step, stride(noun)

    the distance covered by a step

    Synonyms:
    footstep, tread, gait, stone's throw, stair, yard, pace, whole tone, step, tempo, measure, footfall, dance step, gradation, tone, rate, whole step, footmark, footprint, stride

  3. step(noun)

    the act of changing location by raising the foot and setting it down

    Synonyms:
    measure, tone, dance step, footprint, footstep, pace, footfall, stone's throw, footmark, whole tone, stride, stair, gradation, whole step

  4. step, stair(noun)

    support consisting of a place to rest the foot while ascending or descending a stairway

    Synonyms:
    measure, tone, dance step, footprint, footstep, pace, footfall, stone's throw, footmark, whole tone, stride, step, stair, gradation, whole step

  5. gradation, step(noun)

    relative position in a graded series

    Synonyms:
    footstep, graduation, grade, stone's throw, stair, pace, whole tone, step, measure, footfall, dance step, gradation, tone, whole step, footmark, footprint, stride

  6. step, stone's throw(noun)

    a short distance

    Synonyms:
    measure, tone, dance step, footprint, footstep, pace, footfall, stone's throw, footmark, whole tone, stride, step, stair, gradation, whole step

  7. footfall, footstep, step(noun)

    the sound of a step of someone walking

    Synonyms:
    measure, tone, dance step, footprint, footmark, pace, footfall, stone's throw, gradation, whole tone, stride, step, stair, footstep, whole step

  8. tone, whole tone, step, whole step(noun)

    a musical interval of two semitones

    Synonyms:
    pure tone, quality, footprint, measure, look, timbre, footfall, step, tone of voice, smell, stride, dance step, feel, timber, whole tone, note, footstep, pace, spirit, tonicity, tone, gradation, whole step, footmark, flavour, stone's throw, stair, tonus, tincture, feeling, flavor, musical note, tint, shade

  9. footprint, footmark, step(noun)

    a mark of a foot or shoe on a surface

    Synonyms:
    measure, whole step, tone, dance step, footprint, pace, footfall, stone's throw, gradation, whole tone, stride, step, stair, footstep, footmark

  10. step(noun)

    a solid block joined to the beams in which the heel of a ship's mast or capstan is fixed

    Synonyms:
    measure, tone, dance step, footprint, footstep, pace, footfall, stone's throw, footmark, whole tone, stride, stair, gradation, whole step

  11. dance step, step(verb)

    a sequence of foot movements that make up a particular dance

    Synonyms:
    measure, tone, dance step, footprint, footmark, pace, footfall, stone's throw, gradation, whole tone, stride, step, stair, footstep, whole step

  12. step(verb)

    shift or move by taking a step

    Synonyms:
    abuse, pace, mistreat, tread, maltreat, ill-use, ill-treat

  13. step, tread(verb)

    put down or press the foot, place the foot

    Synonyms:
    maltreat, step, tread, pace, abuse, trample, mistreat, ill-use, ill-treat

  14. step(verb)

    cause (a computer) to execute a single command

    Synonyms:
    abuse, pace, mistreat, tread, maltreat, ill-use, ill-treat

  15. mistreat, maltreat, abuse, ill-use, step, ill-treat(verb)

    treat badly

    Synonyms:
    pervert, maltreat, blackguard, step, tread, pace, abuse, clapperclaw, misuse, shout, mistreat, ill-use, ill-treat

  16. step(verb)

    furnish with steps

    Synonyms:
    abuse, pace, mistreat, tread, maltreat, ill-use, ill-treat

  17. step(verb)

    move with one's feet in a specific manner

    Synonyms:
    abuse, pace, mistreat, tread, maltreat, ill-use, ill-treat

  18. step(verb)

    walk a short distance to a specified place or in a specified manner

    Synonyms:
    abuse, pace, mistreat, tread, maltreat, ill-use, ill-treat

  19. step(verb)

    place (a ship's mast) in its step

    Synonyms:
    abuse, pace, mistreat, tread, maltreat, ill-use, ill-treat

  20. pace, step(verb)

    measure (distances) by pacing

    Synonyms:
    maltreat, tread, pace, abuse, mistreat, step, ill-use, ill-treat

  21. step(verb)

    move or proceed as if by steps into a new situation

    Synonyms:
    abuse, pace, mistreat, tread, maltreat, ill-use, ill-treat

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. step(n.)

    Synonyms:
    pace, tread

  2. step(n.)

    Synonyms:
    stair

  3. step(n.)

    Synonyms:
    degree, grade, gradation

  4. step(n.)

    Synonyms:
    advancement, progression

  5. step(n.)

    Synonyms:
    action, act, deed, proceeding

  6. step(n.)

    Synonyms:
    measure, means, method, expedient

  7. step(n.)

    Synonyms:
    round (of a ladder), rundle

  8. step(n.)

    Synonyms:
    short distance, stone's throw, small space, few steps

  9. step(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    walk

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

stage, paso, phase, move, measure, solis, steps, passage, n't, milestone, leap, arch, dwtps, extent, soli, stride, progress, not, pace, stages, measurement


Translations for step

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • قيافة, خطوة, مشيةArabic
  • аҙым, эҙ, баҫҡыс, йөрөшBashkir
  • pas, petjada, esglaóCatalan, Valencian
  • schod, kráčet, příčka, krok, pokládatCzech
  • fodspor, gang, trin, trinbræt, trit, skridtDanish
  • schreiten, Schritt, Stufe, Sprosse, tretenGerman
  • ŝtupoEsperanto
  • escalón, paso, peldañoSpanish
  • astinlauta, kannatinlaakeri, askelma, astella, tikkaat, toimenpide, astua, jalanjälki, askel, kukonaskel, jalusta, nostaa, siirtyäFinnish
  • faire un pas, pas, marche, marcherFrench
  • thoir, ceumnaich, staidhreScottish Gaelic
  • kesmad, tesmad, greeish, caskeimManx
  • पदHindi
  • lépdel, lép, lépésHungarian
  • քայլել, քայլ, աստիճանArmenian
  • langkah kaki, berjalanIndonesian
  • passo, scalinoItalian
  • 踏み台, 段, 行程, 立てる, 歩く, ステップ, 踏み出す, 足並み, 度, ひとまたぎ, 足音, 歩き方, 足取り, 段階, 踏む, 足跡, 檣座, 歩, 歩む, 道のり, 踏み入れるJapanese
  • passusLatin
  • pakāpiens, soļot, solisLatvian
  • whetokoMāori
  • stappen, stap, gaanDutch
  • skritt, stegNorwegian
  • pasOccitan
  • stopień, chód, zrobić krok, krokPolish
  • [[dar]] [[um]] [[passo]], degrau, dar um pulo, etapa, porte, pegada, passo, andaduraPortuguese
  • passRomansh
  • păși, pas, treaptăRomanian
  • шагнуть, поступь, след, шаг, ступить, ступень, ступенька, идти, шагать, подножка, ступать, походкаRussian
  • पदSanskrit
  • passuSardinian
  • sled, korak, stopiti, hoja, korakati, stopinjaSlovene
  • fotsteg, fotspår, gångstil, framsteg, steg, gångSwedish
  • hatuaSwahili
  • adımTurkish
  • щабель, хода, крок, сходинкаUkrainian

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