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Princeton's WordNet

  1. stepping stone(noun)

    a stone in a marsh or shallow water that can be stepped on in crossing

    Synonyms:
    stepping stone

  2. stepping stone(noun)

    any means of advancement

    "the job was just a stepping stone on his way to fame and riches"

    Synonyms:
    stepping stone

Wiktionary

  1. stepping stone(noun)

    Synonyms:
    means, way

  2. stepping stone(noun)

    A stone that can be stepped on in crossing something, especially a marsh or creek

    Synonyms:
    way, means

  3. stepping stone(noun)

    Something used as a way to progress to something or somewhere else.

    Synonyms:
    way, means


Translations for stepping stone

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  • SprungbrettGerman
  • σκαλοπάτιGreek
  • trampolínSpanish
  • astinlauta, askelkivi, ponnahduslautaFinnish
  • marchepied, tremplin, pas japonais, gué, palierFrench
  • clacharanScottish Gaelic
  • ugródeszkaHungarian
  • batu loncatanIndonesian
  • acciottolato, viatico, sasseto, selciaiaItalian
  • 飛び石Japanese
  • [[камень]], [[положить, камень-приступка, трамплин, стартовая площадка, ступенька, плацдармRussian

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