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step

Part of speech: Noun

A movement made by the foot in walking, running, etc.; a pace; the distance passed over by a single movement of the foot in walking or running; footprint; manner of walking; gait; as, a steady step; a single tread in a flight of stairs; action; measure; as, the first step in an undertaking; grade; degree; as, to advance a step in a profession; an interval between two tones in a musical scale.

Part of speech: Verb

To move the foot backward or forward, etc., and put it down, as in walking, dancing, etc.; to walk a short distance; as, to step around the corner; to walk slowly or with dignity.

Part of speech: Verb

To set, as the foot; measure by steps; as, to step off the length of a room; fix the foot of in its frame, and so erect, as a mast.

Part of speech: Past tense

Stepped.

Part of speech: Past participle

Stepping.

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