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step (n):
any maneuver made as part of progress toward a goal
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the situation called for strong measures.
the police took steps to reduce crime
step (n):
the act of changing location by raising the foot and setting it down
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he walked with unsteady steps
step (n):
a sequence of foot movements that make up a particular dance
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he taught them the waltz step
step (n):
support consisting of a place to rest the foot while ascending or descending a stairway
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he paused on the bottom step
step (n):
a solid block joined to the beams in which the heel of a ship's mast or capstan is fixed
step (n):
a mark of a foot or shoe on a surface
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the police made casts of the footprints in the soft earth outside the window
step (n):
a musical interval of two semitones
step (n):
the sound of a step of someone walking
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he heard footsteps on the porch
step (n):
a short distance
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it's only a step to the drugstore
step (n):
the distance covered by a step
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he stepped off ten paces from the old tree and began to dig
Related Words: pacestride
step (n):
relative position in a graded series
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always a step behind.
subtle gradations in color.
keep in step with the fashions

Related Word: gradation
step (v):
move or proceed as if by steps into a new situation
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She stepped into a life of luxury.
he won't step into his father's footsteps
step (v):
measure (distances) by pacing
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step off ten yards
Related Words: pace
step (v):
place (a ship's mast) in its step
step (v):
shift or move by taking a step
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step back
step (v):
put down or press the foot, place the foot
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For fools rush in where angels fear to tread.
step on the brake

Related Words: tread
step (v):
walk a short distance to a specified place or in a specified manner
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step over to the blackboard
step (v):
move with one's feet in a specific manner
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step lively
step (v):
furnish with steps
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The architect wants to step the terrace
step (v):
treat badly
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This boss abuses his workers.
She is always stepping on others to get ahead

Related Words: abuseill-treatill-usemaltreatmistreat
step (v):
cause (a computer) to execute a single command
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The first step is the hardest

En zoru ilk adımı atmaktır
Starting is often the most difficult part of doing a job


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