Results for tread

Definitions of tread:

part of speech: noun

A walking or stepping; the upper horizpntal part of a step; manner of stepping; as, a heavy tread; the part of a wheel or tire that touches the road.

part of speech: noun


part of speech: verb

To step or walk on; to beat or press under the foot; to trample in contempt or hatred; to subdue; to copulate, as birds; to set in motion with the feet; to walk or go; to walk with form or state.

part of speech: past participle


part of speech: noun

Mode of stepping; place trod on or used in stepping; way; track; in arch., the horizontal part of a step on which the foot is placed.

part of speech: present participle


part of speech: verb transitive

To walk on: to press with the foot: to trample in contempt: to subdue:- pa. t. trod; pa. p. trod or trodden.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To step or walk.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To set the foot: to walk or go: to copulate, as fowls.

part of speech: verb transitive

To walk on; crush under the feet; subdue or overcome; dance.

part of speech: past tense


part of speech: noun

Pressure with the foot: a step.

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