Definition for step

noun as in pace of feet in walking

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trace, track

noun as in action, move

noun as in one level of stairs

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doorstep, gradation, rung, tread

verb as in move foot to walk

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Example Sentences

Tide, for example, has capitalized on marketing on Amazon’s Alexa Skills platform to remove a step from the purchasing process.

Accordingly, Google is taking a number of steps to make itself the place consumers search for products — online or offline.

They then took steps to get verified by a reliable source, who did verify it.

That’s generally seen as the purview of Congress, which since its initial batch of aid in March and April hasn’t taken significant new steps to help struggling Americans.

On the other hand, they’re taking a lot of steps domestically to shore up the industry.

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But Brooke was out of step with the New Left and its notion of radical chic.

In the 21st century women are earning their equality every step of the way… including the bedroom.

A step-by-step plan to break from your various technology addictions.

The train was already in motion as she tried to step inside, and her body was crushed beneath it.

Until then, we will hike the stairs together, one carpeted step at a time.

The bride elect rushes up to him, and so they both step down to the foot-lights.

But, when the car came thundering down, it was crammed to the step; with a melancholy gesture, the driver declined her signal.

Sol got up, slowly; took a backward step into the yard; filled his lungs, opened his mouth, made his eyes round.

She was growing a little stout, but it did not seem to detract an iota from the grace of every step, pose, gesture.

The sound of my step shall make your heart jump; a look from me shall make you dumb for an hour.


On this page you'll find 139 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to step, such as: stride, footfall, footprint, footstep, gait, and impression.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.