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See definition of tread on Dictionary.com
  • nounwalk
  • verbwalk; bear down

synonyms for tread

  • footstep
  • footsteps
  • gait
  • march
  • pace
  • step
  • stride
  • trace
  • track
  • tramp
See also synonyms for: treading / trodden / trod
  • trample
  • squash
  • traipse
  • march
  • subdue
  • stride
  • stamp
  • hike
  • trudge
  • ambulate
  • plod
  • repress
  • crush
  • pace
  • step
  • tramp
  • quell
  • foot
  • subjugate
  • hoof
  • oppress
  • suppress
  • troop
  • step on
  • stamp on
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How to use tread in a sentence

Tires must be inflated properly, and a good tread depth will help with traction on wet roads.
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The pattern of that tread will also be designed to grip loose surfaces, while evacuating water, mud, small rocks, and snow as efficiently as possible.
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Bergeson says that Toyo uses different compound materials for the two categories of tires, as well as different tread designs.
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To merit this stamp, a two-dimensional analysis of a tire’s tread pattern must demonstrate that at least 25 percent of the tread’s surface area is made up of grooves.
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His instincts kicked in, and he looked down, seeing squelched mud imprinted with ribbed tread marks.
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Their heads might have been turned upside-down, so absolutely did they tread upon blue ether.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
You know MacRae, Lyn; it's mighty poor business for any man to tread on his toes, much less go walking rough-shod all over him.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
At last, some one came, a man, and his firm tread of boot-shod feet betokened a soldier.
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He shall not tread out wine in the press that was wont to tread it out: the voice of the treaders I have taken away.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
The lowing of cattle and the soft stumbling tread of many unshod feet told him that some one was approaching.
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WORDS RELATED TO TREAD

  • beat
  • bray
  • break
  • bruise
  • buck
  • comminute
  • contriturate
  • contuse
  • crease
  • crowd
  • crumble
  • crunch
  • embrace
  • enfold
  • express
  • hug
  • jam
  • kablooey
  • mash
  • pound
  • powder
  • press
  • pulverize
  • push
  • romp
  • rumple
  • squash
  • squeeze
  • squish
  • total
  • trample
  • tread
  • triturate
  • wrinkle
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