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  Words related to tread

Related / Similar Words: pace, stride, trample, step

 

Definition:
  • a step in walking or running;
  • structural member consisting of the horizontal part of a stair or step;
  • the part (as of a wheel or shoe) that makes contact with the ground;
  • the grooved surface of a pneumatic tire;
  • brace (an archer''s bow) by pressing the foot against the center;
  • mate with; "male birds tread the females";
  • crush as if by treading on; "tread grapes to make wine";
  • tread or stomp heavily or roughly; "The soldiers trampled across the fields";
  • put down or press the foot, place the foot; "For fools rush in where angels fear to tread"; "step on the brake";
  • apply (the tread) to a tire;

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    Hyponyms: treadle, step on, tread on

     

    Part Meronyms: walk, walking, step, stair, pneumatic tire, pneumatic tyre

     

    Derivational Morphology: step, stride, pace, trample, trampling, stamper, stomper, tramper, trampler, footprint, footmark, footstep

     

    Anagrams: trade

     

     
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