- Footstep Foot"step`, n.
1. The mark or impression of the foot; a track; hence,
visible sign of a course pursued; token; mark; as, the
footsteps of divine wisdom.
How on the faltering footsteps of decay Youth presses. --Bryant. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.
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Footstep — or Footsteps may refer to:* A step and its sound effect for various media like films and video gamesMusic * Footsteps (Pearl Jam song), a 1992 song by Pearl Jam * Footsteps , a 1994 rock music song on The Mind s Eye by Stiltskin * Griot s… … Wikipedia
footstep — index step Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 … Law dictionary
footstep — (n.) early 13c., footprint, from FOOT (Cf. foot) (n.) + STEP (Cf. step) (n.). Meaning a tread or fall of the foot is first attested 1530s. Figurative expression to follow in (someone s) footsteps is from 1540s … Etymology dictionary
footstep — ► NOUN ▪ a step taken in walking, especially as heard by another person. ● follow (or tread) in someone s footsteps Cf. ↑tread in someone s footsteps … English terms dictionary
footstep — [foot′step΄] n. 1. a person s step 2. the distance covered in a step 3. the sound of a step; footfall 4. a footprint 5. a step in a stairway follow in someone s footsteps to follow someone s example, vocation, etc.; be or try to be like some… … English World dictionary
footstep — noun (usually footsteps) ADJECTIVE ▪ heavy ▪ light ▪ dragging ▪ He heard the sound of heavy, dragging footsteps in the corridor. ▪ measured … Collocations dictionary
footstep */ — UK [ˈfʊtˌstep] / US noun [countable, usually plural] Word forms footstep : singular footstep plural footsteps the sound that your feet make when you are walking I heard my husband s footsteps coming up the stairs. • follow in someone s footsteps … English dictionary
footstep — [[t]f ʊtstep[/t]] footsteps 1) N COUNT: usu pl A footstep is the sound or mark that is made by someone walking each time their foot touches the ground. I heard footsteps outside. 2) PHRASE: V inflects If you follow in someone s footsteps, you do… … English dictionary
footstep — noun 1) he heard a footstep Syn: footfall, step, tread, stomp, stamp 2) footsteps in the sand Syn: footprint, footmark, mark, impression; (footsteps) track(s), spoor … Thesaurus of popular words
footstep — /ˈfʊtstɛp / (say footstep) noun 1. a step or tread of the foot, or the sound produced by it; footfall. 2. the distance traversed by the foot in stepping; a pace. 3. → footprint (def. 1). 4. a step by which to ascend or descend. –phrase 5. follow… … Australian English dictionary