step

17 ENTRIES FOUND:

step

noun

Definition of STEP

1
an action planned or taken to achieve a desired result <took steps to ensure that there would be no more incidences of food poisoning>
2
an individual part of a process, series, or ranking <the manual enumerates every step in the procedure for shutting down the assembly line>
3
the mark or impression made by a foot <steps in the sand leading into the water and back out again>
Related Words hoofprint; pug, spoor, track; tread
4
steps pl  the direction along which something or someone moves <their steps led them through a long corridor>
Synonyms course, line, pathway, route, routeway [chiefly British], steps, track, way
5
a very small distance or degree <he lives just a step away from his elderly mother, so he's there if she needs him for any reason>
Related Words bit, crumb, dab, iota, jot, minim, mite, particle, smidgen (also smidgeon or smidgin or smidge), trace, trifle
Near Antonyms infinity, light-year

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