every inch/step of the way

Definition of every inch/step of the way

:throughout the entire process
  • If you want to run for the Senate, we'll support you every inch/step of the way.

Word by Word Definitions

every play
  1. : being each individual or part of a group without exception

  2. : being each in a series or succession

  3. : being all taken severally

inch play
  1. : a unit of length equal to ¹/₃₆ yard — see Weights and Measures Table

  2. : a small amount, distance, or degree

  3. : stature, height

  1. : to move by small degrees : progress slowly

  2. : to cause to move slowly

  1. : island

step play
  1. : a rest for the foot in ascending or descending: such as

  2. : one of a series of structures consisting of a riser and a tread

  3. : a ladder rung

  1. : to move by raising the foot and bringing it down elsewhere or by moving each foot in succession

  2. : dance

  3. : to go on foot : walk

  1. : related by virtue of a remarriage (as of a parent) and not by blood

way play
  1. : a thoroughfare for travel or transportation from place to place

  2. : an opening for passage

  3. : the course traveled from one place to another : route

  1. : of, connected with, or constituting an intermediate point on a route

  1. : by a long distance : to a considerable degree or extent : far

  2. : by far : much

  3. : very


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