step–by–step

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adjective or adverb \ˌstep-bī-ˈstep\

Definition of step–by–step

  1. :  marked by successive degrees usually of limited extent :  gradual

First Known Use of step–by–step

1581


STEP–BY–STEP Defined for English Language Learners

step-by-step

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adjective

Definition of step–by–step for English Language Learners

  • : showing or explaining each stage in a process

  • : happening or done in a series of steps or stages


STEP–BY–STEP Defined for Kids

step–by–step

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adjective \ˌstep-bī-ˈstep\

Definition of step–by–step for Students

  1. :  moving or happening by steps one after the other Let's take a step-by-step approach to the problem.

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