past tense of pace

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1 to move along with a steady regular step especially in a group
  • six jugglers paced neatly alongside one another in the parade

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2 to move forward along a course
  • the couple paced through the motions of a marriage, but it was never more than a financial and social arrangement

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The first known use of paced was circa 1523

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“Paced.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Nov. 2020.

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