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step

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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
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2 an individual part of a process, series, or ranking

  • the manual enumerates every step in the procedure for shutting down the assembly line
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3 the mark or impression made by a foot

  • steps in the sand leading into the water and back out again
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4 steps plural the direction along which something or someone moves

  • their steps led them through a long corridor
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course, line, path, pathway, route, routeway [chiefly British], track, way

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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
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step

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2 to perform a series of usually rhythmic bodily movements to music

  • she was in her element, happily stepping around the dance floor
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shake a leg, trip the light fantastic

3 to proceed or move quickly

  • many people wanted to linger before the president's bier, but guards kept the line of mourners stepping forward
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beat it, get a move on, make tracks, shake a leg, step on it

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