HyperDic: foot

English > 14 senses of the word foot:
NOUNbodyfoot, human foot, pesthe part of the leg of a human being below the ankle joint
quantityfoot, fta linear unit of length equal to 12 inches or a third of a yard
locationfootthe lower part of anything
animalfoot, animal footthe pedal extremity of vertebrates other than human beings
artifactfoot, foundation, base, fundament, groundwork, substructure, understructurelowest support of a structure
animalfoot, invertebrate footany of various organs of locomotion or attachment in invertebrates
actfoottravel by walking
person foota member of a surveillance team who works on foot or rides as a passenger
groupfoot, infantryan army unit consisting of soldiers who fight on foot
communicationfoot, metrical foot, metrical unit(prosody) a group of 2 or 3 syllables forming the basic unit of poetic rhythm
artifactfoota support resembling a pedal extremity
VERBpossessionfoot, pickpay for something
motionfoot, leg it, hoof, hoof itwalk
cognitionfoot, foot upadd a column of numbers
foot > pronunciation
Soundsfuh't
Rhymesafoot ... underfoot: 16 rhymes with uht...
English > foot: 14 senses > noun 1, body
MeaningThe part of the leg of a human being below the ankle joint.
Example "armored from head to foot"
Synonymshuman foot, pes
Part ofhomo, man, human being, humanAny living or extinct member of the family Hominidae characterized by superior intelligence, articulate speech, and erect carriage
legA human limb
Partsarcuate artery, arteria arcuatacurved artery in the foot
big toe, great toe, halluxThe first largest innermost toe
digital arteries, arteria digitalisarteries in the hand and foot that supply the fingers and toes
heelThe back part of the human foot
heelbone, calcaneus, os tarsi fibulareThe largest tarsal bone
instepThe arch of the foot
intercapitular vein, vena intercapitalisveins connecting the dorsal and palmar veins of the hand or the dorsal and plantar veins of the foot
little toeThe fifth smallest outermost toe
metatarsal artery, arteria metatarseadorsal and plantar arteries to the metatarsal region of the foot
metatarsal vein, vena metatarsusdorsal and plantar branches of veins serving the metatarsal region of the foot
soleThe underside of the foot
toeOne of the digits of the foot
Narrowerflatfoot, splayfoot, pes planusA foot afflicted with a fallen arch
Broadervertebrate foot, pedal extremityThe extremity of the limb in vertebrates
Spanishpata, pes, pie
Catalanpes, peu
Verbsfootwalk
English > foot: 14 senses > noun 2, quantity
MeaningA linear unit of length equal to 12 inches or a third of a yard.
Synonymft
Part ofyard, paceA unit of length equal to 3 feet
Partsinch, inA unit of length equal to one twelfth of a foot
Broaderlinear unit, linear measureA unit of measurement of length
Spanishpie
Catalanpeu
English > foot: 14 senses > noun 3, location
MeaningThe lower part of anything.
Examples
  • "curled up on the foot of the bed"
  • "the foot of the page"
  • "the foot of the list"
  • "the foot of the mountain"
BroaderbottomThe lowest part of anything
OppositeheadThe top of something
Spanishpie
Catalanpeu
English > foot: 14 senses > noun 4, animal
MeaningThe pedal extremity of vertebrates other than human beings.
Synonymanimal foot
Narrowerbird's footThe foot of a bird
forefootA front foot of a quadruped
fossorial footfoot adapted for digging as in moles
hindfootA rear foot of a quadruped
hoofThe foot of an ungulate mammal
pawA clawed foot of an animal especially a quadruped
trotterfoot of a pig or sheep especially one used as food
webfootA foot having the toes connected by folds of skin
Broadervertebrate foot, pedal extremityThe extremity of the limb in vertebrates
Spanishpata, pie
Catalanpeu, pota
English > foot: 14 senses > noun 5, artifact
MeaningLowest support of a structure.
Example "he stood at the foot of the tower"
Synonymsfoundation, base, fundament, groundwork, substructure, understructure
Part ofstructure, constructionA thing constructed
NarrowerbedA foundation of earth or rock supporting a road or railroad track
raft foundation, raft, matA foundation (usually on soft ground) consisting of an extended layer of reinforced concrete
Broadersupportsupporting structure that holds up or provides a foundation
Spanishbase, cimentación, cimiento, fundación, fundamento, pie
Catalanbase, fonament, peu
English > foot: 14 senses > noun 6, animal
MeaningAny of various organs of locomotion or attachment in invertebrates.
Synonyminvertebrate foot
Part ofinvertebrateAny animal lacking a backbone or notochord
Narrowertube foottentacular tubular process of most echinoderms (starfish and sea urchins and holothurians) having a sucker at the end and used for e.g. locomotion and respiration
BroaderorganA fully differentiated structural and functional unit in an animal that is specialized for some particular function
Spanishpatas
Catalanpotes
English > foot: 14 senses > noun 7, act
Meaningtravel by walking.
Examples
  • "he followed on foot"
  • "the swiftest of foot"
BroaderwalkThe act of walking somewhere
Verbsfootwalk
English > foot: 14 senses > noun 8, person
MeaningA member of a surveillance team who works on foot or rides as a passenger.
Broadersecret agent, intelligence officer, intelligence agent, operativeA person secretly employed in espionage for a government
English > foot: 14 senses > noun 9, group
MeaningAn army unit consisting of soldiers who fight on foot.
Example"there came ten thousand horsemen and as many fully-armed foot"
Synonyminfantry
Categorymilitary, armed forces, armed services, military machine, war machineThe military forces of a nation
Narrowerparatroopsinfantry trained and equipped to parachute
Broaderarmy unitA military unit that is part of an army
Spanishinfantería, regimiento de infantería
Catalaninfanteria
English > foot: 14 senses > noun 10, communication
Meaning(prosody) a group of 2 or 3 syllables forming the basic unit of poetic rhythm.
Synonymsmetrical foot, metrical unit
Categoryprosody, metricsThe study of poetic meter and the art of versification
NarroweramphibrachA metrical unit with unstressed-stressed-unstressed syllables (e.g., 'remember')
anapest, anapaestA metrical unit with unstressed-unstressed-stressed syllables
dactylA metrical unit with stressed-unstressed-unstressed syllables
iamb, iambusA metrical unit with unstressed-stressed syllables
pyrrhic, dibrachA metrical unit with unstressed-unstressed syllables
spondeeA metrical unit with stressed-stressed syllables
trocheeA metrical unit with stressed-unstressed syllables
Broadermeter, metre, measure, beat, cadence(prosody) the accent in a metrical foot of verse
Spanishpie, unidad métrica
Catalanpeu, unitat mètrica
English > foot: 14 senses > noun 11, artifact
MeaningA support resembling a pedal extremity.
Example"one foot of the chair was on the carpet"
Part oflegA cloth covering consisting of the part of a pair of trousers that covers a person's leg
BroadersupportAny device that bears the weight of another thing
English > foot: 14 senses > verb 1, possession
Meaningpay for something.
PatternSomebody ----s
Example "foot the bill"
Synonympick
BroaderpayGive money, usually in exchange for goods or services
Spanishcancelar, costear, pagar
English > foot: 14 senses > verb 2, motion
Meaningwalk.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymsleg it, hoof, hoof it
BroaderwalkUse one's feet to advance
Usage ofcolloquialismA colloquial expression
Spanishandar a pie, ir a pie
Nounsfoottravel by walking
footthe part of the leg of a human being below the ankle joint
footera person who travels by foot
English > foot: 14 senses > verb 3, cognition
Meaningadd a column of numbers.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymfoot up
CategoryarithmeticThe branch of pure mathematics dealing with the theory of numerical calculations
Broaderadd, add togethermake an addition by combining numbers

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