HyperDic: pace

English > 10 senses of the word pace:
NOUNtimepace, gaitthe rate of moving (especially walking or running)
quantitypace, footstep, step, stridethe distance covered by a step
attributepace, ratethe relative speed of progress or change
actpace, stride, treada step in walking or running
timepace, tempothe rate of some repeating event
quantitypace, yarda unit of length equal to 3 feet
VERBmotionpacewalk with slow or fast paces
motionpacego at a pace
changepace, stepmeasure (distances) by pacing
cognitionpaceregulate or set the pace of
pace > pronunciation
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English > pace: 10 senses > noun 1, time
MeaningThe rate of moving (especially walking or running).
Synonymgait
Narrowerdouble timeA fast marching pace (180 steps/min) or slow jog
quick timeA normal marching pace of 120 steps per minute
BroaderrateA magnitude or frequency relative to a time unit
Spanishandares, paso, ritmo
Catalanpas, ritme
Verbspacemeasure (distances) by pacing
pacewalk with slow or fast paces
pacego at a pace
English > pace: 10 senses > noun 2, quantity
MeaningThe distance covered by a step.
Example"he stepped off ten paces from the old tree and began to dig"
Synonymsfootstep, step, stride
Broaderindefinite quantityAn estimated quantity
Spanishpaso
Catalangambada, pas, passa
Verbspacemeasure (distances) by pacing
pacewalk with slow or fast paces
pacego at a pace
English > pace: 10 senses > noun 3, attribute
MeaningThe relative speed of progress or change.
Examples
  • "he lived at a fast pace"
  • "the pace of events accelerated"
Synonymrate
NarrowerbeatA regular rate of repetition
celerity, quickness, rapidity, rapidness, speedinessA rate that is rapid
slowness, deliberation, deliberateness, unhurriednessA rate demonstrating an absence of haste or hurry
sluggishnessThe pace of things that move relatively slowly
speed, swiftness, fastnessA rate (usually rapid) at which something happens
Broadertemporal propertyA property relating to time
Spanishmarcha, paso, ritmo, velocidad
Catalanmarxa, pas, ritme
Verbspaceregulate or set the pace of
pacewalk with slow or fast paces
English > pace: 10 senses > noun 4, act
MeaningA step in walking or running.
Synonymsstride, tread
Part ofwalk, walkingThe act of traveling by foot
BroaderstepThe act of changing location by raising the foot and setting it down
Spanishpaso, tranco, zancada
Catalangambada, pas, passada
Verbspacemeasure (distances) by pacing
pacewalk with slow or fast paces
pacego at a pace
English > pace: 10 senses > noun 5, time
MeaningThe rate of some repeating event.
Synonymtempo
Narrowerbeats per minute, bpm, metronome marking, M.M.The pace of music measured by the number of beats occurring in 60 seconds
BroaderrateA magnitude or frequency relative to a time unit
Spanishritmo, tempo
Catalanritme
Verbspaceregulate or set the pace of
English > pace: 10 senses > noun 6, quantity
MeaningA unit of length equal to 3 feet; defined as 91.44 centimeters; originally / originally taken to be the average length of a stride.
Synonymyard
Part ofchainA unit of length
fathom, fthmA linear unit of measurement (equal to 6 feet) for water depth
leaA unit of length of thread or yarn
perch, rod, poleA linear measure of 16.5 feet
Partsfoot, ftA linear unit of length equal to 12 inches or a third of a yard
Broaderlinear unit, linear measureA unit of measurement of length
Spanishyarda, yd
Catalaniarda
Verbspacemeasure (distances) by pacing
English > pace: 10 senses > verb 1, motion
Meaningwalk with slow or fast paces.
PatternSomebody ----s PP
ModelThey pace up the hill
Example"He paced up and down the hall"
BroaderwalkUse one's feet to advance
Nounspacea step in walking or running
pacethe relative speed of progress or change
pacethe distance covered by a step
pacethe rate of moving (especially walking or running)
pacingwalking with slow regular strides
English > pace: 10 senses > verb 2, motion
MeaningGo at a pace.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Example"The horse paced"
NarrowercanterGo at a canter, of horses
gallopGo at galloping speed
single-foot, rackGo at a rack
walkwalk at a pace
Broadertravel, go, move, locomotechange location
Nounspacea step in walking or running
pacethe distance covered by a step
pacethe rate of moving (especially walking or running)
pacera horse trained to a special gait in which both feet on one side leave the ground together
English > pace: 10 senses > verb 3, change
MeaningMeasure (distances) by pacing.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymstep
Broaderquantify, measureExpress as a number or measure or quantity
Nounspacea step in walking or running
pacea unit of length equal to 3 feet
pacethe distance covered by a step
pacethe rate of moving (especially walking or running)
English > pace: 10 senses > verb 4, cognition
Meaningregulate or set the pace of.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Example"Pace your efforts"
Broaderdetermine, shape, mold, influence, regulateshape or influence
Spanishmarcar el ritmo
Catalanmarcar el ritme
Nounspacethe relative speed of progress or change
pacethe rate of some repeating event
pacera horse used to set the pace in racing

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