HyperDic: steps

English > 2 senses of the word steps:
NOUNartifactsteps, stairsa flight of stairs or a flight of steps
objectstepsthe course along which a person has walked or is walking in
steps > pronunciation
Soundssteh'ps
Rhymesbiceps ... triceps: 5 rhymes with ehps...
English > steps: 2 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA flight of stairs or a flight of steps.
Synonymstairs
NarrowerladderSteps consisting of two parallel members connected by rungs
Broaderstairway, staircaseA way of access (upward and downward) consisting of a set of steps
Usage ofplural, plural formThe form of a word that is used to denote more than one
Spanishescalera
Catalanescala
English > steps: 2 senses > noun 2, object
MeaningThe course along which a person has walked or is walking in.
Examples
  • "I followed in his steps"
  • "he retraced his steps"
  • "his steps turned toward home"
Broaderpath, track, courseA line or route along which something travels or moves
Usage ofplural, plural formThe form of a word that is used to denote more than one

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