HyperDic: tread

English > 10 senses of the word tread:
VERBmotiontread, stepput down or press the foot, place the foot
motiontread, trampletread or stomp heavily or roughly
contacttreadcrush as if by treading on
contacttreadbrace (an archer's bow) by pressing the foot against the center
possessiontreadapply (the tread) to a tire
contacttreadmate with
NOUNacttread, pace, stridea step in walking or running
artifacttreadthe grooved surface of a pneumatic tire
artifacttreadthe part (as of a wheel or shoe) that makes contact with the ground
artifacttreadstructural member consisting of the horizontal part of a stair or step
tread > pronunciation
Soundstreh'd
Rhymesabed ... zed: 93 rhymes with ehd...
English > tread: 10 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningA step in walking or running.
Synonymspace, stride
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
Verbstreadput down or press the foot, place the foot
English > tread: 10 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningThe grooved surface of a pneumatic tire.
Part ofpneumatic tire, pneumatic tyreA tire made of reinforced rubber / rubber and filled with compressed air
BroadersurfaceThe outer boundary of an artifact or a material layer constituting or resembling such a boundary
Verbstreadapply (the tread) to a tire
English > tread: 10 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningThe part (as of a wheel or shoe) that makes contact with the ground.
Broadercontact, tangency(electronics) a junction where things (as two electrical conductors / conductors) touch or are in physical contact
Spanishbanda de rodaje, dibujo, suela
Catalanbanda de rodament, sola
English > tread: 10 senses > noun 4, artifact
Meaningstructural member consisting of the horizontal part of a stair or step.
Part ofstep, stairsupport consisting of a place to rest the foot while ascending or descending a stairway
Broaderstructural membersupport that is a constituent part of any structure or building
Spanishescalón, peldaño
Catalanescaló, esglaó, graó
English > tread: 10 senses > verb 1, motion
Meaningput down or press the foot, place the foot.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Example"For fools rush in where angels fear to tread"
Synonymstep
Narrowerstep on, tread onplace or press the foot on
Broadertravel, go, move, locomotechange location
Spanishpisar
Catalanpisar, trepitjar
Nounstreada step in walking or running
English > tread: 10 senses > verb 2, motion
Meaningtread or stomp heavily or roughly.
PatternSomebody ----s PP
ModelThe children tread to the playground
Synonymtrample
Entailed bybeatmake by pounding or trampling
Narrowertreadletread over
BroaderwalkUse one's feet to advance
Spanishpisotear
English > tread: 10 senses > verb 3, contact
Meaningcrush as if by treading on.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"tread grapes to make wine"
Broadersquash, crush, squelch, mash, squeezeTo compress with violence, out of natural shape or condition
Spanishhollar, pisar
English > tread: 10 senses > verb 4, contact
Meaningbrace (an archer's bow) by pressing the foot against the center.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broaderbracesupport by bracing
English > tread: 10 senses > verb 5, possession
Meaningapply (the tread) to a tire.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broadergive, applyGive or convey physically
Spanishhollar
Nounstreadthe grooved surface of a pneumatic tire
English > tread: 10 senses > verb 6, contact
Meaningmate with.
PatternSomething ----s somebody
Example"male birds tread the females"
Broadercopulate, mate, pair, coupleEngage in sexual intercourse
Spanishcalcar, copular

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