To pace is defined as to repeatedly walk the same path over and over or to regulate the progress of something.(verb)
Pace is the rate of speed or a single step taken when walking.(noun)
See pace in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME pas < OFr < L passus, a step, lit., a stretching out of the leg < pp. of pandere, to stretch out < IE base *pet-, to stretch out > fathom
Origin: L, abl. of pax, peace
See pace in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Old French pas
Origin: , from Latin passus
Origin: , from past participle of pandere, to stretch, spread out; see petə- in Indo-European roots.
Origin: Latin pāce
Origin: , ablative of pāx, peace; see pag- in Indo-European roots.
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