Footstep meaning

fo͝otstĕp
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A step on which to go up or down.
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A person's step.
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The distance covered by a step.

A footstep away.

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The distance covered in a step.
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A footprint.
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A step in a stairway.
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The mark or impression left by a foot; a track.

The child watched as his footsteps in the sand were washed away by the waves.

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By extension, the indications or waypoints of a course or direction taken.

To walk the footsteps of greatness requires that you start at the bottom of a long stair.

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The sound made by walking, running etc.

The footsteps of the students echoed in the empty hall.

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A step, as in a stair.

The garden path had a small footstep down to the main walkway.

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The distance between one foot and the next when walking; a pace.

Mere footsteps away from the victim lay the murder weapon.

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The act of taking a step.

Take one more footstep towards me, and I'll make you sorry!

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The sound of a step; footfall.
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follow in (someone's) footsteps
  • To carry on the behavior, work, or tradition of.
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follow in someone's footsteps
  • to follow someone's example, vocation, etc.; be or try to be like some predecessor
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Origin of footstep