step in Chinese
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past tense: stepped past participle: stepped plural: steps present participle: stepping
- She rose and took a tentative step backward .
- Warren trent stepped forward, smiling .
- What is the next step ? i.e. what must we do next ?
- The path is very slippery, so watch your step .
- The cycloaddition itself is the slow step .
- The procedural steps are quite straightforward .
- We are sorely in need of this first step .
- The steps were sagging even more than ever .
- She also stepped up travel at home .
- I bounded up the steps and rapped on the door .
- any maneuver made as part of progress toward a goal; "the situation called for strong measures"; "the police took steps to reduce crime"
- the act of changing location by raising the foot and setting it down; "he walked with unsteady steps"
- a sequence of foot movements that make up a particular dance; "he taught them the waltz step"
Synonyms: dance step,
- support consisting of a place to rest the foot while ascending or descending a stairway; "he paused on the bottom step"
- a solid block joined to the beams in which the heel of a ship''s mast or capstan is fixed
- a mark of a foot or shoe on a surface; "the police made casts of the footprints in the soft earth outside the window"
Synonyms: footprint, footmark,
- a musical interval of two semitones
Synonyms: tone, whole tone, whole step,
- the sound of a step of someone walking; "he heard footsteps on the porch"
Synonyms: footfall, footstep,
- the distance covered by a step; "he stepped off ten paces from the old tree and began to dig"
Synonyms: footstep, pace, stride,
- a short distance; "it''s only a step to the drugstore"
Synonyms: stone''s throw,
- relative position in a graded series; "always a step behind"; "subtle gradations in color"; "keep in step with the fashions"
Synonyms: gradation, Verb
- move or proceed as if by steps into a new situation; "She stepped into a life of luxury"; "he won''t step into his father''s footsteps"
- measure (distances) by pacing; "step off ten yards"
- place (a ship''s mast) in its step
- shift or move by taking a step; "step back"
- put down or press the foot, place the foot; "For fools rush in where angels fear to tread"; "step on the brake"
- walk a short distance to a specified place or in a specified manner; "step over to the blackboard"
- move with one''s feet in a specific manner; "step lively"
- furnish with steps; "The architect wants to step the terrace"
- treat badly; "This boss abuses his workers"; "She is always stepping on others to get ahead"
Synonyms: mistreat, maltreat, abuse, ill-use, ill-treat,
- cause (a computer) to execute a single command
"step training" in Chinese, "step dance" in Chinese, "firing step" in Chinese, "step turn" in Chinese, "step motor" in Chinese, "library steps" in Chinese, "side step" in Chinese, "whole step" in Chinese, "half step" in Chinese, "steorts" in Chinese, "steout" in Chinese, "steout of the sun into the cool" in Chinese, "steout of the train onto the platform" in Chinese, "steover" in Chinese, "step 2" in Chinese, "step acquisitions" in Chinese, "step across" in Chinese, "step action" in Chinese,