2 the act of taking a step in walking
3 the distance covered by a step; "he stepped off ten paces from the old tree and began to dig" [syn: pace, step, stride]
- 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.
- 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.
- The sound made by
walking, running, etc.
- The footsteps of the students echoed in the empty hall.
- A step, as in a
- The garden path had a small footstep down to the main walkway.
- The distance
between one foot and the next when walking; a pace.
- Mere footsteps away from the victim lay the murder weapon.
- The act of taking a step.
- Take one more footstep towards me, and I'll make you sorry!
- An inclined plane under a hand printing press.
- Dutch: voetstap
Footstep or Footsteps may refer to:
Literature and film
- Footsteps (film), a 1974 short film by Peter Biziou and Alan Parker
- Footsteps (AKA Jejak Langkah), a 1985 novel by Pramoedya Ananta Toer
- Footsteps Press (see T. E. D. Klein for some book references)
- Footsteps, a pull-out section in Living History Magazine
- Ryland's Footsteps, a 2004 novel by Sally Prue
- Footstep 11, a 2007 youth conference at Moneague College hosted by Global Footsteps
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