Definition for Step (-s)

step (-s), n. [see step, v.]

  1. Stair; threshold; stairway; door stoop; entrance platform.
  2. Short distance.
  3. Footfall; noise of walking.
  4. Act of locomotion; increment of walking.
  5. Section; part of the journey; unit of distance; [fig.] moment; unit of time.
  6. Path; route; [fig.] example; way of daily life.
  7. Stride; [fig.] movement; motion; course; flowing; stream of air.
  8. Progress; march; trudging; plodding; effort to climb upward.
  9. Footprint; [fig.] sign of a presence; mark that someone is near.

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