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foot

foot

 
pronunciation:
fUt
parts of speech:
noun, intransitive verb, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
inflections: feet
definition 1: in vertebrate animals, the lower part of the leg below the ankle joint, on which the body stands and moves.
 
definition 2: a unit of length equal to twelve inches or 30.48 centimeters. (abbr.: ft.)
definition 3: any part or thing that resembles a foot in form or function.
definition 4: the part of something that is lowest or opposite the head.
the foot of the cliffthe foot of the bed
similar words:
bottom
definition 5: the part of a sock or stocking that covers the human foot.
definition 6: the smallest unit of poetry, consisting of two or three syllables with a certain specified pattern of stresses, such as an iamb or dactyl.
similar words:
line
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: footed, footing, foots
definition 1: to walk or run on foot (usu. fol. by it).
Let's foot it out of here.
definition 2: to dance.
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition 1: to walk or run over or through.
definition 2: to perform (a dance).
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made by feet
negatively associated with feet
person associated with feet
some accessories that protect feet
some activities that involve feet
some functions of feet
some kinds of feet
some parts of feet
some places for feet
some sounds made by feet