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pace1

pace1

 
pronunciation:
peIs
parts of speech:
noun, verb
phrases:
put one through one's paces
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the length of one step; stride.
The proper military pace is thirty inches.
synonyms:
step
similar words:
foot
definition 2: the step or stride itself.
She moved forward two paces.
synonyms:
footstep, step, stride
similar words:
gait, walk
definition 3: rate of movement.
The pace of the game was slow.We walked at a fast pace.
synonyms:
speed
similar words:
flow, measure, momentum, motion, movement, progress, time, velocity
definition 4: the forward movement of a horse as it raises both hooves on the same side at once.
The trainer is working on the horse's pace for the parade.
similar words:
canter, gait, gallop, step, trot
phrase: put one through one's paces
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: paced, paces, pacing
definition 1: to set the rate or speed of.
The coach paced the runners.
similar words:
determine, establish, set
definition 2: to control the energy loss of.
The runner paced himself well.
similar words:
control, gauge, measure, regulate
definition 3: to move across with paces or steps.
He was so worried that he paced the floor.
synonyms:
walk
similar words:
stride, stroll, tread
definition 4: to measure by paces or steps.
Pace the size of this room.
similar words:
gauge, measure, step, walk
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