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Definitions of foot

  1. To tread to measure or music; to walk, followed by it, opposed to ride or fly. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  2. To kick with the foot; to spurn. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. To set on foot; to establish; to land. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. To tread; as, to foot the green. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. The size or strike with the talon. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. To renew the foot of, as of stocking. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. To sum up, as the numbers in a column; - sometimes with up; as, to foot (or foot up) an account. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. To add a foot to, as a stocking; add figures in a column; colioquially, to pay; as, to foot the bill. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  9. To tread; set the foot on; travel. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  10. To add, as a column of figures. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  11. To walk; - opposed to ride or fly. Webster Dictionary DB
  12. To dance; to walk; -pr.p. footing; pa.p. foot'ed. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  13. To dance; walk. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  14. walk (informal); "let's hoof it to the disco" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  15. To go a foot; walk. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  16. To kick; to spurn; to settle; to add the numbers in a column and set the sum at the foot; to add a foot to. To put one's foot in, to spoil and get into a scrape. Foot and mouth disease, a contagious disease affecting cattle. By foot, or on foot, by walking. To set on foot, to originate to put in motion. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  17. To kick; to tread; to dance; to trip to music. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  18. That part of the leg on which an animal stands and walks; anything like a foot in shape or office; the part of a stocking or boot which receives the foot; the lower part; the base; footing; step; soldiers who march and fight on foot; a lineal measure of twelve inches, supposed to be taken from the length of a man's foot; a certain number of syllables constituting part of a verse: pace. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  19. a foot of a vertebrate other than a human being Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  20. travel by foot; "he followed on foot"; "the swiftest of foot" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  21. any of various organs of locomotion or attachment in invertebrates Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  22. a support resembling a pedal extremity; "one foot of the chair was on the carpet" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  23. the foot of a human being; "his bare feet projected from his trousers"; "armored from head to foot" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  24. a group of 2 or 3 syllables forming the basic unit of poetic rhythm Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  25. the lower part of anything; "curled up on the foot of the bed"; "the foot of the page"; "the foot of the list"; "the foot of the mountain" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  26. a member of a surveillance team who works on foot or rides as a passenger Wordnet Dictionary DB
  27. add a column of numbers Wordnet Dictionary DB
  28. pay for something; "pick up the tab"; "pick up the burden of high-interest mortgages"; "foot the bill" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  29. The terminal part of the leg of man or an animal; esp., the part below the ankle or wrist; that part of an animal upon which it rests when standing, or moves. See Manus, and Pes. Webster Dictionary DB
  30. The muscular locomotive organ of a mollusk. It is a median organ arising from the ventral region of body, often in the form of a flat disk, as in snails. See Illust. of Buccinum. Webster Dictionary DB
  31. That which corresponds to the foot of a man or animal; as, the foot of a table; the foot of a stocking. Webster Dictionary DB
  32. The lowest part or base; the ground part; the bottom, as of a mountain or column; also, the last of a row or series; the end or extremity, esp. if associated with inferiority; as, the foot of a hill; the foot of the procession; the foot of a class; the foot of the bed. Webster Dictionary DB
  33. Soldiers who march and fight on foot; the infantry, usually designated as the foot, in distinction from the cavalry. Webster Dictionary DB
  34. A combination of syllables consisting a metrical element of a verse, the syllables being formerly distinguished by their quantity or length, but in modern poetry by the accent. Webster Dictionary DB
  35. The lower edge of a sail. Webster Dictionary DB
  36. Recognized condition; rank; footing; - used only in the singular. Webster Dictionary DB
  37. That part of the leg on which an animal walks or stands; the lower part, base, foundation, or end of anything; that part of a boot or stocking which receives the foot; a measure equal to twelve inches; unmounted soldiers; a number of syllables making part of a verse. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  38. That part of its body on which an animal stands or walks; the lower part or base; a measure-12 in. (orig.) the length of a man's foot; foot soldiers; a division of a line of poetry; -pl. FEET (fet). The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  39. Part of the body on which an animal walks; base; measure of 12 inches; foot-soldiers; unit of measure in metre. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  40. The part below the ankle in man, or the corresponding part in other animals. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  41. Anything in any way like an animal's foot; the lowest part of a thing; the last of a series. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  42. A measure; twelve inches. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  43. Unmounted troops; infantry. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  44. Pros. A division of a verse. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  45. A measure of length equivalent to twelve inches; one third of a yard. See Yard. Webster Dictionary DB
  46. The lower part, base, or bottom of anything; that on which any animal or thing stands; a measure of 12 inches; a step or pace; the division of a line of poetry. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  47. An embryonic structure in ferns through which nourishment is obtained from the prothallus; the basal portion of the sporophyte in Mosses; an organ of locomotion, differing widely in different animals, from the tube-foot of Echinoderms, the muscular foot of Gastropods and Molluscs, the tarsus of Insects, to the foot of vertebrates and man. A dictionary of scientific terms. By Henderson, I. F.; Henderson, W. D. Published 1920.

Usage examples for foot

  1. John had closed the door and came to the foot of the bed and looked at Goddard's face. – A Tale of a Lonely Parish by F. Marion Crawford
  2. On the deck of the Sea Rover a woman should not put her foot – Prisoners of Conscience by Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
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