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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. pace, stride, tread(noun)

    a step in walking or running

  2. tread(noun)

    the grooved surface of a pneumatic tire

  3. tread(noun)

    the part (as of a wheel or shoe) that makes contact with the ground

  4. tread(verb)

    structural member consisting of the horizontal part of a stair or step

  5. step, tread(verb)

    put down or press the foot, place the foot

    "For fools rush in where angels fear to tread"; "step on the brake"

  6. tread, trample(verb)

    tread or stomp heavily or roughly

    "The soldiers trampled across the fields"

  7. tread(verb)

    crush as if by treading on

    "tread grapes to make wine"

  8. tread(verb)

    brace (an archer's bow) by pressing the foot against the center

  9. tread(verb)

    apply (the tread) to a tire

  10. tread(verb)

    mate with

    "male birds tread the females"

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. tread(Noun)

    The grooves carved into the face of a tire, used to give the tire traction.

  2. tread(Noun)

    The grooves on the bottom of a shoe or other footwear, used to give grip or traction.

  3. tread(Noun)

    The horizontal part of a step in a flight of stairs

  4. tread(Noun)

    The sound made when someone or something is walking.

  5. tread(Verb)

    To step or walk (on or over something); to trample.

  6. Origin: From treden, from tredan, from tredanan. Cognate with Dutch treden, German treten, Danish træde, Swedish träda, Norwegian treda.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Tread(verb)

    to set the foot; to step

  2. Tread(verb)

    to walk or go; especially, to walk with a stately or a cautious step

  3. Tread(verb)

    to copulate; said of birds, esp. the males

  4. Tread(verb)

    to step or walk on

  5. Tread(verb)

    to beat or press with the feet; as, to tread a path; to tread land when too light; a well-trodden path

  6. Tread(verb)

    to go through or accomplish by walking, dancing, or the like

  7. Tread(verb)

    to crush under the foot; to trample in contempt or hatred; to subdue

  8. Tread(verb)

    to copulate with; to feather; to cover; -- said of the male bird

  9. Tread(noun)

    a step or stepping; pressure with the foot; a footstep; as, a nimble tread; a cautious tread

  10. Tread(noun)

    manner or style of stepping; action; gait; as, the horse has a good tread

  11. Tread(noun)

    way; track; path

  12. Tread(noun)

    the act of copulation in birds

  13. Tread(noun)

    the upper horizontal part of a step, on which the foot is placed

  14. Tread(noun)

    the top of the banquette, on which soldiers stand to fire over the parapet

  15. Tread(noun)

    the part of a wheel that bears upon the road or rail

  16. Tread(noun)

    the part of a rail upon which car wheels bear

  17. Tread(noun)

    the chalaza of a bird's egg; the treadle

  18. Tread(noun)

    a bruise or abrasion produced on the foot or ankle of a horse that interferes. See Interfere, 3

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  1. Tread

    The tread of a tire or track refers to the patterns on its rubber circumference that makes contact with the road. As tires are used, the tread is worn off, limiting its effectiveness in providing traction. A worn tire tread can often be retreaded.

Anagrams of tread »

  1. adret, dater, derat, drate, rated, tared, trade

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