What does footstep mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. footfall, footstep, step(noun)

    the sound of a step of someone walking

    "he heard footsteps on the porch"

  2. footstep(noun)

    the act of taking a step in walking

  3. footstep, pace, step, stride(noun)

    the distance covered by a step

    "he stepped off ten paces from the old tree and began to dig"


  1. footstep(Noun)

    The mark or impression left by a foot; a track.

    The child watched as his footsteps in the sand were washed away by the waves.

  2. footstep(Noun)

    By extension, the indications or waypoints of a course or direction taken.

    To walk the footsteps of greatness requires that you start at the bottom of a long stair.

  3. footstep(Noun)

    The sound made by walking, running etc.

    The footsteps of the students echoed in the empty hall.

  4. footstep(Noun)

    A step, as in a stair.

    The garden path had a small footstep down to the main walkway.

  5. footstep(Noun)

    The distance between one foot and the next when walking; a pace.

    Mere footsteps away from the victim lay the murder weapon.

  6. footstep(Noun)

    The act of taking a step.

    Take one more footstep towards me, and I'll make you sorry!

  7. footstep(Noun)

    An inclined plane under a hand printing press.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Footstep(noun)

    the mark or impression of the foot; a track; hence, visible sign of a course pursued; token; mark; as, the footsteps of divine wisdom

  2. Footstep(noun)

    an inclined plane under a hand printing press

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of footstep in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of footstep in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of footstep in a Sentence

  1. Zoroaster:

    TAKING THE FIRST FOOTSTEP with a good thought, the second with a good word, and the third with a good deed, I entered paradise.

  2. Giacomo Puccini:

    How the stars shone. How sweet the earth smelled. The orchard gate creaked, and a footstep pressed on the sand. And she entered, fragrant as a flower, and fell into my arms. Oh, sweet kisses, lingering caresses. Slowly, trembling, I gazed upon her beauty. Now my dream of true love is lost forever. My last hour has flown, and I die, hopeless, and never have I loved life more.”

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  • атлау, эҙ, аҙым, баҫҡысBashkir
  • крачка, стъпка, стъпало, шум от стъпкиBulgarian
  • Schritt, FußabdruckGerman
  • paso, peldañoSpanish
  • sammude kõla, jälg, jalajälgEstonian
  • trace de pas, pas, empreinte, enjambée, bruit de pas, marcheFrench
  • lábnyom, nyomdok, lépésHungarian
  • քայլArmenian
  • vestigiumLatin
  • āhiki, takahanga waewaeMāori
  • voetstap, voet, spoor, tree, pas, voetafdruk, tredeDutch
  • след, шаг, ступенькаRussian
  • ayak iziTurkish

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