An act or movement of putting one leg in front of the other in walking or running
Denoting a relationship resulting from a remarriage
old-fashioned term for triple jump.
Offend someone by encroaching on their area of responsibility
Frank took another step forward
Putting (or not putting) one’s feet forward alternately in the same rhythm as the people one is walking, marching, or dancing with
Become involved in a difficult situation, especially in order to help
Denoting a garment or pair of shoes that is put on by being stepped into and has no need for fastenings
A dance step in which the feet describe the form of a square or rectangle
(In plural) a stepladder (frequently in a pair of high steps) (now rare).
A step cut into ice; frequently in plural.
Any of various simple combinations of tap-dancing steps, originally repeated several times in order to set up a rhythm and tempo for accompanying musicians.
A tentative act or measure which is the first stage in a long or challenging process
A step or ledge on which soldiers in a trench stand to fire
A vigorous kind of foxtrot in duple time
Remain walking, marching, or dancing in step
Mentally withdraw from a situation in order to consider it objectively
Withdraw or resign from an important position or office
Leave a room or building for a short time
(Of a gem) cut in straight facets round the centre
A round dance with a sliding step in march or polka time
So as to progress gradually and carefully from one stage to the next
A step leading up to an altar.
Attributive relating to or designating thick black marks printed at progressively differing positions on the fold of the outer leaf of each section, and used as a guide to collating the sections in the correct order for binding.
A way of marching in which troops remain in formation but are not required to keep time, carry weapons in a prescribed way, or (usually) maintain silence; also as interjection, as an order to march in this way.
Alter one’s step so that the opposite leg is the one that marks time when marching
A slip or stumble
Another term for fire step.
A military marching step in which the legs are not bent at the knee
Stop walking or marching in step with others
(In business or politics) a significant change in policy or attitude, especially one that results in an improvement or increase
A stepfather or stepmother
A series of contiguous uniformly shaded rectangles, growing progressively darker from white (or light grey) at one end to black (or dark grey) at the other
Denoting or relating to a process of recovery from an addiction by following a twelve-stage programme, especially one devised or similar to that devised by Alcoholics Anonymous
An interval of a (whole) tone
A step, stool, etc., on which a child may be instructed to sit in isolation when misbehaving; the use of this as a disciplinary technique intended to modify behaviour by enforcing a period of solitary reflection.
A single step or operation in a computer program; an instruction in machine language or assembly language.
Go faster, typically in a motor vehicle
Offer one’s help or services
A type of aerobics that involves stepping up on to and down from a portable block
A function that increases or decreases abruptly from one constant value to another
The output of a device in response to an abrupt change in voltage
The state or condition of being a step-parent.
The action or process of bringing up a stepchild.
Be sexually unfaithful to
Change the way one is walking so that one is walking in step with another person
Used as a warning to someone to walk or act carefully
Managing to avoid competition or danger from someone or something
Perform a dance