An act or movement of putting one leg in front of the other in walking or running
Denoting a relationship resulting from a remarriage
Frank took a 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 or problematic situation, especially in order to help or prevent something from happening
Denoting a garment or pair of shoes that is put on by being stepped into and has no need for fasteners
A tentative act or measure that is the first stage in a long or challenging process
A dance step in which the feet describe the form of a square or rectangle
A step or ledge on which soldiers in a trench stand to fire
(In plural) a stepladder (frequently in a pair of high steps) (now rare).
A step cut into ice; frequently in plural.
A vigorous kind of ballroom dance 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, typically for a short time
A cut for gemstones in the form of straight facets around the center
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 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.
(In marching) alter one’s step so that the opposite leg marks time
A slip or stumble
A military marching step in which the legs are not bent at the knee
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.
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 series of contiguous, uniformly shaded rectangles growing progressively darker, from white (or light gray) at one end to black (or dark gray) at the other
Denoting or relating to a process of recovery from addiction by following a twelve-stage program, especially one modeled on that of 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 onto 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.
Change the way one is walking so that one is walking in step with another person
Managing to avoid competition or danger from someone or something
Perform a dance
Any of various step dances originating in Ireland, characterized by a rigid, upright posture with the arms held loosely by the sides together with rapid, complex footwork, typically performed over a restricted floor area.
A person who performs an Irish step dance.
Dancing of Irish step dances, especially as a genre.
(In old-time dancing) a variation of the two-step, arising from a combination of waltz and march rhythms.
Behave inappropriately or disobediently
Increase the amount, speed, or intensity of something