1. [ noun ] (anatomy,zoology) the foot of a human being
Synonyms: pes human_foot

"his bare feet projected from his trousers" "armored from head to foot"

Related terms: vertebrate_foot flatfoot homo leg toe heel metatarsal_artery digital_arteries sole instep intercapitular_vein big_toe little_toe metatarsal_vein arcuate_artery heelbone
2. [ noun ] a linear unit of length equal to 12 inches or a third of a yard
Synonyms: ft

"he is six feet tall"

Related terms: linear_unit yard chain inch
3. [ noun ] 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"

Related terms: head bottom
4. [ noun ] (zoology) a foot of a vertebrate other than a human being
Synonyms: animal_foot
Related terms: vertebrate_foot hoof hoof paw hindfoot webfoot trotter forefoot bird's_foot fossorial_foot
5. [ noun ] lowest support of a structure
Synonyms: base foundation groundwork substructure understructure fundament

"it was built on a base of solid rock" "he stood at the foot of the tower"

Related terms: support raft_foundation bed structure
6. [ noun ] (zoology) any of various organs of locomotion or attachment in invertebrates
Synonyms: invertebrate_foot
Related terms: organ tube_foot invertebrate
7. [ noun ] (transportation) travel by foot

"he followed on foot" "the swiftest of foot"

Related terms: walk
8. [ verb ] pay for something
Synonyms: pick

"pick up the tab" "pick up the burden of high-interest mortgages" "foot the bill"

Related terms: pay
9. [ verb ] informal or colloquial synonyms of 'walk' "
Synonyms: hoof hoof_it leg_it
Related terms: walk colloquialism pedestrian
10. [ noun ] (military) an army unit consisting of soldiers who fight on foot
Synonyms: infantry

"there came ten thousand horsemen and as many fully-armed foot"

Related terms: army_unit paratroops military
11. [ noun ] a member of a surveillance team who works on foot or rides as a passenger
Related terms: secret_agent
12. [ verb ] (mathematics) add a column of numbers
Synonyms: foot_up
Related terms: add arithmetic
13. [ noun ] (prosody,verse,writing) a group of 2 or 3 syllables forming the basic unit of poetic rhythm
Synonyms: metrical_unit metrical_foot
Related terms: meter anapest pyrrhic amphibrach trochee spondee iamb mora dactyl
14. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 27703
15. [ noun ] a support resembling a pedal extremity

"one foot of the chair was on the carpet"

Related terms: support leg
Similar spelling:   Foote