|1.||[ noun ] (anatomy,zoology) the foot of a human being|
"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|
"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|
|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|
|Related terms:||organ tube_foot invertebrate|
|7.||[ noun ] (transportation) travel by foot|
"he followed on foot" "the swiftest of foot"
|8.||[ verb ] pay for something|
"pick up the tab" "pick up the burden of high-interest mortgages" "foot the bill"
|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|
"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|
|12.||[ verb ] (mathematics) add a column of numbers|
|Related terms:||add arithmetic|
|13.||[ noun ] (prosody,verse,writing) a group of 2 or 3 syllables forming the basic unit of poetic rhythm|
|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|