1. [ noun ] the sound of a step of someone walking
Synonyms: step footfall

"he heard footsteps on the porch"

Related terms: sound tramp step
2. [ noun ] the act of taking a step in walking
Related terms: step
3. [ noun ] the distance covered by a step
Synonyms: step pace stride

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

Related terms: indefinite_quantity step pace step pace stride step
Similar spelling:   footstool