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Antonyms for tread

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  1. treadnoun

    The horizontal part of a step in a flight of stairs


    riser, rise

Princeton's WordNet

  1. pace, stride, treadnoun

    a step in walking or running

    gait, rate, tempo, pace, stride, step, yard, footstep

  2. treadnoun

    the grooved surface of a pneumatic tire

    pace, stride

  3. treadnoun

    the part (as of a wheel or shoe) that makes contact with the ground

    pace, stride

  4. treadverb

    structural member consisting of the horizontal part of a stair or step

    pace, stride

  5. step, treadverb

    put down or press the foot, place the foot

    "For fools rush in where angels fear to tread"; "step on the brake"

    maltreat, step, pace, abuse, trample, mistreat, ill-use, ill-treat

  6. tread, trampleverb

    tread or stomp heavily or roughly

    "The soldiers trampled across the fields"

    tramp down, step, tread down, trample

  7. treadverb

    crush as if by treading on

    "tread grapes to make wine"

    step, trample

  8. treadverb

    brace (an archer's bow) by pressing the foot against the center

    step, trample

  9. treadverb

    apply (the tread) to a tire

    step, trample

  10. treadverb

    mate with

    "male birds tread the females"

    step, trample

How to use tread in a sentence?

  1. Horace:

    Pale Death with impartial tread beats at the poor man's cottage door and at the palaces of kings.

  2. Sergey Brin:

    While I am optimistic about the potential to bring technology to bear on the greatest problems in the world, we are on a path that we must tread with deep responsibility, care and humility.

  3. William Butler Yeates:

    Tread softly, because you tread on my dreams.

  4. Anthon St Maarten:

    Patience is the antidote to the restless poison of the Ego. Without it we all become ego-maniacal bulls in china shops, destroying our future happiness as we blindly rush in where angels fear to tread. In these out-of-control moments, we bulldoze through the best possible outcomes for our lives, only to return to the scene of the crime later to cry over spilt milk.

  5. Betina Evancha:

    When we think about making new products, we're thinking about who can this bring into the Peloton member base who maybe didn't feel comfortable with our current product offerings, now folks who maybe don't have the $ 4,000 treadmill in their budget can afford the Tread experience.

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