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Synonyms for stair
stɛərstair

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. step, stairnoun

    support consisting of a place to rest the foot while ascending or descending a stairway

    "he paused on the bottom step"

    Synonyms:
    measure, tone, dance step, footprint, footstep, pace, footfall, stone's throw, footmark, whole tone, stride, step, gradation, whole step

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Editors Contribution

  1. take something in stride

    to cope with something unfortunate without much effort; to accept or manage difficulties well.

    he took it in stride when they attempted to ostracize him

    Submitted by anonymous on April 7, 2020  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. stairnoun

    Synonyms:
    STAIRS, flight of steps

  2. stairnoun

    Synonyms:
    step (of a flight of stairs)

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "stair":

    staircase, stairway, stairwell

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#2483measure
#4082tone
#5321pace
#17174footprint
#17461stair
#20423stride
#23294staircase
#27973stairway
#58121gradation
#60173stairwell
#114685footstep
#148618footfall

How to use stair in a sentence?

  1. Guy Reffitt:

    I just want to see Pelosi's head hit every f ** king stair on the way out. ... And( Republican leader) Mitch McConnell too.

  2. Colleague Miro Voellmy:

    Tracks are excellent for this use case because they have a very large footprint, which makes it near impossible to tilt, and they are also very smooth so it doesn't feel like you're driving up stairs, so it just feels like you're driving up a ramp because they're so flat and they adapt to the stair profile. So it doesn't matter if the stair is wooden or metal or glass, the tracks they grip and there's no danger of slipping.

  3. Frabcus M. Faber Jt.:

    Does a 'Stair-way' very much or does it depend upon the number pf steps and risers:

  4. Saija Karinkanta:

    If Elizabeth Joy want to improve Elizabeth Joy walking ability, most of the exercises need to be done while walking – standing on one foot, reaching, shifting weight from one foot to the other, squatting, tandem walking, stair walking, walking on different surfaces and stepping, in addition, if you want to improve your reaction time, the exercises need to challenge your reactions.

  5. Phyllis McGinley:

    Sisters are always drying their hair. Locked into rooms, alone, they pose at the mirror, shoulders bare, trying this way and that their hair, or fly importunate down the stair to answer the telephone.


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