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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bit-by-bit, in small stages, piecemeal, step-by-step, stepwiseadverb

    one thing at a time

    in small stages, bit-by-bit, stepwise, piecemeal


  2. gradually, bit by bit, step by stepadverb

    in a gradual manner

    "the snake moved gradually toward its victim"

    step by step, in stages, piecemeal, gradually, stepwise, little by little, bit by bit


  3. stepwise, step by stepadverb

    proceeding in steps

    "the voltage was increased stepwise"

    step by step, gradually, stepwise, bit by bit


PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "step-by-step":

    gradual, progressive, phased, stepwise, incremental, detailed

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  1. Austrian Chancellor Werner Faymann:

    We have always said this is an emergency situation in which we must act quickly and humanely. We have helped more than 12,000 people in an acute situation, now we have to move step-by-step away from emergency measures toward normality, in conformity with the law and dignity.

  2. Joel Wit:

    Pompeo's visit I think was a useful beginning to set out parameters and to start working on the details of a deal, the North Koreans talked about a vague, step-by-step simultaneous approach, which seems to me the right way to move forward. That's the only thing that's going to work.

  3. Andrea Barber:

    I really want New Kids on the Block on the show, i ’m lobbying hard for New Kids. Any New Kid on the Block, preferably all five. That ’d be great if New Kids could come on and sing a little ‘ Step by Step.'.

  4. De Blasio:

    We're now actually in a position to start talking about opening things up, step by step, phase by phase.

  5. RVM:

    Don’t just GO through life, GROW through it. For Life comes to you only once . . . never to return! Climb the Ladder of Life, step by step.

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