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Wiktionary3.0 / 4 votes

  1. treadnoun

    The horizontal part of a step in a flight of stairs

    Synonyms:
    run

    Antonyms:
    riser, rise

Princeton's WordNet1.0 / 3 votes

  1. pace, stride, treadnoun

    a step in walking or running

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

  2. treadnoun

    the grooved surface of a pneumatic tire

    Synonyms:
    pace, stride

  3. treadnoun

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

    Synonyms:
    pace, stride

  4. treadverb

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

    Synonyms:
    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"

    Synonyms:
    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"

    Synonyms:
    tramp down, step, tread down, trample

  7. treadverb

    crush as if by treading on

    "tread grapes to make wine"

    Synonyms:
    step, trample

  8. treadverb

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

    Synonyms:
    step, trample

  9. treadverb

    apply (the tread) to a tire

    Synonyms:
    step, trample

  10. treadverb

    mate with

    "male birds tread the females"

    Synonyms:
    step, trample

Editors Contribution0.0 / 0 votes

  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 Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. treadverb

    Synonyms:
    set the foot

  2. treadverb

    Synonyms:
    walk, go

  3. treadverb

    Synonyms:
    set the foot on, walk on

  4. treadverb

    Synonyms:
    stamp upon, press down with the foot

  5. treadverb

    Synonyms:
    cover (as a male bird the female), copulate with

  6. treadnoun

    Synonyms:
    step, pace

  7. treadnoun

    Synonyms:
    gait, manner of walking

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How to use tread in a sentence?

  1. Michael James:

    We're continuing to essentially tread water. Apple's numbers were phenomenal but yet the stock is down. Why is that? I think people were expecting a blowout quarter ... so it's kind of a sell-the-news situation.

  2. Andrew Schneider:

    A person has three choices in life. You can swim against the tide and get exhausted, or you can tread water and let the tide sweep you away, or you can swim with the tide, and let it take you where it wants you to go.

  3. Horace:

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

  4. Ramayana:

    Blow O wind to where my loved one is. Touch him and come touch me soon. I'll feel his gentle touch through you and meet his beauty in the moon. These things are much for the one who loves. One can live by them alone that he and I breathe the same air and that the Earth we tread is one.

  5. Søren Kierkegaard, Journal, july 6., 1838:

    Fixed ideas are like a cramp in the foot - the best remedy against it is to tread on it.


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