Meaning of STEP in English
vi walk; passage.
2. step ·vt to set, as the foot.
3. step ·adj to walk slowly, gravely, or resolutely.
4. step ·adj fig.: to move mentally; to go in imagination.
5. step ·vi a small space or distance; as, it is but a step.
6. step ·vi a print of the foot; a footstep; a footprint; track.
7. step ·vi the intervak between two contiguous degrees of the csale.
8. step ·vi a change of position effected by a motion of translation.
9. step ·vi proceeding; measure; action; an act.
10. step ·vi an advance or movement made by one removal of the foot; a pace.
11. step ·vt to fix the foot of (a mast) in its step; to erect.
12. step ·vi gait; manner of walking; as, the approach of a man is often known by his step.
13. step ·vi a bearing in which the lower extremity of a spindle or a vertical shaft revolves.
14. step ·vi a portable framework of stairs, much used indoors in reaching to a high position.
15. step ·add. ·noun at eton college, england, a shallow step dividing the court into an inner and an outer portion.
xvi. step ·vi a rest, or one of a set of rests, for the foot in ascending or descending, as a stair, or a round of a ladder.
xvii. step ·adj to walk; to go on foot; ·esp., to walk a little distance; as, to step to one of the neighbors.
xviii. step ·vi one of a series of offsets, or parts, resembling the steps of stairs, as one of the series of parts of a cone pulley on which the belt runs.
xix. step ·adj to move the foot in walking; to advance or recede by raising and moving one of the feet to another resting place, or by moving both feet in succession.
xx. step ·vi in general, a framing in wood or iron which is intended to receive an upright shaft; specif., a block of wood, or a solid platform upon the keelson, supporting the heel of the mast.
xxi. step ·vi the space passed over by one movement of the foot in walking or running; as, one step is generally about three feet, but may be more or less. used also figuratively of any kind of progress; as, he improved step by step, or by steps.
Webster English vocab. Английский словарь Webster. 2012