footstep

Definitions of footstep
  1. noun
    the sound of a step of someone walking
    “he heard footsteps on the porch”
    synonyms: footfall, step
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    types:
    tramp
    a heavy footfall
    type of:
    sound
    the sudden occurrence of an audible event
  2. noun
    the act of taking a step in walking
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    type of:
    step
    the act of changing location by raising the foot and setting it down
  3. noun
    the distance covered by a step
    synonyms: pace, step, stride
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    type of:
    indefinite quantity
    an estimated quantity
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