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Definition 1: travel by walking - [noun denoting act]

Samples where foot or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he followed on foot
  • the swiftest of foot

(foot is a kind of ...) the act of walking somewhere

"he took a walk after lunch"

Definition 2: any of various organs of locomotion or attachment in invertebrates - [noun denoting animal]

Synonyms for foot in the sense of this definition

(foot is a kind of ...) a fully differentiated structural and functional unit in an animal that is specialized for some particular function

(... is a kind of foot ) tentacular tubular process of most echinoderms (starfish and sea urchins and holothurians) having a sucker at the end and used for e.g. locomotion and respiration

(... is part of foot) any animal lacking a backbone or notochord; the term is not used as a scientific classification

Definition 3: the pedal extremity of vertebrates other than human beings - [noun denoting animal]

Synonyms for foot in the sense of this definition

(foot is a kind of ...) the extremity of the limb in vertebrates

(... is a kind of foot ) foot adapted for digging as in moles

(... is a kind of foot ) the foot of an ungulate mammal

(... is a kind of foot ) the foot of a bird

(... is a kind of foot ) a foot having the toes connected by folds of skin

(... is a kind of foot ) foot of a pig or sheep especially one used as food

(... is a kind of foot ) a front foot of a quadruped

(... is a kind of foot ) a rear foot of a quadruped

(... is a kind of foot ) a clawed foot of an animal especially a quadruped

Definition 4: lowest support of a structure - [noun denoting artifact]

Samples where foot or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • it was built on a base of solid rock
  • he stood at the foot of the tower

Synonyms for foot in the sense of this definition

(foot is a kind of ...) supporting structure that holds up or provides a foundation

"the statue stood on a marble support"

(... is a kind of foot ) a foundation of earth or rock supporting a road or railroad track

"the track bed had washed away"

(... is a kind of foot ) a foundation (usually on soft ground) consisting of an extended layer of reinforced concrete

(... is part of foot) a thing constructed; a complex entity constructed of many parts

"the structure consisted of a series of arches" "she wore her hair in an amazing construction of whirls and ribbons"

Definition 5: a support resembling a pedal extremity - [noun denoting artifact]

Samples where foot or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • one foot of the chair was on the carpet

(foot is a kind of ...) any device that bears the weight of another thing

"there was no place to attach supports for a shelf"

(... is part of foot) a cloth covering consisting of the part of a pair of trousers that covers a person's leg

Definition 6: the part of the leg of a human being below the ankle joint - [noun denoting body]

Samples where foot or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • his bare feet projected from his trousers
  • armored from head to foot

Synonyms for foot in the sense of this definition

(foot is a kind of ...) the extremity of the limb in vertebrates

(... is a kind of foot ) a foot afflicted with a fallen arch; abnormally flattened and spread out

(foot is a part of ...) the fifth smallest outermost toe

(foot is a part of ...) the first largest innermost toe

(foot is a part of ...) one of the digits of the foot

(foot is a part of ...) the underside of the foot

(foot is a part of ...) the arch of the foot

(foot is a part of ...) the back part of the human foot

(foot is a part of ...) dorsal and plantar branches of veins serving the metatarsal region of the foot

(foot is a part of ...) veins connecting the dorsal and palmar veins of the hand or the dorsal and plantar veins of the foot

(foot is a part of ...) dorsal and plantar arteries to the metatarsal region of the foot

(foot is a part of ...) arteries in the hand and foot that supply the fingers and toes

(foot is a part of ...) curved artery in the foot

(foot is a part of ...) the largest tarsal bone; forms the human heel

(... is part of foot) a human limb; commonly used to refer to a whole limb but technically only the part of the limb between the knee and ankle

(... is part of foot) any living or extinct member of the family Hominidae characterized by superior intelligence, articulate speech, and erect carriage

Definition 7: (prosody) a group of 2 or 3 syllables forming the basic unit of poetic rhythm - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for foot in the sense of this definition

(foot is a kind of ...) (prosody) the accent in a metrical foot of verse

(... is a kind of foot ) a metrical unit with stressed-unstressed-unstressed syllables

(... is a kind of foot ) a metrical unit with unstressed-stressed syllables

(... is a kind of foot ) a metrical unit with unstressed-unstressed-stressed syllables

(... is a kind of foot ) a metrical unit with unstressed-stressed-unstressed syllables (e.g., `remember')

(... is a kind of foot ) a metrical unit with stressed-unstressed syllables

(... is a kind of foot ) a metrical unit with stressed-stressed syllables

(... is a kind of foot ) a metrical unit with unstressed-unstressed syllables

(foot belongs to category ...) the study of poetic meter and the art of versification

Definition 8: an army unit consisting of soldiers who fight on foot - [noun denoting group]

Samples where foot or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • there came ten thousand horsemen and as many fully-armed foot

Synonyms for foot in the sense of this definition

(foot is a kind of ...) a military unit that is part of an army

(... is a kind of foot ) infantry trained and equipped to parachute

(foot belongs to category ...) the military forces of a nation

"their military is the largest in the region" "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"

Definition 9: the lower part of anything - [noun denoting location]

Samples where foot or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • curled up on the foot of the bed
  • the foot of the page
  • the foot of the list
  • the foot of the mountain

(foot is a kind of ...) the lowest part of anything

"they started at the bottom of the hill"

Definition 10: a member of a surveillance team who works on foot or rides as a passenger - [noun denoting person]

(foot is a kind of ...) a person secretly employed in espionage for a government

Definition 11: a linear unit of length equal to 12 inches or a third of a yard - [noun denoting quantity]

Samples where foot or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he is six feet tall

Synonyms for foot in the sense of this definition

(foot is a kind of ...) a unit of measurement of length

(foot is a part of ...) a unit of length equal to one twelfth of a foot

(... is part of foot) a unit of length equal to 3 feet; defined as 91.44 centimeters; originally taken to be the average length of a stride

Definition 12: add a column of numbers - [verb of cognition]

Synonyms for foot in the sense of this definition

(foot is a kind of ...) make an addition by combining numbers

"Add 27 and 49, please!"

(foot belongs to category ...) the branch of pure mathematics dealing with the theory of numerical calculations

Definition 13: walk - [verb of motion]

Samples where foot or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • let's hoof it to the disco

Synonyms for foot in the sense of this definition

(foot is a kind of ...) use one's feet to advance; advance by steps

"Walk, don't run!" "We walked instead of driving" "She walks with a slight limp" "The patient cannot walk yet" "Walk over to the cabinet"

(foot is used in the usage domain ...) a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech

Definition 14: pay for something - [verb of possession]

Samples where foot or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • pick up the tab
  • pick up the burden of high-interest mortgages
  • foot the bill

Synonyms for foot in the sense of this definition

(foot is a kind of ...) give money, usually in exchange for goods or services

"I paid four dollars for this sandwich" "Pay the waitress, please"

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