Definitions of tread

The word tread uses 5 letters:adert.

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v. i. - To set the foot; to step. 2

v. i. - To walk or go; especially, to walk with a stately or a cautious step. 2

v. i. - To copulate; said of birds, esp. the males. 2

v. t. - To step or walk on. 2

v. t. - To beat or press with the feet; as, to tread a path; to tread land when too light; a well-trodden path. 2

v. t. - To go through or accomplish by walking, dancing, or the like. 2

v. t. - To crush under the foot; to trample in contempt or hatred; to subdue. 2

v. t. - To copulate with; to feather; to cover; -- said of the male bird. 2

n. - A step or stepping; pressure with the foot; a footstep; as, a nimble tread; a cautious tread. 2

n. - Manner or style of stepping; action; gait; as, the horse has a good tread. 2

n. - Way; track; path. 2

n. - The act of copulation in birds. 2

n. - The upper horizontal part of a step, on which the foot is placed. 2

n. - The top of the banquette, on which soldiers stand to fire over the parapet. 2

n. - The part of a wheel that bears upon the road or rail. 2

n. - The part of a rail upon which car wheels bear. 2

n. - The chalaza of a bird's egg; the treadle. 2

n. - A bruise or abrasion produced on the foot or ankle of a horse that interferes. See Interfere, 3. 2

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