Definitions of pace

  1. To walk with regular steps; measure by strides; move, as a horse, by lifting both feet on the same side at once.
  2. To walk over with measured tread; to move slowly over or upon; as, the guard paces his round.
  3. To measure by steps or paces; as, to pace a piece of ground.
  4. To develop, guide, or control the pace or paces of; to teach the pace; to break in.
  5. To measure by steps; to walk over with long, even steps; to train to go at a certain gait.
  6. To measure by steps: to cause to progress: to regulate in motion.
  7. To measure by steps; walk over to and fro.
  8. To go; to walk; specifically, to move with regular or measured steps.
  9. To proceed; to pass on.
  10. To move quickly by lifting the legs on the same side together, as a horse; to amble with rapidity; to rack.
  11. To pass away; to die.
  12. To walk with long, regular steps; to go at a swaying gait, as a horse.
  13. To walk: to walk slowly: to amble.
  14. To walk; amble.
  15. go at a pace, as of a horse
  16. measure by pacing, as of distances
  17. measure by pacing, as of a room
  18. regulate or set the pace of; " Pace your efforts"
  19. measure ( distances) by pacing; " step off ten yards"
  20. walk with slow or fast paces; " He paced up and down the hall"
  21. go at a pace; " The horse paced"
  22. To measure by steps; to regulate in motion.
  23. To measure by steps or paces; to walk slowly or deliberately.
  24. a unit of length equal to 3 feet; defined as 91. 44 centimeters; originally taken to be the average length of a stride
  25. A single movement from one foot to the other in walking; a step.
  26. Manner of stepping or moving; gait; walk; as, the walk, trot, canter, gallop, and amble are paces of the horse; a swaggering pace; a quick pace.
  27. A slow gait; a footpace.
  28. Specifically, a kind of fast amble; a rack.
  29. Any single movement, step, or procedure.
  30. A broad step or platform; any part of a floor slightly raised above the rest, as around an altar, or at the upper end of a hall.
  31. A device in a loom, to maintain tension on the warp in pacing the web.
  32. The length of a step in walking or marching, reckoned from the heel of one foot to the heel of the other; - used as a unit in measuring distances; as, he advanced fifty paces.
  33. A step; the space covered by a step in walking; as, he went twenty paces; gait, or manner of moving, such as a trot, gallop, etc.; a certain swaying gait of a horse; rate of speed; as, to keep up the pace.
  34. A stride: ( mil.) the space left between the feet in one step, measured from heel to heel, and varying from 80 to 86 inches: a step: space between the feet in ordinary walking, 2 1/ 2 feet: gait: rate of motion ( of a man or beast): mode of stepping in horses in which the legs on the same side are lifted together: amble.
  35. PACER.
  36. A step; measure of thirty inches; gait; amble.
  37. A step in walking.
  38. A measure of length; 3 feet.
  39. The movement by a horse of both feet on the same side together.
  40. A step; a stride or stretch between the two feet in walking, equal to about two and a half feet; a measure of five feet; manner of walking; a particular movement which horses are taught; degree of celerity.
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