\stˈɛpɪŋ stˈə͡ʊn], \stˈɛpɪŋ stˈəʊn], \s_t_ˈɛ_p_ɪ_ŋ s_t_ˈəʊ_n]\
Definitions of STEPPING STONE
- 2006 - WordNet 3.0
- 2011 - English Dictionary Database
- 2010 - New Age Dictionary Database
- 1894 - The Clarendon dictionary
- 1919 - The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language
- 1914 - Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language
- 1874 - Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language
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By Princeton University
By DataStellar Co., Ltd
By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman
By James Champlin Fernald
By Nuttall, P.Austin.
A raised stone in a swampy place or in a stream to save the feet in walking; any means of progress; to step aside, to walk to a little distance; to remove but a little way; to step into, to walk or advance into a place or state; to take a step, to make a movement in a given direction, either actually, or as beginning any business; step by step, by a gradual and regular process.
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.