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Foot meaning

foot - 23 dictionary results

  1. 1. a member of a surveillance team who works on foot or rides as a passenger
  2. 2. add a column of numbers
  3. 3. walk; " let's hoof it to the disco"
  4. 4. pay for something; " pick up the tab"; " pick up the burden of high- interest mortgages"; " foot the bill"
  5. 5. The terminal part of the leg of man or an animal; esp., the part below the ankle or wrist; that part of an animal upon which it rests when standing, or moves. See Manus, and Pes.
  6. 6. The muscular locomotive organ of a mollusk. It is a median organ arising from the ventral region of body, often in the form of a flat disk, as in snails. See Illust. of Buccinum.
  7. 7. That which corresponds to the foot of a man or animal; as, the foot of a table; the foot of a stocking.
  8. 8. The lowest part or base; the ground part; the bottom, as of a mountain or column; also, the last of a row or series; the end or extremity, esp. if associated with inferiority; as, the foot of a hill; the foot of the procession; the foot of a class; the foot of the bed.
  9. 9. Soldiers who march and fight on foot; the infantry, usually designated as the foot, in distinction from the cavalry.
  10. 10. A combination of syllables consisting a metrical element of a verse, the syllables being formerly distinguished by their quantity or length, but in modern poetry by the accent.
  11. 11. The lower edge of a sail.
  12. 12. To tread to measure or music; to dance; to trip; to skip.
  13. 13. To kick with the foot; to spurn.
  14. 14. To set on foot; to establish; to land.
  15. 15. To tread; as, to foot the green.
  16. 16. The size or strike with the talon.
  17. 17. To renew the foot of, as of stocking.
  18. 18. Fundamental principle; basis; plan; - used only in the singular.
  19. 19. Recognized condition; rank; footing; - used only in the singular.
  20. 20. To walk; - opposed to ride or fly.
  21. 21. To sum up, as the numbers in a column; - sometimes with up; as, to foot ( or foot up) an account.
  22. 22. Part of the body on which an animal walks; base; measure of 12 inches; foot- soldiers; unit of measure in metre.
  23. 23. To dance; walk.

foot - examples of usage

  1. With her foot on the step Virginia paused. - "The Crisis, Volume 6", Winston Churchill.
  2. His foot hit against something. - "The Princess Pocahontas", Virginia Watson.
  3. Peter stopped at the foot of it and sat down to think it over. - "Mrs. Peter Rabbit", Thornton W. Burgess.
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