Meaning of feet
Pronunciation: (fēt), [key]
- a pl. of
- to act or proceed slowly or without enthusiasm; to be reluctant to act, comply, etc.: We can't begin the project until the steering committee stops dragging its feet.
- The loan helped him get on his feet again.
- in a standing position.
- in an independent or secure position:The loan helped him get on his feet again.
- in a restored or recovered state; able to continue:Psychotherapy helped her get back on her feet after her breakdown.
- to attend upon as a disciple or follower: American writers and painters no longer sit at the feet of Europeans.
- Overprotective parents do not prepare their children to stand on their own feet.
- to be financially self-supporting.
- to be independent:Overprotective parents do not prepare their children to stand on their own feet.Also,stand on one's own two feet.
- to impress or overwhelm by ability, enthusiasm, or charm: The gaiety of the occasion swept them off their feet.
- feet (Thesaurus)