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Synonyms of tread

Noun


1. pace, stride, tread, step

usage: a step in walking or running

2. tread, surface

usage: the grooved surface of a pneumatic tire

3. tread, contact, tangency

usage: the part (as of a wheel or shoe) that makes contact with the ground

4. tread, structural member

usage: structural member consisting of the horizontal part of a stair or step

Verb


1. step, tread, travel, go, move, locomote

usage: put down or press the foot, place the foot; "For fools rush in where angels fear to tread"; "step on the brake"

2. tread, trample, walk

usage: tread or stomp heavily or roughly; "The soldiers trampled across the fields"

3. tread, squash, crush, squelch, mash, squeeze

usage: crush as if by treading on; "tread grapes to make wine"

4. tread, brace

usage: brace (an archer's bow) by pressing the foot against the center

5. tread, give, apply

usage: apply (the tread) to a tire

6. tread, copulate, mate, pair, couple

usage: mate with; "male birds tread the females"

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