Synonyms of pace
1 speedDictionary • driving at a steady pace
speed • He drove off at high speed.
rate • The rate at which hair grows can be agonisingly slow.
tempo • Both teams played with quality, pace and tempo.
motion • the laws governing light, sound and motion
clip (informal) • They trotted along at a brisk clip.
lick (informal) • an athletic cyclist travelling at a fair lick
velocity • the velocity at which the planets orbit
2 stepDictionary • Their pace quickened as they approached their cars.
step • He quickened his step.
walk • Despite his gangling walk, George was a good dancer.
tread • We could hear their heavy tread and an occasional coarse laugh.
gait • His gait was peculiarly awkward.
PHRASAL VERB:▷ pace something out
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• They trotted along at a brisk clip.
footstepA footstep is the sound or mark that is made by someone walking each time their foot touches the ground.
• I heard footsteps outside.
gaitA particular kind of gait is a particular way of walking.
• His gait was peculiarly awkward.
Thesaurus for pace from the Collins English Thesaurus
a single step in walking
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