Synonyms of 'tread'
to walk along (a path or road)She trod casually, enjoying the sensation of bare feet on grass.
One of them accidentally stepped on my hand.
They walked in silence for a while.
A Scottish battalion was marching down the street.
I paced the room nervously.
He received a ban last week after stamping on the referee's foot.
He turned abruptly and strode off down the corridor.
You could hike through the Fish River Canyon.
They put on their coats and tramped through the fallen snow.
We had to trudge up the track back to the station.
He plodded slowly up the hill.
a way of walking or the sound of walkingWe could hear their heavy tread and an occasional coarse laugh.
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in the sense of footstep
a step in walkingI heard footsteps outside.
in the sense of gait
(of horses and dogs) the pattern of footsteps at a particular speed, such as a trotHis gait was peculiarly awkward.
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