Synonyms of 'tread'
stepDictionary, walk, march
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.
He 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.
stepDictionary, walk, pace
We could hear their heavy tread and an occasional coarse laugh.
phrasal verbtread on something
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A footstep is the sound or mark that is made by someone walking each time their foot touches the ground.
I heard footsteps outside.
A particular kind of gait is a particular way of walking.
His gait was peculiarly awkward.
Thesaurus for tread from the Collins English Thesaurus
If you tread on something, you put your foot on it when you are walking or standing .