Synonyms of tread
stepDictionary • She trod casually, enjoying the sensation of bare feet on grass.
step • One of them accidentally stepped on my hand.
walk • They walked in silence for a while.
march • A Scottish battalion was marching down the street.
pace • He paced the room nervously.
stamp • He received a ban last week after stamping on the referee's foot.
stride • He turned abruptly and strode off down the corridor.
hike • You could hike through the Fish River Canyon.
tramp • They put on their coats and tramped through the fallen snow.
trudge • We had to trudge up the track back to the station.
plod • He plodded slowly up the hill.
stepDictionary • We could hear their heavy tread and an occasional coarse laugh.
step • I took a step towards him.
walk • Despite his gangling walk, George was a good dancer.
pace • Their pace quickened as they approached their cars.
stride • He walked with long strides.
footstep • I heard footsteps outside.
gait • His gait was peculiarly awkward.
PHRASAL VERB:▷ tread on something
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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.
hikeIf you hike, you go for a long walk in the country.
• You could hike through the Fish River Canyon.
Thesaurus for tread from the Collins English Thesaurus
to walk or trample in, on, over, or across (something)