Foot - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |fʊt|  American pronunciation of the word foot
Brit.  |fʊt|  British pronunciation of the word foot

noun

- the part of the leg of a human being below the ankle joint(syn: pes)
- a linear unit of length equal to 12 inches or a third of a yard (syn: ft)
- the lower part of anything
- the pedal extremity of vertebrates other than human beings
- lowest support of a structure(syn: base, foundation, fundament, groundwork, substructure, understructure)
- any of various organs of locomotion or attachment in invertebrates
- travel by walking

▼ (4)

verb

- pay for something(syn: pick)
- walk (syn: hoof)
- add a column of numbers

Examples

He was wearing boots on his feet.

Tracks made by the feet of a bird

The people in the crowd began to stamp their feet.

They camped at the foot of the mountain.

At the foot of the stairs

The foot of the table

...I'll foot the bill for dinner....

The dog lay at her feet.

They came on foot.

I was not aware of your presence. Your foot is so light.

At the close of the reign of Charles the Second, most of his foot were musketeers.

My foot hurts.

I had blisters on the soles of my feet.

I dropped a glass earlier, so don't walk around in bare feet.

The vet examined the horse's hind feet.

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: foot
he/she/it: foots
present participle: footing
past tense: footed
past participle: footed
noun
singular: foot
plural: feet
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