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Pace vs. Prance — What's the Difference?

Pace vs. Prance — What's the Difference?

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Pace

A single step taken when walking or running
Kirov stepped back a pace
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Prance

Prance is a surname. Notable people with the surname include: Bertram Prance, British artist and illustrator George Prance (1827–1885), sailor in the U.S. Navy during the American Civil War Ghillean Prance (born 1937), British botanist and ecologist Miles Prance (fl.
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Pace

Speed in walking, running, or moving
He's an aggressive player with plenty of pace
The ring road allows traffic to flow at a remarkably fast pace
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Prance

To spring forward on the hind legs. Used of a horse.
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Pace

Walk at a steady speed, especially without a particular destination and as an expression of anxiety or annoyance
We paced up and down in exasperation
She had been pacing the room
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Prance

To spring or bound forward in a manner reminiscent of a spirited horse.
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Pace

Move or develop (something) at a particular rate or speed
Our fast-paced daily lives
The action is paced to the beat of a perky march
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Prance

To ride a horse moving in such a fashion.
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Pace

With due respect to (someone or their opinion), used to express polite disagreement or contradiction
Narrative history, pace some theorists, is by no means dead
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Prance

To step in a lively and showy manner
He pranced around the apartment in his underwear.
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Pace

A step made in walking; a stride.
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Prance

To cause (a horse) to prance.
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Pace

A unit of length equal to 30 inches (0.76 meter).
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Prance

The act or an instance of prancing.
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Pace

The modern version of the Roman pace, measuring five English feet. Also called geometric pace.
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Prance

(of a horse) To spring forward on the hind legs.
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Pace

Thirty inches at quick marching time or 36 at double time.
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Prance

To strut about in a showy manner.
John's daughter was prancing about the sitting room, practising for her school dance.
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Pace

Five Roman feet or 58.1 English inches, measured from the point at which the heel of one foot is raised to the point at which it is set down again after an intervening step by the other foot.
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Prance

A prancing movement.
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Pace

The rate of speed at which a person, animal, or group walks or runs.
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Prance

To spring or bound, as a horse in high mettle.
Now rule thy prancing steed.
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Pace

The rate of speed at which an activity or movement proceeds.
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Prance

To ride on a prancing horse; to ride in an ostentatious manner.
The insulting tyrant prancing o'er the field.
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Pace

A manner of walking or running
A jaunty pace.
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Prance

To walk or strut about in a pompous, showy manner, or with warlike parade.
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Pace

A gait of a horse in which both feet on one side are lifted and put down together.
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Prance

A proud stiff pompous gait
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Pace

To walk or stride back and forth across
Paced the floor nervously.
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Prance

To walk with a lofty proud gait, often in an attempt to impress others;
He struts around like a rooster in a hen house
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Pace

To measure (a space) by counting the number of steps needed to cover a distance.
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Prance

Spring foward on the hind legs;
The young horse was prancing in the meadow
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Pace

To walk (a number of steps) in so measuring a space.
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Prance

Cause (a horse) to bound spring forward
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Pace

To set or regulate the rate of speed for (a race or a competitor in a race).
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Prance

Ride a horse such that it springs and bounds forward
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Pace

To lead (one's team or teammates) with a good performance
Paced her team to a victory with 18 points.
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Pace

To advance or develop (something) for a particular purpose or at a particular rate
Paced the lectures so as not to overwhelm the students.
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Pace

To train (a horse) in a particular gait, especially the pace.
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Pace

To walk with long deliberate steps.
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Pace

To go at the pace. Used of a horse or rider.
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Pace

With the permission of; with deference to. Used to express polite or ironically polite disagreement
I have not, pace my detractors, entered into any secret negotiations.
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Pace

Step.
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Pace

A step taken with the foot.
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Pace

The distance covered in a step (or sometimes two), either vaguely or according to various specific set measurements.
Even at the duel, standing 10 paces apart, he could have satisfied Aaron’s honor.
I have perambulated your field, and estimate its perimeter to be 219 paces.
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Pace

Way of stepping.
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Pace

A manner of walking, running or dancing; the rate or style of how someone moves with their feet.
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Pace

Any of various gaits of a horse, specifically a 2-beat, lateral gait.
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Pace

Speed or velocity in general.
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Pace

(cricket) A measure of the hardness of a pitch and of the tendency of a cricket ball to maintain its speed after bouncing.
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Pace

(collective) A group of donkeys.
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Pace

(obsolete) Passage, route.
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Pace

(obsolete) One's journey or route.
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Pace

(obsolete) A passage through difficult terrain; a mountain pass or route vulnerable to ambush etc.
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Pace

(obsolete) An aisle in a church.
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Pace

Easter.
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Pace

(cricket) Describing a bowler who bowls fast balls.
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Pace

To walk back and forth in a small distance.
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Pace

To set the speed in a race. en
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Pace

To measure by walking.
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Pace

(formal) With all due respect to.
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Pace

A single movement from one foot to the other in walking; a step.
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Pace

The length of a step in walking or marching, reckoned from the heel of one foot to the heel of the other; - used as a unit in measuring distances; as, he advanced fifty paces.
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Pace

Manner of stepping or moving; gait; walk; as, the walk, trot, canter, gallop, and amble are paces of the horse; a swaggering pace; a quick pace.
To-morrow, and to-morrow, and to-morrow,Creeps in this petty pace from day to day.
In the military schools of riding a variety of paces are taught.
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Pace

A slow gait; a footpace.
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Pace

Specifically, a kind of fast amble; a rack.
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Pace

Any single movement, step, or procedure.
The first pace necessary for his majesty to make is to fall into confidence with Spain.
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Pace

A broad step or platform; any part of a floor slightly raised above the rest, as around an altar, or at the upper end of a hall.
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Pace

A device in a loom, to maintain tension on the warp in pacing the web.
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Pace

The rate of progress of any process or activity; as, the students ran at a rapid pace; the plants grew at a remarkable pace.
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Pace

To go; to walk; specifically, to move with regular or measured steps.
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Pace

To proceed; to pass on.
Or [ere] that I further in this tale pace.
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Pace

To move quickly by lifting the legs on the same side together, as a horse; to amble with rapidity; to rack.
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Pace

To pass away; to die.
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Pace

To walk over with measured tread; to move slowly over or upon; as, the guard paces his round.
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Pace

To measure by steps or paces; as, to pace a piece of ground. Often used with out; as, to pace out the distance.
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Pace

To develop, guide, or control the pace or paces of; to teach the pace; to break in.
If you can, pace your wisdomIn that good path that I would wish it go.
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Pace

The rate of moving (especially walking or running)
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Pace

The distance covered by a step;
He stepped off ten paces from the old tree and began to dig
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Pace

The relative speed of progress or change;
He lived at a fast pace
He works at a great rate
The pace of events accelerated
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Pace

A step in walking or running
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Pace

The rate of some repeating event
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Pace

A unit of length equal to 3 feet; defined as 91.44 centimeters; originally taken to be the average length of a stride
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Pace

Walk with slow or fast paces;
He paced up and down the hall
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Pace

Go at a pace;
The horse paced
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Pace

Measure (distances) by pacing;
Step off ten yards
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Pace

Regulate or set the pace of;
Pace your efforts
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