# Pace vs. Space — What's the Difference?

## Compare with Definitions

#### Pace

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

#### Space

Space is the boundless three-dimensional extent in which objects and events have relative position and direction. In classical physics, physical space is often conceived in three linear dimensions, although modern physicists usually consider it, with time, to be part of a boundless four-dimensional continuum known as spacetime.

#### 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

#### Space

(Mathematics) A set of elements or points satisfying specified geometric postulates
Non-Euclidean space.

#### 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

#### Space

The infinite extension of the three-dimensional region in which all matter exists.

#### 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

#### Space

The expanse in which the solar system, stars, and galaxies exist; the universe.

#### 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

#### Space

The region of this expanse beyond Earth's atmosphere.

#### Pace

A step made in walking; a stride.

#### Space

An extent or expanse of a surface or three-dimensional area
Water covered a large space at the end of the valley.

#### Pace

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

#### Space

A blank or empty area
The spaces between words.

#### Pace

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

#### Space

An area provided for a particular purpose
A parking space.

#### Pace

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

#### Space

Reserved or available accommodation on a public transportation vehicle.

#### 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.

#### Space

A period or interval of time
Within the space of a week.

#### Pace

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

#### Space

A little while
Let's rest for a space.

#### Pace

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

#### Space

Sufficient freedom from external pressure to develop or explore one's needs, interests, and individuality
"The need for personal space inevitably asserts itself" (Maggie Scarf).

#### Pace

A manner of walking or running
A jaunty pace.

#### Space

(Music) One of the intervals between the lines of a staff.

#### Pace

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

#### Space

(Printing) One of the blank pieces of type or other means used for separating words or characters.

#### Pace

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

#### Space

One of the intervals during the telegraphic transmission of a message when the key is open or not in contact.

#### Pace

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

#### Space

Blank sections in printed material or broadcast time available for use by advertisers.

#### Pace

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

#### Space

To organize or arrange with spaces between
Carefully space the words on the poster.

#### Pace

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

#### Space

To separate or keep apart
The buildings are spaced far from each other.

#### Pace

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

#### Space

(Slang) To stupefy or disorient. Often used with out
The antihistamine spaces me out so I can't think clearly.

#### 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.

#### Space

To be or become stupefied or disoriented. Often used with out
I was supposed to meet her, but I spaced out and forgot.

#### Pace

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

#### Pace

To walk with long deliberate steps.

#### Space

Free time; leisure, opportunity.

#### Pace

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

#### Space

A specific (specified) period of time.

#### 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.

#### Space

An undefined period of time (without qualifier, especially a short period); a while.

Step.

#### Space

(heading) Unlimited or generalized extent, physical or otherwise.

#### Pace

A step taken with the foot.

#### Space

Distance between things.

#### 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.

#### Space

Physical extent across two or three dimensions (sometimes for or to do something).

Way of stepping.

#### Space

Physical extent in all directions, seen as an attribute of the universe (now usually considered as a part of space-time), or a mathematical model of this.

#### Pace

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

#### Space

The near-vacuum in which planets, stars and other celestial objects are situated; the universe beyond the earth's atmosphere.
The first man in space

#### Pace

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

#### Space

The physical and psychological area one needs within which to live or operate; personal freedom.

#### Pace

Speed or velocity in general.

#### Space

(heading) A bounded or specific extent, physical or otherwise.

#### Pace

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

#### Space

A (chiefly empty) area or volume with set limits or boundaries.

#### Pace

(collective) A group of donkeys.

#### Space

(music) A position on the staff or stave bounded by lines.

#### Pace

(obsolete) Passage, route.

#### Space

A gap in text between words, lines etc., or a digital character used to create such a gap.

#### Pace

(obsolete) One's journey or route.

#### Space

(metal type) A piece of metal type used to separate words, cast lower than other type so as not to take ink, especially one that is narrower than one en (compare quad).

#### Pace

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

#### Space

A gap; an empty place.

#### Pace

(obsolete) An aisle in a church.

#### Space

(geometry) A set of points, each of which is uniquely specified by a number (the dimensionality) of coordinates.

Easter.

#### Space

A generalized construct or set whose members have some property in common; typically there will be a geometric metaphor allowing these members to be viewed as "points". Often used with a restricting modifier describing the members (e.g. vector space), or indicating the inventor of the construct (e.g. Hilbert space).
Functional analysis is best approached through a sound knowledge of Hilbert space theory.

#### Pace

(cricket) Describing a bowler who bowls fast balls.

#### Space

A field, area, or sphere of activity or endeavour.
Innovation in the browser space

#### Pace

To walk back and forth in a small distance.

#### Space

Anything analogous to a physical space in which one can interact, such as an online chat room.

#### Pace

To set the speed in a race. en

#### Space

To roam, walk, wander.

#### Pace

To measure by walking.

#### Space

(transitive) To set some distance apart.
Faye had spaced the pots at 8-inch intervals on the windowsill.
The cities are evenly spaced.

#### Pace

(formal) With all due respect to.

#### Space

To insert or utilise spaces in a written text.

#### Pace

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

#### Space

To eject into outer space, usually without a space suit.
The captain spaced the traitors.

#### 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.

#### Space

To travel into and through outer space.

#### 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.

#### Space

Extension, considered independently of anything which it may contain; that which makes extended objects conceivable and possible.
Pure space is capable neither of resistance nor motion.

#### Pace

A slow gait; a footpace.

#### Space

Place, having more or less extension; room.
They gave him chase, and hunted him as hare;Long had he no space to dwell [in].
While I have time and space.

#### Pace

Specifically, a kind of fast amble; a rack.

#### Space

A quantity or portion of extension; distance from one thing to another; an interval between any two or more objects; as, the space between two stars or two hills; the sound was heard for the space of a mile.
Put a space betwixt drove and drove.

#### Pace

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

#### Space

Quantity of time; an interval between two points of time; duration; time.
Nine times the space that measures day and night.
God may defer his judgments for a time, and give a people a longer space of repentance.

#### 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.

#### Space

A short time; a while.

#### Pace

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

#### Space

Walk; track; path; course.
This ilke [same] monk let old things pace,And held after the new world the space.

#### 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.

#### Space

A small piece of metal cast lower than a face type, so as not to receive the ink in printing, - used to separate words or letters.

#### Pace

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

#### Space

One of the intervals, or open places, between the lines of the staff.

#### Pace

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

#### Space

That portion of the universe outside the earth or its atmosphere; - called also outer space.

#### Pace

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

#### Space

To walk; to rove; to roam.
And loved in forests wild to space.

#### Pace

To pass away; to die.

#### Space

To arrange or adjust the spaces in or between; as, to space words, lines, or letters.

#### Pace

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

#### Space

The unlimited expanse in which everything is located;
They tested his ability to locate objects in space

#### Pace

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

#### Space

An empty area (usually bounded in some way between things);
The architect left space in front of the building
They stopped at an open space in the jungle
The space between his teeth

#### 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.

#### Space

An area reserved for some particular purpose;
The laboratory's floor space

#### Pace

The rate of moving (especially walking or running)

#### Space

A blank character used to separate successive words in writing or printing;
He said the space is the most important character in the alphabet

#### Pace

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

#### Space

The interval between two times;
The distance from birth to death
It all happened in the space of 10 minutes

#### 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

#### Space

A blank area;
Write your name in the space provided

#### Pace

A step in walking or running

#### Space

One of the areas between or below or above the lines of a musical staff;
The spaces are the notes F-A-C-E

#### Pace

The rate of some repeating event

#### Space

(printing) a block of type without a raised letter; used for spacing between words

#### Pace

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

#### Space

Place at intervals;
Space the interviews so that you have some time between the different candidates

#### Pace

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

Go at a pace;
The horse paced

#### Pace

Measure (distances) by pacing;
Step off ten yards

#### Pace

Regulate or set the pace of;