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Tread vs. Walk

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  • Tread (verb)

    To step or walk (on or over something); to trample.

    "He trod back and forth wearily."

    "Don't tread on the lawn."

  • Tread (verb)

    To step or walk upon.

    "Actors tread the boards."

  • Tread (verb)

    To beat or press with the feet.

    "to tread a path; to tread land when too light; a well-trodden path"

  • Tread (verb)

    To go through or accomplish by walking, dancing, etc.

  • Tread (verb)

    To crush under the foot; to trample in contempt or hatred; to subdue.

  • Tread (verb)

    To copulate; said of (especially male) birds.

  • Tread (verb)

    To copulate with.

  • Tread (noun)

    A step taken with the foot.

  • Tread (noun)

    A manner of stepping.

  • Tread (noun)

    The sound made when someone or something is walking.

  • Tread (noun)

    A way; a track or path.

  • Tread (noun)

    The horizontal part of a step in a flight of stairs.

  • Tread (noun)

    The grooves carved into the face of a tire, used to give the tire traction. from 1900s

  • Tread (noun)

    The grooves on the bottom of a shoe or other footwear, used to give grip or traction.

  • Tread (noun)

    The chalaza of a bird's egg; the treadle.

  • Tread (noun)

    The act of avian copulation in which the male bird mounts the female by standing on her back.

  • Tread (noun)

    The top of the banquette, on which soldiers stand to fire over the parapet.

  • Tread (noun)

    A bruise or abrasion produced on the foot or ankle of a horse that interferes, or strikes its feet together.

  • Walk (verb)

    To run.

    "To walk briskly for an hour every day is to keep fit."

  • Walk (verb)

    To "walk free", i.e. to win, or avoid, a criminal court case, particularly when actually guilty.

    "If you can’t present a better case, that robber is going to walk."

  • Walk (verb)

    Of an object, to go missing or be stolen.

    "If you leave your wallet lying around, it’s going to walk."

  • Walk (verb)

    To walk off the field, as if given out, after the fielding side appeals and before the umpire has ruled; done as a matter of sportsmanship when the batsman believes he is out.

  • Walk (verb)

    To travel (a distance) by walking.

    "I walk two miles to school every day."

    "The museum’s not far from here – you can walk it."

  • Walk (verb)

    To take for a walk or accompany on a walk.

    "I walk the dog every morning."

    "Will you walk me home?"

  • Walk (verb)

    To allow a batter to reach base by pitching four balls.

  • Walk (verb)

    To move something by shifting between two positions, as if it were walking.

    "I carefully walked the ladder along the wall."

  • Walk (verb)

    To full; to beat cloth to give it the consistency of felt.

  • Walk (verb)

    To traverse by walking (or analogous gradual movement).

    "I walked the streets aimlessly."

    "Debugging this computer program involved walking the heap."

  • Walk (verb)

    To operate the left and right throttles of (an aircraft) in alternation.

  • Walk (verb)

    To leave, resign.

    "If we don't offer him more money he'll walk."

  • Walk (verb)

    To push (a vehicle) alongside oneself as one walks.

  • Walk (verb)

    To behave; to pursue a course of life; to conduct oneself.

  • Walk (verb)

    To be stirring; to be abroad; to go restlessly about; said of things or persons expected to remain quiet, such as a sleeping person, or the spirit of a dead person.

  • Walk (verb)

    To be in motion; to act; to move.

  • Walk (verb)

    To put, keep, or train (a puppy) in a walk, or training area for dogfighting.

  • Walk (verb)

    To move a guest to another hotel if their confirmed reservation is not available on day of check-in.

  • Walk (noun)

    A trip made by walking.

    "I take a walk every morning"

  • Walk (noun)

    A distance walked.

    "It’s a long walk from my house to the library"

  • Walk (noun)

    An Olympic Games track event requiring that the heel of the leading foot touch the ground before the toe of the trailing foot leaves the ground.

  • Walk (noun)

    A manner of walking; a person's style of walking.

    "The Ministry of Silly Walks is underfunded this year"

  • Walk (noun)

    A path, sidewalk/pavement or other maintained place on which to walk. Compare trail.

  • Walk (noun)

    A situation where all players raising), once they get their cards.

  • Walk (noun)

    An award of first base to a batter following four balls being thrown by the pitcher; known in the rules as a "base on balls".

    "The pitcher now has two walks in this inning alone"

  • Walk (noun)

    In coffee, coconut, and other plantations, the space between them.

  • Walk (noun)

    An area of an estate planted with fruit-bearing trees.

  • Walk (noun)

    A place for keeping and training puppies for dogfighting.

  • Walk (noun)

    An enclosed area in which a gamecock is confined to prepare him for fighting.

  • Walk (noun)

    A vertices and edges, where each edge's endpoints are the preceding and following vertices in the sequence.

  • Walk (noun)

    Something very easily accomplished; a walk in the park.

  • Walk (noun)

    A cheque drawn on a bank that was not a member of the London Clearing and whose sort code was allocated on a one-off basis; they had to be "walked" (hand-delivered by messengers).

Wiktionary
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Oxford Dictionary
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  • Tread (verb)

    To set the foot; to step.

  • Tread (verb)

    To walk or go; especially, to walk with a stately or a cautious step.

  • Tread (verb)

    To copulate; said of birds, esp. the males.

  • Tread

    To step or walk on.

  • Tread

    To beat or press with the feet; as, to tread a path; to tread land when too light; a well-trodden path.

  • Tread

    To go through or accomplish by walking, dancing, or the like.

  • Tread

    To crush under the foot; to trample in contempt or hatred; to subdue.

  • Tread

    To copulate with; to feather; to cover; - said of the male bird.

  • Tread (noun)

    A step or stepping; pressure with the foot; a footstep; as, a nimble tread; a cautious tread.

  • Tread (noun)

    Manner or style of stepping; action; gait; as, the horse has a good tread.

  • Tread (noun)

    Way; track; path.

  • Tread (noun)

    The act of copulation in birds.

  • Tread (noun)

    The upper horizontal part of a step, on which the foot is placed.

  • Tread (noun)

    The top of the banquette, on which soldiers stand to fire over the parapet.

  • Tread (noun)

    The part of a wheel that bears upon the road or rail.

  • Tread (noun)

    The chalaza of a bird's egg; the treadle.

  • Tread (noun)

    A bruise or abrasion produced on the foot or ankle of a horse that interferes. See Interfere, 3.

  • Walk (verb)

    To move along on foot; to advance by steps; to go on at a moderate pace; specifically, of two-legged creatures, to proceed at a slower or faster rate, but without running, or lifting one foot entirely before the other touches the ground.

  • Walk (verb)

    To move or go on the feet for exercise or amusement; to take one's exercise; to ramble.

  • Walk (verb)

    To be stirring; to be abroad; to go restlessly about; - said of things or persons expected to remain quiet, as a sleeping person, or the spirit of a dead person; to go about as a somnambulist or a specter.

  • Walk (verb)

    To be in motion; to act; to move; to wag.

  • Walk (verb)

    To behave; to pursue a course of life; to conduct one's self.

  • Walk (verb)

    To move off; to depart.

  • Walk

    To pass through, over, or upon; to traverse; to perambulate; as, to walk the streets.

  • Walk

    To cause to walk; to lead, drive, or ride with a slow pace; as, to walk one's horses; to walk the dog.

  • Walk

    To subject, as cloth or yarn, to the fulling process; to full.

  • Walk

    To put or keep (a puppy) in a walk; to train (puppies) in a walk.

  • Walk

    To move in a manner likened to walking.

  • Walk (noun)

    The act of walking, or moving on the feet with a slow pace; advance without running or leaping.

  • Walk (noun)

    The act of walking for recreation or exercise; as, a morning walk; an evening walk.

  • Walk (noun)

    Manner of walking; gait; step; as, we often know a person at a distance by his walk.

  • Walk (noun)

    That in or through which one walks; place or distance walked over; a place for walking; a path or avenue prepared for foot passengers, or for taking air and exercise; way; road; hence, a place or region in which animals may graze; place of wandering; range; as, a sheep walk.

  • Walk (noun)

    A frequented track; habitual place of action; sphere; as, the walk of the historian.

  • Walk (noun)

    Conduct; course of action; behavior.

  • Walk (noun)

    The route or district regularly served by a vender; as, a milkman's walk.

  • Walk (noun)

    In coffee, coconut, and other plantations, the space between them.

  • Walk (noun)

    A place for keeping and training puppies.

Webster Dictionary
  • Tread (noun)

    a step in walking or running

  • Tread (noun)

    the grooved surface of a pneumatic tire

  • Tread (noun)

    the part (as of a wheel or shoe) that makes contact with the ground

  • Tread (noun)

    structural member consisting of the horizontal part of a stair or step

  • Tread (verb)

    put down or press the foot, place the foot;

    "For fools rush in where angels fear to tread"

    "step on the brake"

  • Tread (verb)

    tread or stomp heavily or roughly;

    "The soldiers trampled across the fields"

  • Tread (verb)

    crush as if by treading on;

    "tread grapes to make wine"

  • Tread (verb)

    brace (an archer's bow) by pressing the foot against the center

  • Tread (verb)

    apply (the tread) to a tire

  • Tread (verb)

    mate with;

    "male birds tread the females"

  • Walk (noun)

    the act of traveling by foot;

    "walking is a healthy form of exercise"

  • Walk (noun)

    (baseball) an advance to first base by a batter who receives four balls;

    "he worked the pitcher for a base on balls"

  • Walk (noun)

    manner of walking;

    "he had a funny walk"

  • Walk (noun)

    the act of walking somewhere;

    "he took a walk after lunch"

  • Walk (noun)

    a path set aside for walking;

    "after the blizzard he shoveled the front walk"

  • Walk (noun)

    a slow gait of a horse in which two feet are always on the ground

  • Walk (noun)

    careers in general;

    "it happens in all walks of life"

  • Walk (verb)

    use one's feet to advance; advance by steps;

    "Walk, don't run!"

    "We walked instead of driving"

    "She walks with a slight limp"

    "The patient cannot walk yet"

    "Walk over to the cabinet"

  • Walk (verb)

    traverse or cover by walking;

    "Walk the tightrope"

    "Paul walked the streets of Damascus"

    "She walks 3 miles every day"

  • Walk (verb)

    accompany or escort;

    "I'll walk you to your car"

  • Walk (verb)

    obtain a base on balls

  • Walk (verb)

    live or behave in a specified manner;

    "walk in sadness"

  • Walk (verb)

    take a walk; go for a walk; walk for pleasure;

    "The lovers held hands while walking"

    "We like to walk every Sunday"

  • Walk (verb)

    give a base on balls to

  • Walk (verb)

    be or act in association with;

    "We must walk with our dispossessed brothers and sisters"

    "Walk with God"

  • Walk (verb)

    make walk;

    "He walks the horse up the mountain"

    "Walk the dog twice a day"

  • Walk (verb)

    walk at a pace;

    "The horsese walked across the meadow"

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