tread

All Noun Verb
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  • Info The tread of a tire or track refers to the rubber on its circumference that makes contact with the road or the ground. more...
  • I moved on my way, the only way my feet could tread. Cited from Simon Dale, by Anthony Hope
  • I need only say that he trod upon it when he walked. Cited from Childhood's Favorites and Fairy Stories, by Various
  • So far, then, we may say that we are treading on sure ground. Cited from The Life of the Waiting Soul, by R. E. Sanderson
  • It is something to stand where the foot of man has never trod. Cited from American Merchant Ships and Sailors, by Willis J. Abbot
  • He was also required to tread water for multiple hours at a time.
  • We might have been trod into the ground for all of you. Cited from Ruth Fielding in the Great Northwest, by Alice B. Emerson
  • She might have trod water, but she did not understand how it was done. Cited from The Submarine Boys and the Middies, by Victor G. Durham
  • They trod there with light steps, feeling that his spirit was still present. Cited from The Tree of Appomattox, by Joseph A. Altsheler
  • "I do believe they have been treading down those wild animals all night." Cited from The Last of the Peterkins, by Lucretia P. Hale
  • One line of trodden earth seems to you the same as another. Cited from Jersey Street and Jersey Lane, by H. C. Bunner
  • A four-tread set of stone steps provides access on the east and west sides.
  • If my step had been a longer one I should have trodden on him. Cited from Love, and Other Stories, by Anton Chekhov
  • Sometimes they crowded so closely around him that they trod upon one another. Cited from Dew Drops, Vol. 37, No. 8, February 22, 1914, Ed. by George E. Cook
  • And then so many rushed upon their track that the fire got trodden down. Cited from The World's Greatest Books, Vol III, Ed. by Arthur Mee & J.A. Hammerton
  • There was no great battle-field in Europe she had not trod upon. Cited from A Splendid Hazard, by Harold MacGrath
  • The trouble was that many feet had trodden that floor during the past few hours. Cited from Jan, by A. J. Dawson
  • Perhaps fifty others, seeing the ground trodden, will run in the same track. Cited from Camp and Trail, by Isabel Hornibrook
  • Despite his young age he used his strength and will to learn to tread with the senior boys.
  • Then we went into a space of water whose treading proved us no angels. Cited from The Forest, by Stewart Edward White
  • She could hear his tread marching into her life, and could see his face. Cited from Tiverton Tales, by Alice Brown
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Meaning of tread

  • noun The grooved surface of a pneumatic tire
  • noun The part (as of a wheel or shoe) that makes contact with the ground
  • noun Structural member consisting of the horizontal part of a stair or step
  • verb Tread or stomp heavily or roughly
    The soldiers trampled across the fields
  • verb Crush as if by treading on
    tread grapes to make wine
  • verb Brace (an archer's bow) by pressing the foot against the center
  • verb Apply (the tread) to a tire
  • verb Mate with
    male birds tread the females