Definitions for foot

Definitions for (noun) foot

Main entry: foot

Definition: travel by walking

Usage: he followed on foot; the swiftest of foot

Main entry: foot, animal foot

Definition: the pedal extremity of vertebrates other than human beings

Main entry: foot, invertebrate foot

Definition: any of various organs of locomotion or attachment in invertebrates

Main entry: foot

Definition: a support resembling a pedal extremity

Usage: one foot of the chair was on the carpet

Main entry: foot, foundation, fundament, base, understructure, substructure, groundwork

Definition: lowest support of a structure

Usage: it was built on a base of solid rock; he stood at the foot of the tower

Main entry: pes, human foot, foot

Definition: the part of the leg of a human being below the ankle joint

Usage: his bare feet projected from his trousers; armored from head to foot

Main entry: foot, metrical foot, metrical unit

Definition: (prosody) a group of 2 or 3 syllables forming the basic unit of poetic rhythm

Main entry: infantry, foot

Definition: an army unit consisting of soldiers who fight on foot

Usage: there came ten thousand horsemen and as many fully-armed foot

Main entry: foot

Definition: the lower part of anything

Usage: curled up on the foot of the bed; the foot of the page; the foot of the list; the foot of the mountain

Main entry: foot

Definition: a member of a surveillance team who works on foot or rides as a passenger

Main entry: ft, foot

Definition: a linear unit of length equal to 12 inches or a third of a yard

Usage: he is six feet tall

Definitions for (verb) foot

Main entry: foot, foot up

Definition: add a column of numbers

Main entry: hoof, hoof it, foot, leg it

Definition: walk

Usage: let's hoof it to the disco

Main entry: pick, foot

Definition: pay for something

Usage: pick up the tab; pick up the burden of high-interest mortgages; foot the bill

Visual thesaurus for foot