Synonyms for tread

Synonyms for (noun) tread

Synonyms: stride, tread, pace

Definition: a step in walking or running

Similar words: step

Definition: the act of changing location by raising the foot and setting it down

Usage: he walked with unsteady steps


Synonyms: tread

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

Similar words: structural member

Definition: support that is a constituent part of any structure or building


Synonyms: tread

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

Similar words: contact, tangency

Definition: (electronics) a junction where things (as two electrical conductors) touch or are in physical contact

Usage: they forget to solder the contacts


Synonyms: tread

Definition: the grooved surface of a pneumatic tire

Similar words: surface

Definition: the outer boundary of an artifact or a material layer constituting or resembling such a boundary

Usage: there is a special cleaner for these surfaces; the cloth had a pattern of red dots on a white surface

Synonyms for (verb) tread

Synonyms: tread

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

Similar words: brace

Definition: support by bracing


Synonyms: tread

Definition: mate with

Usage: male birds tread the females

Similar words: copulate, couple, pair, mate

Definition: engage in sexual intercourse

Usage: Birds mate in the Spring


Synonyms: tread

Definition: crush as if by treading on

Usage: tread grapes to make wine

Similar words: mash, crush, squash, squeeze, squelch

Definition: to compress with violence, out of natural shape or condition

Usage: crush an aluminum can; squeeze a lemon


Synonyms: trample, tread

Definition: tread or stomp heavily or roughly

Usage: The soldiers trampled across the fields

Similar words: walk

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

Usage: 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


Synonyms: tread, step

Definition: put down or press the foot, place the foot

Usage: For fools rush in where angels fear to tread; step on the brake

Similar words: go, locomote, travel, move

Definition: change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically

Usage: How fast does your new car go?; We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus; The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect; The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell; news travelled fast


Synonyms: tread

Definition: apply (the tread) to a tire

Similar words: apply, give

Definition: give or convey physically

Usage: She gave him First Aid; I gave him a punch in the nose