Definitions For Step


  • Any maneuver made as part of progress toward a goal
  • The act of changing location by raising the foot and setting it down
  • A sequence of foot movements that make up a particular dance
  • Support consisting of a place to rest the foot while ascending or descending a stairway
  • A solid block joined to the beams in which the heel of a ship's mast or capstan is fixed
  • A mark of a foot or shoe on a surface
  • A musical interval of two semitones
  • The sound of a step of someone walking
  • The distance covered by a step
  • A short distance
  • Relative position in a graded series
  • A movement made by lifting your foot and putting it down in a different place
  • The sound of a foot making a step
  • The distance covered in one step ; also : a short distance


  • Move or proceed as if by steps into a new situation
  • Measure (distances) by pacing
  • Place (a ship's mast) in its step
  • Shift or move by taking a step
  • Put down or press the foot, place the foot
  • Walk a short distance to a specified place or in a specified manner
  • Move with one's feet in a specific manner
  • Furnish with steps
  • Treat badly
  • Cause (a computer) to execute a single command
  • To move in a specified direction by lifting your foot and putting it down in a different place : to move somewhere by walking
  • To put your foot down

Is Step a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Step is worth 6 points in Scrabble and 7 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Step in a Sentence

  • She took one step forward.
  • The baby took her first steps today.
  • I heard steps on the stairs.
  • She stepped onto the bus.
  • They stepped aside to let her pass.
  • Please step away from the door.

Synonyms for Step

Antonyms for Step

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