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noun 
  1. The mark or impression left by a foot; a track.
The child watched as his footsteps in the sand were washed away by the waves.
  1. By extension, the indications or waypoints of a course or direction taken.
To walk the footsteps of greatness requires that you start at the bottom of a long stair.
  1. The sound made by walking, running, etc.
The footsteps of the students echoed in the empty hall.
  1. A step, as in a stair.
The garden path had a small down to the main walkway.
  1. The distance between one foot and the next when walking; a pace.
Mere footsteps away from the victim lay the murder weapon.
  1. The act of taking a step.
Take one more towards me, and I'll make you sorry!
  1. (obsolete) An inclined plane under a hand printing press.
Etymology: From foot + step.


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