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1 foot

The part of the leg of a human being below the ankle joint:
— Armored from head to foot.

synonyms: human foot, pes.

Roget 200: length, longitude, span; mileage; distance etc. 196.    line, bar, rule, stripe, streak, spoke, radius.    ... show more

Roget 597: poetry, poetics, poesy, Muse, Calliope, tuneful Nine, Parnassus, Helicon, Pierides, Pierian spring.    versification, rhyming, making verses; ... show more

Dutch: poot, pootje, voet, voeten
Polish: płetwa

2 foot

A linear unit of length equal to 12 inches or a third of a yard.

synonym: ft.

Dutch: Engelse voet, voet
Polish: stopa

3 foot

The lower part of anything.

Dutch: voet

4 foot

The pedal extremity of vertebrates other than human beings.

synonym: animal foot.

5 foot

Lowest support of a structure:
— He stood at the foot of the tower.

synonyms: base, foundation, fundament, groundwork, substructure, understructure.

Roget 211: base, basement; plinth, dado, wainscot; baseboard, mopboard; bedrock, hardpan [U.S.]; foundation etc. (support) 215; substructure, ... show more

Dutch: basis, bedding, fundament, fundering, grondslag, grondvest, grondvesting
Polish: fundament

6 foot

Any of various organs of locomotion or attachment in invertebrates.

synonym: invertebrate foot.

7 foot

Travel by walking.

8 foot

A member of a surveillance team who works on foot or rides as a passenger.

9 foot

An army unit consisting of soldiers who fight on foot:
— There came ten thousand horsemen and as many fully-armed foot.

synonym: infantry.

Dutch: infanterie, voetvolk
Polish: piechota

10 foot

prosody A group of 2 or 3 syllables forming the basic unit of poetic rhythm.

synonyms: metrical foot, metrical unit.

Dutch: versvoet, voet
Polish: stopa

11 foot

A support resembling a pedal extremity.


1 foot

Pay for something:
— Foot the bill.

synonym: pick.

2 foot


synonyms: hoof, hoof it, leg it.

3 foot

Add a column of numbers.

synonym: foot up.

Moby thesaurus: Alexandrine, accent, accentuation, add, amble, ambulate, amphibrach, amphimacer, anacrusis, anapest, ankle, antispast, arch, arsis, bacchius, ball the jack, barge, barrel, base, baseboard ... show more.

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