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Definition of Tread

Verb: tread (trod,trodden)  tred

  1. Put down or press the foot, place the foot
    "For fools rush in where angels fear to tread";
    - step
     
  2. Walk heavily or roughly
    "The soldiers trod across the fields";
    - trample
     
  3. Crush as if by treading on
    "tread grapes to make wine"
     
  4. Brace (an archer's bow) by pressing the foot against the centre
     
  5. Apply (the tread) to a tire
     
  6. Mate with
    "male birds tread the females"
Noun: tread  tred
  1. A step in walking or running
    - pace, stride
     
  2. The grooved surface of a pneumatic tire
     
  3. The part (as of a wheel or shoe) that makes contact with the ground
     
  4. Structural member consisting of the horizontal part of a stair or step
     
  5. The top of a step on a staircase

See also:
treacly
treaded

Anagrams containing the word tread

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