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Noun
/fo͝ot/,
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foot, plural; feet, plural;
  1. The lower extremity of the leg below the ankle, on which a person stands or walks

  2. A corresponding part of the leg in vertebrate animals

  3. A locomotory or adhesive organ of an invertebrate

  4. The part of a sock or stocking that covers the foot

  5. A person's manner or speed of walking or running
    • - fleet of foot
  6. Infantry; foot soldiers
    • - a captain of foot
  7. The lower or lowest part of something standing or perceived as standing vertically; the base or bottom
    • - the foot of the stairs
  8. The end of a table that is furthest from where the host sits

  9. The end of a bed, couch, or grave where the occupant's feet normally rest

  10. A device on a sewing machine for holding the material steady as it is sewn

  11. The part by which a petal is attached

  12. The lower edge of a sail

  13. A unit of linear measure equal to 12 inches (30.48 cm)
    • - shallow water no more than a foot deep
  14. A unit used in describing sets of organ pipes or harpsichord strings, in terms of the average or approximate length of the vibrating column of air or the string which produces the sound
    • - a sixteen-foot stop
  15. A group of syllables constituting a metrical unit. In English poetry it consists of stressed and unstressed syllables, while in ancient classical poetry it consists of long and short syllables


  1. (foot) pay for something; "pick up the tab"; "pick up the burden of high-interest mortgages"; "foot the bill"
  2. (foot) the part of the leg of a human being below the ankle joint; "his bare feet projected from his trousers"; "armored from head to foot"
  3. (foot) a linear unit of length equal to 12 inches or a third of a yard; "he is six feet tall"
  4. (foot) walk; "let's hoof it to the disco"
  5. (foot) add a column of numbers
  6. (foot) the lower part of anything; "curled up on the foot of the bed"; "the foot of the page"; "the foot of the list"; "the foot of the mountain"
  7. A foot (plural: feet or foot; abbreviation or symbol: ft or ′ – the prime symbol) is a non-SI unit of length in a number of different systems including English units, Imperial units, and United States customary units. ...
  8. The foot is an anatomical structure found in many vertebrates. It is the terminal portion of a limb which bears weight and allows locomotion. ...
  9. (FOOT) Tchibanga Airport is an airport in Tchibanga, Gabon .
  10. (Foot (hieroglyph)) The Ancient Egyptian Foot hieroglyph, Gardiner sign listed no. D58 is a side view of the human foot and the lower leg.
  11. (Foot (Hindu mythology)) Pada or pāda is the Sanskrit term for "foot" (cognate to English foot, Latin pes, Greek pous), with derived meanings "step, stride; footprint, trace; vestige, mark". ...
  12. (Foot (mollusc)) The Gastropoda or gastropods are a large taxonomic class within the molluscs, a class of animals that are more commonly known as snails and slugs. ...
  13. (foot) A biological structure found in many animals that is used for locomotion and that is frequently a separate organ at the terminal part of the leg. ^transl; Specifically, a human foot, which is found below the ankle and is used for standing and walking. ...
  14. (foot) Two or more syllables that together make up the smallest unit of rhythm in a poem. For example, an iamb is a foot that has two syllables, one unstressed followed by one stressed. An anapest has three syllables, two unstressed followed by one stressed.
  15. (Foot) The end of the cigar you light.
  16. (FOOT) The portion of the skeleton on which the rabbit walks or stands. On the foreleg, that portion below the pastern or ankle. On the rear leg, that portion below the hock.
  17. (Foot) The bottom half of the stock when it is divided into 2 parts for easier handling.
  18. (Foot) A mounting device for cylinders.
  19. (FOOT) Base of a ceramic piece.
  20. (Foot) Twelve inches. One of a number of projections on a cylindrical drum of a tamping roller.
  21. (Foot) The basic unit used in the scansion or measurement of verse. Iambs, trochees, spondees, anapests, and dactyls are basic types of metrical “feet” in poetry.
  22. (Foot) The base of the microscope.
  23. (Foot) The base of a piece of ware, the area upon which it rests.
  24. (FOOT) The most basic rhythmic unit within a line of poetry is called a foot.  In English accentual-syllabic verse, the standard feet are iambic (one unaccented syllable followed by an accented syllable), trochaic (one unaccented syllable followed by an accented syllable), anapestic (two ...
  25. (Foot) The unit of meter or pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables.