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tread 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/tred/,
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treading, present participle; trod, past tense; trodden, past participle; treads, 3rd person singular present; trod, past participle;
  1. Walk in a specified way
    • - he trod lightly, trying to make as little contact with the mud as possible
    • - the administration had to tread carefully so as not to offend the judiciary
  2. Set one's foot down on top of

  3. Walk on or along
    • - shoppers will soon be treading the floors of the new shopping mall
  4. Press down into the ground or another surface with the feet
    • - food and cigarette butts had been trodden into the carpet
  5. Crush or flatten something with the feet
    • - the snow had been trodden down by the horses
    • - she stood on the floor of trodden earth
Noun
  1. A manner or the sound of someone walking
    • - I heard the heavy tread of Dad's boots
  2. The top surface of a step or stair

  3. The thick molded part of a vehicle tire that grips the road

  4. The part of a wheel that touches the ground or rail

  5. The upper surface of a railroad track, in contact with the wheels

  6. The part of the sole of a shoe that rests on the ground


  1. pace: a step in walking or running
  2. step: put down or press the foot, place the foot; "For fools rush in where angels fear to tread"; "step on the brake"
  3. the grooved surface of a pneumatic tire
  4. tread or stomp heavily or roughly; "The soldiers trampled across the fields"
  5. crush as if by treading on; "tread grapes to make wine"
  6. the part (as of a wheel or shoe) that makes contact with the ground
  7. The tread of a tire or track refers to the rubber on its circumference that makes contact with the road. As tires are used, the tread is worn off, limiting its effectiveness in providing traction. A worn tire tread can often be retreaded. ...
  8. Water treading is an aspect of swimming that involves a swimmer staying in a vertical position in the water whilst keeping his or her head (at least) above the surface of the water. ...
  9. The grooves carved into the face of a tire, used to give the tire traction; The grooves on the bottom of a shoe or other footwear, used to give grip or traction; The horizontal part of a step in a flight of stairs; The sound made when someone or something is walking; To step on or over; To ...
  10. (Treading) The sexual act where the cock jumps onto the hen's back.
  11. (Treads) The top boards on a stair.
  12. (Treads) Steps or stairs used on stage.
  13. (Treads) Yet another sneaker (and footwear in general) nickname.
  14. (Treads) threads on blogs and social media platforms where the conversation is concerned solely with footwear
  15. The horizontal board in a stairway on which the foot is placed.
  16. The flat part of a stair step.
  17. A flat stone used as the top walking surface on steps.
  18. The horizontal portion of a step, usually with a rounded edge , or 'nosing' which overhangs the riser.
  19. The part of the tyre that comes into contact with the road
  20. the surface of each step in a staircase.
  21. in stairs the part that is stepped on.
  22. The part of a trail or use-trail that you walk on.
  23. The thick moulded part of a vehicle tire that grips the road.
  24. The region of a tire designed to contact the ground. It is molded of tough rubber for high traction and low wear.
  25. The surface area of the tire typified by grooves or knobs. Used as a verb it’s another way of saying “ride.”