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paces, plural;
  1. With due respect to (someone or their opinion), used to express polite disagreement or contradiction
    • - narrative history, pace some theorists, is by no means dead
  1. Walk at a steady and consistent speed, esp. back and forth and as an expression of one's anxiety or annoyance
    • - we paced up and down in exasperation
    • - she had been pacing the room
  2. Measure (a distance) by walking it and counting the number of steps taken
    • - I paced out the dimensions of my new home
  3. Lead (another runner in a race) in order to establish a competitive speed
    • - Morales paced us for four miles
  4. Do something at a slow and steady rate or speed in order to avoid overexerting oneself
    • - Frank was pacing himself for the long night and day ahead
  5. Move or develop (something) at a particular rate or speed
    • - the action is paced to the beat of a perky march
    • - our fast-paced daily lives
  6. (of a horse) Move in a distinctive lateral gait in which both legs on the same side are lifted together, seen mostly in specially bred or trained horses

  1. A single step taken when walking or running

  2. A unit of length representing the distance between two successive steps in walking

  3. A gait of a horse or other animal, esp. one of the recognized trained gaits of a horse

  4. A person's manner of walking or running
    • - I steal with quiet pace
  5. Consistent and continuous speed in walking, running, or moving
    • - most traffic moved at the pace of the riverboat
    • - walking at a comfortably fast pace
  6. The speed or rate at which something happens, changes, or develops
    • - the children work separately in the classroom at their own pace
    • - the poor neighborhoods fester at an increasingly rapid pace
  7. (in sports) The speed or force of a hit or pitched ball

  1. the rate of moving (especially walking or running)
  2. walk with slow or fast paces; "He paced up and down the hall"
  3. footstep: the distance covered by a step; "he stepped off ten paces from the old tree and began to dig"
  4. go at a pace; "The horse paced"
  5. measure (distances) by pacing; "step off ten yards"
  6. the relative speed of progress or change; "he lived at a fast pace"; "he works at a great rate"; "the pace of events accelerated"
  7. Pacé refers to two communes in France: * Pacé, Ille-et-Vilaine * Pacé, Orne
  8. Pace plc is the world's largest developer of payTV set-top boxes for Cable television, Satellite television and IPTV operators. The firm is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a constituent of the FTSE 250 Index.
  9. Pace, also called rhythm or tempo, is a term used to describe the rate of activity or movement, such as in running or the flow of events in an entertainment piece.
  10. Pace is a surname in both Italian and English. In addition to being found in Italy and England, it is also found in Germany, is very common in Malta, and can be found among Italian and British immigrants in places like the United States. ...
  11. Pace is the suburban bus division of the Regional Transportation Authority in the Chicago metropolitan area. It was created in 1983 by the RTA Act, which established the formula that provides funding to CTA, Metra and Pace.
  12. A pace (or double-pace) is a measure of distance used in Ancient Rome. It is the measure of a full stride from the position of the heel when it is raised from the ground to the point the same heel is set down again at the end of the step. ...
  13. A step taken with the foot; An English Customary Unit of distance measuring approximately five feet. ...
  14. (Paced) study — See Grouped study.
  15. (paced) To walk back and forth
  16. (Paces) A student-run café in Tarble and the site of some of the best campus parties.
  17. (pacing) A type of gait where the horse moves both legs on the same side forward at the same time.
  18. (Pacing) Matching or  mirroring another person's nonverbal and / or verbal behavior.  Useful for gaining rapport, sometimes preparatory to leading or intervening. (See Mirroring, also Matching)
  19. (Pacing) A method used by communicators to quickly establish rapport by matching certain aspects of their behavior to those of the person with whom they are communicating - matching or mirroring of behavior.
  20. (Pacing) Mirroring someone’s posture, behavior, and/or language in order to help build rapport.
  21. (Pacing) 1. Using a pacer to control rate of reading in connected discourse either mechanically or manually, as by running one’s fingers below and across each line of text.  2. ...
  22. (Pacing) A method of roughly measuring distances by walking, counting steps and multiplying the number of steps by the average distance per step. Distances determined thereby can them by multiplied to determine floor area. ...
  23. (Pacing) Controlling an employee's rate of movement through external means, such as a continuous conveyor moving at a fixed speed, production pressure, peer pressure, or pay incentives.
  24. (Pacing) Counting your steps to measure distance. Every other step (one complete stride) is counted as one pace (e.g. every time your right foot hits the ground).
  25. (Pacing) Front and rear feet taking a step simultaneously on the same side of the body.