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foot, plural; feet, plural;
  1. Pay (the bill) for something, esp. when the bill is considered large or unreasonable

  2. Cover a distance, esp. a long one, on foot
    • - the rider was left to foot it ten or twelve miles back to camp
  3. Dance
    • - the dance of fairies, footing it to the cricket's song
  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. pay for something; "pick up the tab"; "pick up the burden of high-interest mortgages"; "foot the bill"
  2. 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. a linear unit of length equal to 12 inches or a third of a yard; "he is six feet tall"
  4. walk; "let's hoof it to the disco"
  5. add a column of numbers
  6. 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. Tchibanga Airport is an airport in Tchibanga, Gabon .
  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. The Ancient Egyptian Foot hieroglyph, Gardiner sign listed no. D58 is a side view of the human foot and the lower leg.
  10. 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". ...
  11. 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. ...
  12. In verse, many meters use a foot as the basic unit in their description of the underlying rhythm of a poem. Both the quantitative meter of classical poetry and the accentual-syllabic meter of most poetry in English use the foot as the fundamental building block. ...
  13. 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. (FOOTED) descriptive term for a weight having its own pedestal which is flanged at the bottom.
  15. (Footed) A very small pedestal-style base on a cup or bowl, as opposed to a flat bottom.
  16. (Footing) The partially buried support for a vertical structural member such as a post.
  17. (footing) The underground support for a foundation or support post.
  18. The footing supports the building on its foundation.
  19. (Footing) A masonry section, usually concrete, in a rectangular form wider than the bottom of the foundation wall or pier it supports.
  20. (Footing) Any physical object (such as a Bell Bottom Pier) that provides support for a home foundation by distributing the weight over a greater area of the supporting soil and, thus, prevent settling. ...
  21. (Footing) An enlargement at the lower end of a foundation wall, pier, or column to distribute the load of a structure.
  22. (Footing) The concrete base upon which a foundation rests.
  23. (Footing) The portion of the foundation of a structure that transmits loads directly to the soil.
  24. (Footing) The support of a deck's post that is below ground.
  25. (footing) The projecting base of a sign pole or pylon, including the portion that is buried in the ground. The footing bears all of the weight of the sign, keeping it straight and true while anchoring it against overturning moment. ...