Definitions of FOOT in various dictionaries:
the part of the leg of a human being below the ankle joint
a linear unit of length equal to 12 inches or a third of a yard
the lower part of anything
the pedal extremity of vertebrates other than human beings
lowest support of a structure
any of various organs of locomotion or attachment in invertebrates
travel by walking
a member of a surveillance team who works on foot or rides as a passenger
an army unit consisting of soldiers who fight on foot
(prosody) a group of 2 or 3 syllables forming the basic unit of poetic rhythm
a support resembling a pedal extremity
pay for something
add a column of numbers
The lower extremity of the vertebrate leg that is in direct contact with the ground in standing or walking.
A structure used for locomotion or attachment in an invertebrate animal, such as the muscular organ extending from the ventral side of a mollusk.
The lowest part; the bottom: the foot of a mountain; the foot of a page.
The end opposite the head, top, or front: the foot of a bed; the foot of a parade.
The termination of the leg of a piece of furniture, especially when shaped or modeled.
The part of a sewing machine that holds down and guides the cloth.
The lower edge of a sail.
The base of the sporophyte in mosses and liverworts.
The inferior part or rank: at the foot of the class.
The part of a stocking or high-topped boot that encloses the foot.
A manner of moving; a step: walks with a light foot.
Speed or momentum, as in a race: “the only other Democrats who’ve demonstrated any foot till now” (Michael Kramer).
Foot soldiers; infantry: A regiment of foot are descending the hill.
A unit of poetic meter consisting of stressed and unstressed syllables in any of various set combinations.
To go on foot; walk.
To make headway; sail.
To go by foot over, on, or through; tread.
To execute the steps of (a dance).
To add up (a column of numbers) and write the sum at the bottom; total: footed up the bill.
To pay; defray: footed the expense of their children’s education.
To provide (a stocking, for example) with a foot.
An initial point of or opportunity for entry.
To be on the verge of death, as from illness or severe trauma.
Standing up: The crowd was on its feet for the last ten seconds.
Fully recovered, as after an illness or convalescence: The patient is on her feet again.
In a sound or stable operating condition: put the business back on its feet after years of mismanagement.
Used in combination with numbers to form expressions denoting units of measure, foot and feet are used typically in the following: a four-foot plank; a plank four feet (less frequently, four foot) long; a plank four feet six inches long (or four foot six inches long).
noun - the terminal part of the leg on which the body stands and moves
adj - to advance on foot [v -ED, -ING, -S] : WALKABLE