English to Afrikaans Meaning :: step

stap
Step :
stap
- stapstappe
 

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Noun(1) any maneuver made as part of progress toward a goal(2) the distance covered by a step(3) the act of changing location by raising the foot and setting it down(4) support consisting of a place to rest the foot while ascending or descending a stairway(5) relative position in a graded series(6) a short distance(7) the sound of a step of someone walking(8) a musical interval of two semitones(9) a mark of a foot or shoe on a surface(10) a solid block joined to the beams in which the heel of a ship's mast or capstan is fixed(11) a sequence of foot movements that make up a particular dance
Verb(1) shift or move by taking a step(2) put down or press the foot, place the foot(3) cause (a computer(4) treat badly(5) furnish with steps(6) move with one's feet in a specific manner(7) walk a short distance to a specified place or in a specified manner(8) place (a ship's mast(9) measure (distances(10) move or proceed as if by steps into a new situation

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(1) You might want to try putting a few days between your strength training and step workouts.(2) to step a mast(3) We have a man always on the scene, never, never more than a step away from instantaneously covering a story.(4) Whatever it is, it works beautifully and is sure to put a spring in anyone's step .(5) It was not just the prospect of receiving a spanking-new car that put a spring in the step .(6) mind the step(7) sales are up, which is a step in the right direction(8) the first step on the management ladder(9) the bottom step of the staircase(10) He has also written concert music that's spacious and flows without a step being danced to it.(11) a major step forward in the fight against terrorism(12) he lost his step(13) Campaigners claim the final deal will actually mark a step backwards from the position before the summit started.(14) This is not a recipe for a sunny visage and a spring in the step .(15) I had good management, good coaching, it improved my game and put me on the first step on the ladder I suppose.(16) While increasing the tempo in your step class may augment intensity, it can also increase the risk of injury.
Related Words
(1) step out ::
stap uit
(2) step back ::
tree terug
(3) one step at a time ::
een tree op 'n slag
(4) step brother ::
stiefbroer
(5) step sister ::
stief suster
(6) step on ::
stap op
Synonyms
Noun
1. pace ::
tempo
2. footstep ::
voetstap
3. gait ::
gang
4. short distance ::
kort afstand
5. stair ::
trap
6. rung ::
sport
7. course of action ::
plan van aksie
8. advance ::
bevorder
9. stage ::
stadium
10. footmark ::
voetstap
11. tone ::
toon
12. stone's throw ::
klipgooi
13. stride ::
stride
14. gradation ::
gradering
15. footfall ::
voetval
16. measure ::
meet
17. dance step ::
danspassie
Verb
18. walk ::
loop
19. tread on ::
trap op
20. tread ::
loopvlak
21. ill-use ::
swak gebruik
22. pace ::
tempo
Antonyms
1. mile ::
myl
Different Forms
step, steps
Word Example from TV Shows

The best way to learn proper English is to read news report, and watch news on TV. Watching TV shows is a great way to learn casual English, slang words, understand culture reference and humor. If you have already watched these shows then you may recall the words used in the following dialogs.

(STAMMERS) Our child could be
the next step in the evolution of mankind.

(STAMMERS) Our child could be the next STEP in the evolution of mankind.

The Big Bang Theory Season 10, Episode 8


Specifically,
how would you do it?
Step by step.

Specifically, how would you do it? Step by STEP.

Breaking Bad Season 2, Episode 1


First step is something we like to call
money laundering, all right?

First STEP is something we like to call money laundering, all right?

Breaking Bad Season 3, Episode 11


If the height of a step is off
by as little as two millimeters...

If the height of a STEP is off by as little as two millimeters...

The Big Bang Theory Season 1, Episode 1


Mike left one step ahead
of the boys in blue.

Mike left one STEP ahead of the boys in blue.

Breaking Bad Season 5, Episode 9


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