toe

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1 toe /ˈtoʊ/ noun
plural toes
1 toe
/ˈtoʊ/
noun
plural toes
Learner's definition of TOE
[count]
: one of the five separate parts at the end of your foot
see picture at foot; compare finger; see also big toe
: the part of a shoe or sock that covers the front part of your foot
see picture at shoe
: something that is shaped like a toe

dip/put/stick a toe in the water

informal
: to try an activity briefly to see if you like it

from top to toe

see 1top

keep (someone) on their toes

informal
: to cause someone to be alert and prepared to deal with problems

make your toes curl

informal
: to cause you to have a very strong and usually unpleasant feeling (such as a feeling of being embarrassed, annoyed, etc.)

point your toes

see 2point

step on someone's toes

(US) informal or British tread on someone's toes
: to do something that upsets or offends someone
2 toe /ˈtoʊ/ verb
toes; toed; toeing
2 toe
/ˈtoʊ/
verb
toes; toed; toeing
Learner's definition of TOE
[+ object] chiefly US
: to touch, reach, or kick (something) with your toe or with the end of your foot

toe the line

: to do what you are told or required to do even though you do not want to do it
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