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1 tread /ˈtrɛd/ verb
treads; trod /ˈtrɑːd/ also treaded; trodden /ˈtrɑːdn̩/ or trod; treading
1 tread
/ˈtrɛd/
verb
treads; trod /ˈtrɑːd/ also treaded; trodden /ˈtrɑːdn̩/ or trod; treading
Learner's definition of TREAD
[no object] : to walk
often used figuratively
[+ object] : to walk on or along (something) often used figuratively
[+ object] : to form (a path) by walking
[+ object] : to crush or press (something) with your feet

tread on someone's toes

see 1toe

tread the boards

old-fashioned
: to perform on a stage as an actor

tread water

: to float upright in deep water by moving your legs and usually your arms forward and backward
: to stay in a situation without making any progress
2 tread /ˈtrɛd/ noun
plural treads
2 tread
/ˈtrɛd/
noun
plural treads
Learner's definition of TREAD
[count]
: the part of a tire that touches the ground : the pattern of raised lines on the surface of a tire
: a mark made by a tire when it rolls over the ground see also retread
: the part of a shoe or boot that touches the ground : the pattern of raised lines on the bottom of a shoe or boot
: the part of a stair that you step on
: the way that someone walks or the sound made by walking
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