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Definition of pace:

  1. A broad step or platform; any part of a floor slightly raised above the rest, as around an altar, or at the upper end of a hall.
  2. A device in a loom, to maintain tension on the warp in pacing the web.
  3. A single movement from one foot to the other in walking; a step.
  4. A slow gait; a footpace.
  5. Any single movement, step, or procedure.
  6. Manner of stepping or moving; gait; walk; as, the walk, trot, canter, gallop, and amble are paces of the horse; a swaggering pace; a quick pace.
  7. Specifically, a kind of fast amble; a rack.
  8. The length of a step in walking or marching, reckoned from the heel of one foot to the heel of the other; - used as a unit in measuring distances; as, he advanced fifty paces.
  9. To develop, guide, or control the pace or paces of; to teach the pace; to break in.
  10. To go; to walk; specifically, to move with regular or measured steps.
  11. To measure by steps or paces; as, to pace a piece of ground.
  12. To move quickly by lifting the legs on the same side together, as a horse; to amble with rapidity; to rack.
  13. To pass away; to die.
  14. To proceed; to pass on.
  15. To walk over with measured tread; to move slowly over or upon; as, the guard paces his round.

Synonyms:

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