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Definition of Pace

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step, stride; tempo; rate; speed of progress
take regular steps; regulate the speed of; walk back and forth (especially while absorbed in anxious thought); measure an area by counting the number of even strides that must be taken to cross it
with the permission of, with the indulgence of
Pace Definition from Arts & Humanities Dictionaries & Glossaries
JM Latin-English Dictionary
Be at peace
Chaucer's Middle English Glossary
verb proceed, go
Pace Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
(v. t.)
To walk over with measured tread; to move slowly over or upon; as, the guard paces his round.
  
(v. t.)
To measure by steps or paces; as, to pace a piece of ground.
  
(v. t.)
To develop, guide, or control the pace or paces of; to teach the pace; to break in.
  
(v. i.)
To proceed; to pass on.
  
(v. i.)
To pass away; to die.
  
(v. i.)
To move quickly by lifting the legs on the same side together, as a horse; to amble with rapidity; to rack.
  
(v. i.)
To go; to walk; specifically, to move with regular or measured steps.
  
(n.)
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.
  
(n.)
Specifically, a kind of fast amble; a rack.
  
(n.)
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.
  
(n.)
Any single movement, step, or procedure.
  
(n.)
A slow gait; a footpace.
  
(n.)
A single movement from one foot to the other in walking; a step.
  
(n.)
A device in a loom, to maintain tension on the warp in pacing the web.
  
(n.)
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.
  
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913), edited by Noah Porter. About
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pace
\pace\ (?), n. [oe. pas, f. pas, from l. passus a step, pace, orig., a stretching out of the feet in walking; cf. pandere, passum, to spread, stretch; perh. akin to e. patent. cf. pas, pass.]
1. a single movement from one foot to the other in walking; a step.
2. 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. "the heigh of sixty pace"
note: ordinarily the pace is estimated at two and one half linear feet; but in measuring distances be stepping, the pace is extended to three feet (one yard) or to three and three tenths feet (one fifth of a rod). the regulation marching pace in the english and united states armies is thirty inches for quick time, and thirty-six inches for double time. the roman pace (passus) was from the heel of one foot to the heel of the same foot when it next touched the ground, five roman feet.
3. 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. to-morrow, and to-morrow, and to-morrow, creeps in this petty pace from day to day. in the military schools of riding a variety of paces are taught.
4. a slow gait; a footpace. [obs.] hucer.
5. specifically, a kind of fast amble; a rack.
6. any single movement, step, or procedure. [r.] the first pace necessary for his majesty to make is to fall into confidence with spain. w. temple.
7. (arch.) 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.
8. (weaving) a device in a loom, to maintain tension on the warp in pacing the web.


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Concise English-Irish Dictionary v. 1.1
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JM Welsh <=> English Dictionary
Arafeiddio = v. to slacken pace
Cam = n. circumvention; a step, stride, or pace; a. crooked;
Camre = n. a pace, a step
Rhygyng = n. an ambling pace
Anagram
  cape
Australian Slang
keep up with
WordNet 2.0

Noun
1. the rate of moving (especially walking or running)
(synonym) gait
(hypernym) rate
(hyponym) quick time
(derivation) step
2. the distance covered by a step; "he stepped off ten paces from the old tree and began to dig"
(synonym) footstep, step, stride
(hypernym) indefinite quantity
(derivation) step
3. the relative speed of progress or change; "he lived at a fast pace"; "he works at a great rate"; "the pace of events accelerated"
(synonym) rate
(hypernym) temporal property
(hyponym) speed, swiftness, fastness
4. a step in walking or running
(synonym) stride, tread
(hypernym) step
(part-holonym) walk, walking
(derivation) step
5. the rate of some repeating event
(synonym) tempo
(hypernym) rate
6. a unit of length equal to 3 feet; defined as 91.44 centimeters; originally taken to be the average length of a stride
(synonym) yard
(hypernym) linear unit
(part-holonym) fathom, fthm
(part-meronym) foot, ft
(derivation) step

Verb
1. walk with slow or fast paces; "He paced up and down the hall"
(hypernym) walk
(derivation) stride, tread
2. go at a pace; "The horse paced"
(hypernym) travel, go, move, locomote
(hyponym) canter
(derivation) stride, tread
3. measure (distances) by pacing; "step off ten yards"
(synonym) step
(hypernym) quantify, measure
(derivation) yard
4. regulate or set the pace of; "Pace your efforts"
(hypernym) determine, shape, mold, influence, regulate
(derivation) tempo
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DOD Dictionary of Military Terms
(*) For ground forces, the speed of a column or element regulated to maintain a prescribed average speed.
  
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Pace Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
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History
PACE is an Inter Collegiate Event of Army Institute of Technology, Pune.
  • Packets of Accelerated Christian Education, a series of workbooks on which the Accelerated Christian Education curriculum is based
  • Personal, Social and Health Education, part of the national curriculum for schools in England since 2000
  • Professional Acknowledgment for Continuing Education, a type of continuing education credit sponsored by the American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science
  • Professional and Administrative Career Examination - American federal civil service examination abolished in 1981

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Pace may also refer to:
  • (Italian: "peace")
    • (Latin for "with peace"), an editor's mark or scholarly notation used to indicate disagreement with a source

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Pacé refers to two communes in France:
  • Pacé, Ille-et-Vilaine
  • Pacé, Orne

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Pace Definition from Entertainment & Music Dictionaries & Glossaries
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The rate of speed of a race; the time of the lead horse at each stage of the race