v. 迈步; 踩
n. 脚步; 步骤; 级别; 台阶
If you take a step, you lift your foot and put it down in a different place, for example when you are walking.
I took a step towards him...
She walked on a few steps...
If you step on something or step in a particular direction, you put your foot on the thing or move your foot in that direction.
This was the moment when Neil Armstrong became the first man to step on the Moon...
She accidentally stepped on his foot on a crowded commuter train...
Steps are a series of surfaces at increasing or decreasing heights, on which you put your feet in order to walk up or down to a different level.
This little room was along a passage and down some steps...
A flight of stone steps leads to the terrace.
A step is a raised flat surface in front of a door.
A little girl was sitting on the step of the end house...
Leave empty milk bottles on the step.
A step is one of a series of actions that you take in order to achieve something.
He greeted the agreement as the first step towards peace...
She is not content with her present lot and wishes to take steps to improve it...
A step in a process is one of a series of stages.
The next step is to put the theory into practice...
Aristotle took the scientific approach a step further.
The steps of a dance are the sequences of foot movements which make it up.
Someone's step is the way they walk.
He quickened his step...
There was a real spring in her step.
Steps are the same as a stepladder .
If you stay one step ahead of someone or something, you manage to achieve more than they do or avoid competition or danger from them.
Successful travel is partly a matter of keeping one step ahead of the crowd...
Businessmen cluster together to get ideas, tips, personal contacts anything to get a step ahead of the computer.
If people who are walking or dancing are in step, they are moving their feet forward at exactly the same time as each other. If they are out of step, their feet are moving forward at different times.
They were almost the same height and they moved perfectly in step...
They jogged in silence a while, faces lowered, out of step...
If people are in step with each other, their ideas or opinions are the same. If they are out of step with each other, their ideas or opinions are different.
Moscow is anxious to stay in step with Washington...
The British Government is once more out of step with world opinion.
If you tell someone to step on it, you are telling them to go faster or hurry up.
We've only got thirty-five minutes so step on it.
我们只有 35 分钟了，快点。
If you do something step by step, you do it by progressing gradually from one stage to the next.
I am not rushing things and I'm taking it step by step...
Follow our simple step-by-step instructions.
If someone tells you to watch your step, they are warning you to be careful about how you behave or what you say so that you do not get into trouble.
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;
1. shift or move by taking a step;
2. put down or press the foot, place the foot;
3. cause (a computer) to execute a single command
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) in its step
9. measure (distances) by pacing;
10. move or proceed as if by steps into a new situation;
fall into step
in (或 out of) step
follow (或 tread) in someone's steps
（尤指旅行或事业上）踏 着…的脚步走；效 法…的样子，步…的后尘
mind (或 watch) one's step
one step ahead
step into the breach
step into someone's shoes
step on it (或 step on the gas)
step on someone's toes
step out of line
见下面 step down
A foreign language cannot be learned rapidly, it must be learned step by step.
We are likely to fall into step with them.
There's still one more step in the process.
He's the first man to step foot on the moon.
He received his prize with a proud step.