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Synonyms for pace

footstep

stride

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pace something out

Synonyms for pace

rate of motion or performance

to go on foot

Synonyms for pace

the rate of moving (especially walking or running)

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the distance covered by a step

a step in walking or running

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the rate of some repeating event

a unit of length equal to 3 feet

walk with slow or fast paces

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measure (distances) by pacing

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regulate or set the pace of

References in classic literature ?
There were in all, then, a hundred paces; and, admitting two paces to the yard, I presumed the dungeon to be fifty yards in circuit.
Straight in front of us, at a distance of some fifty paces from the backs of the Colossi, rose a sheer wall of rock, eighty feet or more in height, that gradually sloped upwards till it formed the base of the lofty snow-wreathed peak, which soared into the air three thousand feet above us.
There were not more than twenty paces between the two.
So saying, he swung his stout staff over his shoulder and trudged off, measuring his pace with that of the two nags.
I turned to Perry to suggest that it might be wise to seek other surroundings--the idea had evidently occurred to Perry previously, for he was already a hundred paces away, and with each second his prodigious bounds increased the distance.
I might then choose poisoned arrows at twenty paces, or spears at the same distance," laughed Tarzan.
It was the same killing pace going in as coming out, and the Indian did not stand it as well as Kama.
The Draught-Mule replied, "I do not heed your threats; I only care for him who sits above you, and who quickens my pace with his whip, or holds me back with the reins.
Pace out the distances with a wand at every five score, and do you, Arnaud, stand at the fifth wand to carry back my bolts to me.
Our pen, therefore, shall imitate the expedition which it describes, and our history shall keep pace with the travellers who are its subject.
But her pace never changed, and Vronsky, feeling a spatter of mud in his face, realized that he was once more the same distance from Gladiator.
From the girls and women near her, all swinging irons steadily but at high pace, came quick glances, and labor efficiency suffered to the extent of a score of suspended or inadequate movements.
and will bear with the pace of this poor jade, I shall be glad to ride on with you to the Warren, sir, and hold your horse when you dismount.
The pace at which they went, was such a very lazy, ill-looking saunter, that Oliver soon began to think his companions were going to deceive the old gentleman, by not going to work at all.
Deane at last, throwing himself backward, "the world goes on at a smarter pace now than it did when I was a young fellow.