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Synonyms for tread

tread on something: crush underfoot

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to go on foot

to step on heavily and repeatedly so as to crush, injure, or destroy

the act or manner of going on foot

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a step in walking or running

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the grooved surface of a pneumatic tire

the part (as of a wheel or shoe) that makes contact with the ground

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structural member consisting of the horizontal part of a stair or step

put down or press the foot, place the foot

tread or stomp heavily or roughly

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crush as if by treading on

brace (an archer's bow) by pressing the foot against the center

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apply (the tread) to a tire

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mate with

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Some win big, some lose big, some merely tread water, but all come away wondering why stock prices move the way that they do.
Don't tell him you love Slipknot when you're into Jessica Simpson or that you're an avid water-skier if you can barely tread water.
Not when two hours out of production to learn what one simply must know to tread water in an ever-changing world is held, by too many bosses, to be unacceptable.
Despite strong bipartisan support, the involvement of faith-based organizations in assisted living conversion and a continuing budget surplus, the administration has chosen to tread water for Section 202 funding.
The helpless prince had to simply tread water as they hurled abuse at him and threatrened him with harpoon guns.
Float or tread water for one minute without a life jacket.
Like both CHS and PDCO, WSM has fallen to a new annual low but continues to tread water above its 80-month trendline.
That didn't end there as Carl, an employee concerned that we should be safe in deep water, took us to the Empire Pool and taught us to tread water, so that we were OK in a deep pool.
A PENSIONER drowned and seven others had to tread water for 20 hours when their boat sank in stormy seas.
Later his diving boat sank off Thailand and he was forced to tread water for eight hours through the night until he was picked up by another boat.
I remember looking up at the clock at the 58-minute mark and thinking how the Hull KR players were really starting to tread water.