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verb tread pronunciation in American English /tred/
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present tense
I/you/we/theytread
he/she/ittreads
present participletreading
past tensetrod or treaded
past participletrodden or trod
  1. 1
    [intransitive/transitive] British to walk or step on something
    tread on: As she stumbled in the dark, she trod on something hard.
    1. a.
      [transitive] British to press or crush something into the floor or ground when you walk
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