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verb [intransitive] step pronunciation in British English /step/
Word Forms
present tense
present participlestepping
past tensestepped
past participlestepped
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  1. 1
    to move by putting one foot down in front of or behind the other
    step back/down/into etc: Step back or you’ll get hit by the ball.
    I stepped onto the platform and started to speak.
    Another soldier was injured when he stepped on a landmine.
  2. 2
    to move or walk a short distance
    step into/away from/up to/over etc: Sally stepped gingerly into the icy water.
    We stepped aside to let them pass.
    He stepped from his car and helped her out.
    step inside/outside: Please step inside and wait for a moment.


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