Noun Definition


1.Definition: (prosody) a group of 2 or 3 syllables forming the basic unit of poetic rhythm

Category: General

2.Definition: a linear unit of length equal to 12 inches or a third of a yard

Category: General

3.Definition: a member of a surveillance team who works on foot or rides as a passenger

Category: People

4.Definition: a support resembling a pedal extremity

"One foot of the chair was on the carpet"

Category: Objects

5.Definition: an army unit consisting of soldiers who fight on foot

"There came ten thousand horsemen and as many fully-armed foot"

Related Noun(s):infantry

Category: General

6.Definition: any of various organs of locomotion or attachment in invertebrates

Category: Animals

7.Definition: lowest support of a structure

"It was built on a base of solid rock", "He stood at the foot of the tower"

Related Noun(s):base, foundation, fundament, groundwork, substructure, understructure

Category: Objects

8.Definition: the lower part of anything

"Curled up on the foot of the bed", "The foot of the page", "The foot of the list", "The foot of the mountain"

Category: Places

9.Definition: the part of the leg of a human being below the ankle joint

"His bare feet projected from his trousers", "Armored from head to foot"

Related Noun(s):pes

Category: General

10.Definition: travel by walking

"He followed on foot", "The swiftest of foot"

Category: General