Meaning of footstep

foot•step

Pronunciation: (foot'step"), [key]
— n.
  1. the setting down of a foot, or the sound so produced; footfall; tread.
  2. the distance covered by a step in walking; pace.
  3. a footprint.
  4. a step by which to ascend or descend.
  5. to succeed or imitate another person.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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