Synonyms of pace


1. pace, gait, rate

usage: the rate of moving (especially walking or running)

2. footstep, pace, step, stride, indefinite quantity

usage: the distance covered by a step; "he stepped off ten paces from the old tree and began to dig"

3. pace, rate, temporal property

usage: the relative speed of progress or change; "he lived at a fast pace"; "he works at a great rate"; "the pace of events accelerated"

4. pace, stride, tread, step

usage: a step in walking or running

5. tempo, pace, rate

usage: the rate of some repeating event

6. yard, pace, linear unit, linear measure

usage: a unit of length equal to 3 feet; defined as 91.44 centimeters; originally taken to be the average length of a stride


1. pace, walk

usage: walk with slow or fast paces; "He paced up and down the hall"

2. pace, travel, go, move, locomote

usage: go at a pace; "The horse paced"

3. pace, step, quantify, measure

usage: measure (distances) by pacing; "step off ten yards"

4. pace, determine, shape, mold, influence, regulate

usage: regulate or set the pace of; "Pace your efforts"

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Definition and meaning of pace (Dictionary)