Foot vs. Feet

Foot vs. Feet — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Foot and Feet

Footnoun

The lower extremity of the vertebrate leg that is in direct contact with the ground in standing or walking.

Feetnoun

Plural of foot.

Footnoun

A structure used for locomotion or attachment in an invertebrate animal, such as the muscular organ extending from the ventral side of a mollusk.

Feetnoun

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Footnoun

The lowest part; the bottom:the foot of a mountain; the foot of a page.

Footnoun

The end opposite the head, top, or front:the foot of a bed; the foot of a parade.

Footnoun

The termination of the leg of a piece of furniture, especially when shaped or modeled.

Footnoun

The part of a sewing machine that holds down and guides the cloth.

Footnoun

(Nautical)The lower edge of a sail.

Footnoun

(Printing)The part of a type body that forms the sides of the groove at the base.

Footnoun

(Botany)The base of the sporophyte in mosses and liverworts.

Footnoun

The inferior part or rank:at the foot of the class.

Footnoun

The part of a stocking or high-topped boot that encloses the foot.

Footnoun

A manner of moving; a step:walks with a light foot.

Footnoun

Speed or momentum, as in a race:"the only other Democrats who've demonstrated any foot till now"(Michael Kramer).

Footnoun

(used with a pl. verb)Foot soldiers; infantry.

Footnoun

A unit of poetic meter consisting of stressed and unstressed syllables in any of various set combinations. For example, an iambic foot has an unstressed followed by a stressed syllable.

Footnoun

In classical quantitative verse, a unit of meter consisting of long and short syllables in any of various set combinations.

Footnoun

Abbr. ft. or ftA unit of length in the US Customary and British Imperial systems equal to 12 inches (0.3048 meter). See Table at measurement.

Footnoun

footsSediment that forms during the refining of oil and other liquids; dregs.

Footverb

To go on foot; walk. Often used with it:When their car broke down, they had to foot it the rest of the way.

Footverb

To dance. Often used with it:"We foot it all the night / weaving olden dances"(William Butler Yeats).

Footverb

(Nautical)To make headway; sail.

Footverb

To go by foot over, on, or through; tread.

Footverb

To execute the steps of (a dance).

Footverb

To add up (a column of numbers) and write the sum at the bottom; total:footed up the bill.

Footverb

To pay; defray:footed the expense of their children's education.

Footverb

To provide (a stocking, for example) with a foot.

Footnoun

(countable) A biological structure found in many animals that is used for locomotion and that is frequently a separate organ at the terminal part of the leg. t

A spider has eight feet.

Footnoun

Specifically, a human foot, which is found below the ankle and is used for standing and walking. t

Southern Italy is shaped like a foot.

Footnoun

Travel by walking. walking

We went there by foot because we could not afford a taxi.There is a lot of foot traffic on this street.

Footnoun

(countable) The base or bottom of anything. t

I'll meet you at the foot of the stairs.

Footnoun

(countable) The part of a flat surface on which the feet customarily rest.

We came and stood at the foot of the bed.

Footnoun

(countable) The end of a rectangular table opposite the head. co

The host should sit at the foot of the table.

Footnoun

(countable) A short foot-like projection on the bottom of an object to support it. t

The feet of the stove hold it a safe distance above the floor.

Footnoun

(countable) A unit of measure equal to twelve inches or one third of a yard, equal to exactly 30.48 centimetres. co

The flag pole at the local high school is about 20 feet high.

Footnoun

A unit of measure for organ pipes equal to the wavelength of two octaves above middle C, approximately 328 mm.

Footnoun

Foot soldiers; infantry. co

King John went to battle with ten thousand foot and one thousand horse.

Footnoun

The end of a cigar which is lit, and usually cut before lighting.

Footnoun

The part of a sewing machine which presses downward on the fabric, and may also serve to move it forward.

Footnoun

The bottommost part of a typed or printed page. co

Footnoun

(printing) The base of a piece of type, forming the sides of the groove.

Footnoun

The basic measure of rhythm in a poem. t

Footnoun

The parsing of syllables into prosodic constituents, which are used to determine the placement of stress in languages along with the notions of constituent heads.

Footnoun

The bottom edge of a sail. t

To make the mainsail fuller in shape, the outhaul is eased to reduce the tension on the foot of the sail.

Footnoun

The end of a billiard or pool table behind the foot point where the balls are racked.

Footnoun

In a bryophyte, that portion of a sporophyte which remains embedded within and attached to the parent gametophyte plant.

Footnoun

The muscular part of a bivalve mollusc or a gastropod by which it moves or holds its position on a surface.

Footnoun

The globular lower domain of a protein. co

Footnoun

The point of intersection of one line with another that is perpendicular to it.

Footnoun

Fundamental principle; basis; plan.

Footnoun

Recognized condition; rank; footing.

Footnoun

a linear unit of length equal to 12 inches or a third of a yard;

he is six feet tall

Footnoun

the foot of a human being;

his bare feet projected from his trousersarmored from head to foot

Footnoun

the lower part of anything;

curled up on the foot of the bedthe foot of the pagethe foot of the listthe foot of the mountain

Footnoun

travel by foot;

he followed on footthe swiftest of foot

Footnoun

a foot of a vertebrate other than a human being

Footnoun

a support resembling a pedal extremity;

one foot of the chair was on the carpet

Footnoun

lowest support of a structure;

it was built on a base of solid rockhe stood at the foot of the tower

Footnoun

any of various organs of locomotion or attachment in invertebrates

Footnoun

an army unit consisting of soldiers who fight on foot;

there came ten thousand horsemen and as many fully-armed foot

Footnoun

a member of a surveillance team who works on foot or rides as a passenger

Footnoun

a group of 2 or 3 syllables forming the basic unit of poetic rhythm

Footverb

pay for something;

pick up the tabpick up the burden of high-interest mortgagesfoot the bill

Footverb

walk;

let's hoof it to the disco

Footverb

add a column of numbers