Definition Of paces


a single step taken when walking or running.

He always did that when we said goodbye: he'd walk a few paces , turn and wave.

consistent and continuous speed in walking, running, or moving.

most traffic moved at the pace of the riverboat

walk at a steady and consistent speed, especially back and forth and as an expression of one's anxiety or annoyance.

we paced up and down in exasperation

Example Of paces

  • A lightly armed guard followed her at a distance of nearly ten paces .

  • As soon as his ropes fell loose, he jumped up and away from them, walked a few paces and stopping to rub his arms and wrists where the ropes had been.

  • ‘Just walk about two dozen paces to the front, and then face the left,’ he explained.

  • But within twenty paces he was walking across featureless grass.

  • Carl walked the thirteen paces towards the inferno then stopped.

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