footing

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Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
footing

Plural
footings

  1. A place for you to stand; a foundation.
    I almost lost my footing and fell down the hill.
  2. A foothold; a safe position.
    As soon as he had obtained a footing at court, the charms of his manner . . . made him a favorite. - Thomas Babington Macaulay.

Verb[change]

Plain form
foot

Third-person singular
foots

Past tense
footed

Past participle
footed

Present participle
footing

  1. The present participle of foot.