foot

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foot

Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
foot

Plural
feet

A human foot
  1. The lowest part of the leg, below the ankle; the part of the body used to stand on.
    He hurt his foot playing football.
  2. The bottom or base of something.
    We meet at the foot of the hill.
  3. A length of 12 inches; three feet is almost one meter. The foot is used mostly in the United States, but was common in Europe a long time ago.
    There are about 30 centimeters in one foot.
    My friend is six feet tall.

Related words[change]


Parts of the foot (edit)

arch - back or top - ball - heel - instep - nail or toenail - sole - toe

Nearby parts: ankle - calf


Parts of the body (edit)
head ears - eyes - eyebrow - nose - mouth - lips - tongue - tooth (pl. teeth) - cheeks - chin
torso neck - throat - shoulders - chest - ribs - abdomen - pelvis - back
internal organs heart - lungs - liver - stomach - kidneys - intestines - bladder - ovaries - uterus
extremities arms - hands - fingers - legs - feet - toes
sex organs penis - vagina - testicle - ovary - vulva

Verb[change]

Plain form
foot

Third-person singular
foots

Past tense
footed

Past participle
footed

Present participle
footing

  1. To walk or go on foot.
    He foots it to work every day.
  2. (transitive) To pay (a bill).