Associations to the word «Pace»


PACE, noun. (obsolete) Passage, route.
PACE, noun. (obsolete) One's journey or route. [14th-18th century]
PACE, noun. (obsolete) A passage through difficult terrain; a mountain pass or route vulnerable to ambush etc. [14th-17th century]
PACE, noun. (obsolete) An aisle in a church. [15th-19th century]
PACE, noun. Step.
PACE, noun. A step taken with the foot. [from 14th century]
PACE, noun. The distance covered in a step (or sometimes two), either vaguely or according to various specific set measurements. [from 14th century]
PACE, noun. Way of stepping.
PACE, noun. A manner of walking, running or dancing; the rate or style of how someone moves with their feet. [from 14th century]
PACE, noun. Any of various gaits of a horse, specifically a 2-beat, lateral gait. [from 15th century]
PACE, noun. Speed or velocity in general. [from 15th century]
PACE, noun. (cricket) A measure of the hardness of a pitch and of the tendency of a cricket ball to maintain its speed after bouncing. [from 19th century]
PACE, noun. The collective noun for donkeys.
PACE, adjective. (cricket) Describing a bowler who bowls fast balls.
PACE, verb. Walk to and fro in a small space.
PACE, verb. Set the speed in a race.
PACE, verb. Measure by walking.
PACE, preposition. (formal) With all due respect to.
PACE, noun. Easter.
PACE, acronym. Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe
PACE, acronym. (British) Police and Criminal Evidence Act, 1984
PACE, acronym. (US) (labor union) Paper, Allied Industrial, Chemical and Energy Workers International Union
PACE, proper noun. A surname​.
PACE, proper noun. A CDP in Florida.
PACE, proper noun. A town in Mississippi.
PACE CAR, noun. (motor racing) a car that other cars drive behind before a race starts.
PACE CAR, noun. (motor racing) a car that paces the race cars to keep them running at a slower pace due to race conditions, which the other cars cannot pass
PACE CARS, noun. Plural of pace car
PACE EGG, noun. A hard-boiled coloured egg traditionally made at Easter, often given to relatives and friends as a token of goodwill. It was traditional to jarp with the eggs before eating them.
PACE EGGS, noun. Plural of pace egg
PACE LAP, noun. Parade lap
PACE NOTES, noun. Detailed notes describing the route to be driven in rally racing, read by the codriver to the driver.
PACE SETTER, noun. (racing) The runner or driver or rider in the lead.
PACE SETTER, noun. (military) An individual, selected by the column commander, who travels in the lead vehicle or element to regulate the column speed and establish the pace necessary to meet the required movement order.
PACE SETTERS, noun. Plural of pace setter

Dictionary definition

PACE, noun. The rate of moving (especially walking or running).
PACE, noun. The distance covered by a step; "he stepped off ten paces from the old tree and began to dig".
PACE, noun. The relative speed of progress or change; "he lived at a fast pace"; "he works at a great rate"; "the pace of events accelerated".
PACE, noun. A step in walking or running.
PACE, noun. The rate of some repeating event.
PACE, noun. A unit of length equal to 3 feet; defined as 91.44 centimeters; originally taken to be the average length of a stride.
PACE, verb. Walk with slow or fast paces; "He paced up and down the hall".
PACE, verb. Go at a pace; "The horse paced".
PACE, verb. Measure (distances) by pacing; "step off ten yards".
PACE, verb. Regulate or set the pace of; "Pace your efforts".

Wise words

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