tread
noun.
a step in walking or running
Synonym: pace, stride
noun.
the grooved surface of a pneumatic tire
noun.
the part (as of a wheel or shoe) that makes contact with the ground
noun.
structural member consisting of the horizontal part of a stair or step
verb.
put down or press the foot, place the foot
For fools rush in where angels fear to tread|step on the brake
Synonym: step
verb.
tread or stomp heavily or roughly
The soldiers trampled across the fields
Synonym: trample
verb.
crush as if by treading on
tread grapes to make wine
verb.
brace (an archer's bow) by pressing the foot against the center
verb.
apply (the tread) to a tire
verb.
mate with
male birds tread the females