(noun, adjective, verb, preposition)


1. (cricket) Describing a bowler who bowls fast balls.


1. the rate of moving (especially walking or running)

Similar word(s): gait

Definition categories: time, rate

2. the distance covered by a step

- he stepped off ten paces from the old tree and began to dig

Similar word(s): footstep, step, stride

Definition categories: quantity

3. the relative speed of progress or change

- he lived at a fast pace

- the pace of events accelerated

Similar word(s): rate

Definition categories: attribute

4. a step in walking or running

Similar word(s): stride, tread

Definition categories: act, step

5. the rate of some repeating event

Similar word(s): tempo

Definition categories: time, rate

6. a unit of length equal to 3 feet; defined as 91.44 centimeters; originally taken to be the average length of a stride

Similar word(s): yard

Definition categories: quantity

Sentences with pace as a noun:

- Even at the duel, standing 10 paces apart, he could have satisfied Aaron’s honor.

- I have perambulated your field, and estimate its perimeter to be 219 paces.


1. (formal) With all due respect to.


1. walk with slow or fast paces

- He paced up and down the hall

Definition categories: motion, walk

2. go at a pace

- The horse paced

Definition categories: motion, go, locomote, move, travel

3. measure (distances) by pacing

Similar word(s): step

Definition categories: change, measure, quantify

4. regulate or set the pace of

- Pace your efforts

Definition categories: cognition, determine, influence, mold, regulate, shape