(noun, adjective, verb)


1. of or relating to the feet

- the word for a pedal extremity is `foot'


1. a sustained bass note

Definition categories: communication, note, tone

2. a lever that is operated with the foot

Similar word(s): treadle

Definition categories: man–made, lever

Sentences with pedal as a noun:

- There are three pedals on manual cars, two on automatics.

- A piano usually has two or three pedals.

- the pedal of a loom


1. ride a bicycle

Similar word(s): bicycle, bike, cycle, wheel

Definition categories: motion, ride

2. operate the pedals on a keyboard instrument

Definition categories: creation, control, operate

Sentences with pedal as a verb:

- to pedal one's loom

- He was out of breath from pedalling up the steep hill.