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Definition of Pace


  1. A single movement from one foot to the other in walking; a step.
  2. The length of a step in walking or marching, reckoned from the heel of one foot to the heel of the other; -- used as a unit in measuring distances; as, he advanced fifty paces.
  3. Manner of stepping or moving; gait; walk; as, the walk, trot, canter, gallop, and amble are paces of the horse; a swaggering pace; a quick pace.
  4. A slow gait; a footpace.
  5. Specifically, a kind of fast amble; a rack.
  6. Any single movement, step, or procedure.
  7. A broad step or platform; any part of a floor slightly raised above the rest, as around an altar, or at the upper end of a hall.
  8. A device in a loom, to maintain tension on the warp in pacing the web.
  9. To go; to walk; specifically, to move with regular or measured steps.
  10. To proceed; to pass on.
  11. To move quickly by lifting the legs on the same side together, as a horse; to amble with rapidity; to rack.
  12. To pass away; to die.
  13. To walk over with measured tread; to move slowly over or upon; as, the guard paces his round.
  14. To measure by steps or paces; as, to pace a piece of ground.
  15. To develop, guide, or control the pace or paces of; to teach the pace; to break in.

Pace Quotations

If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away.
Henry David Thoreau

If you step back and take a holistic look, I think any reasonable person would say Android is innovating at a pretty fast pace and getting it to users.
Sundar Pichai

In life, you have to take the pace that love goes. You don't force it. You just don't force love, you don't force falling in love, you don't force being in love - you just become. I don't know how to say that in English, but you just feel it.
Juan Pablo Galavis

Denial helps us to pace our feelings of grief. There is a grace in denial. It is nature's way of letting in only as much as we can handle.
Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

Hardly a competent workman can be found who does not devote a considerable amount of time to studying just how slowly he can work and still convince his employer that he is going at a good pace.
Frederick W. Taylor
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Pace Translations

pace in Dutch is treden, schrijden, stappen, lopen
pace in Finnish is askel
pace in German is Schritt, Stufe, Schritt
pace in Italian is gradino, passo
pace in Portuguese is ritmo
pace in Spanish is escalon
pace in Swedish is fart
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