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foot

 
Noun foot has 11 senses
  1. foot, ft - a linear unit of length equal to 12 inches or a third of a yard; "he is six feet tall"
    --1 is a kind of linear unit
    --1 is a part of yard, pace; chain
    --1 has parts: inch, in
  2. foot, human foot, pes - the foot of a human being; "his bare feet projected from his trousers"; "armored from head to foot"
    --2 is a kind of vertebrate foot, pedal extremity
    --2 is a part of leg; homo, man, human being, human
    --2 has parts:
     heelbone, calcaneus, os tarsi fibulare; arcuate artery, arteria arcuata; digital arteries, arteria digitalis; metatarsal artery, arteria metatarsea; intercapitular vein, vena intercapitalis; metatarsal vein, vena metatarsus; instep; sole; toe; big toe, great toe, hallux; little toe; heel
    --2 has particulars: flatfoot, splayfoot, pes planus
    Derived form: verb foot2
  3. foot - the lower part of anything; "curled up on the foot of the bed"; "the foot of the page"; "the foot of the list"; "the foot of the mountain"
    --3 is a kind of
    bottom
    Antonyms: head
  4. foot - travel by foot; "he followed on foot"; "the swiftest of foot"
    --4 is a kind of
    walk
    Derived form: verb foot2
  5. animal foot, foot - a foot of a vertebrate other than a human being
    --5 is a kind of vertebrate foot, pedal extremity
    --5 has particulars:
     fossorial foot; hoof; bird's foot; webfoot; trotter; forefoot; hindfoot; paw
  6. foot - a support resembling a pedal extremity; "one foot of the chair was on the carpet"
    --6 is a kind of
    support
    --6 is a part of leg
  7. foundation, base, fundament, foot, groundwork, substructure, understructure - lowest support of a structure; "it was built on a base of solid rock"; "he stood at the foot of the tower"
    --7 is a kind of support
    --7 is a part of structure, construction
    --7 has particulars: bed; raft foundation
  8. foot, invertebrate foot - any of various organs of locomotion or attachment in invertebrates
    --8 is a kind of organ
    --8 is a part of invertebrate
    --8 has particulars: tube foot
  9. infantry, foot - an army unit consisting of soldiers who fight on foot; "there came ten thousand horsemen and as many fully-armed foot"
    --9 is a kind of army unit
    --9 has particulars: paratroops
  10. foot - a member of a surveillance team who works on foot or rides as a passenger
    --10 is a kind of
    secret agent, intelligence officer, intelligence agent, operative
  11. metrical foot, foot, metrical unit - a group of 2 or 3 syllables forming the basic unit of poetic rhythm
    --11 is a kind of meter, metre, measure, beat, cadence
    --11 has particulars:
     dactyl; iamb, iambus; anapest, anapaest; amphibrach; trochee; spondee; pyrrhic, dibrach
Verb foot has 3 senses
  1. foot, pick - pay for something; "pick up the tab"; "pick up the burden of high-interest mortgages"; "foot the bill"
    --1 is one way to pay
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s
  2. foot, leg it, hoof, hoof it - walk; "let's hoof it to the disco"
    --2 is one way to walk
    Derived forms: noun foot4, noun foot2, noun footer2
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s PP
  3. foot, foot up - add a column of numbers
    --3 is one way to add, add together
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
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