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When I first stepped into literature twenty-five years ago, I wanted to work on behalf of the oppressed, the working masses, and it seemed to me, mistakenly, that I would not find them among the Jews.
S. Ansky

Meaning of "stepped" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF STEPPED

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF STEPPED

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Stepped is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES STEPPED MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Stepping

Stepping may refer to: ▪ Walking, one of the main gaits of locomotion among legged animals...

Definition of stepped in the English dictionary

The definition of stepped in the dictionary is arranged in or supplied with a series of steps so as to avoid coincidence or symmetry.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH STEPPED


accept
əkˈsɛpt
adept
əˈdɛpt
concept
ˈkɒnsɛpt
crept
krɛpt
crowstepped
ˈkrəʊˌstɛpt
except
ɪkˈsɛpt
incept
ɪnˈsɛpt
inept
ɪnˈɛpt
intercept
ˌɪntəˈsɛpt
kept
kɛpt
leapt
lɛpt
precept
ˈpriːsɛpt
recept
ˈriːsɛpt
sept
sɛpt
slept
slɛpt
swept
swɛpt
unkept
ʌnˈkɛpt
upstepped
ˈʌpˌstɛpt
wept
wɛpt
windswept
ˈwɪndˌswɛpt

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE STEPPED

stephanotis
Stephen
Stephenson
stepladder
steplike
stepmother
stepmotherly
stepney
stepover
steppe
stepped-up
stepper
Steppes
stepping
stepping stone
steps
stepsister
stepson
stepstool
stepwise

WORDS THAT END LIKE STEPPED

cropped
doorstepped
dropped
equipped
overstepped
pepped
prepped
quickstepped
repped
ripped
shipped
sidestepped
single-stepped
stopped
stripped
swapped
topped
trapped
unstepped
wrapped

Synonyms and antonyms of stepped in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «STEPPED»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «stepped» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of stepped
act · action · deed · degree · doorstep · expedient · footfall · footstep · gait · level · manoeuvre · means · measure · move · pace · phase · point · procedure · proceeding · rank · remove · rung · sill · stage · stair · stamp · stand · stride · tread · walk

Translation of «stepped» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF STEPPED

Find out the translation of stepped to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of stepped from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «stepped» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

加强
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

escalonada
570 millions of speakers

English

stepped
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

कदम रखा
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

صعدت
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

шагнул
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

pisou
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ধাপ ধাপ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

renforcé
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Melangkah
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Stufen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

階段
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

강화
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Mandeg
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

bước
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

விலகினார்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

चरणबद्ध
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

basamaklı
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

intensificato
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

zintensyfikować
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

ступив
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

trepte
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ενισχυθεί
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

trap
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

intensifieras
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

trappet
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of stepped

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «STEPPED»

The term «stepped» is very widely used and occupies the 11.881 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «STEPPED» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about stepped

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10 QUOTES WITH «STEPPED»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word stepped.
1
Elliott Abrams
Dubai must crack down on rampant smuggling, and the U.A.E. federal government has significantly stepped up pressure.
2
S. Ansky
When I first stepped into literature twenty-five years ago, I wanted to work on behalf of the oppressed, the working masses, and it seemed to me, mistakenly, that I would not find them among the Jews.
3
Peter L. Bergen
I stepped into the bedroom where he was killed and looked up at the ceiling, where you could still see the patterns of blood that had spurted from bin Laden's head when the bullet fired by a U.S. Navy SEAL tore through the terrorist leader's face.
4
Demian Bichir
I grew up in the theater. I began my career at 3. That was the first time I stepped onto a provisional stage.
5
Derek Blasberg
Turning the heat up on the red carpet while still looking like a lady isn't as easy as it sounds. Too much va-va-voom, and a girl can look like she just stepped out of 'Jersey Shore.' Too little, and she'll look like a sister wife.
6
Drew Bledsoe
I feel so fortunate, so honored, to have played this game that I love for so long, with so many great players, and in front of so many wonderful fans. I fulfilled a childhood dream the first time I stepped on an NFL field, and the league did not let me down one time.
7
Big Boi
When I leave a room, it's gonna be footprints of funk wherever I stepped, because I'm a soul-funk crusader.
8
Maria Callas
If I have stepped on some people at times because I am at the top, it couldn't be helped. What should I do if someone gets hurt... retire?
9
Tony Campolo
Freud taught us that it wasn't God that imposed judgment on us and made us feel guilty when we stepped out of line. Instead, it was the superego - that idealized concept of what a good person is supposed to be and do - given to us by our parents, that condemned us for what had been hitherto regarded as ungodly behavior.
10
Sam Childers
I started out doing something little. I went to Africa to spend five weeks putting roofs on a building. I seen the small child that stepped on a land mine. Three months later, I'm back helping pull the land mines out. Little things just kept getting bigger and bigger and bigger.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «STEPPED»

Discover the use of stepped in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to stepped and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Living in a Step-Family Without Getting Stepped on: Helping ...
But he also believes, "You can blend a family without breaking it. The principles in this book will help you wage the battle of blending your family-and come up not only a survivor but a winner!
Dr. Kevin Leman, 2001
2
Hydraulic design of stepped cascades, channels, weirs, and ...
Stepped cascades are also used in water treatment plants to enhance the air-water transfer of atmospheric gases and of volatile organic components. This book presents new material on the hydraulic characteristics of stepped chute flows.
Hubert Chanson, 1994
3
Stepped Care and e-Health: Practical Applications to ...
This volume will be of interest to practitioners and organizations attempting to serve rural and underserved communities. The book focuses on evidence-based treatment, making it consistent with quality improvement initiatives.
Crissa Draper, William O'Donohue, 2010
4
Hydraulics of Stepped Chutes and Spillways
Results from more than forty-five laboratory studies and four prototype investigations were re-analysed and compared. The book provides a new understanding of stepped channel hydraulics, and is aimed both at researchers and professionals.
Hubert Chanson, 2002
5
Living in a Step-Family Without Getting Stepped On: Helping ...
Presents counseling on how to make children from two families into one, helping readers to understand individual responses to changes in birth order while offering practical advice on such areas as discipline, self-respect, parental ...
Kevin Leman, 2001
6
Olympic turnaround: How the Olympic games stepped back from ...
Olympic Turnaround is also the story of the broadcast industry’s love affair with sport. It charts how companies began to understand the power of sport as a marketing and promotional tool.
Michael Payne, 2012
7
Vaccine Efficacy Trials Using Stepped Wedge Design
In addition, it is of interest to see how component vaccine efficacy measures and coverage fraction impact total vaccine efficacy within both the parallel and the Stepped Wedge design setting.
JoAnna Scott, 2008
8
Then He Stepped In
She wrote the book as an encouragement to believers that they should ask and expect the creator of the universe to step in to any situation, sickness, finances, protection, anything that concerns you.
Diane Dybus, 2012
9
I Stepped in a Puddle of Roses: A Diary on Relationships
I Stepped In A Puddle of Roses: A Diary On Relationships, talks about love, and the pains we are ashamed of, as well as the greatest joys of love known to women.
Cheryl Y. Brandon, 2012
10
Hydraulic Performance Evaluation of RCC Stepped Spillways ...
Scope and Method of Study.
Ryan William Woolbright, 2008

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «STEPPED»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term stepped is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Security stepped up after Punjab attack
"We have got an alert following which we immediately stepped up security measures in the city. All the officials have been asked to keep an eye in their ... «Times of India, Jul 15»
2
Somaliland: Security Vigilance Stepped up Country-wide, Police …
In a special Ramadan salaams message the brigadier said, "It is a normal trend for the security to be stepped-up especially towards the end of the Holy month of ... «Somaliland Sun, Jul 15»
3
Stepped-up patrols target drunken drivers in Michigan around …
Stepped-up patrols targeting drunken drivers are taking place in Michigan around the Fourth of July holiday. The Michigan Office of Highway Safety Planning ... «WDIV Detroit, Jul 15»
4
'I never stepped down as manager' - Heary reacts to Sligo exit
I never stepped down as manager. They sacked me a couple of weeks ago. And then there was ongoing discussions, but I can say now that I never stepped ... «Goal.com, Jun 15»
5
'Get it off!' What man steps on while texting while walking will make …
Surveillance video documents the cringe-worthy moment when Malone approaches the building and jumps after he realizes he just stepped on a snake. «wtvr.com, May 15»
6
Why I stepped on many toes- Chime
Enugu State Governor, Sullivan Chime has admitted that he may have stepped on many toes in his eight years in office. He, however, said his action was to ... «DailyPost Nigeria, May 15»
7
Stranger Danger: Patrols stepped up after boy approached near …
Enquiries have now been carried out in the area and patrols have been stepped up in a bid to reassure the local community. Following the incident, Park primary ... «Liverpool Echo, May 15»
8
House panel OKs stepped up shipments of weapons to Jordan
"King Abdullah has stepped up to take a leading role in the fight, but he needs our help and has asked that we expedite some of these transfers so that Jordan ... «Fox News, Apr 15»
9
Police: Man intentionally stepped in front of bus on H-1
This morning -- authorities are investigating a collision that killed a pedestrian on the H1. Police say a city bus -- hit a man in his 20s. According to the Star ... «KITV Honolulu, Apr 15»
10
Security Stepped Up On Angela Bassett's Tv Set - Report
Security Has Reportedly Been Stepped Up On The Set Of Angela Bassett's New U.k. Tv Drama After The Actress Was Confronted By An Over-zealous Fan. «Contactmusic.com, Apr 15»

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