Synonyms

1. tread-softly

noun. a stinging herb of tropical America.

Synonyms

  • spurge nettle
  • herb
  • herbaceous plant
  • devil nettle
  • Jatropha stimulosus
  • pica-pica
  • genus Cnidoscolus
  • Cnidoscolus urens
  • Jatropha urens

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Example sentences of the word tread-softly


1. Noun Phrase
If you’re a night owl or an early bird use headphones, and tread softly.

2. softly

adverb. ['ˈsɔftli, ˈsɔfli'] with low volume.

Antonyms

  • thickly

Etymology

  • softely (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. softly

adverb. ['ˈsɔftli, ˈsɔfli'] with little weight or force.

Synonyms

  • lightly

Antonyms

  • loudness
  • loud

Etymology

  • softely (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. softly

adverb. ['ˈsɔftli, ˈsɔfli'] used as a direction in music; to be played relatively softly.

Antonyms

  • aloud

Etymology

  • softely (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. tread

verb. ['ˈtrɛd'] tread or stomp heavily or roughly.

Synonyms

  • walk
  • treadle

Antonyms

  • retreat
  • gladden
  • move in

Etymology

  • treden (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • tredan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. tread

verb. ['ˈtrɛd'] put down or press the foot, place the foot.

Synonyms

  • move
  • step on
  • go
  • locomote
  • tread on
  • travel

Antonyms

  • move out
  • stay
  • rest
  • buy

Etymology

  • treden (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • tredan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. tread

noun. ['ˈtrɛd'] a step in walking or running.

Synonyms

  • walking
  • pace
  • walk
  • stride

Antonyms

  • linger
  • recede
  • follow
  • fall

Etymology

  • treden (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • tredan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. tread

verb. ['ˈtrɛd'] brace (an archer's bow) by pressing the foot against the center.

Antonyms

  • pull

Etymology

  • treden (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • tredan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. tread

verb. ['ˈtrɛd'] crush as if by treading on.

Synonyms

  • squeeze
  • mash
  • crush
  • squelch

Antonyms

  • discontinue
  • refrain
  • closing
  • opening

Etymology

  • treden (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • tredan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. tread

noun. ['ˈtrɛd'] the part (as of a wheel or shoe) that makes contact with the ground.

Synonyms

  • tangency

Antonyms

  • rush
  • converge

Etymology

  • treden (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • tredan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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