Definition of pace

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • pace is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of 8
  • pace is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 8
  • pace is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of 10

Definition of pace


  • a unit of length equal to 3 feet; defined as 91.44 centimeters; originally taken to be the average length of a stride (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. yard
  • the relative speed of progress or change (noun)

    Examples

    1. he lived at a fast pace
    2. the pace of events accelerated

    Synonyms

    1. rate
  • measure (distances) by pacing (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. step
  • the rate of moving (especially walking or running) (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. gait
  • the rate of some repeating event (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. tempo
  • a step in walking or running (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. stride
    2. tread
  • the distance covered by a step (noun)

    Examples

    1. he stepped off ten paces from the old tree and began to dig

    Synonyms

    1. footstep
    2. step
    3. stride
  • go at a pace (verb)

    Examples

    1. The horse paced
  • regulate or set the pace of (verb)
  • walk with slow or fast paces (verb)

    Examples

    1. He paced up and down the hall

See definition of pace in Merriam Webster

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