1. Proper noun.  (surname, lang en) .
  2. Noun.  (countable) A biological structure found in many animals that is used for locomotion and that is frequently a separate organ at the terminal part of the leg. (jump, body part) .
  3. Noun.  (countable, anatomy) Specifically, a human foot, which is found below the ankle and is used for standing and walking. (jump, human body part) .
  4. Noun.  (uncountable, often used attributively) Travel by walking. (jump, walking) .
  5. Noun.  (countable) The base or bottom of anything. (jump, base) .
  6. Noun.  (countable) The part of a flat surface on which the feet customarily rest.
  7. Noun.  (countable) The end of a rectangular table opposite the head. (jump, end of a table) .
  8. Noun.  (countable) A short foot-like projection on the bottom of an object to support it. (jump, support) .
  9. Noun.  (countable) A unit of measure equal to twelve inches or one third of a yard, equal to exactly 30.48 centimetres. (jump, unit of length) .
  10. Noun.  (military, pluralonly) Foot soldiers; infantry. (jump, infantry) .
  11. Noun.  (countable, cigars) The end of a cigar which is lit, and usually cut before lighting.
  12. Noun.  (countable, sewing) The part of a sewing machine which presses downward on the fabric, and may also serve to move it forward.
  13. Noun.  (countable, printing) The bottommost part of a typed or printed page. (jump, bottom of a page) .
  14. Noun.  (countable, prosody) The basic measure of rhythm in a poem. (jump, measure of rhythm) .
  15. Noun.  (countable, phonology) The parsing of syllables into prosodic constituents, which are used to determine the placement of stress in languages along with the notions of constituent heads.
  16. Noun.  (countable, nautical) The bottom edge of a sail. (jump, bottom edge of a sail) .
  17. Noun.  (countable, billiards) The end of a billiard or pool table behind the foot point where the balls are racked.
  18. Noun.  (countable, botany) In a bryophyte, that portion of a sporophyte which remains embedded within and attached to the parent gametophyte plant.
  19. Noun.  (countable, malacology) The muscular part of a bivalve mollusc by which it moves or holds its position on a surface.
  20. Noun.  (countable, molecular biology) The globular lower domain of a protein. (jump, molecular domain) .
  21. Noun.  (countable, geometry) The foot of a line perpendicular to a given line is the point where the lines intersect.
  22. Verb.  (transitive) To use the foot to kick (usually a ball).
  23. Verb.  (transitive) To pay (a bill).
  24. Verb.  (linguistics, transitive) To parse into metrical feet.

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