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English Dictionary: Stepped by the DICT Development Group
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From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Step \Step\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Stepped}; p. pr. & vb. n.
      {Stepping}.] [AS. st[91]ppan; akin to OFries. steppa, D.
      stappen to step, stap a step, OHG. stepfen to step, G. stapfe
      a footstep, OHG. stapfo, G. stufe a step to step on; cf. Gr.
      [?] to shake about, handle roughly, stamp (?). Cf. {Stamp},
      n. & a.]
      1. To move the foot in walking; to advance or recede by
            raising and moving one of the feet to another resting
            place, or by moving both feet in succession.
  
      2. To walk; to go on foot; esp., to walk a little distance;
            as, to step to one of the neighbors.
  
      3. To walk slowly, gravely, or resolutely.
  
                     Home the swain retreats, His flock before him
                     stepping to the fold.                        --Thomson.
  
      4. Fig.: To move mentally; to go in imagination.
  
                     They are stepping almost three thousand years back
                     into the remotest antiquity.               --Pope.
  
      {To step aside}, to walk a little distance from the rest; to
            retire from company.
  
      {To step forth}, to move or come forth.
  
      {To step} {in [or] into}.
            (a) To walk or advance into a place or state, or to
                  advance suddenly in.
  
                           Whosoever then first, after the troubling of the
                           water, stepped in, was made whole of whatsoever
                           disease he had.                           --John v. 4.
            (b) To enter for a short time; as, I just stepped into the
                  house.
            (c) To obtain possession without trouble; to enter upon
                  easily or suddenly; as, to step into an estate.
  
      {To step out}.
            (a) (Mil.) To increase the length, but not the rapidity,
                  of the step, extending it to thirty-tree inches.
            (b) To go out for a short distance or a short time.
  
      {To step short} (Mil.), to diminish the length or rapidity of
            the step according to the established rules.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Stepped \Stepped\, a.
      Provided with a step or steps; having a series of offsets or
      parts resembling the steps of stairs; as, a stepped key.
  
      {Stepped gear}, a cogwheel of which the teeth cross the face
            in a series of steps.
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