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Main Entry: 1tread
Pronunciation: primarystresstred
Function: verb
Inflected Form(s): trod /primarystressträd/; trod·den /primarystressträd-schwan /; or trod; tread·ing
1 a : to step or walk on or over b : to walk along : FOLLOW
2 : to beat or press with the feet : TRAMPLE
3 a : to form by treading : BEAT <tread a path> b : to perform by stepping or dancing <tread a measure>
- tread·er noun
- tread water : to keep the body nearly upright in the water and the head above water by a treading motion of the feet usually aided by the hands

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