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pace /peɪs/ noun
pace verb


اهنگ حرکت ، حفظ توان ، شاه نشین ، سرعت حرکت ، خرامش ، شیوه ، تندی ، سرعت ، گام زدن ، با گامهای اهسته و موزون حرکت کردن قدم زدن ، پیمودن ، (نظ). با قدم اهسته رفتن ، قدم رو کردن ، معماری: سکو ، ورزش: شیوه گام برداشتن ، شریک نوبتی بازیگر بودن بدون گرفتن امتیاز و تنها برای استراحت دادن به او ، علوم نظامی: قدم زدن
pace
[noun]
Synonyms:
- step, gait, stride, tread, walk
- speed, rate, tempo, velocity
[verb]
Synonyms:
- stride, march, patrol, pound
- pace out: measure, count, mark out, step
English Thesaurus: walk, wander, stride, pace, march, ...

[TahlilGaran] English Synonym Dictionary

I. pace1 W3 /peɪs/ noun
[Date: 1200-1300; Language: Old French; Origin: pas 'step', from Latin passus]

1. SPEED OF EVENTS/CHANGES [singular] the speed at which something happens or is done
pace of
The pace of change in our lives is becoming faster and faster.
at a steady/slow etc pace
Public spending continues to rise at a steady pace.

2. WALK/RUN [singular] the speed at which someone walks, runs, or moves
pace of
You need to step up the pace of your exercises.
at a slow/leisurely/brisk etc pace
Lucy set off at a leisurely pace back to the hotel.
He quickened his pace, longing to be home.
Traffic slowed to a walking pace.

3. STEP [countable] a single step when you are running or walking, or the distance you move in one step
pace backwards/towards/forwards etc
He took a pace towards the door.
Rebecca walked a few paces behind her mum.

4. keep pace (with something/somebody) to change or increase as fast as something else, or to move as fast as someone else:
Salaries have not always kept pace with inflation.
The supply of materials cannot keep pace with demand.
Slow down! I can’t keep pace with you.

5. go through your paces (also show your paces) to show how well you can do something

6. put somebody/something through their paces to make a person, vehicle, animal etc show how well they can do something:
The test driver puts all the cars through their paces.

7. set the pace
a) if a company sets the pace, it does something before its competitors or to a better standard
set the pace in
Japanese firms have been setting the pace in electronic engineering.
b) (also set a brisk/cracking etc pace British English) to go faster than the other competitors in a race, who then try to achieve the same speed:
The Italians set the pace for the first eight laps.

8. force the pace to make something happen or develop more quickly than it would do normally
force the pace on
measures designed to force the pace on alternative energy policies

9. be able to stand the pace to be able to deal with situations where you are very busy and have to think and act very quickly:
If you can stand the pace, working in advertising pays well.

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

II. pace2 verb

1. [intransitive always + adverb/preposition, transitive] to walk first in one direction and then in another many times, especially because you are nervous:
I found Mark at the hospital, pacing restlessly up and down.
pace the floor/room
Sam stood up and paced the floor, deep in thought.

2. pace yourself
a) to control the speed that you move at in a race, so that you still have energy left near the end:
Nicky paced herself and came through the ranks to win.
b) to organize your life and activities so that you do not have too much to do:
You need to pace yourself and decide which tasks are the most important.

3. [transitive] (also pace something ↔ off, pace something ↔ out) to measure a distance by walking across it with steps of equal length:
The director paced out the length of the stage.

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

pace
noun
I. one step
VERB + PACE take Take two paces forward.
step back Step back three paces.
PREP. ~ behind Two bodyguards remained a couple of paces behind the president throughout the walkabout.
~ from I stopped a few paces from the edge of the cliff.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

pace
II. speed
ADJ. blistering, breakneck, breathtaking, brisk, cracking, fast, frantic, frenetic, frenzied, furious, good, great, hectic, lightning, lively, rapid | gentle, leisurely, relaxed, slow, unhurried, walking the slow pace of economic reform
even, measured, moderate, steady
VERB + PACE gather, increase, quicken The project had a slow start, but is now gathering pace. Thinking that she was being followed, she quickened her pace.
slacken, slow down | dictate, set Brown set the pace in the first mile.
keep (up), maintain The younger children struggled to keep pace with the older ones. She kept up a pace of ten miles an hour.
stand You shouldn't have such a job if you can't stand the pace.
PACE + VERB increase | slow
PREP. at a … ~ They set off at a cracking pace.
~ of The pace of change means that equipment has to be constantly replaced. The pace of life is much slower on the islands.
PHRASES at sb's own pace The students work at their own pace.
at a snail's pace I set off at a snail's pace to conserve my energy for later in the race.
a change of pace I try to get away at weekends for a change of pace.
a turn of pace He's a skilful player with a good turn of pace.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

pace
verb
ADV. slowly | anxiously, nervously, restlessly She paced restlessly up and down.
about/around/round, back and forth, to and fro, up and down He paced slowly back and forth.
VERB + PACE begin to
PREP. about, around/round
PHRASES begin pacing She began pacing round the room.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

pace

rapid/fast
The rapid pace of change creates uncertainty.
slow
The pace of life in the countryside is slower.
a steady pace
The economy was growing at a slow but steady pace.
at your own pace (=at the pace that suits you)
This allows each child to learn at his or her own pace.
at a snail’s pace (=very slowly)
Reform is proceeding at a snail’s pace.
a breakneck pace (=extremely fast)
Singapore prospered and modernized at a breakneck pace.
a hectic/frantic pace (=a very fast and hurried speed)
We worked at a hectic pace.
the pace quickens/accelerates
The pace of change is quickening.
the pace slows/slackens
After a surge in exports, the pace slackened considerably the following year.
gather pace (=happen more quickly)
Support for the campaign is gathering pace.
keep up the pace (=continue to do something or happen as quickly as before)
China's society is transforming but can it keep up the pace?
keep up with the pace (=do something as fast as something else is happening or being done)
It's essential that we constantly update our skills and keep up with the pace of change.
the pace of change
The pace of change accelerated dramatically in the early 1980s.
the pace of life
Here, the sun shines every day and the pace of life is slower.
the pace of development
The pace of development in computer graphics is amazing.
the pace of reform
Some senior party figures favor a slower pace of reform.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

pace
noun
BAD: I want to learn English in my own pace.
GOOD: I want to learn English at my own pace.

Usage Note:
You do something at your own pace (NOT in/by etc ): 'With computer assisted language learning, students can work at their own pace.'

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Common Errors

pace
̈ɪpeɪs
See: change of pace , keep pace , put through one's paces , snail's pace

[TahlilGaran] English Idioms Dictionary


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