P p


    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [peyst]
    • /peɪst/
    • /peɪs/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [peyst]
    • /peɪst/

Definitions of paced word

  • adjective paced having a specified or indicated pace (usually used in combination): fast-paced. 1
  • adjective paced counted out or measured by paces. 1
  • adjective paced run at a pace set by a pacesetter. 1
  • noun paced a rate of movement, especially in stepping, walking, etc.: to walk at a brisk pace of five miles an hour. 1
  • noun paced a rate of activity, progress, growth, performance, etc.; tempo. 1
  • noun paced any of various standard linear measures, representing the space naturally measured by the movement of the feet in walking: roughly 30 to 40 inches (75 cm to 1 meter). Compare geometrical pace, military pace, Roman pace. 1

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Origin of paced

First appearance:

before 1575
One of the 34% oldest English words
First recorded in 1575-85; pace1 + -ed3

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Parts of speech for Paced


paced popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 89% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

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Synonyms for paced

verb paced

  • ambulated — Simple past tense and past participle of ambulate.
  • anteceded — Simple past tense and past participle of antecede.
  • antedated — Simple past tense and past participle of antedate.
  • debouched — Simple past tense and past participle of debouche.
  • foreran — Simple past form of forerun.

noun paced

  • hasted — swiftness of motion; speed; celerity: He performed his task with great haste. They felt the need for haste.

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