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Noun pace has 6 senses
  1. pace, gait - the rate of moving (especially walking or running)
    --1 is a kind of rate
    --1 has particulars:
     quick time; double time; beats per minute, bpm, metronome marking, M.M.
    Derived forms: verb pace3, verb pace2, verb pace1
  2. footstep, pace, step, stride - the distance covered by a step; "he stepped off ten paces from the old tree and began to dig"
    --2 is a kind of indefinite quantity
    Derived forms: verb pace3, verb pace2, verb pace1
  3. pace, rate - the relative speed of progress or change; "he lived at a fast pace"; "he works at a great rate"; "the pace of events accelerated"
    --3 is a kind of temporal property
    --3 has particulars:
     speed, swiftness, fastness; beat; celerity, quickness, rapidity; slowness, deliberation, deliberateness, unhurriedness
    Derived forms: verb pace4, verb pace1
  4. pace, stride, tread - a step in walking or running
    --4 is a kind of step
    --4 is a part of walk, walking
    Derived forms: verb pace3, verb pace2, verb pace1
  5. tempo, pace - the rate of some repeating event
    --5 is a kind of rate
    Derived form: verb pace4
  6. yard, pace - a unit of length equal to 3 feet; defined as 91.44 centimeters; originally taken to be the average length of a stride
    --6 is a kind of linear unit
    --6 is a part of
     fathom, fthm; chain; perch, rod, pole; lea
    --6 has parts: foot, ft
    Derived form: verb pace3
Verb pace has 4 senses
  1. pace - walk with slow or fast paces; "He paced up and down the hall"
    --1 is one way to
    Derived forms: noun pace4, noun pace3, noun pace2, noun pace1, noun pacing2
    Sample sentence:
    They pace up the hill
  2. pace - go at a pace; "The horse paced"
    --2 is one way to
    travel, go, move, locomote
    Derived forms: noun pace4, noun pace2, noun pace1, noun pacer2
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s
  3. pace, step - measure (distances) by pacing; "step off ten yards"
    --3 is one way to quantify, measure
    Derived forms: noun pace6, noun pace4, noun pace2, noun pace1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  4. pace - regulate or set the pace of; "Pace your efforts"
    --4 is one way to
    determine, shape, mold, influence, regulate
    Derived forms: noun pace5, noun pace3, noun pacer1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
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