1 the rate of moving (especially walking or running) [syn: gait]
2 the distance covered by a step; "he stepped off ten paces from the old tree and began to dig" [syn: footstep, step, stride]
3 the relative speed of progress or change; "he lived at a fast pace"; "he works at a great rate"; "the pace of events accelerated" [syn: rate]
5 the rate of some repeating event [syn: tempo]
6 a unit of length equal to 3 feet; defined as 91.44 centimeters; originally taken to be the average length of a stride [syn: yard]
1 walk with slow or fast paces; "He paced up and down the hall"
2 go at a pace; "The horse paced"
3 measure (distances) by pacing; "step off ten yards" [syn: step]
4 regulate or set the pace of; "Pace your efforts"
Etymology 1From pas ← passus.
- Rhymes with: -eɪs
- A step taken with the
- Even at the duel, standing 10 paces apart, he could have satisfied Aaron’s honor.
- An English
Customary Unit of distance measuring approximately five
- I have perambulated your field, and estimate its perimeter to be 219 paces.
- Speed or velocity.
- OHSU accelerates the pace of technology spin-offs.
- A measure of the hardness of a pitch and of the tendency of a cricket ball to maintain its speed after bouncing.
- For ground forces, the speed of a column or element regulated to maintain a prescribed average speed.
- A 2-beat, lateral gait of a horse.
- Finnish: askel
- Greek: βήμα (víma)
- Hungarian: lépés
- Polish: krok
- Portuguese: passo
- Russian: шаг (šag)
- Slovene: korak
- Spanish: paso
English unit of distance
- Slovene: korak
cricket: a measure of pitch hardness
military: the regulated speed of ground forces
the gait of a horse
- Finnish: passi
- Russian: иноходь (ínoχod')
- Spanish: trote (slow); galope (speedy)
- Walk to and fro in a small space.
- Set the speed in a race.
Set a race’s speed
- 1 /ˈpɑːʧe/
- 2 /ˈpɑːke/
- With all due respect to.
With due respect to
Etymology 3Alteration of Pasch.
Pace may refer to:
- Pace (speed), the speed at which movement occurs
- Pace (length), a unit of length
- "Peace" in Italian, sometimes written on a rainbow flag
- "With peace" in Latin (ablative case of pax), sometimes used in formal writing to indicate disagreement with a source
- Pace, a horse gait
- Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984, legislation governing police operations in the United Kingdom
- Pace (surname)
- Amanda & Rachel Pace, the American child actress twins
- Archie "Winky" Pace, 1947 World Gurning Champion
- Arnold Rimmer-Pace, Biographer of the Marquis de Sade
- Buddy Pace, Played fleegle in the Banana Splits and later Barney the Dinosaur
- Bunty Pace, 1908 World Shin Kicking Champion
- Calvin Pace, the American football player
- DCI Endeavour Pace of Scotland Yard, Instrumental in the capture of the notorious "Black Fingernail"
- Darrell Pace, the American Olympic archer
- Derek Pace, the English footballer who played between 1950-1966
- Father Ebeneezer Pace, 17th century mystic and notorious satanist
- Frank Pace, Jr., the late American public official and business executive
- Giulio Pace, the 16th century Italian Aristotlean and jurist
- Grenville Pace, winner of the 1903 Grand National on "Hoof Hearted"
- Hildegard Pace, Chief whip in Moseley's fascist party
- Homer Pace, founder of Pace University in New York state, USA
- Hubert Felchington-Pace, Notorius 18th Century Rake
- Ian Pace, the British pianist
- Jamie Pace, the Maltese footballer
- Jordan Scott Pace, the 18th century English philosopher
- José Carlos Pace, the late Brazilian Formula One driver
- Lionel Pace, Lead singer of Boney M
- Lee Pace, the american actor
- Nik Pace, runner-up of America's Next Top Model, Cycle 5
- Norman Pace, the British comedian
- Norman R. Pace, American environmental microbiologist, University of Colorado
- Orlando Pace, the American football player
- Paul-Paula Pace, Worlds first transgender patient
- Peter Pace, General, USMC, Chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff
- Rex Pace, Choreographer of the "Save All Your Kisses For Me" dance in 1976
- Richard Pace, the 16th Century English diplomat
- Warburton Pace, 70's US Wrestling Star, special move "The Breadmaker"
- Wayne Pace, the American CFO of Time Warner
pace in German: Pace
pace in French: Pace
pace in Dutch: Pace
pace in Polish: Pace
pace in Volapük: Pace
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