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toe

 (tō)
n.
1.
a. One of the digits of a vertebrate foot.
b. The forepart of a foot or hoof.
c. The terminal segment of an invertebrate's limb.
2. The part of a sock, shoe, or boot that covers the digits of the foot.
3. The lowest, outermost, or endmost part, as:
a. The part of the head of a golf club farthest from the shaft.
b. The part of a vertical shaft that turns in a bearing.
c. The lowest part of an embankment or dam.
d. Geology A protruding downslope end of an alluvial fan, glacier, or lava flow.
v. toed, toe·ing, toes
v.tr.
1. To touch, kick, or reach with the toe.
2. To drive (a golf ball) with the toe of the club.
3. To set or adjust at an oblique angle. Used with in or out.
4.
a. To drive (a nail or spike) at an oblique angle.
b. To fasten or secure with obliquely driven nails or spikes.
v.intr.
To stand, walk, move, or be formed with the toes pointed in a specified direction: He toes out.
Idioms:
on (one's) toes
Ready to act; alert.
step/tread on (someone's) toes
To hurt, offend, or encroach on the feelings, actions, or province of.
toe the line/mark
1. To adhere to doctrines or rules conscientiously; conform.
2. Sports & Games To touch a mark or line with the toe or hands in readiness for the start of a race or competition.

[Middle English, from Old English ; see deik- in Indo-European roots.]

toe

(təʊ)
n
1. (Anatomy) any one of the digits of the foot
2. (Zoology) the corresponding part in other vertebrates
3. (Clothing & Fashion) the part of a shoe, sock, etc, covering the toes
4. anything resembling a toe in shape or position
5. (General Sporting Terms) the front part of the head of a golf club, hockey stick, etc
6. (Mechanical Engineering) the lower bearing of a vertical shaft assembly
7. (Mechanical Engineering) the tip of a cam follower that engages the cam profile
8. dip one's toe in dip one's toes in informal to begin doing or try something new or unfamiliar
9. on one's toes alert
10. tread on someone's toes to offend or insult a person, esp by trespassing on his or her field of responsibility
11. turn up one's toes informal to die
12. slang Austral speed: a player with plenty of toe.
vb, toes, toeing or toed
13. (tr) to touch, kick, or mark with the toe
14. (Golf) (tr) golf to strike (the ball) with the toe of the club
15. (Building) (tr) to drive (a nail, spike, etc) obliquely
16. (intr) to walk with the toes pointing in a specified direction: to toe inwards.
17. toe the line to conform to expected standards, attitudes, etc
[Old English tā; related to Old Frisian tāne, Old Norse tā, Old High German zēha, Latin digitus finger]
ˈtoeˌlike adj

toe

(toʊ)

n., v. toed, toe•ing. n.
1. one of the terminal digits of the foot.
2. the forepart of a hoof.
3. the forepart of a shoe or stocking.
4. a part resembling a toe in shape or position.
5.
a. a journal or part placed vertically in a bearing, as the lower end of a vertical shaft.
b. a curved partial cam lifting the flat surface of a follower and letting it drop; wiper.
6. the outer end of the head of a golf club.
v.t.
7. to furnish with a toe or toes.
8. to touch with the toes.
9. to kick with the toe.
10. to strike (a golf ball) with the toe of the club.
v.i.
11. to stand, walk, etc., with the toes in a specified position: to toe in.
12. to tap with the toe, as in dancing.
Idioms:
1. on one's toes, energetic; alert; ready: Competition will keep you on your toes.
2. step or tread on someone's toes, to offend a person by encroaching on his or her rights or responsibilities.
3. toe the line or mark,
a. to conform strictly to a rule, command, etc.
b. to do one's duty.
[before 900; Middle English; Old English tā, c. Middle Dutch tee, Old High German zēha, Old Norse ]
toe′less, adj.

toe

- The outer edge of a spoon.
See also related terms for spoon.

toe


Past participle: toed
Gerund: toeing

Imperative
toe
toe
Present
I toe
you toe
he/she/it toes
we toe
you toe
they toe
Preterite
I toed
you toed
he/she/it toed
we toed
you toed
they toed
Present Continuous
I am toeing
you are toeing
he/she/it is toeing
we are toeing
you are toeing
they are toeing
Present Perfect
I have toed
you have toed
he/she/it has toed
we have toed
you have toed
they have toed
Past Continuous
I was toeing
you were toeing
he/she/it was toeing
we were toeing
you were toeing
they were toeing
Past Perfect
I had toed
you had toed
he/she/it had toed
we had toed
you had toed
they had toed
Future
I will toe
you will toe
he/she/it will toe
we will toe
you will toe
they will toe
Future Perfect
I will have toed
you will have toed
he/she/it will have toed
we will have toed
you will have toed
they will have toed
Future Continuous
I will be toeing
you will be toeing
he/she/it will be toeing
we will be toeing
you will be toeing
they will be toeing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been toeing
you have been toeing
he/she/it has been toeing
we have been toeing
you have been toeing
they have been toeing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been toeing
you will have been toeing
he/she/it will have been toeing
we will have been toeing
you will have been toeing
they will have been toeing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been toeing
you had been toeing
he/she/it had been toeing
we had been toeing
you had been toeing
they had been toeing
Conditional
I would toe
you would toe
he/she/it would toe
we would toe
you would toe
they would toe
Past Conditional
I would have toed
you would have toed
he/she/it would have toed
we would have toed
you would have toed
they would have toed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.toe - one of the digits of the foottoe - one of the digits of the foot  
foot, human foot, pes - the part of the leg of a human being below the ankle joint; "his bare feet projected from his trousers"; "armored from head to foot"
dactyl, digit - a finger or toe in human beings or corresponding body part in other vertebrates
extremity - that part of a limb that is farthest from the torso
tiptoe - the tip of a toe
big toe, great toe, hallux - the first largest innermost toe
hammertoe - a deformed toe which is bent in a clawlike arch
little toe - the fifth smallest outermost toe
toenail - the nail at the end of a toe
2.toe - the part of footwear that provides a covering for the toestoe - the part of footwear that provides a covering for the toes
covering - an artifact that covers something else (usually to protect or shelter or conceal it)
footgear, footwear - covering for a person's feet
3.toe - forepart of a hooftoe - forepart of a hoof      
hoof - the foot of an ungulate mammal
body part - any part of an organism such as an organ or extremity
4.toe - (golf) the part of a clubhead farthest from the shaft
golf, golf game - a game played on a large open course with 9 or 18 holes; the object is use as few strokes as possible in playing all the holes
club head, clubhead, club-head, golf-club head - (golf) the head of the club which strikes the ball
part, portion - something less than the whole of a human artifact; "the rear part of the house"; "glue the two parts together"
Verb1.toe - walk so that the toes assume an indicated position or directiontoe - walk so that the toes assume an indicated position or direction; "She toes inwards"
walk - use one's feet to advance; advance by steps; "Walk, don't run!"; "We walked instead of driving"; "She walks with a slight limp"; "The patient cannot walk yet"; "Walk over to the cabinet"
2.toe - drive obliquely; "toe a nail"
ram, drive, force - force into or from an action or state, either physically or metaphorically; "She rammed her mind into focus"; "He drives me mad"
3.toe - hit (a golf ball) with the toe of the club
golf, golf game - a game played on a large open course with 9 or 18 holes; the object is use as few strokes as possible in playing all the holes
hit - cause to move by striking; "hit a ball"
4.toe - drive (a golf ball) with the toe of the club
golf, golf game - a game played on a large open course with 9 or 18 holes; the object is use as few strokes as possible in playing all the holes
hit - cause to move by striking; "hit a ball"
5.toe - touch with the toetoe - touch with the toe      
touch - make physical contact with, come in contact with; "Touch the stone for good luck"; "She never touched her husband"
Translations
إصْبَعُ القَدَمإصْبَع القَدمإصْبَع الكَلْسَه
пръстпръст на крак
prstprst na nozeprst u nohyšpička
varvasaurauskulmakärki
אצבע כף הרגל
nožni prst
lábujjharisnya orra
jari kaki
つま先トー足の指足指
발가락
digitus
griežtai laikytis taisykliųkojos pirštasnagasnenukrypti nuo linijospirštai
kājas pirkstspurngals
prstprst na nohe
prstprst na nogi
прст
kidole
นิ้วเท้า
палець
ngón chân

toe

[təʊ]
A. N (Anat) → dedo m del pie; [of shoe] → puntera f; [of sock] → punta f
big/little toededo m gordo/pequeño del pie
to tread or step on sb's toes (lit) → pisar el pie a algn (fig) → meterse con algn
to keep sb on his toesmantener a algn sobre ascuas
to keep on one's toesestar alerta, mantenerse bien despierto
you have to keep on your toeshay que estar alerta, hay que mantenerse bien despierto
to turn up one's toesestirar la pata
B. VTtocar con la punta del pie
to toe the line (= conform) → conformarse
C. CPD toe clip N (for cycling) → rastral m, calapiés m
toe piece Nespátula f, punta f

toe

[ˈtəʊ]
n
(part of body)orteil m, doigt m de pied
big toe → gros orteil m
little toe → petit orteil m
to keep sb on their toes → maintenir qn sur ses gardes
just to keep us on our toes → juste pour que nous restions sur nos gardes
to tread on sb's toes (= offend) → marcher sur les pieds de qn
to dip one's toes in sth → prendre la température de qch
[shoe] → bout m
vt
to toe the line (= conform) → obéir, se conformer
politicians who wouldn't toe the party line → des politiciens qui ne voulaient pas se conformer à la ligne du parti

toe

nZehe f, → Zeh m; (of sock, shoe)Spitze f; to tread or step on somebody’s toes (lit)jdm auf die Zehen treten; (fig)jdm ins Handwerk pfuschen (inf); with so many of us we’ll be treading on each other’s toeswir sind so viele, dass wir uns gegenseitig ins Gehege kommen; to be on one’s toes (fig)auf Zack sein (inf); to keep somebody on his toes (fig)jdn auf Zack halten (inf); to go or stand toe to toe with somebody (esp US fig) → jdm offen gegenübertreten; there are scenes in the film that make your toes curlin dem Film sind Szenen, da bekommt man das kalte Grausen (inf)
vt (fig) to toe the linesich einfügen, spuren (inf); to toe the party line (Pol) → sich nach der Parteilinie richten

toe

:
toecap
n(Schuh)kappe f
toeclip
n (on bicycle) → Rennbügel m

toe

:
toehold
nHalt mfür die Fußspitzen; (fig)Einstieg m
toe-in
nVorlauf m
toenail
nZehennagel m
toe-piece
n (on shoe, Ski) → Zehenteil nt
toerag
n (pej inf)Arsch m (vulg)
toe shoe
n (US) → Spitzenschuh m

toe

[təʊ]
1. n (Anat) → dito del piede; (of shoe) → punta
big toe → alluce m
little toe → mignolino
to keep sb on his toes (fig) → tenere qn sull'attenti
2. vt to toe the line (fig) (conform) → conformarsi alle regole, stare in riga

toe

(təu) noun
1. one of the five finger-like end parts of the foot. These tight shoes hurt my toes.
2. the front part of a shoe, sock etc. There's a hole in the toe of my sock.
ˈtoenail noun
the nail that grows on one's toes. He was cutting his toenails.
toe the line
to act according to the rules.

toe

إصْبَعُ القَدَم prst u nohy Zeh δάχτυλο ποδιού dedo del pie varvas doigt de pied nožni prst dito del piede 足の指 발가락 teen palec u nogi dedo do pé палец ноги นิ้วเท้า ayak parmağı ngón chân 脚指头

toe

n. dedo del pie.

toe

n dedo (del pie); great — (form), big — dedo gordo (del pie); little — dedo meñique or pequeño or chico (del pie)
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