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 Dictionary entry overview: What does tread on mean? 

TREAD ON (verb)
  The verb TREAD ON has 1 sense:

1. place or press the foot on

  Familiarity information: TREAD ON used as a verb is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

TREAD ON (verb)

Sense 1tread on [BACK TO TOP]


Place or press the foot on

Classified under:

Verbs of walking, flying, swimming


step on; tread on

Context example:

He stepped on the hem of her long gown

Hypernyms (to "tread on" is one way to...):

step; tread (put down or press the foot, place the foot)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something

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