Translation of "step" - English-Portuguese dictionary


noun uk /step/ us /step/

B1 one of the movements you make with your feet when you walk

She took / a few steps forward.

B1 one of the surfaces that you walk on when you go up or down stairs


one of the things that you do to achieve something

This meeting is the first step towards a peace agreement.
be one step ahead (of someone)

to have done something before someone else

estar um passo à frente (de alguém)
watch your step

to be careful about what you say and do

prestar atenção
verb uk /step/ us /step/ present participle stepping, past tense and past participle stepped

B1 to move somewhere by lifting your foot and putting it down in a different place

dar um passo
She stepped carefully over the dog.
Please step forward.
step on/in something

B1 to put your foot on or in something

pisar em algo
I accidentally stepped on her foot.
Don’t step in the puddles!

(Translation of “step” from the Cambridge English–Portuguese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)