Meaning of “pace” - Learner’s Dictionary

pace

noun uk us /peɪs/
SPEED [ no plural ]

B2 the speed at which someone or something moves or does something:

We started to walk at a much faster pace.
the pace of life
STEP [ C ]

a step:

Every few paces I stopped to listen.
keep pace with sb/sth

to move or develop at the same speed as someone or something else:

We have to keep pace with the changing times.
→ See also at a snail's pace

(Definition of “pace noun” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)