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English definition of “pace”

pace

verb
 
 
/peɪs/
pace about/up and down, etc to walk around because you are worried or excited about something: He kept pacing up and down, glancing at his watch.Moving firmly on foot
pace yourself to be careful not to do something too quickly so that you do not get too tired to finish it: You must learn to pace yourself if you want to win.Paying attention and being carefulCautious and vigilant
(Definition of pace verb from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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