Translation of "step" - English-Russian dictionary


noun [ C ] uk us /step/

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

She took a few steps forward and then started to speak.

B2 one of the things that you do to achieve something

мера, действие
This meeting is the first step towards a peace agreement.
The company has taken steps to improve its customer service.

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

in step (with sb/sth)

having the same ideas, opinions, etc as other people

в ногу (с кем-либо/чем-либо)
This time, Britain is in step with the rest of Europe.
out of step (with sb/sth)

having different ideas, opinions, etc from other people

не в ногу (с кем-либо/чем-либо)
Her views are out of step with government policy.

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