verb (used with object), paced, pac·ing.
verb (used without object), paced, pac·ing.
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Example sentences from the Web for pace
Being reminded that economic and social conditions are not improving at the pace one expected can be a powerful motivator.
But at the same time, both of those roles offered the opportunity of a change in pace.Crying With Laura Dern: The Star on Her Oscar-Worthy ‘Wild’ Turn|Kevin Fallon|December 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Please know that these judgmental feelings truly have no pace in my heart.
Wheatcroft uses the app RunKeeper, which reads aloud distance and pace information.
Overall, the film moves along with the pace of a worsening snowstorm.‘Force Majeure’ and the Swedish Family Vacation From Hell|Alex Suskind|October 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Then the fire rose higher in front of them, and when they topped the last rise the pace grew faster still.The Impostor|Harold Bindloss
Tommy was not inclined to check his pace, but a revolver in the hands of the fellow induced him to do so.Boy Scouts in the Canal Zone|G. Harvey Ralphson
The host, with a sudden gesture, tore off his mask and the Burglar accelerated his pace.The Chase of the Golden Plate|Jacques Futrelle
When they travelled it was at the merest snail's pace, and they slept on the road, night after night, in houses prepared for them.The Memoirs of Louis XIV., His Court and The Regency, Complete|Duc de Saint-Simon
Now and then he got up from this work, to look out of the window, or to pace the room, as if in quest of new ideas.Methods of Authors|Hugo Erichsen
British Dictionary definitions for pace (1 of 3)
- a single step in walking
- the distance covered by a step
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n acronym for (in England and Wales)
Idioms and Phrases with pace
see change of pace; keep pace; put someone through his or her paces; set the pace; snail's pace.