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toe

[ toh ]
/ toʊ /
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noun
verb (used with object), toed, toe·ing.
verb (used without object), toed, toe·ing.
to stand, walk, etc., with the toes in a specified position: to toe in.
to tap with the toe, as in dancing.
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Idioms about toe

Origin of toe

before 900; Middle English; Old English tā; cognate with Dutch teen,German Zehe,Old Norse

OTHER WORDS FROM toe

toeless, adjectivetoelike, adjective

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH toe

toe , tow
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British Dictionary definitions for toe

toe
/ (təʊ) /

noun
verb toes, toeing or toed

Derived forms of toe

toelike, adjective

Word Origin for toe

Old English tā; related to Old Frisian tāne, Old Norse tā, Old High German zēha, Latin digitus finger
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