Definition for trod (2 of 2)
verb (used without object), trod, trod·den or trod, tread·ing.
verb (used with object), trod, trod·den or trod, tread·ing.
Origin of tread
Examples from the Web for trod
I looked with awe at the ground I trod on, to see what the Powers had made there, the form and fashion and material of their work.Book Bag: Paul Theroux’s Favorite Inner-Journey Travel Books|Paul Theroux|May 14, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Ensuring more diverse images of women in the worlds of both music and media was a path Latifah decided to trod long ago.Queen Latifah Talks About the ‘Steel Magnolias’ Remake and the Importance of Diversity|Allison Samuels|October 7, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Since graduating from Simmons College as a business major in 1958, Ruth had trod a conventional path.
In any case, recent events had got me wondering how many Americans had trod the usual path but in reverse.
Keep ever in the one straight path Of duty they have trod; And guided by the same pure light Of love, for man and God.
Again I trod on air—and yet—and yet—I felt that I was acting like a fool.A Frontier Mystery|Bertram Mitford
But it did linger now, as Cally trod somewhat dreamily over streets that she had long known by heart.V. V.'s Eyes|Henry Sydnor Harrison
It is pleasant, however, to see how lightly and tenderly you trip over these matters, as if you trod upon eggs.
A slight tremor in the boards on which he trod told him that this separation must have already taken place.The Girl on the Boat|Pelham Grenville Wodehouse
He had hunted but a few minutes, when he trod among the ashes where the camp fire had been burning.Through Apache Lands|R. H. Jayne
British Dictionary definitions for trod (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for trod (2 of 2)
verb treads, treading, trod, trodden or trod
Word Origin for tread
Idioms and Phrases with trod
In addition to the idioms beginning with tread
- tread the boards
- tread water
- fools rush in where angels fear to tread
- step (tread) on one's toes