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Pace appears in the following palindromes (phrases that read the same backward as forward):

  • Now I saw one Capitol a lot, I pace now as I won.
  • Deific lace did no patenting; I sedate buoys a lot; I pace now as I saw one capitol: as you beta-design it, net a pond I decalcified.
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The following statistics are based on the British National Corpus, so they are representative for the British English.

Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun pace:


Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb pace:


Pace is sometimes a misspelling of base.

The word pace is considered to be an easy one, according to the Dale-Chall word list, which includes 3000 words that all fourth-grade American students should know and understand.

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Definition of the noun pace

What does pace mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: paces

  1. the rate of moving (especially walking or running)
    • lexical domain: Time - nouns denoting time and temporal relations
    • synonym of pace: gait
    • more generic word: rate = a magnitude or frequency relative to a time unit
    • more specific terms:
      • quick time = a normal marching pace of 120 steps per minute
      • double time = a fast marching pace (180 steps/min) or slow jog
  2. the distance covered by a step
    • example: he stepped off ten paces from the old tree and began to dig
    • lexical domain: Quantities - nouns denoting quantities and units of measure
    • synonyms of pace: footstep / step / stride
    • more generic term: indefinite quantity = an estimated quantity
  3. the relative speed of progress or change
  4. a step in walking or running
    • lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
    • synonyms of pace: stride / tread
    • more generic word: step = the act of changing location by raising the foot and setting it down
    • part of: walk / walking = the act of traveling by foot
  5. the rate of some repeating event
    • lexical domain: Time - nouns denoting time and temporal relations
    • synonym of pace: tempo
    • more generic word: rate = a magnitude or frequency relative to a time unit
    • more specific terms: metronome marking / beats per minute / M.M. / bpm = the pace of music measured by the number of beats occurring in 60 seconds
  6. a unit of length equal to 3 feet; defined as 91.44 centimeters; originally taken to be the average length of a stride
    • lexical domain: Quantities - nouns denoting quantities and units of measure
    • synonym of pace: yard
    • more generic terms: linear measure / linear unit = a unit of measurement of length
    • part of: perch / pole / rod = a linear measure of 16.5 feet; chain = a unit of length; lea = a unit of length of thread or yarn; fathom / fthm = a linear unit of measurement (equal to 6 feet) for water depth
    • part: foot / ft = a linear unit of length equal to 12 inches or a third of a yard

Alternative definition of the noun pace


  1. A step taken with the foot.
  2. Speed or velocity.
  3. [cricket] A measure of the hardness of a pitch and of the tendency of a cricket ball to maintain its speed after bouncing.
  4. [military] For ground forces, the speed of a column or element regulated to maintain a prescribed average speed.
  5. [context: horses] A 2-beat, lateral gait of a horse.
  6. The collective noun for donkeys.
  7. See Easter.

Specialised definition of the noun pace

Glossary of sports

the speed at which someone or something or running moves, especially when walking (2006. Dictionary of Sport and Exercise Science. A&C Black Publishers Ltd)

Glossary of sports / tennis

the speed at which the ball is hit. It's commonly used to mean a great deal of speed, but in fact a well-paced shot may be hit rather slowly. A common tactic against a hard-hitting opponent is to vary the pace from one shot to the next

Definition of the adjective pace

What does pace mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. [cricket] Describing a bowler who bowls fast balls.

Definition of the verb pace

What does pace mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: paced | pacing | paces

  1. walk with slow or fast paces
    • examples: He paced up and down the hall | They pace up the hill
    • lexical domain: Motions - verbs of walking, flying, swimming
    • more generic word: walk = use one's feet to advance
  2. go at a pace
  3. measure (distances) by pacing
    • lexical domain: Change - verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.
    • synonym of pace: step
    • more generic words: measure / quantify = express as a number or measure or quantity
  4. regulate or set the pace of

Other definitions of pace

What does pace also mean?


  1. With all due respect to.


  1. Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe
  2. [British] Police and Criminal Evidence Act, 1984
  3. [US, labor union] Paper, Allied Industrial, Chemical and Energy Workers International Union


  1. Pace a.k.a. Lee Pace: Lee Grinner Pace is an American actor. Pace has been featured in film, stage and television.
  2. Pace is a production designer.
    • also known as Agostino Pace
    • profession: Production designer
  3. Pace is a musician and a member of the musical group A Band of Bitches.

There are other people with in their name, like Ben Pace, Ian Pace, Jan Pace, Jim Pace, Joe Pace, Ken Pace, Nik Pace, Tom Pace, Aldo Pace and many others.


Pace is a brand.


  1. Pace is a fictional character from the 2012 film The Fourth Dimension.
  2. Pace is a fictional character from the 1959 film Day of the Outlaw.

There are other characters with in their name, like Joe Pace, John Pace, Owen Pace, Harry Pace, Antonio Pace, Charlie Pace, Jennifer Pace and Lula Pace Fortune.


"Pace" is an artwork (synthetic polymer paint) by Robert Ryman, begun in (32 years ago).

  • media: synthetic polymer paint


  1. "Pace" is a composition.
  2. "Pace" is a composition.


  1. Pace is a census-designated place in Santa Rosa County, Florida, United States. The population was 7,393 during the 2000 census. It is part of the Pensacola–Ferry Pass–Brent Metropolitan Statistical Area. According to Pace CDP Census 2010 results, the population of the area was approximately 20,039 people. From 2000 to 2010, the Pace CDP population growth percentage was 171.1%.
  2. Pace a.k.a. Pacé is a commune in the Ille-et-Vilaine department of Brittany in northwestern France.
  3. Pace is a town in Bolivar County, Mississippi, United States. The population was 274 at the 2010 census.
  4. Pace a.k.a. Central Airport is a state owned, public use airport located in Central, in the Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area of the U.S. state of Alaska. Commercial service is subsidized by the Essential Air Service program.

There are other places with in their name, like Borgo Pace, Pace Academy, Pace del Mela, Pace University and Pace University School of Law.


  1. Pace is the suburban bus division of the Regional Transportation Authority in the Chicago metropolitan area. It was created in 1983 by the RTA Act, which established the formula that provides funding to CTA, Metra and Pace. In 2010, Pace had 35.077 million riders.
  2. Pace, also called rhythm or tempo, is the rate of activity or movement, such as in running or the flow of events in an entertainment piece.
  3. Pace a.k.a. Furin is a protein.
  4. PACE is a 2013 Telly Award winning ad campaign, created by Dane Digital Vision for PACE Center for Girls.
    • award: - Telly Award for Non-Broadcast Productions Film/Video - Social Issues, received by Dane Digital Vision
  5. Pace is a school, educational institution.
  6. Pace is an educational institution, school.
  7. PACE a.k.a. PACE Center for Girls, Inc. is a not-for-profit 501 3 corporation.
  8. Pace is a surname in both Italian and English. In addition to being found in Italy and England, it is also found in Germany, is very common in Malta, and can be found among Italian and British immigrants in places like the United States. The Pace family are prominent in Malta and in Sicily. They held ancient fiefdoms in both countries.
  9. Pace a.k.a. furin (paired basic amino acid cleaving enzyme) is a gene.
    • also known as furin; paired basic amino acid cleaving enzyme; paired basic amino acid cleaving enzyme (furin, membrane associated receptor protein); FES upstream region; furin, membrane associated receptor protein; dibasic processing enzyme; proprotein convertase subtilisin/kexin type 3

Phrases with Pace

Phrases starting with the word Pace:

  1. pace car
  2. pace egg
  3. pace lap
  4. Pace-Egg
  5. Pace Notes
  6. Pace Setter

Phrases ending with the word Pace:

  1. keep pace
  2. roman pace
  3. Medium Pace
  4. Set the Pace
  5. Snail's Pace
  6. military pace
  7. change-of-pace
  8. geometric pace
  9. Mend One's Pace
  10. Requiescat in Pace
  11. Requiescant in pace

Other phrase containing the word Pace:

  1. change-of-pace ball

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Pace

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Google previewMemorial and Biographical History of Dallas County, Texas (1892)

Containing a History of this Important Section of the Great State of Texas, from the Earliest Period of Its Occupancy to the Present Time ... and Biographical Mention of Many of Its Pioneers, and Also of Prominent Citizens of To-day

Pace is a lady of culture and refinement, and possesses many admirable traits of character.

Google previewWalking for Fitness (2009)

The Beginner's Handbook by Marnie Caron, SportMedBC

Finding Your Walking Pace Your walking pace is the speed at which you can comfortably walk. It's not important how fast you walk, but it will take time to get to know your body, and too often beginners take the approach that exercise has to ...

Google previewAiming for Excellence (2001)

Annotations to the NAGC Pre-K-grade 12 Gifted Program Standards by Mary Slade Landrum, Carolyn M. Callahan, Beverly D. Shaklee

Description Pace refers to the rate or tempo of instruction. For gifted learners, activities must move...

Varying the instructional pace is an important strategy for delivering curricula appropriately to the gifted learner. The differentiation of learning ...

Google previewFederal and State Initiatives to Integrate Acute and Long-term Care (2001)

Issues and Profiles by Edward Alan Miller

PACE is a voluntary program in which most enrollees are eligible for both Medicare and Medicaid. Prior to the expansion provided in the Balanced Budget Act (BBA) of 1997, there were 12 program sites in addition to On Lok. At the present ...

Google previewA Systemic-Structural Theory of Activity (2006)

Applications to Human Performance and Work Design by Gregory Bedny, Waldemar Karwowski

A high pace is that in which an operator performs a sequence of logically organized mental and physical actions in response to the appearance of different signals. It is essentially the same as that reported in MTM-1for motor activity. The pace ...

Google previewPractical and Experimental Robotics (2007)

by Ferat Sahin, Pushkin Kachroo

Pace is an optional variable/constant/expression that can have any value between 0 and 65535, and determines the length of the pause between transmitted bytes. Pace cannot be used simultaneously with Timeout. The unit of Pace is the ...

Google previewHorses, 3rd Edition (2000)

A Guide to Selection, Care, and Enjoyment by J. Warren Evans

The pace is a two-beat gait in which the lateral limbs strike the ground simultaneously (Figure 1-2). There is a...

Google previewTalent (2010)

Making People Your Competitive Advantage by Edward E. Lawler, III

Pace refers to the rate ofcareer progression; workload reflects quantity of work; location refersto wherethe workisperformed; androlerefers to thekind of positionand responsibilities that someone takes on. Takenin combination, they represent ...

Google previewThe Dublin Penny Journal (1835)

Its pace is an arable, and, when put in motion, it is capable of considerable speed , according to Major Denbam, such as to keep a horse at a pretty smart gallop. It occasionally falls a prey to the lion, the only beast of prey which dares to attack it ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of African American Business (2006)

by Jessie Carney Smith

Pace (1884-1943), Record Company Founder , Insurance Executive, Publisher, Lawyer Harry Herbert Pace was one of the most influential African Americans during the first half of the twentieth century.

Google previewUnited Editors Encyclopedia and Dictionary (1907)

A Library of Universal Knowledge and an Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language ...

Among disciplined men, the pace becomes of constant length, and as such is of the utmost value in determining military movements, the relative distances of corps and men, etc., being fixed by the number of paces marched. The military pace ...

Google previewThe Cultural Dictionary of the Bible (1999)

by John J. Pilch

Acknowledgments The articles in this volume are revisions of previously published materials that appeared in The Bible Today from 1993 to 1997 and in PACE (Professional Approaches for Christian Educators). The following are the original ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Elder Care (2013)

The Comprehensive Resource on Geriatric Health and Social Care, Third Edition by Michael L. Malone, MD, Paul R. Katz, MD, Mathy Mezey

PACE providers assume full financial risk for enrollees' Medicare- and Medicaid- covered care without limits on amount, duration, or scope of services (Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, 2012). The PACE model of care can be traced ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Aging (2013)

A Comprehensive Resource in Gerontology and Geriatrics by George L. Maddox

combine the revenues for capitated care for these clients from both Medicare and Medicaid into a single pooled payment, leaving the PACE program the flexibility to use these funds as they deem appropriate. The numbers of persons who are ...

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American Sign Language PACE

Quotes about Pace

If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. (Henry David Thoreau)
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Scrabble value of P3A1C3E1

The value of this 4-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

Anagrams of PACE

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  • ECAP

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