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Webster 1913 Edition


Afoot

A-foot′

,
adv.
[Pref.
a-
+
foot
.]
1.
On foot.
We ’ll walk
afoot
a while.
Shakespeare
2.
Fig.: In motion; in action; astir; in progress.
The matter being
afoot
.
Shakespeare

Webster 1828 Edition


Afoot

AFOOT'

,
adv.
[a or on and foot.]
1.
On foot; borne by the feet; opposed to riding.
2.
In action; in a state of being planned for execution; as, a design is afoot, or on foot.

Definition 2022


afoot

afoot

English

Adverb

afoot (not comparable)

  1. On foot. (means of locomotion, walking)
  2. On foot. (support of the body, standing)
  3. In motion; in action; astir; stirring; in progress.

Translations

Adjective

afoot (not comparable)

  1. That is on foot, in motion, in action, in progress.

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