stepping stone

stepping stone
Synonyms and related words:
Bifrost, a leg up, back stairs, bascule bridge, bateau bridge, bridge, cantilever bridge, catwalk, chance, clear stage, companion, companionway, doorstep, drawbridge, escalier, fair field, fair game, fire escape, flight of steps, floating bridge, flyover, footbridge, footrest, footstep, gangboard, gangplank, gangway, incline, landing, landing stage, liberty, lift bridge, occasion, opening, opportunism, opportunity, overbridge, overcrossing, overpass, perron, place, pontoon bridge, ramp, rest, riser, room, rope bridge, round, rundle, rung, scale, scope, span, spiral staircase, spoke, stair, staircase, stairs, stairway, stave, step, step stool, stepping-stones, steps, stepstone, stile, string, suspension bridge, swing bridge, time, toll bridge, tread, treads and risers, viaduct

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  • Stepping stone — Stepping stone(s) can refer to: * Stones placed across a shallow river to form a step stone bridge so people can step from each to the next and so cross the river without getting their feet wet: see * Stones or shaped concrete blocks (aka pavers… …   Wikipedia

  • Stepping Stone — «Stepping Stone» Sencillo de Duffy del álbum Rockferry Formato Descarga Digital CD Vinilo 7 Grabación 2007 Género(s) Brit Pop Soul Jazz …   Wikipedia Español

  • stepping stone — stepping stones also stepping stone 1) N COUNT: oft N to n You can describe a job or event as a stepping stone when it helps you to make progress, especially in your career. Many students now see university as a stepping stone to a good job. 2) N …   English dictionary

  • stepping-stone — stepping .stone n 1.) something that helps you to progress towards achieving something stepping stone to/toward(s) ▪ The course will be a stepping stone to another career. 2.) stepping stones [plural] a row of large flat stones that you walk on… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Stepping-stone — Step ping stone , n. 1. A stone to raise the feet above the surface of water or mud in walking. [1913 Webster] 2. Fig.: A means of progress or advancement. [1913 Webster] These obstacles his genius had turned into stepping stones. Macaulay. [1913 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stepping-stone — ˈstepping ˌstone noun [countable] something that helps you to progress towards achieving something, especially in your work: • Think of this job as a stepping stone to something better …   Financial and business terms

  • stepping stone — UK US noun [S] ► an event or experience that helps you achieve something new: a stepping stone to sth »This job is a stepping stone to better things …   Financial and business terms

  • stepping stone — ► NOUN 1) a raised stone on which to step when crossing a stream or muddy area. 2) an action that helps one to make progress towards a goal …   English terms dictionary

  • stepping-stone — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms stepping stone : singular stepping stone plural stepping stones 1) a step in a process that helps you to move forward to another part of it The job can be a stepping stone to a career in publishing. 2) a flat… …   English dictionary

  • stepping stone — 1. noun a) A stone that can be stepped on in crossing something, especially a marsh or creek He was full of ambition, and force, and life, intending all sorts of great things, and meaning to make his position a stepping s …   Wiktionary

  • stepping-stone — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun Etymology: Middle English 1. a. : a stone on which to step in walking (as in crossing a stream) b. : a raised stone for facilitating an ascent or descent; specifically : horse block …   Useful english dictionary

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