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Definition of foot verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

foot

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//fʊt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//fʊt//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they foot
BrE BrE//fʊt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//fʊt//
 
he / she / it foots
BrE BrE//fʊts//
 
; NAmE NAmE//fʊts//
 
past simple footed
BrE BrE//ˈfʊtɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈfʊtɪd//
 
past participle footed
BrE BrE//ˈfʊtɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈfʊtɪd//
 
-ing form footing
BrE BrE//ˈfʊtɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈfʊtɪŋ//
 
 
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Word Origin Old English fōt, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch voet and German Fuss, from an Indo-European root shared by Sanskrit pad, pāda, Greek pous, pod-, and Latin pes, ped- ‘foot’.Idioms
foot the bill
 
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(informal) to be responsible for paying the cost of something Once again it will be the taxpayer who has to foot the bill. Who will be footing the bill for the party?
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: foot