|1.||the basis or foundation on which something is established: the business was on a secure footing|
|2.||the relationship or status existing between two persons, groups, etc: the two countries were on a friendly footing|
|3.||a secure grip by or for the feet|
|4.||the lower part of a foundation of a column, wall, building, etc|
|a. the act of adding a column of figures|
|b. the total obtained|
|6.||rare a fee paid upon entrance into a craft, society, etc, or such an entrance itself|
n. pl. feet (fēt)
The lower extremity of the vertebrate leg that is in direct contact with the ground in standing or walking.
A unit of length in the U.S. Customary and British Imperial systems equal to 12 inches (30.48 centimeters).