a rate of movement, especially in stepping, walking, etc.: to walk at a brisk pace of five miles an hour.
a rate of activity, progress, growth, performance, etc.; tempo.
any of various standard linear measures, representing the space naturally measured by the movement of the feet in walking: roughly 30 to 40 inches (75 cm to 1 meter). Compare geometrical pace, military pace, Roman pace.
a single step: She took three paces in the direction of the door.
the distance covered in a step: Stand six paces inside the gates.