Anatomyone of the terminal digits of the human foot.
Zoologyan analogous part in certain animals.
Zoologythe forepart of the foot or hoof of a horse or the like.
the forepart of anything worn on the foot, as of a shoe or stocking.
a part resembling a toe in shape or position.
Rail Transportthe end of a frog in front of the point and in the direction of the switch.
a journal or part placed vertically in a bearing, as the lower end of a vertical shaft.
a curved partial cam lifting the flat surface of a follower and letting it drop; wiper.
Sport[Golf.]the outer end of the head of a club.
on one's toes, energetic; alert; ready:The spirited competition kept them on their toes.
step or tread on (someone's) toes, to offend (a person); encroach on the territory or sphere of responsibility of (another):The new employee stepped on a lot of toes when he suggested reorganizing the office.
to furnish with a toe or toes.
to touch or reach with the toes:The pitcher toed the mound, wound up, and threw a fastball.
to kick with the toe.
Sport[Golf.]to strike (the ball) with the toe of the club.
to drive (a nail) obliquely.
to stand, walk, etc., with the toes in a specified position:to toe in.
to tap with the toe, as in dancing.
toe the line. See line1 (def. 70).
bef. 900; Middle English; Old English tā; cognate with Dutch teen, German Zehe, Old Norse tā