Related by virtue of a remarriage (as of a parent) and not by blood
ETYM as. staepe. Related to Step.
1. A place to rest the foot while ascending or descending a stairway; SYN. stair.
2. A short distance.
3. The act of changing location by raising the foot and setting it down.
1. To put down the foot, place the foot; SYN. tread.
2. To take a step.