how to pronounce stepped


audio example by a male speaker

audio example by a female speaker

the above transcription of stepped is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

stepped is pronounced in one syllable

press buttons with phonetic symbols to learn how to precisely pronounce each sound of stepped

example pitch curve for pronunciation of stepped


test your pronunciation of stepped

press the "test" button to check how closely you can replicate the pitch of a native speaker in your pronunciation of stepped

video examples of stepped pronunciation

An example use of stepped in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… group comes in we stepped in to acquire …”

meanings of stepped


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of step.


  1. Provided with a step or steps; having a series of offsets or parts resembling the steps of stairs.

stepped frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word stepped occurs in english on average 24.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

words with pronunciation similar to stepped


Did this page help you?