Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun footprint

3 senses of footprint

Sense 1
footprint, footmark, step -- (a mark of a foot or shoe on a surface; "the police made casts of the footprints in the soft earth outside the window")
       => mark, print -- (a visible indication made on a surface; "some previous reader had covered the pages with dozens of marks"; "paw prints were everywhere")

Sense 2
footprint -- (a trace suggesting that something was once present or felt or otherwise important; "the footprints of an earlier civilization")
       => trace, vestige, tincture, shadow -- (an indication that something has been present; "there wasn't a trace of evidence for the claim"; "a tincture of condescension")

Sense 3
footprint -- (the area taken up by some object; "the computer had a desktop footprint of 10 by 16 inches")
       => area, expanse, surface area -- (the extent of a 2-dimensional surface enclosed within a boundary; "the area of a rectangle"; "it was about 500 square feet in area")

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