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pace (oneself)

To move or progress at a speed and rate that one is able to sustain until the act is completed. Pace yourself—if you start sprinting right at the beginning of the race, you'll run out of energy well before the finish line!
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pace (something) off

To take even strides as a means of counting and marking a particular distance or measuring the distance of something. He paced off the perimeter of his property and determined it was roughly 80 meters in length. The two stood back to back and paced ten yards off in opposite directions.
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pace something

 out
1. Lit. to measure a distance by counting the number of even strides taken while walking. He paced the distance out and wrote it down. He paced out the distance from the door to the mailbox.
2. Fig. to deal with a problem by pacing around. When she was upset, she walked and walked while she thought through her problem. When Ed came into the room, she was pacing a new crisis out. She usually paced out her anxiety.

pace something

off to mark off a distance by counting the number of even strides taken while walking. The farmer paced a few yards off and pounded a stake into the soil. He paced off a few yards.

pace (oneself)

To move or make progress at a sensible or moderate rate.
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A simple PACE helps the unit communicate with higher and lower echelons, as well as adjacent units effectively.
Flip the Pace over and you'll see the optical heart rate tracker as well as the latches on the strap that will let you swap them out for new ones.
Seniors facing health challenges should have the option to receive high-quality, comprehensive health care while continuing to live at home, and the PACE program helps them do that, said Congresswoman Walorski.
The PACE summer session will continue until June 29.
PACE programs are private-public partnerships: State legislatures must enact enabling legislation, localities may choose whether to opt in (requiring them to collect payments), and private-sector administrators finance and manage the programs.
(2016) suggested that the use of a pacer(s) could be an effective strategy to counteract any anxiety experienced from making pace judgments, by providing ongoing external feedback.
Pace, a diecaster, and Northark College have cooperated to support one another, strengthening both the relationship of the organizations and their ability to service their students and clientele.
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On 13 December 2016, Pace and Playa entered into a definitive transaction agreement.
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A definite strong suit of the Association for Career and Technical Education's (ACTE's) PACE Division is its ability to bring the roles of education and the needs of business and industry together to form partnerships that foster strong, flexible workplaces filled with employees who are committed to learning and growing.
Chris Smith, R-N.J., and other supporters want to open Programs of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) up to a wider range of people.
The National PACE Association (NPA) and National Cooperative Bank (NCB) have announced a lending program to help finance a nationwide expansion of Programs of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE).
Although athletes are often advised to pace themselves, the nuances of this adage are often poorly understood.