Definition of Pad

1. Noun. A number of sheets of paper fastened together along one edge.

Exact synonyms: Pad Of Paper, Tablet
Specialized synonyms: Message Pad, Writing Pad, Notepad
Generic synonyms: Paper



2. Verb. Add details to. "They won't pad the story "

3. Noun. The large floating leaf of an aquatic plant (as the water lily).
Group relationships: Aquatic Plant, Hydrophyte, Hydrophytic Plant, Water Plant
Generic synonyms: Foliage, Leaf, Leafage
Specialized synonyms: Lily Pad

4. Verb. Walk heavily and firmly, as when weary, or through mud. "They pad up the hill"; "Mules plodded in a circle around a grindstone"
Exact synonyms: Footslog, Plod, Slog, Tramp, Trudge
Generic synonyms: Walk
Specialized synonyms: Slop, Slosh, Splash, Splosh, Squelch, Squish
Derivative terms: Footslogger, Plodder, Plodder, Plodder, Plodding, Tramper, Trudge, Trudger

5. Noun. A block of absorbent material saturated with ink; used to transfer ink evenly to a rubber stamp.
Exact synonyms: Inking Pad, Inkpad, Stamp Pad
Generic synonyms: Block

6. Verb. Line or stuff with soft material. "Pad a bra"
Exact synonyms: Fill Out
Generic synonyms: Stuff
Specialized synonyms: Rat
Derivative terms: Padding

7. Noun. A flat mass of soft material used for protection, stuffing, or comfort.

8. Verb. Add padding to. "Pad the seat of the chair"
Exact synonyms: Bolster
Generic synonyms: Fill, Fill Up, Make Full
Derivative terms: Padding

9. Noun. A platform from which rockets or space craft are launched.
Exact synonyms: Launch Area, Launch Pad, Launching Pad, Launchpad
Generic synonyms: Platform
Group relationships: Launching Site

10. Noun. Temporary living quarters.
Exact synonyms: Diggings, Digs, Domiciliation, Lodgings
Generic synonyms: Living Quarters, Quarters
Derivative terms: Domiciliate, Lodge, Lodge

11. Noun. The fleshy cushion-like underside of an animal's foot or of a human's finger.

Definition of Pad

1. n. A footpath; a road.

2. v. t. To travel upon foot; to tread.

3. v. i. To travel heavily or slowly.

4. n. A soft, or small, cushion; a mass of anything soft; stuffing.

5. v. t. To stuff; to furnish with a pad or padding.

Definition of Pad

1. Noun. A flattened mass of anything soft, to sit or lie on. ¹

2. Noun. A cushion used as a saddle without a tree or frame. ¹

3. Noun. A soft, or small, cushion. ¹

4. Noun. A cushion-like thickening of the skin on the under side of the toes of animals. ¹

5. Noun. An animal's foot or paw. ¹

6. Noun. Any cushion-like part of the human body, especially the ends of the fingers. ¹

7. Noun. A stuffed guard or protection, especially one worn on the legs of horses to prevent bruising. ¹

8. Noun. A soft bag or cushion to relieve pressure, support a part, etc. ¹

9. Noun. A sanitary napkin. ¹

10. Noun. (American English) A floating leaf of a water lily or similar plant. ¹

11. Noun. (cricket) a batsman's leg pad that protects it from damage when hit by the ball ¹

12. Noun. A kind of cushion for writing upon, or for blotting, especially one formed of many flat sheets of writing paper; now especially such a block of paper sheets as used to write on. ¹

13. Noun. A panel or strip of material designed to be sensitive to pressure or touch. ¹

14. Noun. A keypad. ¹

15. Noun. A flat surface or area from which a helicopter or other aircraft may land or be launched. ¹

16. Noun. An electrical extension cord with a multi-port socket one end: "trip cord" ¹

17. Noun. The effect produced by sustained lower reed notes in a musical piece, most common in blues music. ¹

18. Noun. (US slang) A bed. ¹

19. Noun. (colloquial) A place of residence. ¹

20. Noun. (cryptography) A random key (originally written on a disposable pad) of the same length as the plaintext. ¹

21. Noun. A mousepad. ¹

22. Verb. (transitive) To stuff. ¹

23. Verb. (transitive) To furnish with a '''pad''' or padding. ¹

24. Verb. (transitive) To fill or lengthen (a story, one's importance, etc.). ¹

25. Verb. (transitive) To imbue uniformly with a mordant. ¹

26. Verb. (transitive cricket) to deliberately play the ball with the leg '''pad''' instead of the bat. ¹

27. Noun. (British dialectal) A toad. ¹

28. Noun. (British dialectal Australia Ireland) A footpath; a road or track. ¹

29. Noun. An easy-paced horse; a padnag. ¹

30. Noun. (British obsolete) A robber that infests the road on foot; a highwayman or footpad. ¹

31. Noun. (British dialectal) A type of wickerwork basket, especially as used as a measure of fish or other goods. ¹

32. Verb. (transitive) To travel along (a road, path etc.). ¹

33. Verb. (intransitive) To travel on foot. ¹

34. Verb. (intransitive) To wear a path by walking. ¹

35. Verb. (intransitive) To walk softly, quietly or steadily, especially without shoes. ¹

36. Verb. (intransitive obsolete) To practise highway robbery. ¹

37. Interjection. (non-gloss definition Indicating a soft flat sound, as of bare footsteps.) ¹

38. Noun. The sound of soft footsteps, or a similar noise made by an animal etc. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pad

1. to line or stuff with soft material [v PADDED, PADDING, PADS]

Medical Definition of Pad

1. 1. A soft, or small, cushion; a mass of anything soft; stuffing. 2. A kind of cushion for writing upon, or for blotting; especially, one formed of many flat sheets of writing paper, or layers of blotting paper; a block of paper. 3. A cushion used as a saddle without a tree or frame. 4. A stuffed guard or protection; especially, one worn on the legs of horses to prevent bruising. 5. A cushionlike thickening of the skin one the under side of the toes of animals. 6. A floating leaf of a water lily or similar plant. 7. A soft bag or cushion to relieve pressure, support a part, etc. 8. A piece of timber fixed on a beam to fit the curve of the deck. 9. A measure for fish; as, sixty mackerel go to a pad; a basket of soles. Pad cloth, a saddlecloth; a housing. Pad saddle. See def. 3, above. Pad tree, a piece of wood or metal which gives rigidity and shape to a harness pad. Origin: Perh. Akin to pod. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pad

pacta
pactamycin
paction
pactional
pactioned
pactions
pactitious
pacts
pactum
pactum de non petendo
pacu
pacus
pacy
paczki
paczkis
pad (current term)
pad down
pad of paper
pad out
pad stitch
pad thai
padang
padangs
padauk
padauks
padawan
padawans
paddability
padded
padder

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