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Wordnet 3.0


1. covered with a firm surface;

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

paved \paved\ adj. 1. covered with a firm surface; -- of pathways or roadways. [Narrower terms: asphalt, macadam, macadamized, tarmac, tarmacadam; blacktopped, brick, cobblestone, cobblestoned] [Ant: unpaved] Syn: hard-surfaced, surfaced, made-up [British], sealed [Australian]. [WordNet 1.5]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Pave \Pave\ (p[=a]v), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Paved (p[=a]vd); p. pr. & vb. n. Paving.] [F. paver to pave, LL. pavare, from L. pavire to beat, ram, or tread down; cf. Gr. pai`ein to beat, strike.] 1. To lay or cover with stone, brick, or other material, so as to make a firm, level, or convenient surface for vehicles, horses, carriages, or persons on foot, to travel on; to floor with brick, stone, or other solid material; as, to pave a street; to pave a court. [1913 Webster] With silver paved, and all divine with gold. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] To pave thy realm, and smooth the broken ways. --Gay. [1913 Webster] 2. Fig.: To make smooth, easy, and safe; to prepare, as a path or way; as, to pave the way to promotion; to pave the way for an enterprise. [1913 Webster] It might open and pave a prepared way to his own title. --Bacon. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

paved adj 1: covered with a firm surface [ant: unpaved]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

43 Moby Thesaurus words for "paved": armored, cased, ceiled, cloaked, clouded, coated, coped, covered, covert, cowled, curtained, eclipsed, encapsulated, encapsuled, encased, enveloped, enwrapped, filmed, floored, hooded, housed, loricate, loricated, mantled, masked, muffled, obscured, occulted, packaged, roofed-in, screened, scummed, sheathed, shelled, shielded, shrouded, swathed, tented, under cover, veiled, walled, walled-in, wrapped