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NOUN (1)

1. English tennis player who won many women's singles titles (born in 1945);
[syn: Wade, Virginia Wade]


VERB (1)

1. walk (through relatively shallow water);
- Example: "Can we wade across the river to the other side?"
- Example: "Wade the pond"

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8 definitions retrieved:

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Wade \Wade\, v. t. To pass or cross by wading; as, he waded ?he rivers and swamps. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Wade \Wade\, n. Woad. [Obs.] --Mortimer. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Wade \Wade\, n. The act of wading. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Wade \Wade\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Waded; p. pr. & vb. n. Wading.] [OE. waden to wade, to go, AS. wadan; akin to OFries. wada, D. waden, OHG. watan, Icel. va?a, Sw. vada, Dan. vade, L. vadere to go, walk, vadum a ford. Cf. Evade, Invade, Pervade, Waddle.] [1913 Webster] 1. To go; to move forward. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] When might is joined unto cruelty, Alas, too deep will the venom wade. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] Forbear, and wade no further in this speech. --Old Play. [1913 Webster] 2. To walk in a substance that yields to the feet; to move, sinking at each step, as in water, mud, sand, etc. [1913 Webster] So eagerly the fiend . . . With head, hands, wings, or feet, pursues his way, And swims, or sinks, or wades, or creeps, or flies. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 3. Hence, to move with difficulty or labor; to proceed ?lowly among objects or circumstances that constantly ?inder or embarrass; as, to wade through a dull book. [1913 Webster] And wades through fumes, and gropes his way. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] The king's admirable conduct has waded through all these difficulties. --Davenant. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Woad \Woad\, n. [OE. wod, AS. w[=a]d; akin to D. weede, G. waid, OHG. weit, Dan. vaid, veid, Sw. veide, L. vitrum.] [Written also wad, and wade.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Bot.) An herbaceous cruciferous plant (Isatis tinctoria) of the family Cruciferae (syn. Brassicaceae). It was formerly cultivated for the blue coloring matter derived from its leaves. See isatin. [1913 Webster] 2. A blue dyestuff, or coloring matter, consisting of the powdered and fermented leaves of the Isatis tinctoria. It is now superseded by indigo, but is somewhat used with indigo as a ferment in dyeing. [1913 Webster] Their bodies . . . painted with woad in sundry figures. --Milton. [1913 Webster] Wild woad (Bot.), the weld (Reseda luteola). See Weld. Woad mill, a mill grinding and preparing woad. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

Wade n 1: English tennis player who won many women's singles titles (born in 1945) [syn: Wade, Virginia Wade] v 1: walk (through relatively shallow water); "Can we wade across the river to the other side?"; "Wade the pond"
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Wade, NC -- U.S. town in North Carolina Population (2000): 480 Housing Units (2000): 220 Land area (2000): 1.305882 sq. miles (3.382218 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.009230 sq. miles (0.023906 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.315112 sq. miles (3.406124 sq. km) FIPS code: 70340 Located within: North Carolina (NC), FIPS 37 Location: 35.161774 N, 78.732977 W ZIP Codes (1990): 28395 Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Wade, NC Wade
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Wade, MS -- U.S. Census Designated Place in Mississippi Population (2000): 491 Housing Units (2000): 174 Land area (2000): 4.361655 sq. miles (11.296635 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.024565 sq. miles (0.063622 sq. km) Total area (2000): 4.386220 sq. miles (11.360257 sq. km) FIPS code: 77080 Located within: Mississippi (MS), FIPS 28 Location: 30.641942 N, 88.551069 W ZIP Codes (1990): Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Wade, MS Wade