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  • ad (definition)
    adv 1: in the Christian era; used before dates after the supposed year Christ was born; "in AD 200" [syn: AD, A.D., anno Domini] n 1: a public promotion of some product or service [syn: ad, advertisement, advertizement, advertising, advertizing, advert]
  • add (definition)
    n 1: a condition (mostly in boys) characterized by behavioral and learning disorders [syn: attention deficit disorder, ADD, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, ADHD, hyperkinetic syndrome, minimal brain dysfunction, minimal brain damage, MBD] v 1: make an addition (to); join or combine or unite with others; increase the quality, quantity, size or scope of; "We added two students to that dorm room"; "She added a personal note to her letter"; "Add insult to injury"; "Add some extra plates to the dinner table" [ant: take away, take out] 2: state or say further; "`It doesn't matter,' he supplied" [syn: add, append, supply] 3: bestow a quality on; "Her presence lends a certain cachet to the company"; "The music added a lot to the play"; "She brings a special atmosphere to our meetings"; "This adds a light note to the program" [syn: lend, impart, bestow, contribute, add, bring] 4: make an addition by combining numbers; "Add 27 and 49, please!" [syn: add, add together] [ant: deduct, subtract, take off] 5: determine the sum of; "Add all the people in this town to those of the neighboring town" [syn: total, tot, tot up, sum, sum up, summate, tote up, add, add together, tally, add up] 6: constitute an addition; "This paper will add to her reputation"
  • bad (definition)
    adv 1: with great intensity (`bad' is a nonstandard variant for `badly'); "the injury hurt badly"; "the buildings were badly shaken"; "it hurts bad"; "we need water bad" [syn: badly, bad] 2: very much; strongly; "I wanted it badly enough to work hard for it"; "the cables had sagged badly"; "they were badly in need of help"; "he wants a bicycle so bad he can taste it" [syn: badly, bad] adj 1: having undesirable or negative qualities; "a bad report card"; "his sloppy appearance made a bad impression"; "a bad little boy"; "clothes in bad shape"; "a bad cut"; "bad luck"; "the news was very bad"; "the reviews were bad"; "the pay is bad"; "it was a bad light for reading"; "the movie was a bad choice" [ant: good] 2: very intense; "a bad headache"; "in a big rage"; "had a big (or bad) shock"; "a bad earthquake"; "a bad storm" [syn: bad, big] 3: feeling physical discomfort or pain (`tough' is occasionally used colloquially for `bad'); "my throat feels bad"; "she felt bad all over"; "he was feeling tough after a restless night" [syn: bad, tough] 4: (of foodstuffs) not in an edible or usable condition; "bad meat"; "a refrigerator full of spoilt food" [syn: bad, spoiled, spoilt] 5: feeling or expressing regret or sorrow or a sense of loss over something done or undone; "felt regretful over his vanished youth"; "regretful over mistakes she had made"; "he felt bad about breaking the vase" [syn: regretful, sorry, bad] [ant: unregretful, unregretting] 6: not capable of being collected; "a bad (or uncollectible) debt" [syn: bad, uncollectible] 7: below average in quality or performance; "a bad chess player"; "a bad recital" 8: nonstandard; "so-called bad grammar" 9: not financially safe or secure; "a bad investment"; "high risk investments"; "anything that promises to pay too much can't help being risky"; "speculative business enterprises" [syn: bad, risky, high-risk, speculative] 10: physically unsound or diseased; "has a bad back"; "a bad heart"; "bad teeth"; "an unsound limb"; "unsound teeth" [syn: bad, unfit, unsound] 11: capable of harming; "bad air"; "smoking is bad for you" 12: characterized by wickedness or immorality; "led a very bad life" 13: reproduced fraudulently; "like a bad penny..."; "a forged twenty dollar bill" [syn: bad, forged] 14: not working properly; "a bad telephone connection"; "a defective appliance" [syn: bad, defective] n 1: that which is below standard or expectations as of ethics or decency; "take the bad with the good" [syn: bad, badness] [ant: good, goodness]
  • brad (name) (place) (definition)
    n 1: a small nail v 1: fasten with brads
  • cad (definition)
    n 1: someone who is morally reprehensible; "you dirty dog" [syn: cad, bounder, blackguard, dog, hound, heel] 2: software used in art and architecture and engineering and manufacturing to assist in precision drawing [syn: computer- aided design, CAD]
  • clad (definition)
    adj 1: wearing or provided with clothing; sometimes used in combination; "clothed and in his right mind"- Bible; "proud of her well-clothed family"; "nurses clad in white"; "white-clad nurses" [syn: clothed, clad] [ant: unclothed] 2: having an outer covering especially of thin metal; "steel- clad"; "armor-clad"
  • dad (definition)
    n 1: an informal term for a father; probably derived from baby talk [syn: dad, dada, daddy, pa, papa, pappa, pop]
  • dryad (definition)
    n 1: a deity or nymph of the woods [syn: dryad, wood nymph]
  • naiad (definition)
    n 1: submerged aquatic plant having narrow leaves and small flowers; of fresh or brackish water [syn: naiad, water nymph] 2: (Greek mythology) a nymph of lakes and springs and rivers and fountains
  • triad (definition)
    n 1: the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one [syn: three, 3, III, trio, threesome, tierce, leash, troika, triad, trine, trinity, ternary, ternion, triplet, tercet, terzetto, trey, deuce- ace] 2: a set of three similar things considered as a unit [syn: trio, triad, triplet, triple] 3: three people considered as a unit [syn: trio, threesome, triad, trinity] 4: a three-note major or minor chord; a note and its third and fifth tones [syn: common chord, triad]
  • chad (name) (definition)
    n 1: a small piece of paper that is supposed to be removed when a hole is punched in a card or paper tape 2: a lake in north central Africa; fed by the Shari river [syn: Lake Chad, Chad] 3: a landlocked desert republic in north-central Africa; was under French control until 1960 [syn: Chad, Republic of Chad, Tchad] 4: a family of Afroasiatic tonal languages (mostly two tones) spoken in the regions west and south of Lake Chad in north central Africa [syn: Chad, Chadic, Chadic language]
  • jeremiad (definition)
    n 1: a long and mournful complaint; "a jeremiad against any form of government"
  • hamadryad (definition)
    n 1: the nymph or spirit of a particular tree 2: large cobra of southeastern Asia and the East Indies; the largest venomous snake; sometimes placed in genus Naja [syn: hamadryad, king cobra, Ophiophagus hannah, Naja hannah]
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  • sayad (place)
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