Definition of Jade

1. Noun. A semiprecious gemstone that takes a high polish; is usually green but sometimes whitish; consists of jadeite or nephrite.

Exact synonyms: Jadestone
Generic synonyms: Opaque Gem



2. Verb. Lose interest or become bored with something or somebody. "I'm so tired of your mother and her complaints about my food"
Exact synonyms: Fatigue, Pall, Tire, Weary
Generic synonyms: Degenerate, Deteriorate, Devolve, Drop
Specialized synonyms: Conk Out, Peter Out, Poop Out, Run Down, Run Out, Retire, Withdraw
Derivative terms: Fatigue

3. Adjective. Of something having the color of jade; especially varying from bluish green to yellowish green.
Exact synonyms: Jade-green
Similar to: Chromatic

4. Noun. A woman adulterer.

5. Verb. Exhaust or get tired through overuse or great strain or stress. "Sam wants to jade with Sue "; "We wore ourselves out on this hike"
Exact synonyms: Fag, Fag Out, Fatigue, Outwear, Tire, Tire Out, Wear, Wear Down, Wear Out, Wear Upon, Weary
Generic synonyms: Indispose
Specialized synonyms: Beat, Exhaust, Tucker, Tucker Out, Wash Up, Overfatigue, Overtire, Overweary
Causes: Fatigue, Pall, Tire, Weary
Derivative terms: Fatigue, Wear
Antonyms: Refresh

6. Noun. A light green color varying from bluish green to yellowish green.
Exact synonyms: Jade Green
Generic synonyms: Green, Greenness, Viridity

7. Noun. An old or over-worked horse.
Exact synonyms: Hack, Nag, Plug
Generic synonyms: Equus Caballus, Horse

Definition of Jade

1. n. A stone, commonly of a pale to dark green color but sometimes whitish. It is very hard and compact, capable of fine polish, and is used for ornamental purposes and for implements, esp. in Eastern countries and among many early peoples.

2. n. A mean or tired horse; a worthless nag.

3. v. t. To treat like a jade; to spurn.

4. v. i. To become weary; to lose spirit.

Definition of Jade

1. Proper noun. (English female given name). ¹

2. Noun. A semiprecious stone either nephrite or jadeite, generally green or white in color, often used for carving figurines. ¹

3. Noun. A grayish shade of green, typical of jade stones. ¹

4. Adjective. Of a grayish shade of green, typical of jade stones. ¹

5. Noun. A horse too old to be put to work. ¹

6. Noun. A woman, especially in contempt. ¹

7. Verb. To tire, weary or fatigue ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Jade

1. to weary [v JADED, JADING, JADES] : JADEDLY [adv] - See also: weary

Medical Definition of Jade

1. 1. To treat like a jade; to spurn. 2. To make ridiculous and contemptible. "I do now fool myself, to let imagination jade me." (Shak) 3. To exhaust by overdriving or long-continued labour of any kind; to tire or wear out by severe or tedious tasks; to harass. "The mind, once jaded by an attempt above its power, . . . Checks at any vigorous undertaking ever after." (Locke) Synonym: To fatigue, tire, weary, harass. To Jade, Fatigue, Tire, Weary. Fatigue is the generic term; tire denotes fatigue which wastes the strength; weary implies that a person is worn out by exertion; jade refers to the weariness created by a long and steady repetition of the same act or effort. A little exertion will tire a child or a weak person; a severe or protracted task wearies equally the body and the mind; the most powerful horse becomes jaded on a long journey by a continual straining of the same muscles. Wearied with labour of body or mind; tired of work, tired out by importunities; jaded by incessant attention to business. Origin: Jaded; Jading. 1. A mean or tired horse; a worthless nag. "Tired as a jade in overloaden cart." (Sir P. Sidney) 2. A disreputable or vicious woman; a wench; a quean; also, sometimes, a worthless man. "She shines the first of battered jades." (Swift) 3. A young woman; generally so called in irony or slight contempt. "A souple jade she was, and strang." (Burns) Origin: OE. Jade; cf. Prov. E. Yaud, Scot. Yade, yad, yaud, Icel. Jalda a mare. A stone, commonly of a pale to dark green colour but sometimes whitish. It is very hard and compact, capable of fine polish, and is used for ornamental purposes and for implements, especially. In Eastern countries and among many early peoples. The general term jade includes nephrite, a compact variety of tremolite with a specific gravity of 3, and also the mineral jadeite, a silicate of alumina and soda, with a specific gravity of 3.3. The latter is the more highly prized and includes the feitsui of the Chinese. The name has also been given to other tough green minerals capable of similar use. Origin: F, fr. Sp. Jade, fr. Piedra de ijada stone of the side, fr. Ijada flank, side, pain in the side, the stone being so named because it was supposed to cure this pain. Sp. Ijada is derived fr. L. Ilia flanks. Cf. Iliac. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Jade

jaculates
jaculating
jaculation
jaculations
jaculator
jaculators
jacupirangite
jacupirangites
jacuzzied
jacuzzies
jacuzziing
jacuzzis
jadarite
jadding
jade (current term)
jade-green
jade gates
jade green
jade stalks
jade vine
jaded
jadedly
jadedness
jadednesses
jadeite
jadeites
jadelike

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