Definition of Card

1. Noun. One of a set of small pieces of stiff paper marked in various ways and used for playing games or for telling fortunes. "He collected cards and traded them with the other boys"

2. Verb. Separate the fibers of. "Tease wool"
Exact synonyms: Tease
Generic synonyms: Separate

3. Noun. A card certifying the identity of the bearer. "He had to show his card to get in"

4. Verb. Ask someone for identification to determine whether he or she is old enough to consume liquor. "I was carded when I tried to buy a beer!"

5. Noun. A rectangular piece of stiff paper used to send messages (may have printed greetings or pictures). "They sent us a card from Miami"

6. Noun. Thin cardboard, usually rectangular.
Specialized synonyms: Timecard
Generic synonyms: Cardboard, Composition Board

7. Noun. A witty amusing person who makes jokes.
Exact synonyms: Wag, Wit
Language type: Colloquialism
Generic synonyms: Humorist, Humourist
Derivative terms: Witty

8. Noun. A sign posted in a public place as an advertisement. "A poster advertised the coming attractions"
Exact synonyms: Bill, Notice, Placard, Poster, Posting
Generic synonyms: Sign
Specialized synonyms: Show Bill, Show Card, Theatrical Poster, Flash Card, Flashcard
Derivative terms: Bill, Bill, Placard, Placard, Post, Post, Post, Post, Post

9. Noun. A printed or written greeting that is left to indicate that you have visited.
Exact synonyms: Calling Card, Visiting Card
Generic synonyms: Greeting, Salutation

10. Noun. (golf) a record of scores (as in golf). "You have to turn in your card to get a handicap"
Exact synonyms: Scorecard
Category relationships: Golf, Golf Game
Generic synonyms: Book, Record, Record Book

11. Noun. A list of dishes available at a restaurant. "The menu was in French"
Exact synonyms: Bill Of Fare, Carte, Carte Du Jour, Menu
Generic synonyms: Bill
Specialized synonyms: A La Carte, Prix Fixe, Table D'hote

12. Noun. (baseball) a list of batters in the order in which they will bat. "The managers presented their cards to the umpire at home plate"
Exact synonyms: Batting Order, Lineup
Category relationships: Baseball, Baseball Game
Terms within: Cleanup, Cleanup Position, Cleanup Spot
Generic synonyms: Roll, Roster

13. Noun. A printed circuit that can be inserted into expansion slots in a computer to increase the computer's capabilities.
Exact synonyms: Add-in, Board, Circuit Board, Circuit Card, Plug-in
Specialized synonyms: Cpu Board, Mother Board, Pc Board
Generic synonyms: Printed Circuit

Definition of Card

1. n. A piece of pasteboard, or thick paper, blank or prepared for various uses; as, a playing card; a visiting card; a card of invitation; pl. a game played with cards.

2. v. i. To play at cards; to game.

3. n. An instrument for disentangling and arranging the fibers of cotton, wool, flax, etc.; or for cleaning and smoothing the hair of animals; -- usually consisting of bent wire teeth set closely in rows in a thick piece of leather fastened to a back.

4. v. t. To comb with a card; to cleanse or disentangle by carding; as, to card wool; to card a horse.

Definition of Card

1. Noun. A playing card. ¹

2. Noun. (context: in the plural) Any game using playing cards; a card game. ¹

3. Noun. A resource or an argument, used to a achieve a purpose. ¹

4. Noun. Any flat, normally rectangular piece of stiff paper, plastic etc. ¹

5. Noun. (obsolete) A map or chart. ¹

6. Noun. (informal) An amusing but slightly foolish person. ¹

7. Noun. A list of scheduled events or of performers or contestants. ¹

8. Noun. (cricket) A tabular presentation of the key statistics of an innings or match: batsmen’s scores and how they were dismissed, extras, total score and bowling figures. ¹

9. Noun. (computing) A removable electronic device that may be inserted into a powered electronic device to provide additional capability. ¹

10. Noun. A greeting card. ¹

11. Noun. A business card. ¹

12. Verb. To check IDs at a venue with a minimum age requirement ¹

13. Noun. (uncountable dated) Material with embedded short wire bristles. ¹

14. Noun. (dated textiles) A comb- or brush-like device or tool to raise the nap on a fabric. ¹

15. Noun. (textiles) A hand-held tool formed similarly to a hairbrush but with bristles of wire or other rigid material. It is used principally with raw cotton, wool, hair, or other natural fibers to prepare these materials for spinning into yarn or thread on a spinning wheel, with a whorl or other hand-held spindle. The card serves to untangle, clean, remove debris from, and lay the fibers straight. ¹

16. Noun. (dated textiles) A machine for disentangling the fibres of wool prior to spinning. ¹

17. Verb. (textiles) To use a carding device to disentangle the fibres of wool prior to spinning. ¹

18. Verb. To scrape or tear someone’s flesh using a metal comb, as a form of torture. ¹

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Definition of Card

1. to provide with a card (a stiff piece of paper) [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Card

card catalog
card catalogue
card counter
card counters
card counting
card game
card games
card key
card keys

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