Definition of Pad
1. Noun. A number of sheets of paper fastened together along one edge.
Specialized synonyms: Message Pad, Writing Pad, Notepad
Generic synonyms: Paper
2. Verb. Add details to. "They won't pad the story "
Specialized synonyms: Glorify
Generic synonyms: Amplify, Exaggerate, Hyperbolise, Hyperbolize, Magnify, Overdraw, Overstate
Derivative terms: Aggrandisement, Aggrandizement, Drama, Embellishment, Embroidery
3. Noun. The large floating leaf of an aquatic plant (as the water lily).
Generic synonyms: Foliage, Leaf, Leafage
Specialized synonyms: Lily Pad
4. Verb. Walk heavily and firmly, as when weary, or through mud. "They pad up the hill"; "Mules plodded in a circle around a grindstone"
Generic synonyms: Walk
Specialized synonyms: Slop, Slosh, Splash, Splosh, Squelch, Squish
Derivative terms: Footslogger, Plodder, Plodder, Plodder, Plodding, Tramper, Trudge, Trudger
5. Noun. A block of absorbent material saturated with ink; used to transfer ink evenly to a rubber stamp.
6. Verb. Line or stuff with soft material. "Pad a bra"
7. Noun. A flat mass of soft material used for protection, stuffing, or comfort.
Generic synonyms: Cushioning, Padding
8. Verb. Add padding to. "Pad the seat of the chair"
9. Noun. A platform from which rockets or space craft are launched.
Generic synonyms: Platform
Group relationships: Launching Site
10. Noun. Temporary living quarters.
Generic synonyms: Living Quarters, Quarters
Derivative terms: Domiciliate, Lodge, Lodge
11. Noun. The fleshy cushion-like underside of an animal's foot or of a human's finger.
Generic synonyms: Anatomical Structure, Bodily Structure, Body Structure, Complex Body Part, Structure
Definition of Pad
1. n. A footpath; a road.
2. v. t. To travel upon foot; to tread.
3. v. i. To travel heavily or slowly.
4. n. A soft, or small, cushion; a mass of anything soft; stuffing.
5. v. t. To stuff; to furnish with a pad or padding.
Definition of Pad
1. Noun. A flattened mass of anything soft, to sit or lie on. ¹
2. Noun. A cushion used as a saddle without a tree or frame. ¹
3. Noun. A soft, or small, cushion. ¹
4. Noun. A cushion-like thickening of the skin on the under side of the toes of animals. ¹
5. Noun. An animal's foot or paw. ¹
6. Noun. Any cushion-like part of the human body, especially the ends of the fingers. ¹
7. Noun. A stuffed guard or protection, especially one worn on the legs of horses to prevent bruising. ¹
8. Noun. A soft bag or cushion to relieve pressure, support a part, etc. ¹
9. Noun. A sanitary napkin. ¹
10. Noun. (American English) A floating leaf of a water lily or similar plant. ¹
11. Noun. (cricket) a batsman's leg pad that protects it from damage when hit by the ball ¹
12. Noun. A kind of cushion for writing upon, or for blotting, especially one formed of many flat sheets of writing paper; now especially such a block of paper sheets as used to write on. ¹
13. Noun. A panel or strip of material designed to be sensitive to pressure or touch. ¹
14. Noun. A keypad. ¹
15. Noun. A flat surface or area from which a helicopter or other aircraft may land or be launched. ¹
16. Noun. An electrical extension cord with a multi-port socket one end: "trip cord" ¹
17. Noun. The effect produced by sustained lower reed notes in a musical piece, most common in blues music. ¹
18. Noun. (US slang) A bed. ¹
19. Noun. (colloquial) A place of residence. ¹
20. Noun. (cryptography) A random key (originally written on a disposable pad) of the same length as the plaintext. ¹
21. Noun. A mousepad. ¹
22. Verb. (transitive) To stuff. ¹
23. Verb. (transitive) To furnish with a '''pad''' or padding. ¹
24. Verb. (transitive) To fill or lengthen (a story, one's importance, etc.). ¹
25. Verb. (transitive) To imbue uniformly with a mordant. ¹
26. Verb. (transitive cricket) to deliberately play the ball with the leg '''pad''' instead of the bat. ¹
27. Noun. (British dialectal) A toad. ¹
28. Noun. (British dialectal Australia Ireland) A footpath; a road or track. ¹
29. Noun. An easy-paced horse; a padnag. ¹
30. Noun. (British obsolete) A robber that infests the road on foot; a highwayman or footpad. ¹
31. Noun. (British dialectal) A type of wickerwork basket, especially as used as a measure of fish or other goods. ¹
32. Verb. (transitive) To travel along (a road, path etc.). ¹
33. Verb. (intransitive) To travel on foot. ¹
34. Verb. (intransitive) To wear a path by walking. ¹
35. Verb. (intransitive) To walk softly, quietly or steadily, especially without shoes. ¹
36. Verb. (intransitive obsolete) To practise highway robbery. ¹
37. Interjection. (non-gloss definition Indicating a soft flat sound, as of bare footsteps.) ¹
38. Noun. The sound of soft footsteps, or a similar noise made by an animal etc. ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Definition of Pad
1. to line or stuff with soft material [v PADDED, PADDING, PADS]
Medical Definition of Pad
1. A soft, or small, cushion; a mass of anything soft; stuffing.
2. A kind of cushion for writing upon, or for blotting; especially, one formed of many flat sheets of writing paper, or layers of blotting paper; a block of paper.
3. A cushion used as a saddle without a tree or frame.
4. A stuffed guard or protection; especially, one worn on the legs of horses to prevent bruising.
Lexicographical Neighbors of Pad
pactum de non petendo
pad (current term)
pad of paper