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1 pad /ˈpæd/ noun
plural pads
1 pad
/ˈpæd/
noun
plural pads
Learner's definition of PAD
[count]
: an object that is thin, flat, and usually soft
see also ink pad
sports : a covering for a specific part of the body that is worn to protect that part from injury usually plural
: a usually rough piece of material used in cleaning
: a set of paper sheets for writing or drawing that are glued or fastened at one edge
see also notepad, scratch pad
: the soft part on the bottom of the foot of a dog, cat, etc.
informal + old-fashioned or humorous : the place where someone lives usually singular
: a flat area on the ground where helicopters can take off or land
see also launchpad
see also keypad
2 pad /ˈpæd/ verb
pads; padded; padding
2 pad
/ˈpæd/
verb
pads; padded; padding
Learner's definition of PAD
[+ object]
: to cover or fill (something) with soft material especially to protect it or make it more comfortable
: to make (something) larger, longer, or more attractive by adding things that are unnecessary, unimportant, or false
US : to dishonestly add more charges to (a bill) in order to collect more money than is owed
compare 3pad
3 pad /ˈpæd/ verb
pads; padded; padding
3 pad
/ˈpæd/
verb
pads; padded; padding
Learner's definition of PAD
always followed by an adverb or preposition [no object]
: to move with quiet steps
compare 2pad
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