Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having a pavement.
- Resembling pavement; formed into a structure or combination like pavement: as, the paved teeth of some fishes.
- adj. Covered in pavement; having a hard surface, as of concrete or asphalt.
- adj. figuratively Laid out or made, as intentions, desires, plans, etc.
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of pave.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. covered with a firm surface; -- of pathways or roadways.
- adj. covered with a firm surface
“Back then it was a scratched existence like hundreds of unseen small villages far off the main paved Carretera, throughout Mexico where life was what it was.”
“For those women who do become mothers, however, medical advances have again paved the way.”
““Town” is basically a strip of hotels and restaurants along the side of this main paved road that heads into the park.”
“This outward style of growth has also left behind brownfields, areas contaminated (or perceived to be contaminated) with chemicals, and grayfields - areas that are no longer used but which remain paved over.”
“The liturgy of the word paved the way to a new discovery.”
“Do you call the paved place where you park your car beside your house a driveway like we do, or something else?”
“We still resist the idea of paved roads on Little Potato.”
“A natural pathway more difficult of progress I cannot conceive anywhere in the world; and yet this is a so-called paved road, the road over which all the trade of the western part of this great province, all the imports from Burma, are regularly carried.”
“Two centuries ago they were described as paved over with stones, with wide openings between them for cattle to break their legs, and the modern description by Hon.”
“But, he added, "some employees informally refer to a paved walkway that most employees use to walk between their offices, residences and the embassy dining facility as Negroponte Way.”
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