from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- intransitive v. To walk in or through water or something else that similarly impedes normal movement.
- intransitive v. To make one's way arduously: waded through a boring report.
- transitive v. To cross or pass through (water, for example) with difficulty: wade a swift creek.
- n. The act or an instance of wading.
- in To plunge into, begin, or attack resolutely and energetically: waded into the task.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. to walk through water or something that impedes progress.
- v. to progress with difficulty
- n. an act of wading
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Woad.
- n. The act of wading.
- intransitive v. To go; to move forward.
- intransitive v. To walk in a substance that yields to the feet; to move, sinking at each step, as in water, mud, sand, etc.
- intransitive v. Hence, to move with difficulty or labor; to proceed �lowly among objects or circumstances that constantly �inder or embarrass.
- transitive v. To pass or cross by wading.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To walk through any substance that impedes the free motion of the limbs; move by stepping through a fluid or other semiresisting medium: as, to wade through water; to wade through sand or snow.
- To enter in; penetrate.
- To move or pass with difficulty or labor, real or apparent; make way against hindrances or embarrassments, as depth, obscurity, or resistance, material or mental.
- To pass or cross by wading; ford: as, to wade a stream.
- n. The act of wading: as, a wade in a brook.
- n. A place where wading is done; a ford.
- n. A road. See the quotation.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. walk (through relatively shallow water)
- n. English tennis player who won many women's singles titles (born in 1945)
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