1. [ noun ] (writing) a number of sheets of paper fastened together along one edge
Synonyms: tablet pad_of_paper
Related terms: paper notepad message_pad
2. [ verb ] add details to
Synonyms: dramatize embellish aggrandize blow_up lard dramatise aggrandise embroider
Related terms: overstate glorify drama embellishment
3. [ noun ] a usually thin flat mass of padding
Related terms: padding cleaning_pad mattress_pad table_mat panel potholder powderpuff sanitary_napkin mattress mat plastron rat skin_patch carpet_pad
4. [ noun ] a block of absorbent material saturated with ink; used to transfer ink evenly to a rubber stamp
Synonyms: inking_pad stamp_pad inkpad
Related terms: block
5. [ noun ] (housing) temporary living quarters
Synonyms: lodgings digs domiciliation diggings
Related terms: living_quarters lodge
6. [ verb ] add padding to
Synonyms: bolster

"pad the seat of the chair"

Related terms: fill
7. [ noun ] a platform from which rockets or space craft are launched
Synonyms: launchpad launch_pad launch_area launching_pad
Related terms: platform launching_site
8. [ verb ] line or stuff with soft material
Synonyms: fill_out

"pad a bra"

Related terms: stuff rat
9. [ verb ] walk heavily and firmly, as when weary, or through mud
Synonyms: trudge plod footslog tramp slog

"Donkeys that plodded wearily in a circle around a gin" D.H. Lawrence

Related terms: walk squelch infantryman plodder plodder stamper plodding
10. [ noun ] (botany) the large floating leaf of an aquatic plant (as the water lily)
Related terms: leaf lily_pad aquatic_plant
11. [ noun ] (zoology) the foot or fleshy cushion-like underside of the toes of an animal
Related terms: structure paw
Similar spelling:   paid