"pad" in the noun sense
1. pad, pad of paper, tablet
a number of sheets of paper fastened together along one edge
the large floating leaf of an aquatic plant (as the water lily)
3. pad, inkpad, inking pad, stamp pad
a block of absorbent material saturated with ink used to transfer ink evenly to a rubber stamp
a flat mass of soft material used for protection, stuffing, or comfort
5. launching pad, launchpad, launch pad, launch area, pad
a platform from which rockets or space craft are launched
6. diggings, digs, domiciliation, lodgings, pad
temporary living quarters
the fleshy cushion-like underside of an animal's foot or of a human's finger
"pad" in the verb sense
1. embroider, pad, lard, embellish, aggrandize, aggrandise, blow up, dramatize, dramatise
add details to
2. slog, footslog, plod, trudge, pad, tramp
walk heavily and firmly, as when weary, or through mud
"Mules plodded in a circle around a grindstone"
3. pad, fill out
line or stuff with soft material
"pad a bra"
4. pad, bolster
add padding to
"pad the seat of the chair"
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