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jade 1

 (jād)
n.
1. Either of two distinct minerals, nephrite and jadeite, that are generally pale green or white and are used mainly as gemstones or in carving.
2. A carving made of jade.
3. Jade green.

[French (le) jade, (the) jade, alteration of (l')ejade, from Spanish (piedra de) ijada, flank (stone) (from the belief that it cured renal colic), from Vulgar Latin *īliāta, from Latin īlia, pl. of īlium, flank.]

jade adj.

jade 2

 (jād)
n. Archaic
1. A broken-down or useless horse; a nag.
2. A woman regarded as promiscuous.
3. An outgoing, often flirtatious girl.

[Middle English, cart-horse, nag; perhaps akin to Swedish dialectal jälda, mare, possibly of Finno-Ugric origin and akin to Erzya (Finno-Ugric language of Russia) el'd'e and Moksha (Finno-Ugric language of Russia) jäl'd'ä, mare.]

jade

(dʒeɪd)
n
1. (Minerals)
a. a semiprecious stone consisting of either jadeite or nephrite. It varies in colour from white to green and is used for making ornaments and jewellery
b. (as modifier): jade ornaments.
2.
a. the green colour of jade
b. (as modifier): a jade skirt.
[C18: from French, from Italian giada, from obsolete Spanish piedra de ijada colic stone (literally: stone of the flank, because it was believed to cure renal colic); ijada, from Vulgar Latin īliata (unattested) flanks, from Latin īlia, plural of īlium; see ileum]
ˈjadeˌlike adj

jade

(dʒeɪd)
n
1. (Horse Training, Riding & Manège) an old overworked horse; nag; hack
2. derogatory or facetious a woman considered to be ill-tempered or disreputable
vb
to exhaust or make exhausted from work or use
[C14: of unknown origin]
ˈjadish adj
ˈjadishly adv
ˈjadishness n

jade1

(dʒeɪd)

n.
1. either of two minerals, jadeite or nephrite, sometimes green, highly esteemed as an ornamental stone for carvings, jewelry, etc.
2. an object, as a carving, made from either mineral.
3. Also called jade′ green′. green, varying from bluish green to yellowish green.
[1585–95; < French < Italian giada < obsolete Sp (piedra de) ijada (stone of) colic < Vulgar Latin *iliata= Latin īli(a) flanks (see ilium) + -ata -ate1; so called because supposed to cure nephritic colic]
jade′like`, adj.

jade2

(dʒeɪd)

n., v. jad•ed, jad•ing. n.
1. a worn-out, broken-down, worthless, or vicious horse.
2. a disreputable, ill-tempered, or indiscreet woman.
v.t., v.i.
3. to make or become dull, worn-out, or weary, as from overwork or overuse.
[1350–1400]

jade

(jād)
A hard mineral that is pale green or white and is often used as a gemstone. Jade usually forms within metamorphic rocks.

jade


Past participle: jaded
Gerund: jading

Imperative
jade
jade
Present
I jade
you jade
he/she/it jades
we jade
you jade
they jade
Preterite
I jaded
you jaded
he/she/it jaded
we jaded
you jaded
they jaded
Present Continuous
I am jading
you are jading
he/she/it is jading
we are jading
you are jading
they are jading
Present Perfect
I have jaded
you have jaded
he/she/it has jaded
we have jaded
you have jaded
they have jaded
Past Continuous
I was jading
you were jading
he/she/it was jading
we were jading
you were jading
they were jading
Past Perfect
I had jaded
you had jaded
he/she/it had jaded
we had jaded
you had jaded
they had jaded
Future
I will jade
you will jade
he/she/it will jade
we will jade
you will jade
they will jade
Future Perfect
I will have jaded
you will have jaded
he/she/it will have jaded
we will have jaded
you will have jaded
they will have jaded
Future Continuous
I will be jading
you will be jading
he/she/it will be jading
we will be jading
you will be jading
they will be jading
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been jading
you have been jading
he/she/it has been jading
we have been jading
you have been jading
they have been jading
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been jading
you will have been jading
he/she/it will have been jading
we will have been jading
you will have been jading
they will have been jading
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been jading
you had been jading
he/she/it had been jading
we had been jading
you had been jading
they had been jading
Conditional
I would jade
you would jade
he/she/it would jade
we would jade
you would jade
they would jade
Past Conditional
I would have jaded
you would have jaded
he/she/it would have jaded
we would have jaded
you would have jaded
they would have jaded
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.jade - a semiprecious gemstone that takes a high polishjade - a semiprecious gemstone that takes a high polish; is usually green but sometimes whitish; consists of jadeite or nephrite
opaque gem - a gemstone that is opaque
2.jade - a woman adultererjade - a woman adulterer      
adulterer, fornicator - someone who commits adultery or fornication
3.jade - a light green color varying from bluish green to yellowish greenjade - a light green color varying from bluish green to yellowish green
green, viridity, greenness - green color or pigment; resembling the color of growing grass
4.jade - an old or over-worked horsejade - an old or over-worked horse    
Equus caballus, horse - solid-hoofed herbivorous quadruped domesticated since prehistoric times
Verb1.jade - lose interest or become bored with something or somebody; "I'm so tired of your mother and her complaints about my food"
degenerate, deteriorate, devolve, drop - grow worse; "Her condition deteriorated"; "Conditions in the slums degenerated"; "The discussion devolved into a shouting match"
poop out, conk out, peter out, run down, run out - use up all one's strength and energy and stop working; "At the end of the march, I pooped out"
retire, withdraw - lose interest; "he retired from life when his wife died"
2.jade - exhaust or get tired through overuse or great strain or stressjade - exhaust or get tired through overuse or great strain or stress; "We wore ourselves out on this hike"
indispose - cause to feel unwell; "She was indisposed"
exhaust, tucker, tucker out, wash up, beat - wear out completely; "This kind of work exhausts me"; "I'm beat"; "He was all washed up after the exam"
overfatigue, overtire, overweary - tire excessively
Adj.1.jade - of something having the color of jade; especially varying from bluish green to yellowish green
chromatic - being or having or characterized by hue

jade

noun
A vulgar promiscuous woman who flouts propriety:
Slang: floozy.
verb
To diminish the strength and energy of:
Translations
حَجَر كريم صَلْب
jadeitjadeitový
jade
jade
gebejádejádezöldzöld nefrit
jaîi
nefritas
nefrīts
jadeitjadeitový
yeşim

jade

1 [dʒeɪd]
A. N (= stone) → jade m
B. ADJ (also jade-green) → verde jade
C. CPD [statue, carving, necklace] → de jade

jade

2 [dʒeɪd] N
1. (= horse) → rocín m
2. (o.f.) (= woman) → mujerzuela f

jade

[ˈdʒeɪd]
n (= stone) → jade m
modif [ring, earrings, brooch] → de jade

jade

1
n (= stone)Jade m or f; (= colour)Jadegrün nt
adjJade-; (colour) → jadegrün; a jade necklaceeine Jadekette, eine Kette aus Jade

jade

2
n (old)
(= horse)Schindmähre f (old), → Klepper m (old)
(= loose woman)Weibsbild nt, → Weibsstück nt; (= pert girl)freches or keckes Weibsbild

jade

[dʒeɪd]
1. n (stone) → giada; (colour) (also jade green) → verde m giada inv
2. adj (statue, carving, necklace) → di giada (also jade-green) → verde giada inv

jade

(dʒeid) noun, adjective
(of) a type of hard stone, usually green in colour. a piece of jade; jade ornaments.
References in classic literature ?
Other losses, although not at first felt, tell heavily after a period: these are the want of room, of seclusion, of rest; the jading feeling of constant hurry; the privation of small luxuries, the loss of domestic society and even of music and the other pleasures of imagination.