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sled

 (slĕd)
n.
1. A vehicle having runners and used for carrying people or loads over ice and snow; a sledge.
2. A light vehicle, often with runners, used especially by children for coasting over snow or ice.
3. Informal A snowmobile.
4. A movable, slotted surface that slides over the blade of a table saw, used to ensure accurate cuts.
v. sled·ded, sled·ding, sleds
v.tr.
To carry on or convey by a sled.
v.intr.
To ride or use a sled.

[Middle English sledde, from Middle Dutch.]

sled′der n.

sled

(slɛd)

n., v. sled•ded, sled•ding. n.
1. a small vehicle consisting of a platform mounted on runners for use in traveling over snow or ice.
2. a sledge.
v.i.
3. to coast, ride, or be carried on a sled.
v.t.
4. to convey by sled.
[1350–1400; Middle English sledde < Middle Low German, c. Middle High German slitte; akin to Middle Low German, Middle Dutch slēde (compare sledge1, sleigh), Old High German slito, Old Norse slethi, all derivative of the Germanic base of slide]

sled

  • bobber - A person who rides a bobsled or bobsleigh (meaning "short sled").
  • pung - Once the name for a one-horse sled or wagon.
  • skate, ski, sled - The word skate was originally plural and comes from Dutch schaats, which derived from an Old French word for "stilt," but the connection is unclear. Skate appeared in English in the mid-17th century. Ski, in English by 1755, was borrowed from Norwegian, and ultimately from Old Norse for "snowshoe." Sled came from Flemish and Germanic sledde, between 1325 and 1388, for a "vehicle for transporting heavy goods," and is related to sledge and sleigh.
  • toboggan - Comes from Canadian French from Micmac tobakun or Abnaki udabagan, "sled, sleigh."

sled


Past participle: sleded
Gerund: sleding

Imperative
sled
sled
Present
I sled
you sled
he/she/it sleds
we sled
you sled
they sled
Preterite
I sleded
you sleded
he/she/it sleded
we sleded
you sleded
they sleded
Present Continuous
I am sleding
you are sleding
he/she/it is sleding
we are sleding
you are sleding
they are sleding
Present Perfect
I have sleded
you have sleded
he/she/it has sleded
we have sleded
you have sleded
they have sleded
Past Continuous
I was sleding
you were sleding
he/she/it was sleding
we were sleding
you were sleding
they were sleding
Past Perfect
I had sleded
you had sleded
he/she/it had sleded
we had sleded
you had sleded
they had sleded
Future
I will sled
you will sled
he/she/it will sled
we will sled
you will sled
they will sled
Future Perfect
I will have sleded
you will have sleded
he/she/it will have sleded
we will have sleded
you will have sleded
they will have sleded
Future Continuous
I will be sleding
you will be sleding
he/she/it will be sleding
we will be sleding
you will be sleding
they will be sleding
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been sleding
you have been sleding
he/she/it has been sleding
we have been sleding
you have been sleding
they have been sleding
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been sleding
you will have been sleding
he/she/it will have been sleding
we will have been sleding
you will have been sleding
they will have been sleding
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been sleding
you had been sleding
he/she/it had been sleding
we had been sleding
you had been sleding
they had been sleding
Conditional
I would sled
you would sled
he/she/it would sled
we would sled
you would sled
they would sled
Past Conditional
I would have sleded
you would have sleded
he/she/it would have sleded
we would have sleded
you would have sleded
they would have sleded
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sled - a vehicle mounted on runners and pulled by horses or dogssled - a vehicle mounted on runners and pulled by horses or dogs; for transportation over snow
bobsled, bobsleigh, bob - a long racing sled (for 2 or more people) with a steering mechanism
bobsled, bobsleigh - formerly two short sleds coupled together
dog sled, dog sleigh, dogsled - a sled pulled by dogs
luge - a racing sled for one or two people
pung - a one-horse sleigh consisting of a box on runners
runner - device consisting of the parts on which something can slide along
toboggan - a long narrow sled without runners; boards curve upward in front
vehicle - a conveyance that transports people or objects
Verb1.sled - ride (on) a sled
athletics, sport - an active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition
dogsled, mush - travel with a dogsled
bobsled, bob - ride a bobsled; "The boys bobbed down the hill screaming with pleasure"
luge, toboggan - move along on a luge or toboggan
ride - be carried or travel on or in a vehicle; "I ride to work in a bus"; "He rides the subway downtown every day"

sled

verb
To ride on a sled in the snow:
Translations
sáně
slæde
rekikelkkapulkka
sanjke
そり
썰매
släde
เลื่อนหิมะขนาดใหญ่
xe trượt tuyết

sled

[ˈslɛd]
n (US)luge f
vi (US) to go sledding → faire de la luge

sled

مَزْلَق sáně slæde Schlitten έλκηθρο trineo reki traîneau sanjke slitta そり 썰매 slee slegge sanie trenó сани släde เลื่อนหิมะขนาดใหญ่ kızak xe trượt tuyết 雪橇
References in classic literature ?
As all sleds, nowadays, must have a name, the one in question had been honored with the title of Grandfather's chair, which was painted in golden letters on each of the sides.
This plan was promptly put into execution; the sleds were constructed, the heavy baggage was drawn backward and forward until the road was beaten, when they desisted from their fatiguing labor.
On the hill, some little girls were playing with their sleds, real little girls, in warm hoods and coats, rubber boots and mittens, and Polly felt drawn toward them in spite of her fear of Fan.
The dogs were packing on their backs, and were sore-footed and played out; while I was looking for any bunch of Indians to get sleds and drivers from and go on with the first snow.
In the winter season Chambers was on hand, in Tom's worn-out clothes, with "holy" red mittens, and "holy" shoes, and pants "holy" at the knees and seat, to drag a sled up the hill for Tom, warmly clad, to ride down on; but he never got a ride himself.
The latter draw a distinction between a sled, or sledge, and a sleigh, the sleigh being shod with metal.
The pitch of the Corbury road, below lawyer Varnum's spruces, was the favourite coasting-ground of Starkfield, and on clear evenings the church corner rang till late with the shouts of the coasters; but to-night not a sled darkened the whiteness of the long declivity.
Leather harness was on the dogs, and leather traces attached them to a sled which dragged along behind.
In a sand-boat, which has runners like a sled and sails like a ship.
So did Rose, when a shining pair of skates and a fine sled appeared.
JOHN MESSNER clung with mittened hand to the bucking gee-pole and held the sled in the trail.
Charlie Cowan and Fred Marr had started, but half-way down their sled got stuck and I run down to shove them off again.