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wade

 (wād)
v. wad·ed, wad·ing, wades
v.intr.
To walk in or through water or something else that similarly impedes normal movement.
v.tr.
To cross or pass through (water, for example) with difficulty: wade a swift creek.
n.
The act or an instance of wading.
Phrasal Verbs:
wade in (or into)
To begin resolutely or energetically to do (something): waded into the task.
wade through
To read (something) with great effort: waded through the school's correspondence.

[Middle English waden, from Old English wadan.]

wade

(weɪd)
vb
1. to walk with the feet immersed in (water, a stream, etc): the girls waded the river at the ford.
2. (often foll by: through) to proceed with difficulty: to wade through a book.
3. (intr; foll by in or into) to attack energetically
n
the act or an instance of wading
[Old English wadan; related to Old Frisian wada, Old High German watan, Old Norse vatha, Latin vadum ford]
ˈwadable, ˈwadeable adj

Wade

(weɪd)
n
(Biography) (Sarah) Virginia. born 1945, English tennis player; won three Grand Slam singles titles: US Open (1968), Australian Open (1972), and Wimbledon (1977)

wade

(weɪd)

v. wad•ed, wad•ing,
n. v.i.
1. to walk while partially immersed in water.
2. to walk through a substance, as snow or sand, that impedes motion.
3. to make one's way slowly or laboriously: to wade through a dull book.
v.t.
4. to cross by wading; ford: to wade a stream.
5. wade in, to begin a task energetically.
6. wade into, to attack with vigor and energy.
n.
7. an act or instance of wading.
[before 900; Middle English: to go, wade, Old English wadan to go, c. Middle Dutch, Middle Low German waden, Old High German watan, Old Norse vatha; akin to Old English wæd ford, sea, Latin vadum shoal, ford, vādere to go, rush]

wade


Past participle: waded
Gerund: wading

Imperative
wade
wade
Present
I wade
you wade
he/she/it wades
we wade
you wade
they wade
Preterite
I waded
you waded
he/she/it waded
we waded
you waded
they waded
Present Continuous
I am wading
you are wading
he/she/it is wading
we are wading
you are wading
they are wading
Present Perfect
I have waded
you have waded
he/she/it has waded
we have waded
you have waded
they have waded
Past Continuous
I was wading
you were wading
he/she/it was wading
we were wading
you were wading
they were wading
Past Perfect
I had waded
you had waded
he/she/it had waded
we had waded
you had waded
they had waded
Future
I will wade
you will wade
he/she/it will wade
we will wade
you will wade
they will wade
Future Perfect
I will have waded
you will have waded
he/she/it will have waded
we will have waded
you will have waded
they will have waded
Future Continuous
I will be wading
you will be wading
he/she/it will be wading
we will be wading
you will be wading
they will be wading
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been wading
you have been wading
he/she/it has been wading
we have been wading
you have been wading
they have been wading
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been wading
you will have been wading
he/she/it will have been wading
we will have been wading
you will have been wading
they will have been wading
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been wading
you had been wading
he/she/it had been wading
we had been wading
you had been wading
they had been wading
Conditional
I would wade
you would wade
he/she/it would wade
we would wade
you would wade
they would wade
Past Conditional
I would have waded
you would have waded
he/she/it would have waded
we would have waded
you would have waded
they would have waded
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Wade - English tennis player who won many women's singles titles (born in 1945)
Verb1.wade - walk (through relatively shallow water)wade - walk (through relatively shallow water); "Can we wade across the river to the other side?"; "Wade the pond"
walk - use one's feet to advance; advance by steps; "Walk, don't run!"; "We walked instead of driving"; "She walks with a slight limp"; "The patient cannot walk yet"; "Walk over to the cabinet"
puddle - wade or dabble in a puddle; "The ducks and geese puddled in the backyard"

wade

verb
1. paddle, splash, splash about, slop The boys were wading in the cold pool nearby.
2. walk through, cross, ford, pass through, go across, travel across, make your way across We had to wade the river and then climb out of the valley.
wade in move in, pitch in, dive in (informal), set to work, advance, set to, get stuck in (informal), buckle down I waded in to help, but I got pushed aside.
wade into someone launch yourself at, charge at, attack, rush, storm, tackle, go for, set about, strike at, assail, tear into (informal), fall upon, set upon, lay into (informal), light into (informal) The troops waded into the protesters with batons.
wade into something get involved in, tackle, pitch in, interfere in, dive in, plunge in, get stuck into The Stock Exchange yesterday waded into the debate on stamp duty.
wade through something plough through, trawl through, labour at, work your way through, toil at, drudge at, peg away at scientists who have to wade through tons of data

wade

verb
To walk heavily, slowly, and with difficulty:
phrasal verb
wade in or into
1. To move or thrust at, under, or into the midst of with sudden force:
2. To start work on vigorously:
Idiom: hop to it.
Translations
يَخوضُ النَّهْريَخوض، يَجْتازُ بِصُعوبَه
vade
vaîavaîa, ösla; brjótast í gegnum
balų paukštisbraidyti
bristcīnītiespārbrist
brodiť saprebrodiť sa
prebresti
bata çıka yürümekyürüyerek nehri geçmek

wade

[weɪd]
A. VI
1. (also wade along) → caminar (por el agua/la nieve/el barro )
to wade across a rivervadear un río
to wade ashorellegar a tierra vadeando
to wade through the water/snowcaminar por el agua/la nieve
to wade through the mudcaminar por el barro
to wade through a bookleer(se) un libro con dificultad (por lo aburrido/lo difícil que es)
it took me an hour to wade through your essaytardé una hora en leer tu ensayo
2. to wade into sb (physically) → abalanzarse sobre algn (fig) → emprenderla con algn, arremeter contra algn
to wade into a mealponerse a comer
B. VT [+ river] → vadear
wade in VI + ADV (lit) → entrar en el agua
he waded in and helped us (fig) → se puso a ayudarnos

wade

[ˈweɪd]
vi
(through water) to wade across a river → traverser un cours d'eau à gué
She waded across a river to reach them → Elle traversa une rivière à gué pour les rejoindre.
(in mud)patauger
to wade through sth → patauger dans qch
wade in
vi (= intervene) → faire irruption dans la conversation
wade through
vt fus [+ information, text] → ingurgiter

wade

vtdurchwaten
viwaten

wade

[weɪd]
1. vi to wade through (water, mud) → camminare in; (long grass, corn) → farsi strada attraverso (fig) (book) → leggere con fatica
to wade ashore → raggiungere a piedi la riva
to wade into sb (fig) → scagliarsi su qn
he waded in and helped us (fig) → si rimboccò le maniche e ci aiutò
2. vt (river) → guadare

wade

(weid) verb
1. to go or walk (through water, mud etc) with some difficulty. He waded across the river towards me; I've finally managed to wade through that boring book I had to read.
2. to cross (a river etc) by wading. We'll wade the stream at its shallowest point.
ˈwader noun
any of several types of bird that wade in search of food.
References in classic literature ?
As a rule the Martians, when it had served its purpose, cleared the air of it again by wading into it and directing a jet of steam upon it.