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plac·ard

 (plăk′ärd′, -ərd)
n.
1. A sign or notice for display in a public place.
2. A small card or plaque, such as a nameplate on a door.
tr.v. plac·ard·ed, plac·ard·ing, plac·ards
1. To announce or advertise by means of placards.
2. To post placards on or in.
3. To display as a placard.

[Middle English, official document, authenticated with a seal, from Old French, from plaquer, to plaster, affix a seal to, from Middle Dutch placken, to coat, paste, patch; akin to Middle Dutch and Middle Low German placken, stain, spot, of unknown origin .]

plac′ard′er n.

placard

(ˈplækɑːd)
n
1. a printed or written notice for public display; poster
2. a small plaque or card
vb (tr)
3. to post placards on or in
4. to publicize or advertise by placards
5. to display as a placard
[C15: from Old French plaquart, from plaquier to plate, lay flat; see plaque]

plac•ard

(ˈplæk ɑrd, -ərd)

n.
1. a sign or notice, as one posted in a public place or carried by a demonstrator or picketer.
v.t.
2. to display placards on or in.
3. to publicize by means of placards.
4. to post as a placard.
[1475–85; < Middle French. See plaque, -ard]

placard

- Comes from French plaquier, "to plate; lay flat."
See also related terms for plate.

placard


Past participle: placarded
Gerund: placarding

Imperative
placard
placard
Present
I placard
you placard
he/she/it placards
we placard
you placard
they placard
Preterite
I placarded
you placarded
he/she/it placarded
we placarded
you placarded
they placarded
Present Continuous
I am placarding
you are placarding
he/she/it is placarding
we are placarding
you are placarding
they are placarding
Present Perfect
I have placarded
you have placarded
he/she/it has placarded
we have placarded
you have placarded
they have placarded
Past Continuous
I was placarding
you were placarding
he/she/it was placarding
we were placarding
you were placarding
they were placarding
Past Perfect
I had placarded
you had placarded
he/she/it had placarded
we had placarded
you had placarded
they had placarded
Future
I will placard
you will placard
he/she/it will placard
we will placard
you will placard
they will placard
Future Perfect
I will have placarded
you will have placarded
he/she/it will have placarded
we will have placarded
you will have placarded
they will have placarded
Future Continuous
I will be placarding
you will be placarding
he/she/it will be placarding
we will be placarding
you will be placarding
they will be placarding
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been placarding
you have been placarding
he/she/it has been placarding
we have been placarding
you have been placarding
they have been placarding
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been placarding
you will have been placarding
he/she/it will have been placarding
we will have been placarding
you will have been placarding
they will have been placarding
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been placarding
you had been placarding
he/she/it had been placarding
we had been placarding
you had been placarding
they had been placarding
Conditional
I would placard
you would placard
he/she/it would placard
we would placard
you would placard
they would placard
Past Conditional
I would have placarded
you would have placarded
he/she/it would have placarded
we would have placarded
you would have placarded
they would have placarded
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.placard - a sign posted in a public place as an advertisementplacard - a sign posted in a public place as an advertisement; "a poster advertised the coming attractions"
sign - a public display of a message; "he posted signs in all the shop windows"
show bill, show card, theatrical poster - a poster advertising a show or play
flash card, flashcard - a card with words or numbers or pictures that is flashed to a class by the teacher
Verb1.placard - post in a public place
post - affix in a public place or for public notice; "post a warning"
2.placard - publicize or announce by placards
post - publicize with, or as if with, a poster; "I'll post the news on the bulletin board"

placard

noun notice, bill, advertisement, poster, sticker, public notice, affiche (French) The marchers sang and waved placards.

placard

noun
A usually public posting that conveys a message:
Translations
إعْلان مَحْمول
plakátstandarta
plakatskilt
afiŝo
tábla
plakat, veggspjald
plakatas
plakāts
plakatplakatklistring
lepak

placard

[ˈplækɑːd]
A. N (on wall) → cartel m; (= sign, announcement) → letrero m; (carried in demonstration) → pancarta f
B. VT the wall is placarded all overla pared está llena de carteles
the flats are placarded as luxury residenceslos pisos or (LAm) los departamentos aparecen anunciados como viviendas de lujo

placard

[ˈplækɑːrd] n (on wall)affiche f; (at demonstration)pancarte f

placard

nPlakat nt; (at demonstrations also) → Transparent nt
vtplakatieren; to placard a wall with posterseine Wand mit Plakaten bekleben

placard

[ˈplækɑːd] ncartello

placard

(ˈplӕkaːd) noun
a notice printed on eg wood or cardboard and carried, hung etc, in a public place. The protesters were carrying placards denouncing the government's policy.
References in classic literature ?
THE President of a great Corporation went into a dry-goods shop and saw a placard which read:
He drew up a placard, offering Twenty Pounds reward for the apprehension of Stephen Blackpool, suspected of complicity in the robbery of Coketown Bank on such a night; he described the said Stephen Blackpool by dress, complexion, estimated height, and manner, as minutely as he could; he recited how he had left the town, and in what direction he had been last seen going; he had the whole printed in great black letters on a staring broadsheet; and he caused the walls to be posted with it in the dead of night, so that it should strike upon the sight of the whole population at one blow.
The good people of the Hague had chopped off the flesh of its victims, but faithfully carried the remainder to the gibbet, to have a pretext for a double inscription written on a huge placard, on which Cornelius; with the keen sight of a young man of twenty-eight, was able to read the following lines, daubed by the coarse brush of a sign-painter: --
As he was reflecting in this wise, his eyes fell upon an immense placard which a sort of clown was carrying through the streets.
Hugh," she exclaimed, pointing to a placard which a newsboy was carrying, "that is the one thing I cannot bear, the one thing which I think if I were a man would turn me into a savage
Suddenly I came upon a pasteboard placard, beautifully written, which was lying on the desk, and bore these words: 'TAKE CARE OF HIM.
As Nicholas stopped to look in at the window, an old gentleman happened to stop too; and Nicholas, carrying his eye along the window-panes from left to right in search of some capital-text placard which should be applicable to his own case, caught sight of this old gentleman's figure, and instinctively withdrew his eyes from the window, to observe the same more closely.
Unconsciously my chirography expands into placard capitals.
A placard near by announced that they had been reduced in price from two dollars and fifty cents to one dollar and ninety-eight cents; and a young girl who stood behind the counter asked her if she wished to examine their line of silk hosiery.
It was the placard of the first newspaper to resume publication--the DAILY MAIL.
Bert Smallways that a newspaper placard proclaimed:--
The center of the placard was occupied by a house, brilliantly painted, new, and dazzling.