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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.
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The factory-bells had need to ring their loudest that morning to disperse the groups of workers who stood in the tardy daybreak, collected round the placards, devouring them with eager eyes.
The office looked just the same as when he had left it last, and, indeed, with one or two exceptions, there seemed to be the very same placards in the window that he had seen before.
It's so with me and Pyotr, and the coachman, Fyodor, and that merchant, and all the people living along the Volga, where those placards invite one to go, and everywhere and always," she thought when she had driven under the low-pitched roof of the Nizhigorod station, and the porters ran to meet her.
Boythorn continues to post tremendous placards on the disputed thoroughfare and (with his bird upon his head) to hold forth vehemently against Sir Leicester in the sanctuary of his own home; similarly, also, he defies him as of old in the little church by testifying a bland unconsciousness of his existence.
t seemed a smallmatter to them that the newspaper and cigarette shop opposite displayed such placards as this:--
This must have been the earliest edition, for there were other placards bearing the legend, "Is It the End?
He had petitioned the bishop for an edict which expressly forbade the Bohemian women to come and dance and beat their tambourines on the place of the Parvis; and for about the same length of time, he had been ransacking the mouldy placards of the officialty, in order to collect the cases of sorcerers and witches condemned to fire or the rope, for complicity in crimes with rams, sows, or goats.
While his eyes sought out the newspaper shops to see the war news on the placards, he thought of the scene of the night before: now that it was over and he had slept on it, he could not help thinking it grotesque; he supposed he had been ridiculous, but he was not master of his feelings; at the time they had been overwhelming.
THE President of a great Corporation went into a dry-goods shop and saw a placard which read:
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