rade

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

rade (plural rades)

  1. Obsolete spelling of road
  2. (Scotland) raid

Verb[edit]

rade

  1. (obsolete) simple past tense and past participle of ride

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for rade in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

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Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unclear, somehow from Proto-Iranian *raśanā- (rope).

Noun[edit]

rade f (indefinite plural rade, definite singular radeja, definite plural radejat)

  1. rope

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Danish[edit]

Noun[edit]

rade c

  1. indefinite plural of rad

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Verb[edit]

rade

  1. (archaic) singular present subjunctive of raden

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French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from Middle English rade.

Noun[edit]

rade f (plural rades)

  1. harbour

Etymology 2[edit]

Origin uncertain.

Noun[edit]

rade m (plural rades)

  1. (slang, archaic) pavement (UK), sidewalk (US, Canada)
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Etymology 3[edit]

Back-formation from radeau.

Noun[edit]

rade m (plural rades)

  1. (slang) bar, counter (of cafe, bar etc.)

Etymology 4[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun[edit]

rade m (uncountable)

  1. Alternative spelling of rhade

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Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

rade

  1. third-person singular present indicative of radere

Adjective[edit]

rade

  1. feminine plural of rado

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Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

rāde

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of rādō

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Middle English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old English hræd, from Proto-Germanic *hradaz. Compare to rathe, from Old English hræþ.

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Adjective[edit]

rade (comparative raddere, superlative raddeste)

  1. quick, fast, speedy
  2. rash, hasty, angry
  3. eager
Descendants[edit]
  • English: rad (obsolete)
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Adverb[edit]

rade

  1. quickly, speedily

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse hræddr, past participle of hræða (to frighten).

Alternative forms[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

rade

  1. afraid, scared, terrified, fearful
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Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Origin uncertain.

Noun[edit]

rade f (plural rades)

  1. (Jersey, nautical) roadstead

Polish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

rade

  1. inflection of rad:
    1. neuter nominative singular
    2. nonvirile nominative plural

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin rādere, present active infinitive of rādō, from Proto-Italic *razdō, from Proto-Indo-European *rh₁d-dʰ-, extended from *reh₁d- (to scrape, scratch, gnaw).

Verb[edit]

a rade (third-person singular present rade, past participle ras3rd conj.

  1. to shave
  2. (reflexive) to shave oneself
    O să mă rad înainte de a pleca.
    I'm going to shave before leaving.

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