Definitions for EDɛd
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
Category: Common Vocabulary, Education
Origin of ed:
Department of Education.
Category: Government, Titles, Associations, Organizations
a suffix forming the past tense of weak verbs:
He crossed the river.
Origin of -ed:
OE -de, -ede, -ode, -ade; orig. disputed
a suffix forming the past participle of weak verbs (he had crossed the river), and of participial adjectives indicating a condition or quality resulting from the action of the verb (inflated balloons).
Origin of -ed:
OE -ed, -od, -ad; orig. disputed
a suffix forming adjectives from nouns, typically specifying that the person or thing modified by the adjective possesses or is characterized by whatever is denoted by the noun base: bearded; diseased; layered. Such adjectives are often derived from adjective-noun or quantifier-noun phrases (black-haired“having black hair”; three-headed“having three heads”) or from more complex constructions (hourglass-shaped“having the shape of an hourglass”).
Origin of -ed:
ME; OE -ede
erectile dysfunction, male erecticle dysfunction, ED(noun)
impotence resulting from a man's inability to have or maintain an erection of his penis
Education. Often used in set phrases such as phys ed, driver's ed, special ed, etc.
A diminutive of Edward, Edgar, Edwin, or other male given names beginning with Ed-.
Ed is an NBC television program co-produced by David Letterman's Worldwide Pants Incorporated, NBC Productions, and Viacom Productions that aired from 2000 to 2004. The hour-long comedy-drama starred Tom Cavanagh as Edward Jeremy Stevens, the protagonist, Julie Bowen as his love interest Carol Phyllis Vessey, Josh Randall as his friend Dr. Mike Burton, Jana Marie Hupp as Mike's wife Nancy, Lesley Boone as their friend Molly Hudson, and Justin Long as awkward high-school student Warren Cheswick. Other supporting cast members included Michael Genadry and Ginnifer Goodwin as Warren's friends Mark and Diane, and Michael Ian Black, Mike Starr, Rachel Cronin, and Daryl Mitchell as the employees of Stuckeybowl, Ed's bowling alley. Long term guest stars included John Slattery as Dennis Martino and Sabrina Lloyd as Frankie Hector. The show was created by executive producers Jon Beckerman and Rob Burnett. David Letterman is also credited as one of the show's executive producers. Ed received casting, writing, and directing Emmy nominations in 2001. Tom Cavanagh received a Golden Globe nomination and a TV Guide Award for his work on the program.
The New Hacker's Dictionary
“ed is the standard text editor.” Line taken from the original Unix manual page on ed, an ancient line-oriented editor that is by now used only by a few Real Programmers, and even then only for batch operations. The original line is sometimes uttered near the beginning of an emacs vs. vi holy war on Usenet, with the (vain) hope to quench the discussion before it really takes off. Often followed by a standard text describing the many virtues of ed (such as the small memory footprint on a Timex Sinclair, and the consistent (because nearly non-existent) user interface).
Translations for ED
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a solemn promise
He swore an oath to support the king.
- يَمين، قَسَمArabic
- juramentoPortuguese (BR)
- der EidGerman
- 서약, 맹세Korean
- клятва; присягаRussian
- คำสาบาน; คำปฏิญาณThai
- yemin, antTurkish
- 誓言Chinese (Trad.)
- присяга, клятваUkrainian
- lời tuyên thệVietnamese
- 誓言Chinese (Simp.)
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