Definitions for PRODprɒd

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

prodprɒd(v.; n.)prod•ded, prod•ding

  1. (v.t.)to poke or jab with or as if with something pointed.

  2. to rouse or incite as if by poking; nag; goad.

  3. (n.)the act of prodding; a poke or jab.

  4. any of various pointed instruments, as an electrified rod, used as a goad:

    a cattle prod.

Origin of prod:

1525–35; orig. uncert.

prod′der(n.)

prod.

  1. produce.

  2. produced.

  3. product.

  4. production.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. goad, goading, prod, prodding, urging, spur, spurring(noun)

    a verbalization that encourages you to attempt something

    "the ceaseless prodding got on his nerves"

  2. prod, goad(verb)

    a pointed instrument that is used to prod into a state of motion

  3. nudge, poke at, prod(verb)

    to push against gently

    "She nudged my elbow when she saw her friend enter the restaurant"

  4. prod, incite, egg on(verb)

    urge on; cause to act

    "The other children egged the boy on, but he did not want to throw the stone through the window"

  5. jab, prod, stab, poke, dig(verb)

    poke or thrust abruptly

    "he jabbed his finger into her ribs"

Wiktionary

  1. prod(Noun)

    A device (often electrical) used to goad livestock into moving.

  2. prod(Verb)

    To poke, to push, to touch.

  3. prod(Verb)

    To encourage, to prompt.

  4. Prod(Noun)

    A Protestant, (as termed by Roman Catholics), that is in the context of their religious beliefs, or those who have been born in the Protestant tradition, or sometimes those implied to be Protestant by their political ideology of Irish unionism or Ulster loyalism.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Prod(noun)

    a pointed instrument for pricking or puncturing, as a goad, an awl, a skewer, etc

  2. Prod(noun)

    a prick or stab which a pointed instrument

  3. Prod(noun)

    a light kind of crossbow; -- in the sense, often spelled prodd

  4. Prod(verb)

    to thrust some pointed instrument into; to prick with something sharp; as, to prod a soldier with a bayonet; to prod oxen; hence, to goad, to incite, to worry; as, to prod a student


Translations for PROD

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

prod(verb)

to push with something pointed; to poke

He prodded her arm with his finger.

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