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Wade, Virginia Wade(verb)
English tennis player who won many women's singles titles (born in 1945)
walk (through relatively shallow water)
"Can we wade across the river to the other side?"; "Wade the pond"
an act of wading
to walk through water or something that impedes progress.
to progress with difficulty
, transferred from the surname.
Origin: Old English wadan, from wadanan, from Proto-Indo-European *wadh- "to go". Cognates include Latin vadere "go, walk; rush" (whence English invade, evade).
to go; to move forward
to walk in a substance that yields to the feet; to move, sinking at each step, as in water, mud, sand, etc
hence, to move with difficulty or labor; to proceed /lowly among objects or circumstances that constantly /inder or embarrass; as, to wade through a dull book
to pass or cross by wading; as, he waded /he rivers and swamps
the act of wading
Origin: [OE. waden to wade, to go, AS. wadan; akin to OFries. wada, D. waden, OHG. watan, Icel. vaa, Sw. vada, Dan. vade, L. vadere to go, walk, vadum a ford. Cf. Evade, Invade, Pervade, Waddle.]
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