Definitions for papɑ, pɔ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

pa*pɑ, pɔ(n.)

  1. father.

    Category: Informal

* Informal..

Origin of pa:

1810–20; short for papa


  1. Parents' Association.


  2. paying agent.

  3. Pennsylvania.

  4. physician's assistant.

    Category: Medicine

  5. press agent.

  6. public-address system.

    Category: Hi-Fi and Audio


  1. pascal.

    Category: Chemistry, Physics


  1. protactinium.

* Chem. Symbol..


  1. Pennsylvania.

    Category: Geography (places)


  1. Parents' Association.


  2. post adjutant.

  3. power of attorney.

    Category: Law

  4. press agent.

  5. public-address system.

  6. purchasing agent.


  1. per annum.

  2. press agent.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. dad, dada, daddy, pa, papa, pappa, pop(noun)

    an informal term for a father; probably derived from baby talk

  2. protactinium, protoactinium, Pa, atomic number 91(noun)

    a short-lived radioactive metallic element formed from uranium and disintegrating into actinium and then into lead

  3. pascal, Pa(noun)

    a unit of pressure equal to one newton per square meter

  4. Pennsylvania, Keystone State, PA(noun)

    a Mid-Atlantic state; one of the original 13 colonies

  5. public address system, P.A. system, PA system, P.A., PA(noun)

    an electronic amplification system used as a communication system in public areas


  1. pa(Noun)

    Father, papa.

  2. pa(Noun)

    A short form of grandpa, grandfather.

  3. pa(Noun)

    A Maori fort.

  4. Pa(Noun)

    Father, dad, papa.

  5. Pa(Noun)

    A short form of grandpa, grandfather.

  6. Origin: Shortened from papa.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pa(noun)

    a shortened form of Papa


  1. pa

    .pa is the Internet country code top-level domain for Panama, administered by NIC-Panama. Since "PA" is also the postal code for the U.S. state of Pennsylvania, it has had occasional use under that meaning, but this has not become widespread.

Anagrams of pa

  1. ap , Ap, AP

Translations for pa

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


(especially of something being worn) so as to be touching, fixed to, covering etc the upper or outer side of

She put her hat on.

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