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.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
wād, v.i. to walk through any substance that yields to the feet, as water: to pass with difficulty or labour.—n. (coll.) a ford.—n. Wā′der, one who wades: a bird that wades, e.g, the heron: (pl.) high waterproof boots used by fishermen for wading. [A.S. wadan, to move; Ger. waten.]
The numerical value of wade in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of wade in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
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- rämpiä, tarpoa, kahlata, kahluuFinnish
- grunnaichScottish Gaelic
- guado, guadareItalian
- vasse, vadeNorwegian
- продираться, пробиратьсяRussian
- probijati se, gacatiSerbo-Croatian
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