What does JADE mean?

Definitions for JADEdʒeɪd

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word JADE.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. jade, jadestone(noun)

    a semiprecious gemstone that takes a high polish; is usually green but sometimes whitish; consists of jadeite or nephrite

  2. adulteress, fornicatress, hussy, jade, loose woman, slut, strumpet, trollop(noun)

    a woman adulterer

  3. jade green, jade(noun)

    a light green color varying from bluish green to yellowish green

  4. hack, jade, nag, plug(adj)

    an old or over-worked horse

  5. jade, jade-green(verb)

    of something having the color of jade; especially varying from bluish green to yellowish green

  6. tire, pall, weary, fatigue, jade(verb)

    lose interest or become bored with something or somebody

    "I'm so tired of your mother and her complaints about my food"

  7. tire, wear upon, tire out, wear, weary, jade, wear out, outwear, wear down, fag out, fag, fatigue(verb)

    exhaust or get tired through overuse or great strain or stress

    "We wore ourselves out on this hike"


  1. Jade(n.)

    A color resembling that of jade; it varies from yellowish-green to bluish-green.

  2. Origin: [F., fr. Sp. jade, fr. piedra de ijada stone of the side, fr. ijada flank, side, pain in the side, the stone being so named because it was supposed to cure this pain. Sp. ijada is derived fr. L. ilia flanks. Cf. Iliac.]


  1. Jade(ProperNoun)


  2. Origin: From jade, taken into general use in the 1970s.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Jade(noun)

    a stone, commonly of a pale to dark green color but sometimes whitish. It is very hard and compact, capable of fine polish, and is used for ornamental purposes and for implements, esp. in Eastern countries and among many early peoples

  2. Jade(noun)

    a mean or tired horse; a worthless nag

  3. Jade(noun)

    a disreputable or vicious woman; a wench; a quean; also, sometimes, a worthless man

  4. Jade(noun)

    a young woman; -- generally so called in irony or slight contempt

  5. Jade(verb)

    to treat like a jade; to spurn

  6. Jade(verb)

    to make ridiculous and contemptible

  7. Jade(verb)

    to exhaust by overdriving or long-continued labor of any kind; to tire or wear out by severe or tedious tasks; to harass

  8. Jade(verb)

    to become weary; to lose spirit

  9. Origin: [OE. jade; cf. Prov. E. yaud, Scot. yade, yad, yaud, Icel. jalda a mare.]


  1. Jade

    Jade is a fictional character, a superheroine in the DC Comics Universe who first appeared in All-Star Squadron #25. Known affectionately as "Jennie" or "Jen", she is the daughter of Alan Scott, the Golden Age Green Lantern. Her mother is Rose Canton, the Golden Age villain known as Thorn. Jennie-Lynn has a twin brother, Todd James Rice, who is the superhero Obsidian. Along with Obsidian, Jade was a founding member of Infinity, Inc. She has worked with both the Justice League and Justice Society of America, as well as most recently being a member and eventual leader of the Outsiders. She was also a member of the resurrected Green Lantern Corps after being given a spare power ring. She has been romantically linked with Hank King and with Green Lantern Kyle Rayner. She was the first female Green Lantern from Earth and was ranked 34th in Comics Buyer's Guide's "100 Sexiest Women in Comics" list.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Jade

    jād, n. a mare, esp. an old and sorry one: a worthless nag: a woman—in contempt or irony.—v.t. to tire: to harass:—pr.p. jad′ing; pa.p. jad′ed.adv. Jad′edly.—n. Jad′ery, the tricks of a jade.—adj. Jad′ish, worn out: vicious: unchaste—applied to a woman. [Scot. yad, yaud; Ice. jalda, a mare.]

  2. Jade

    jād, n. a dark-green stone used for ornamental purposes—applied both to jadeite and nephrite. [Fr.,—Sp. ijada, the flank—L. ilia. It was believed to cure pain of the side.]

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Jade

    is the common name of about 150 ornamental stones, but belongs properly only to nephrite, a pale grey, yellowish, or white mineral found in New Zealand, Siberia, and chiefly in China, where it is highly valued.

Editors Contribution

  1. Jade

    Is a type of natural crystal and rock consisting of a variety of different minerals.

    Jade is currently mined to be used to create decorations and jewellery, perhaps in the future it will other uses and purposes.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of JADE in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of JADE in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Tao Te Ching:

    Better stop short than fill to the brim. Oversharpen the blade, and the edge will soon blunt. Amass a store of gold and jade, and no one can protect it. Claim wealth and titles, and disaster will follow. Retire when the work is done. This is the way of heaven.

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