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Definition of Pad


  1. A footpath; a road.
  2. An easy-paced horse; a padnag.
  3. A robber that infests the road on foot; a highwayman; -- usually called a footpad.
  4. The act of robbing on the highway.
  5. To travel upon foot; to tread.
  6. To travel heavily or slowly.
  7. To rob on foot.
  8. To wear a path by walking.
  9. A soft, or small, cushion; a mass of anything soft; stuffing.
  10. A kind of cushion for writing upon, or for blotting; esp., one formed of many flat sheets of writing paper, or layers of blotting paper; a block of paper.
  11. A cushion used as a saddle without a tree or frame.
  12. A stuffed guard or protection; esp., one worn on the legs of horses to prevent bruising.
  13. A cushionlike thickening of the skin one the under side of the toes of animals.
  14. A floating leaf of a water lily or similar plant.
  15. A soft bag or cushion to relieve pressure, support a part, etc.
  16. A piece of timber fixed on a beam to fit the curve of the deck.
  17. A measure for fish; as, sixty mackerel go to a pad; a basket of soles.
  18. To stuff; to furnish with a pad or padding.
  19. To imbue uniformly with a mordant; as, to pad cloth.

Pad Quotations

Mickey Mouse popped out of my mind onto a drawing pad 20 years ago on a train ride from Manhattan to Hollywood at a time when business fortunes of my brother Roy and myself were at lowest ebb and disaster seemed right around the corner.
Walt Disney

Ideas are elusive, slippery things. Best to keep a pad of paper and a pencil at your bedside, so you can stab them during the night before they get away.
Earl Nightingale

If I feel good about my parenting, I have no interest in judging other people's choices. If I feel good about my body, I don't go around making fun of other people's weight or appearance. We're hard on each other because we're using each other as a launching pad out of our own perceived deficiency.
Brene Brown

Social change isn't something you should do just to help pad a resume. Follow your passion.
Nancy Lublin

If you have a great day at work and you've been hit with all these great ideas and there's a lot of excitement on your team, your mind doesn't turn off. For years I've kept a pad of paper and pen by me at night, because things just occur to you.
Anne Sweeney
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Pad Translations

pad in Afrikaans is blok
pad in Danish is blok
pad in Dutch is blok
pad in French is pastille, bloc, lingot, rembourrons, rembourrez
pad in German is Polster, Unterlage, Feld
pad in Italian is blocco
pad in Portuguese is almofada
pad in Spanish is bloque, almohadilla
pad in Swedish is vaddera, madrassera, kudde
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