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3 letters words from 'card'

RAD 4 

2 letters words from 'card'

AD 3AR 2
DA 3 

All 4 letters words made out of card

card acrd crad rcad arcd racd cadr acdr cdar dcar adcr dacr crda rcda cdra dcra rdca drca ardc radc adrc darc rdac drac

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Definitions and meaning of card





  1. (mathematics) cardinality
    Synonyms: #, |·|


  • enPR: kärd
    • (UK) IPA(key): /kɑːd/, [kʰɑːd]
    • (US) IPA(key): /kɑɹd/, [kʰɑɹd]
    • (General Australian) IPA(key): /kaːd/, [kʰäːd]
    • (General New Zealand) IPA(key): /kɐːd/, [kʰɐːd]
  • Hyphenation: card
  • Rhymes: -ɑː(ɹ)d

Etymology 1

From Middle English carde (playing card), from Old French carte, from Latin charta, from Ancient Greek χάρτης (khártēs, paper, papyrus). Doublet of chart.


card (countable and uncountable, plural cards)

  1. A playing card.
  2. (in the plural) Any game using playing cards; a card game.
  3. A resource or an argument, used to achieve a purpose.
  4. Any flat, normally rectangular piece of stiff paper, plastic etc.
  5. (obsolete) A map or chart.
  6. (informal) An amusing or entertaining person, often slightly eccentric.
    • 2007, Meredith Gran, Octopus Pie #71: Deadpan
      MAREK: But really the deadpan is key. You can essentially trick people into laughing at nothing.
      EVE: Oh, Marek, you card.
  7. A list of scheduled events or of performers or contestants.
  8. (cricket) A tabular presentation of the key statistics of an innings or match: batsmen’s scores and how they were dismissed, extras, total score and bowling figures.
  9. (computing) A removable electronic device that may be inserted into a powered electronic device to provide additional capability.
  10. A greeting card.
  11. A business card.
  12. (television) A title card or intertitle: a piece of filmed, printed text edited into the midst of the photographed action at various points, generally to convey character dialogue or descriptive narrative material related to the plot.
  13. A test card.
  14. (dated) A published note, containing a brief statement, explanation, request, expression of thanks, etc.
  15. (dated) A printed programme.
  16. (dated, figuratively, by extension) An attraction or inducement.
  17. A paper on which the points of the compass are marked; the dial or face of the mariner's compass.
  18. (weaving) A perforated pasteboard or sheet-metal plate for warp threads, making part of the Jacquard apparatus of a loom.
  19. An indicator card.
  • (piece of plastic): affinity card, credit card, debit card
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card (third-person singular simple present cards, present participle carding, simple past and past participle carded)

  1. (US) To check IDs, especially against a minimum age requirement.
  2. (dated) To play cards.
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  3. (golf) To make (a stated score), as recorded on a scoring card.


Etymology 2

From Middle English carde, Old French carde, from Old Occitan carda, deverbal from cardar, from Late Latin *carito, from Latin carō (to comb with a card), from Proto-Indo-European *(s)ker- (to cut).


card (countable and uncountable, plural cards)

  1. (uncountable, dated) Material with embedded short wire bristles.
  2. (dated, textiles) A comb- or brush-like device or tool to raise the nap on a fabric.
  3. (textiles) A hand-held tool formed similarly to a hairbrush but with bristles of wire or other rigid material. It is used principally with raw cotton, wool, hair, or other natural fibers to prepare these materials for spinning into yarn or thread on a spinning wheel, with a whorl or other hand-held spindle. The card serves to untangle, clean, remove debris from, and lay the fibers straight.
  4. (dated, textiles) A machine for disentangling the fibres of wool prior to spinning.
  5. A roll or sliver of fibre (as of wool) delivered from a carding machine.


card (third-person singular simple present cards, present participle carding, simple past and past participle carded)

  1. (textiles) To use a carding device to disentangle the fibres of wool prior to spinning.
  2. To scrape or tear someone’s flesh using a metal comb, as a form of torture.
  3. (transitive) To comb with a card; to cleanse or disentangle by carding.
    • 1757, John Dyer, The Fleece
      the carded wool, he says,
      Is smoothly lapp'd around those cylinders
  4. (obsolete, transitive, figuratively) To clean or clear, as if by using a card.
  5. (obsolete, transitive) To mix or mingle, as with an inferior or weaker article.

Etymology 3


card (plural cards)

  1. Abbreviation of cardinal (songbird).


  • CADR, DARC, Drac, cadr



From Latin carduus.


  • (Balearic, Valencian) IPA(key): /ˈkaɾt/
  • (Central) IPA(key): /ˈkart/
  • Rhymes: -aɾt
  • Homophone: kart


card m (plural cards)

  1. thistle

Derived terms

  • card marí
  • card vermell
  • cardar
  • cardó

Further reading

  • “card” in Diccionari de la llengua catalana, segona edició, Institut d’Estudis Catalans.



Unadapted borrowing from English card, from Middle English carde, from Old French carte, from Latin charta, from Ancient Greek χάρτης (khártēs). Doublet of carta.


  • IPA(key): /ˈkard/


card f (invariable)

  1. card (identification, financial, SIM etc, but not playing card)

See also

  • scheda



From English card.


card n (plural carduri)

  1. card


  • to comb wool.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)