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3 letters words from 'led'

DEL 4ELD 4
LED 4 

2 letters words from 'led'

DE 3ED 3
EL 2 

All 3 letters words made out of led

led eld lde dle edl del

Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word led. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in led.

Definitions and meaning of led

led

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈlɛd/
  • Rhymes: -ɛd
  • Homophone: lead (metal element)
  • Hyphenation: led

Verb

led

  1. simple past tense and past participle of lead

Adjective

led (not comparable)

  1. Under somebody's control or leadership.
    1. Of a farm, etc.: managed by a deputy instead of the owner or tenant in person.

Derived terms

Anagrams

  • 'eld, DLE, Del, Del., EDL, LDE, del, del., eld

Breton

Etymology

From Proto-Brythonic *lled.

Noun

led m

  1. size

Czech

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *ledъ.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈlɛt]
  • Homophone: let

Noun

led m, inanimate

  1. ice

Declension

Derived terms

Further reading

  • led in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • led in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

Danish

Etymology 1

From Old Norse liðr, from Proto-Germanic *liþuz, cognate with German Glied (joint), Lied (song).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /leð/, [ˈleð]

Noun

led n (singular definite leddet, plural indefinite led)

  1. (anatomy) joint (movable connection between the bones in a body or a minor exterior part of the body; also of joints in a plant)
  2. link (movable part of a thing or a plant)
  3. link, part (element in a line of thought or a course of events)
  4. generation (in a family tree)
  5. (grammar) phrase (a word or group of words that functions as a single unit in the syntax of a sentence)
  6. (mathematics) term (one of the addends in a sum or in another mathematical operation)
Inflection
References
  • “led,1” in Den Danske Ordbog

Etymology 2

A merger of two Old Norse nouns: 1. leið (road, direction), from Proto-Germanic *laidō, cognate with English load, lode, German Leite (slope), Dutch lei (slate). 2. hlið f (side), from Proto-Germanic *hliþō, cognate with Old English hliþ n.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /leð/, [ˈleð]

Noun

led c (singular definite ledden, plural indefinite ledder)

  1. side, direction (of an object)
    Jeg skar guleroden over på den lange led.
    I cut the carrot in two lengthwise.
  2. way (of doing something)
Inflection
References
  • “led,2” in Den Danske Ordbog

Etymology 4

From Old Norse hliðr, from Proto-Germanic *hlidą, cognate with Swedish lid (gate)), English lid, German lid (eyelid).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /leð/, [ˈleð]

Noun

led n (singular definite leddet, plural indefinite led)

  1. gate (in a fence or at a level crossing)
Inflection
References
  • “led,3” in Den Danske Ordbog

Etymology 4

From Old Norse leiðr (uncomfortable, tired), Proto-Germanic *laiþaz, cognate with English loath, German leid (distressing), Dutch leed (sad)

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /leːˀð/, [ˈleˀð], [ˈleðˀ]

Adjective

led (neuter ledt, plural and definite singular attributive lede)

  1. disgusting, odious, loathsome
  2. nasty, beastly
Inflection
References
  • “led,4” in Den Danske Ordbog

Etymology 5

See the etymology of the main entry.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /leːˀð/, [ˈleˀð], [ˈleðˀ]

Verb

led

  1. past tense of lide

Etymology 6

See the etymology of the main entry.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /leːˀð/, [ˈleˀð], [ˈleðˀ]

Verb

led

  1. imperative of lede

Irish

Alternative forms

  • let

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /lʲɛd̪ˠ/

Contraction

led (triggers lenition)

  1. (Munster) Contraction of le do (with your sg).

Related terms

Further reading

  • "led" in Foclóir Gaeilge–Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.

Norwegian Bokmål

Etymology 1

Alternative forms

  • lei

Verb

led

  1. simple past of lide

Etymology 2

Verb

led

  1. imperative of lede

Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology 1

From Old Norse liðr m, from Proto-Germanic *liþuz. Doublet of ledd n, although formerly considered alternative forms. Cognates include Icelandic liður, Danish led, Dutch lid and dialectal English lith.

Alternative forms

  • Lid (obsolete spelling)

Noun

led m (definite singular leden, indefinite plural leder or ledar, definite plural ledene or ledane)

  1. (anatomy) a joint or a movable body part adjacent to it
  2. a single part within a whole, especially a sequence
    1. a link (in a chain)
    2. a generation
Derived terms
  • lea, lee (verb)
Related terms
  • ledig
  • ledug

Etymology 2

From Old Norse hlið n, from Proto-Germanic *hlidą. Akin to English lid. Ultimately rooted in the Proto-Indo-European root *ḱley- (to shelter, cover).

Alternative forms

  • Lid (obsolete spelling)

Noun

led n (definite singular ledet, indefinite plural led, definite plural leda)

  1. a gate
  2. an opening in a fence
Derived terms
  • gardled
  • gjerdeled
  • grindled
  • hageled

Etymology 3

From Old Norse hlið f.

Alternative forms

  • Lid (obsolete spelling)

Noun

led f (definite singular leda, indefinite plural leder, definite plural ledene)

  1. a side
Derived terms
  • lodneled

Etymology 4

From English LED (light-emitting diode).

Noun

led m (definite singular led-en, indefinite plural led-ar, definite plural led-ane)

  1. Alternative letter-case form of LED

Etymology 5

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb

led

  1. present tense of leda and lede

References

Anagrams

  • LED, del, edl, eld

Portuguese

Noun

led m (plural leds)

  1. Alternative spelling of LED

Serbo-Croatian

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *ledъ.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /lêːd/

Noun

lȇd m (Cyrillic spelling ле̑д)

  1. ice
  2. great frigidity, freezing cold
  3. hail
  4. the ice plant (Mesembryanthemum crystallinum)
  5. (figurative) unfeelingness, coldheartedness
  6. (figurative) a state of immobilization from fear, doubt, or surprise

Declension

Synonyms

  • (hail): grȁd
  • (ice plant): lédak

Derived terms

  • sladoled

References

  • Pero Budmani, editor (1898-1903) , “led”, in Rječnik hrvatskoga ili srpskoga jezika (in Serbo-Croatian), volume 5, Zagreb: JAZU, page 948
  • “led” in Hrvatski jezični portal

Slovene

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *ledъ.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /léːt/

Noun

lẹ̑d m inan

  1. ice

Inflection

Further reading

  • led”, in Slovarji Inštituta za slovenski jezik Frana Ramovša ZRC SAZU, portal Fran

Spanish

Noun

led m (plural ledes)

  1. LED

Swedish

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

From Old Swedish lēþer, from Old Norse leiðr, from Proto-Germanic *laiþaz, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂leyt-.

Adjective

led

  1. tired; bored
  2. (archaic) disgusting, repulsive, loathsome; evil
Usage notes

The second sense is still in some use in the expression den lede frestaren or simply lede, as a name for the Devil.

Declension
Synonyms
  • less
  • trött

Etymology 2

From Old Swedish liþer, from Old Norse liðr, from Proto-Germanic *liþuz.

Noun

led c

  1. joint; the part of a limb where it can bend; such as a knee or a wrist; phalanx
    1. any mechanical joint where two parts are supposed to move (bend) with respect to each other
Declension

Etymology 3

From Old Swedish liþ. Of the same origin as previous with alternate grammatical gender (cf. Old English liþ n).

Noun

led n

  1. A queue; a row of people
  2. (mathematics) term
    högerledet
    the right hand side; what's on the right hand side of the equality
  3. stage
    Ett led i processen
    A stage in the process
Declension

Etymology 4

From Old Swedish lēþ, from Old Norse leið, from Proto-Germanic *laidō.

Noun

led c

  1. track, route; along which one may walk; go by bike
Declension
Derived terms
  • (track): vandringsled, cykelled

Etymology 5

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb

led

  1. past tense of lida.
  2. imperative of leda.

Anagrams

  • del, eld

Westrobothnian

Etymology

From Old Norse hlið n.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /lɪː(d)/

Noun

led n (definite singular lede, dative leden, definite plural leda)

  1. gate
  2. work in a certain order or round, to which the parishioners (qualified to vote at the parish meeting) are bidden

Source: wiktionary.org
  • LEAD, to go in advance.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)