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Valid words made from Wade

You can make 20 words from 'wade' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.

4 letters words from 'wade'

AWED 8DEAW 8
WADE 8 

3 letters words from 'wade'

AWE 6DAE 4
DAW 7DEW 7
WAD 7WAE 6
WED 7 

2 letters words from 'wade'

AD 3AE 2
AW 5DA 3
DE 3EA 2
ED 3EW 5
WE 5 

All 4 letters words made out of wade

wade awde wdae dwae adwe dawe waed awed wead ewad aewd eawd wdea dwea weda ewda dewa edwa adew daew aedw eadw deaw edaw

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

Definitions and meaning of wade

wade

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /weɪd/
  • Rhymes: -eɪd
  • Homophones: wayed, weighed, wheyed

Etymology 1

From Middle English waden, from Old English wadan, from Proto-Germanic *wadaną, from Proto-Indo-European *weh₂dʰ- (to go). Cognates include German waten (wade) and Latin vādō (go, walk; rush) (whence English evade, invade, pervade).

Verb

wade (third-person singular simple present wades, present participle wading, simple past and past participle waded)

  1. (intransitive) to walk through water or something that impedes progress.
    • 1918, Edgar Rice Burroughs, The Land That Time Forgot Chapter VIII
      After breakfast the men set out to hunt, while the women went to a large pool of warm water covered with a green scum and filled with billions of tadpoles. They waded in to where the water was about a foot deep and lay down in the mud. They remained there from one to two hours and then returned to the cliff.
  2. (intransitive) to progress with difficulty
    • And wades through fumes, and gropes his way.
  3. (transitive) to walk through (water or similar impediment); to pass through by wading
  4. (intransitive) To enter recklessly.
Translations

Noun

wade (plural wades)

  1. An act of wading.
  2. (colloquial) A ford; a place to cross a river.
Translations

Related terms

  • wade in
  • wade through

Etymology 2

Noun

wade (uncountable)

  1. Obsolete form of woad.

References

  • “wade” in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.

Anagrams

  • Dawe, Dewa, awed

Dutch

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈʋaː.də/
  • Hyphenation: wa‧De
  • Rhymes: -aːdə

Etymology 1

From Middle Dutch wade, from Old Dutch *watho, from Proto-Germanic *waþwô.

Cognate with German Wade (calf (of leg)), Swedish vad (calf (of leg)) and Afrikaans waai (popliteal).

Noun

wade f (plural waden, diminutive waadje n)

  1. popliteus
Descendants
  • Afrikaans: waai

Etymology 2

Noun

wade f (plural waden, diminutive waadje n)

  1. shroud
Derived terms
  • lijkwade
Related terms
  • gewaad

Etymology 3

From Middle Dutch wade, reformed from waet through influence of the collective gewade (modern gewaad). Further from Old Dutch *wāt, from Proto-Germanic *wēd-.

Cognate with Middle High German wāt, Old Saxon wād, Old English wǣd, Old Norse váð.

Noun

wade f (plural waden, diminutive waadje n)

  1. type of trawl
Synonyms
  • schrobnet
Hypernyms
  • sleepnet

Etymology 4

Verb

wade

  1. (archaic) singular present subjunctive of waden

Middle English

Verb

wade

  1. Alternative form of waden

Source: wiktionary.org
  • WADD, an earthy ore of manganese.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)