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ed

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noun \ˈed\

Simple Definition of ed

  • : education

Full Definition of ed

  1. :  education <driver's ed> <adult ed>

1954

First Known Use of ed

1954


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ed

abbreviation

Definition of ed

  1. edited; edition; editor




ED

abbreviation

Definition of ED

  1. erectile dysfunction




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-ed

verb suffix or adjective suffix \d after a vowel or b, g, j, l, m, n, ŋ, r, th, v, z, or zh; əd, id after d or t; t after other sounds; exceptions are pronounced at their entries\

Definition of -ed

  1. 1 —used to form the past participle of regular weak verbs <ended> <faded> <tried> <patted>

  2. 2 —used to form adjectives of identical meaning from Latin-derived adjectives ending in -ate <crenulated>

  3. 3 a :  having :  characterized by <cultured> <two-legged> b :  having the characteristics of <bigoted>



Origin of -ed

Middle English, from Old English -ed, -od, -ad; akin to Old High German -t, past participle ending, Latin -tus, Greek -tos, suffix forming verbals


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-ed

verb suffix

Definition of -ed

  1. —used to form the past tense of regular weak verbs <judged> <denied> <dropped>



Origin of -ed

Middle English -ede, -de, from Old English -de, -ede, -ode, -ade; akin to Old High German -ta, past ending (1st singular) and probably to Old High German -t, past participle ending



-ED Defined for Kids

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-ed

verb suffix or adjective suffix \d after a vowel or b, g, j, l, m, n, ŋ, r, th, v, z, zh; əd, id after d, t; t after other sounds\

Definition of -ed

  1. 1 —used to form the past participle of verbs <faded> <tried>

  2. 2 :  having :  showing <cultured>

  3. 3 :  having the characteristics of <dogged>




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-ed

verb suffix

Definition of -ed

  1. —used to form the past tense of verbs <judged> <denied> <dropped>




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