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ed

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noun \ˈed\

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


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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. 3a :  having :  characterized by cultured two-leggedb :  having the characteristics of bigoted

Origin and Etymology 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 and Etymology 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 English Language Learners

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ed

play
noun \ˈed\

Definition of ed for English Language Learners

  • : education


-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 for Students

  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 for Students

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


Medical Dictionary

ED

abbreviation

Medical Definition of ED

  1. 1effective dose

  2. 2emergency department

  3. 3erectile dysfunction

  4. 4erythema dose

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