Definition of -ade

1 : act : action blockade
2 : product especially : sweet drink limeade

History and Etymology for -ade

borrowed from French, borrowed from Old Occitan, Spanish, or Upper Italian -ada, going back to Late Latin -āta, going back to Latin, feminine of -ātus -ate entry 1

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“-ade.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/-ade. Accessed 24 May. 2022.

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Ade biographical name

\ ˈād How to pronounce Ade (audio) \

Definition of Ade

George 1866–1944 American humorist and playwright

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