std

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Definition of std 

(Entry 1 of 3)

standard

STD

noun
\ˌes-(ˌ)tē-ˈdē \

Definition of STD (Entry 2 of 3)

: any of various diseases or infections that can be transmitted by direct sexual contact including some (such as syphilis, gonorrhea, chlamydia, and genital herpes) chiefly spread by sexual means and others (such as hepatitis B and AIDS) often contracted by nonsexual means

STD

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Definition of STD (Entry 3 of 3)

doctor of sacred theology

Examples of std in a Sentence

Noun

a discussion of AIDS and other STDs

First Known Use of std

Noun

1974, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for std

Noun

sexually transmitted disease

Abbreviation (2)

New Latin sacrae theologiae doctor

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STD

noun

English Language Learners Definition of STD

: any one of various diseases that you can get by having sex with a person who has the disease

STD

noun
\ˌes-ˌtē-ˈdē \

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