std

abbreviation

Definition of std

standard

1

STD

noun \ ˌes-(ˌ)tē-ˈdē \

Definition of STD

: 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

Examples of std in a Sentence

  1. a discussion of AIDS and other STDs

Origin and Etymology of std

sexually transmitted disease


2

STD

abbreviation

Definition of STD

doctor of sacred theology

Origin and Etymology of std

New Latin sacrae theologiae doctor


STD Defined for English Language Learners

STD

noun

Definition of STD for English Language Learners

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


Medical Dictionary

STD

noun \ ˌes-ˌtē-ˈdē \

medical Definition of STD


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