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pad

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of pad

  1. 1 a number of sheets of writing paper glued together at one edge we'll need to buy a new pad for telephone messages soon Synonyms notepad, tablet Related Words scratch pad; album, notebook, scrapbook; booklet, pamphlet

  2. 2 a place set aside for sleeping I went back to my pad to get some rest Synonyms bunk, doss [chiefly British], hay [slang], kip, lair [British dialect], bed, rack, sackRelated Words bedstead, futon, mattress, pallet; bunk bed, cot, couch, daybed, feather bed, four-poster, hammock, Murphy bed, shakedown, sleigh bed, sofa, sofa bed, studio couch, trundle bed, water bed; bassinet, carry-cot [British], cradle, crib

  3. 3 something that serves as a protective barrier a pad on the chair to keep it from getting scratched Synonyms buffer, bumper, cocoon, cushioning, fender, cushionRelated Words baffle, muffler; padding; safeguard, shield; barricade, cordon

  4. 4 the place where one lives welcome to my pad Synonyms abode, diggings, domicile, dwelling, fireside, habitation, hearth, hearthstone, house, lodging, home, place, quarters, residence, roofRelated Words accommodations, housing, nest, residency, shelter; bungalow, cabin, casita, chalet, cottage; duplex, ranch, ranch house, saltbox, semi [chiefly British], split level, townhome, town house, tract house, triplex; apartment, apartment house, condominium, flat, tenement, tenement house, walk-up; penthouse, salon, suite; barracks, billet, boardinghouse, dorm, dormitory, lodging house, lodgment (or lodgement), room(s), rooming house; castle, château, countryseat, estate, hall, manor, manor house, mansion, palace, villa; farmhouse, grange, hacienda, homestead; double-wide, houseboat, house trailer, mobile home, motor home, recreational vehicle, trailer; hermitage, manse, parsonage, rectory, vicarage; hooch (or hootch) [slang], hovel, hut, hutch, shack, shanty


pad

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of pad

  1. to add to the interest of by including made-up details the journalist was fired for padding certain stories to make them more interesting Synonyms color, elaborate (on), embellish, exaggerate, hyperbolize, magnify, pad, stretchRelated Words dress up, gussy up; amplify, enhance, enlarge (on or upon), expand, flesh (out); fudge, hedge; overdo, overdraw, overemphasize, overplay, overstate; emphasize, play up, stress; caricature; satirizeNear Antonyms belittle, minimize, play down, understate



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