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pads

noun
plural of pad

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(Entry 1 of 3)

1 a number of sheets of writing paper glued together at one edge
  • the waitress keeps a pad in the pocket of her apron to write down orders

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2 a place set aside for sleeping
  • I went back to my pad to get some rest

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3 something that serves as a protective barrier
  • a pad on the chair to keep it from getting scratched

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present tense third-person singular of pad

Synonyms & Antonyms of pads (Entry 2 of 3)

to add to the interest of by including made-up details
  • the journalist was fired for padding certain stories to make them more interesting

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present tense third-person singular of pad

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“Pads.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/pads. Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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