ed [ ed ] SHOW IPA / ɛd / PHONETIC RESPELLING noun Informal. education: a course in driver's ed; adult ed.
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Origin of ed
Words nearby ed eczema marginatum
Edam Other definitions for ed (2 of 8) Ed [ ed ] SHOW IPA / ɛd / PHONETIC RESPELLING Other definitions for ed (3 of 8) Pathology. erectile dysfunction. Other definitions for ed (4 of 8) a suffix forming the past tense of weak verbs: he crossed the river. Origin of -ed 1
-de, -ede, -ode, -ade; origin disputed Other definitions for ed (5 of 8) a suffix forming the past participle of weak verbs ( he had crossed the river), and of participial adjectives indicating a condition or quality resulting from the action of the verb ( inflated balloons). Origin of -ed 2
-ed, -od, -ad; origin disputed Other definitions for ed (6 of 8) a suffix forming adjectives from nouns: bearded; monied; tender-hearted. Origin of -ed 3
Middle English; Old English
-ede Other definitions for ed (7 of 8) abbreviation edited. plural eds. edition. plural eds. editor. education. Other definitions for ed (8 of 8) abbreviation Eastern Department. election district. ex dividend. executive director.
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How to use ed in a sentence Ed Brooke, the first African-American Senator since Reconstruction, embrac ed fights with the left and right.
Cocker became an international star in the late 1960s, showing up everywhere from Woodstock to The
Ed Sullivan Show.
I like all of them, in a way, but I like Scissorhands and
But, yeah, Beetlejuice, Scissorhands, and
Ed Wood are my favorites.
Gays have won, Mr. Barron said in his op-
ed for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, and Christians are now “outlaws” and “martyrs.”
By way of example, compare 'The bysschop weop for 'ermyng'; King Alisaunder,
O Jakobowski many tears you'll sh
ed man,You lost your money when you lost your ' Ed-man!
If I'd a boil
ed beetroot face like you, I'd never show my ' ed in a public room again.
He also quotes the expression 'grans danses et grans karolles' from Froissart,
See the long account of this in the Knight de la Tour Landry,
ed. British Dictionary definitions for ed (1 of 4) suffix forming the past tense of most English verbs Word Origin for -ed
-de, -ede, -ode, -ade British Dictionary definitions for ed (2 of 4) suffix forming the past participle of most English verbs Word Origin for -ed
-ed, -od, -ad British Dictionary definitions for ed (3 of 4) suffix forming adjectives possessing or having the characteristics of salaried; red-blooded Word Origin for -ed
-ede British Dictionary definitions for ed (4 of 4) abbreviation for edited plural eds edition plural eds editor
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Medical definitions for ed abbr. effective dose erectile dysfunction
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