- to begin energetically.
- to attack strongly: to wade into a thoughtless child; to wade into a mob of rioters.
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OTHER WORDS FROM wadeun·wad·ed, adjectiveun·wad·ing, adjective
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Wade netted nearly $200 million in earnings during his playing career in addition to his off-court sponsorship agreements.Dwyane Wade purchases ownership stake in Utah Jazz|Ben Golliver|April 16, 2021|Washington Post
There are some purists who are going to claim that Wade just made up a word, that there’s no such thing as “un-turnover-able.”
Wade likes Moleskine’s products for classic and bullet journaling.
The doctors were subsequently convicted of illegal distribution of opioids, with Wade sentenced to 10 years in prison and Diamond to 20 years.The Justice Department Sues Walmart, Accusing It of Illegally Dispensing Opioids|by Jesse Eisinger and James Bandler|December 23, 2020|ProPublica
The Big Three in Miami was a terror, but it’s easy to forget how out of sync James and Wade were offensively early on,15 as Bosh took time to settle into a tertiary role after being a No.LeBron And AD Are The Heroes. But The Sum Of This Lakers Club Was More Than Its Superstar Parts.|Chris Herring (email@example.com)|October 12, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
Media outlets “crowd sourced” the project, asking readers to help wade through the 24,000 pages of Palin emails.
There are no emails for us to wade through—even if we were champing at the bits.
They were busily implementing these in cases like Roe v. Wade when a right-wing insurgency took them by surprise.
To be sure, a more activist Supreme Court could still have decided to wade into the waters and decide this issue once and for all.
In the eloquent words of colonial preacher John Winthrop, “When a man is to wade through deep water, there is required tallness.”For Short Men in 2014, The News Is Surprisingly Good|Kevin Bleyer|September 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
We had now at one moment to wade through plains of sand, and the next to clamber over the rocks by wretched paths.A Woman's Journey Round the World|Ida Pfeiffer
"And my geldin' kin travel that same road spryer 'n Green's hoss—for a hunderd dollars," said Wade, eagerly.Scattergood Baines|Clarence Budington Kelland
Streams which a boy could wade last March would now give an elephant a tussle.
She was obliged to wade through, but escaped a serious wetting by walking on her heels.
They were able to wade out unto the islet & thereon hid they themselves among the reeds.