- to begin energetically.
- to attack strongly: to wade into a thoughtless child; to wade into a mob of rioters.
Origin of wade
OTHER WORDS FROM wadeun·wad·ed, adjectiveun·wad·ing, adjective
Other definitions for wade (2 of 2)
How to use wade in a sentence
After a long day of him wading and me watching him in the muck, cocktails were required.
Anyone who takes pot shots at a lovely wading bird is a hopeless defective, in my view, an evolutionary mistake.
But among reams of waterlogged documents, troops wading in water four feet deep spotted Hebrew lettering among the Arabic.
Wading so directly into Syria's bloody conflict is fraught with pitfalls for the U.S. government.
At 35, Braner is far from those angsty teen years, but connects with those wading the rough waters of high school with ease.Camp Kivu’s Quest to Get Depressed Teens to Disconnect From Social Media|Nina Strochlic|November 5, 2012|DAILY BEAST
He looked at Edna's book, which he had read; and he told her the end, to save her the trouble of wading through it, he said.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
As you are aware, I have been wading deep waters and contending with the great ones of the earth, not wholly without success.The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 25 (of 25)|Robert Louis Stevenson
Consequently, instead of mounting one of the already overburdened beasts, I crossed the two fords of the Salmon River by wading.Gold-Seeking on the Dalton Trail|Arthur R. Thompson
Sometimes he goes to the brook and sits on a stone by a pool there, while I go wading and get my stummick wet and drippy and cool.The Idyl of Twin Fires|Walter Prichard Eaton
On he went, hour by hour, forcing his way through the thick bushes and wading in the deep mud.Stories of Our Naval Heroes|Various