Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun std

2 senses of std

Sense 1
venereal disease, VD, venereal infection, social disease, Cupid's itch, Cupid's disease, Venus's curse, dose, sexually transmitted disease, STD -- (a communicable infection transmitted by sexual intercourse or genital contact)
       => contagious disease, contagion -- (any disease easily transmitted by contact)

Sense 2
Doctor of Sacred Theology, STD -- (a doctor's degree in theology; "STD is from the Latin Sanctae Theologiae Doctor")
       => doctor's degree, doctorate -- (one of the highest earned academic degrees conferred by a university)

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