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

7 senses of pad

Sense 1
pad, pad of paper, tablet -- (a number of sheets of paper fastened together along one edge)
       => paper -- (a material made of cellulose pulp derived mainly from wood or rags or certain grasses)

Sense 2
pad -- (the large floating leaf of an aquatic plant (as the water lily))
       => leaf, leafage, foliage -- (the main organ of photosynthesis and transpiration in higher plants)

Sense 3
pad, inkpad, inking pad, stamp pad -- (a block of absorbent material saturated with ink; used to transfer ink evenly to a rubber stamp)
       => block -- (a solid piece of something (usually having flat rectangular sides); "the pyramids were built with large stone blocks")

Sense 4
pad -- (a flat mass of soft material used for protection, stuffing, or comfort)
       => padding, cushioning -- (artifact consisting of soft or resilient material used to fill or give shape or protect or add comfort)

Sense 5
launching pad, launchpad, launch pad, launch area, pad -- (a platform from which rockets or space craft are launched)
       => platform -- (a raised horizontal surface; "the speaker mounted the platform")

Sense 6
diggings, digs, domiciliation, lodgings, pad -- (temporary living quarters)
       => living quarters, quarters -- (housing available for people to live in; "he found quarters for his family"; "I visited his bachelor quarters")

Sense 7
pad -- (the fleshy cushion-like underside of an animal's foot or of a human's finger)
       => structure, anatomical structure, complex body part, bodily structure, body structure -- (a particular complex anatomical part of a living thing; "he has good bone structure")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb pad

4 senses of pad

Sense 1
embroider, pad, lard, embellish, aggrandize, aggrandise, blow up, dramatize, dramatise -- (add details to)
       => overstate, exaggerate, overdraw, hyperbolize, hyperbolise, magnify, amplify -- (to enlarge beyond bounds or the truth; "tended to romanticize and exaggerate this `gracious Old South' imagery")

Sense 2
slog, footslog, plod, trudge, pad, tramp -- (walk heavily and firmly, as when weary, or through mud; "Mules plodded in a circle around a grindstone")
       => walk -- (use one's feet to advance; advance by steps; "Walk, don't run!"; "We walked instead of driving"; "She walks with a slight limp"; "The patient cannot walk yet"; "Walk over to the cabinet")

Sense 3
pad, fill out -- (line or stuff with soft material; "pad a bra")
       => stuff -- (cram into a cavity; "The child stuffed candy into his pockets")

Sense 4
pad, bolster -- (add padding to; "pad the seat of the chair")
       => fill, fill up, make full -- (make full, also in a metaphorical sense; "fill a container"; "fill the child with pride")

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