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")

Antonyms of adj padded

1 sense of padded

Sense 1
cushioned, cushiony, padded -- (softened by the addition of cushions or padding)

INDIRECT (VIA soft) -> hard -- (resisting weight or pressure)

Similarity of adj padded

1 sense of padded

Sense 1
cushioned, cushiony, padded -- (softened by the addition of cushions or padding)
       => soft (vs. hard) -- (yielding readily to pressure or weight)

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