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Meaning of ARCADE

Pronunciation:  âr'keyd

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a structure composed of a series of arches supported by columns
  2. [n]  a covered passageway; often between streets with shops or stalls

ARCADE is a 6 letter word that starts with A.


 Synonyms: colonnade
 See Also: amusement arcade, arch, construction, loggia, passageway, penny arcade, structure



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Ar*cade"\, n. [F. arcade, Sp. arcada, LL. arcata, fr. L.
arcus bow, arch.]
1. (Arch.)
   (a) A series of arches with the columns or piers which
       support them, the spandrels above, and other necessary
       appurtenances; sometimes open, serving as an entrance
       or to give light; sometimes closed at the back (as in
       the cut) and forming a decorative feature.
   (b) A long, arched building or gallery.

2. An arched or covered passageway or avenue.

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Dream Dictionary
 Definition: You are trying to escape the problems you are facing in your life, and trying to lose yourself in a fun and pleasurable environment. Dreaming of being at an arcade might also indicate that some exterior forces are distracting you from your main goal, and that you can't see the whole picture yet, due to so many confusing ideas and events at work.
Thesaurus Terms
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