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Meaning of LADE

Pronunciation:  leyd

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [v]  fill or load; "load a car"
  2. [v]  remove with or as if with a ladle; of liquids

LADE is a 4 letter word that starts with L.


 Synonyms: laden, ladle, load, load up
 See Also: fill, fill up, make full, reload, remove, slop, stack, take, take away, withdraw



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Lade\, v. t. [imp. {Laded}; p. p. {Laded}, {Laded}; p. pr.
    & vb. n. {Lading}.] [AS. hladan to heap, load, draw (water);
    akin to D. & G. laden to load, OHG. hladan, ladan, Icel.
    hla?a, Sw. ladda, Dan. lade, Goth. afhlapan. Cf. {Load},
    {Ladle}, {Lathe} for turning, {Last} a load.]
    1. To load; to put a burden or freight on or in; -- generally
       followed by that which receives the load, as the direct
             And they laded their asses with the corn. --Gen.
                                                   xlii. 26.
    2. To throw in out. with a ladle or dipper; to dip; as, to
       lade water out of a tub, or into a cistern.
             And chides the sea that sunders him from thence,
             Saying, he'll lade it dry to have his way. --Shak.
    3. (Plate Glass Manuf.) To transfer (the molten glass) from
       the pot to the forming table.
  2. \Lade\, v. i. [See {Lade}, v. t.]
    1. To draw water. [Obs.]
    2. (Naut.) To admit water by leakage, as a ship, etc.
  3. \Lade\, n. [Prov. E., a ditch or drain. Cf. {Lode}, {Lead}
    to conduct.]
    1. The mouth of a river. [Obs.] --Bp. Gibson.
    2. A passage for water; a ditch or drain. [Prov. Eng.]
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