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English

Etymology

Old English wadan, from common Germanic *wadan, from Proto-Indo-European *wadh- "to go". Cognates include Latin vadere "go, walk; rush" (whence English invade, evade).

Pronunciation

Verb

Infinitive
to wade

Third person singular
wad

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
ing

to wade (third-person singular simple present wad, present participle ing, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (intransitive) to walk through water or something that impedes progress
  2. (intransitive) to progress with difficulty

Translations

Noun

Singular
wade

Plural
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  1. an act of wading

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