how to pronounce wade

/ˈwɛɪd/

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wade is pronounced in one syllable

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wɛɪd

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An example use of wade in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… should i wade no more returning were as …”

meanings of wade

verb:

  1. To progress with difficulty.
  2. To walk through (water or similar impediment); to pass through by wading.
  3. To enter recklessly.
  4. To walk through water or something that impedes progress.

noun:

  1. Obsolete form of woad.
  2. An act of wading.
  3. A ford; a place to cross a river.

name:

  1. A system of romanization for the Chinese language based on 19th-century Pekingese pronunciation, worked out by Thomas Wade.
  2. A male given name transferred from the surname.
  3. A topographic surname​.

words with pronunciation similar to wade

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