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1. spade

noun. ['ˈspeɪd'] a playing card in the major suit that has one or more black figures on it.

Synonyms

  • major suit

Etymology

  • spadu (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Spade

  • underplayed
  • promenade
  • metrodade
  • underpaid
  • unafraid
  • serenade
  • portrayed
  • palisade
  • overstayed
  • overplayed
  • masquerade
  • lemonade
  • downgrade
  • displayed
  • disobeyed
  • colonnade
  • brascade
  • usaid
  • upgrade
  • unswayed
  • replayed
  • prepaid
  • persuade
  • overpaid
  • mislaid
  • mcquaide
  • mcquaid
  • mcquade
  • mcglade
  • mcdaid

Sentences with spade


1. Noun, singular or mass
Dig along both side of the root with a spade.

2. Adjective
Secure the end of the spade bit in a drill motor.

3. Verb, past tense
Work the soil to an 18 inch depth with a tiller, spade or pitchfork.

Quotes about spade


1. Kitten, this is my best mate, Charles, but you can call him Spade. Charles, this is Cat, the woman I’ve been telling you about. You can see for yourself that everything I’ve said is…an understatement.
- Jeaniene Frost, Halfway to the Grave

2. Every philosophy is a foreground philosophy — that is a hermit's judgment: "There is something arbitrary in his stopping here to look back and look around, in his not digging deeper here but laying his spade aside; there is also something suspicious about it."Every philosophy also conceals a philosophy; every opinion is also a hideout, every word also a mask.
- Friedrich Nietzsche, Beyond Good and Evil

2. spade-like

adjective. shaped in the form of a spade.

Synonyms

  • spade-shaped

Antonyms

  • amorphous
  • formless

3. spade-shaped

adjective. shaped in the form of a spade.

Synonyms

  • spade-like

Antonyms

  • amorphous
  • formless

4. spade

verb. ['ˈspeɪd'] dig (up) with a spade.

Synonyms

  • dig
  • turn over
  • delve
  • ridge

Etymology

  • spadu (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. spade

noun. ['ˈspeɪd'] a sturdy hand shovel that can be pushed into the earth with the foot.

Synonyms

  • garden spade
  • hand shovel
  • ditch spade

Etymology

  • spadu (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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