Definition of 'wade'

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Example sentences containing 'wade'

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One of the government's most senior legal advisers also waded into the row. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But they need time to wade through complex computer files and evidence in many languages. The Sun (2008)He also waded into the row over executive pay. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Part of the filming involved him wading through a river strapped to a parachute. The Sun (2008)She used to go catching butterflies and wading through streams. Times, Sunday Times (2013)There are now enormous numbers of wading birds in Britain along our muddy shores. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It's a magnet for wading birds. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I can remember watching Dad become gleeful the first time we went wade fishing together. Christianity Today (2000)Thousands of migratory wading birds took wing as the tide filled the Thames Estuary. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It's a big project then, one that would bring back good numbers of those wading birds. Times, Sunday Times (2011)You need time to wade through it, which is why it may be better for visitors on a long stay and with a wide range of interests. Times, Sunday Times (2007)He was incredibly strong, so we would walk day and night in the jungle, climbing hills and wading through rivers. Times, Sunday Times (2014)She knew - maybe she was a grandma now, but once upon a time she had waded through this same heart of darkness. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It's no wonder we haven't enough on the beat if they are having to spend time and energy wading through this nonsense. The Sun (2009)To get to the road, I had to wade through the river. Marsden, Philip The Crossing-Place (1993)

Synonyms of 'wade'

paddle, splash, splash about, slop
walk through, cross, ford, pass through

Trends of 'wade'

Used Occasionally. wade is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary

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Translations for 'wade'

British English: wade VERB
If you wade through something that makes it difficult to walk, usually water or mud, you walk through it.
Rescuers had to wade across a river to reach them.
  • American English: wade
  • Brazilian Portuguese: atravessar
  • Chinese: 蹚 >过水、泥等
  • European Spanish: vadear
  • French: patauger
  • German: waten
  • Italian: avanzare a fatica
  • Japanese: 骨折って通る
  • Korean: > 헤치며 걷다힘겹게
  • European Portuguese: atravessar
  • Spanish: vadear


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