HyperDic: gad

English > 3 senses of the word GAD / gad:
NOUNstateGAD, generalized anxiety disorder, anxiety reactionan anxiety disorder characterized by chronic free-floating anxiety and such symptoms as tension or sweating or trembling or lightheadedness or irritability etc that has lasted for more than six months
artifactgad, spura sharp prod fixed to a rider's heel and used to urge a horse onward
VERBmotiongad, gallivant, jazz aroundwander aimlessly in search of pleasure
GAD / gad > pronunciation
Soundsgae'd
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English > GAD: 3 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningAn anxiety disorder characterized by chronic free-floating anxiety and such symptoms as tension or sweating or trembling or lightheadedness or irritability etc that has lasted for more than six months.
Synonymsgeneralized anxiety disorder, anxiety reaction
Broaderanxiety disorderA cover term for a variety of mental disorders in which severe anxiety is a salient symptom
English > gad: 3 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA sharp prod fixed to a rider's heel and used to urge a horse onward.
Synonymspur
Part ofbootfootwear that covers the whole foot and lower leg
PartsrowelA small spiked wheel at the end of a spur
Broaderprod, goadA pointed instrument that is used to prod / prod into a state of motion
Spanishespuela, espuelas
Catalanesperó
English > gad: 3 senses > verb 1, motion
Meaningwander aimlessly in search of pleasure.
PatternSomebody ----s
Synonymsgallivant, jazz around
Broaderroll, wander, swan, stray, tramp, roam, cast, ramble, rove, range, drift, vagabondMove about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment
Spanishcorretear las calles, ir de fiesta, vagar

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