Meaning of ed


Pronunciation: (ed), [key]
  1. education: a course in driver's ed; adult ed.


Pronunciation: (ed), [key]
  1. a male given name, form ofor


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  1. See


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  1. effective dose for 50 percent of the group; the amount of a drug that is therapeutic in 50 percent of the persons or animals in which it is tested.


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  1. a suffix forming the past tense of weak verbs: he crossed the river.


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  1. a suffix forming the past participle of weak verbs (he had crossed the river), and of participial adjectives indicating a condition or quality resulting from the action of the verb (inflated balloons).


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  1. a suffix forming adjectives from nouns: bearded; monied; tender-hearted.


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— pl. eds. pl. eds.
  1. edited.
  2. edition.
  3. editor.
  4. education.


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  1. Eastern Department.
  2. election district.
  3. ex dividend.
  4. executive director.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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  • ed (Thesaurus)