Synonyms of pad


1. pad, pad of paper, tablet, paper

usage: a number of sheets of paper fastened together along one edge

2. pad, leaf, leafage, foliage

usage: the large floating leaf of an aquatic plant (as the water lily)

3. pad, inkpad, inking pad, stamp pad, block

usage: a block of absorbent material saturated with ink; used to transfer ink evenly to a rubber stamp

4. pad, padding, cushioning

usage: a flat mass of soft material used for protection, stuffing, or comfort

5. launching pad, launchpad, launch pad, launch area, pad, platform

usage: a platform from which rockets or space craft are launched

6. diggings, digs, domiciliation, lodgings, pad, living quarters, quarters

usage: temporary living quarters

7. pad, structure, anatomical structure, complex body part, bodily structure, body structure

usage: the fleshy cushion-like underside of an animal's foot or of a human's finger


1. embroider, pad, lard, embellish, aggrandize, aggrandise, blow up, dramatize, dramatise, overstate, exaggerate, overdraw, hyperbolize, hyperbolise, magnify, amplify

usage: add details to

2. slog, footslog, plod, trudge, pad, tramp, walk

usage: walk heavily and firmly, as when weary, or through mud; "Mules plodded in a circle around a grindstone"

3. pad, fill out, stuff

usage: line or stuff with soft material; "pad a bra"

4. pad, bolster, fill, fill up, make full

usage: add padding to; "pad the seat of the chair"

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