Wed vs Wad - What's the difference?
As a noun wed
As a verb wad is
third person singular of.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
To perform the marriage ceremony for; to join in matrimony.
- The priest wed the couple.
To take as one's spouse.
- And Adam, wedded to another Eve, / Shall live with her.
To take a spouse.
(figuratively) To join (more or less permanently)
- She wed her first love.
- Thou art wedded to calamity.
* 2008 , Bradley Simpson, Economists with Guns , page 72:
- Men are wedded to their lusts.
(figurative) To take to oneself and support; to espouse.
- They positively and concernedly wedded his cause.
* (l) (obsolete)
An amorphous, compact mass.
A substantial pile (normally of money).
- Our cat loves to play with a small wad of paper.
A soft plug or seal, particularly as used between the powder and pellets in a shotgun cartridge.
(slang) A sandwich.
(vulgar, slang) An ejaculate of semen.
(mineralogy) Any black manganese oxide or hydroxide mineral rich rock in the oxidized zone of various ore deposits.
- With a wad of cash like that, she should not have been walking round Manhattan
* (ejaculate) blow one's wad, shoot one's wad
To crumple or crush into a compact, amorphous shape or ball.
(Ulster) To wager.
To insert or force a wad into.
- She wadded up the scrap of paper and threw it in the trash.
To stuff or line with some soft substance, or wadding, like cotton.
- to wad a gun
- to wad a cloak