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I didn't feel like gymnastics were part of The Cars. I certainly philosophically didn't want to prod the audience to react to anything. To me, it was more like negative theater. We didn't really talk to the audience. I didn't see that being a part of this band.
Ric Ocasek

Meaning of "prod" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD PROD

Of uncertain origin.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF PROD

prod  [prɒd] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF PROD

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Prod is a verb and can also act as a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb prod in English.

WHAT DOES PROD MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of prod in the English dictionary

The first definition of prod in the dictionary is to poke or jab with or as if with a pointed object. Other definition of prod is to rouse or urge to action. Prod is also the act or an instance of prodding.


CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO PROD

PRESENT

Present
I prod
you prod
he/she/it prods
we prod
you prod
they prod
Present continuous
I am prodding
you are prodding
he/she/it is prodding
we are prodding
you are prodding
they are prodding
Present perfect
I have prodded
you have prodded
he/she/it has prodded
we have prodded
you have prodded
they have prodded
Present perfect continuous
I have been prodding
you have been prodding
he/she/it has been prodding
we have been prodding
you have been prodding
they have been prodding
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I prodded
you prodded
he/she/it prodded
we prodded
you prodded
they prodded
Past continuous
I was prodding
you were prodding
he/she/it was prodding
we were prodding
you were prodding
they were prodding
Past perfect
I had prodded
you had prodded
he/she/it had prodded
we had prodded
you had prodded
they had prodded
Past perfect continuous
I had been prodding
you had been prodding
he/she/it had been prodding
we had been prodding
you had been prodding
they had been prodding
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will prod
you will prod
he/she/it will prod
we will prod
you will prod
they will prod
Future continuous
I will be prodding
you will be prodding
he/she/it will be prodding
we will be prodding
you will be prodding
they will be prodding
Future perfect
I will have prodded
you will have prodded
he/she/it will have prodded
we will have prodded
you will have prodded
they will have prodded
Future perfect continuous
I will have been prodding
you will have been prodding
he/she/it will have been prodding
we will have been prodding
you will have been prodding
they will have been prodding
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would prod
you would prod
he/she/it would prod
we would prod
you would prod
they would prod
Conditional continuous
I would be prodding
you would be prodding
he/she/it would be prodding
we would be prodding
you would be prodding
they would be prodding
Conditional perfect
I would have prod
you would have prod
he/she/it would have prod
we would have prod
you would have prod
they would have prod
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been prodding
you would have been prodding
he/she/it would have been prodding
we would have been prodding
you would have been prodding
they would have been prodding
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you prod
we let´s prod
you prod
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to prod
Past participle
prodded
Present Participle
prodding
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH PROD


Axelrod
ˈæksəlrɒd
brod
brɒd
dambrod
ˈdæmˌbrɒd
downtrod
ˌdaʊnˈtrɒd
emerod
ˈɛməˌrɒd
goldenrod
ˌɡəʊldənˈrɒd
Nemrod
ˈnɛmrɒd
Nimrod
ˈnɪmrɒd
pushrod
ˈpʊʃˌrɒd
ramrod
ˈræmˌrɒd
re-trod
riːˈtrɒd
rod
rɒd
schrod
ʃrɒd
scrod
skrɒd
sprod
sprɒd
tie-rod
ˈtaɪˌrɒd
trod
trɒd

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE PROD

prod.
prodded
prodder
Proddie
prodding
Prodi
prodigal
prodigalise
prodigality
prodigalize
prodigally
prodigies
prodigiosity
prodigious
prodigiously
prodigiousness
prodigy
proditor
proditorious

WORDS THAT END LIKE PROD

cattle prod
con rod
connecting rod
control rod
curtain rod
divining rod
fishing rod
fly rod
fuel rod
Herod
hot rod
lightning rod
measuring rod
Nizhni Novgorod
Novgorod
piston rod
sarod
tie rod
track rod
welding rod

Synonyms and antonyms of prod in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «PROD»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «prod» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of prod
boost · cue · dig · elbow · goad · impel · incite · jab · motivate · move · nudge · poke · poker · prick · prompt · propel · push · reminder · rouse · shove · signal · spur · stick · stimulate · stimulus · stir up · urge

Translation of «prod» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF PROD

Find out the translation of prod to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of prod from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «prod» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

> 捅
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

empujar
570 millions of speakers

English

prod
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

ठेस
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

همز
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

прод
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

enfiar
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

শঙ্কু
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

pousser
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Prod
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

stoßen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

つつく
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

> 찌르다
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Prod
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

sản
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ப்ரொடக்ஷன்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

उत्पादन
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

dürtme
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

spingere delicatamente
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

prod
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

прод
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

prod
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

prod
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

prod
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

prod
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

prod
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of prod

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «PROD»

The term «prod» is very widely used and occupies the 5.886 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «PROD» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «prod» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «prod» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about prod

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8 QUOTES WITH «PROD»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word prod.
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Theodore Bikel
By showing hunger, deprivation, starvation and brutality, as well as endurance and nobility, documentaries inform, prod our memories, even stir us to action. Such films do battle for our very soul.
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Tommy Chong
When you hit a groove, it's not you; it's the spirit world. The spirits whisper the ideas in your brain and prod you along. They're the ones that are really happy.
3
Wesley Clark
A commander in chief with military experience might be able to prod a conservative military into thinking more imaginatively.
4
Robert Frost
There are two kinds of teachers: the kind that fill you with so much quail shot that you can't move, and the kind that just gives you a little prod behind and you jump to the skies.
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Walter Murch
My job as an editor is to gently prod the attention of the audience to look at various parts of the frame. And that - I do that by manipulating how and where I cut and what succession of images I work with.
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Ric Ocasek
I didn't feel like gymnastics were part of The Cars. I certainly philosophically didn't want to prod the audience to react to anything. To me, it was more like negative theater. We didn't really talk to the audience. I didn't see that being a part of this band.
7
John Steinbeck
Where does discontent start? You are warm enough, but you shiver. You are fed, yet hunger gnaws you. You have been loved, but your yearning wanders in new fields. And to prod all these there's time, the Bastard Time.
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Evan Williams
People want to do good things, they just need a prod sometimes, and what Twitter and other technologies that connect people are showing us is that if you make it a little easier for people then you will enable them to do what they want to do, to help people out, to form groups and do good.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «PROD»

Discover the use of prod in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to prod and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Chemistry of Natural Products
Soc, 111, 3382; for detailed reviews of polyketide biosynthesis, see T.J. Simpson, 1987, Nat. Prod. Rep., 4, 339; 1987, Chem. Soc. Rev., 16, 123; 1991, Nat. Prod. Rep., 8, 573; for reviews of shikimate biosynthesis, see P.M. Dewick, 1986, Nat.
R.H. Thomson, 1993
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Model Building in Mathematical Programming
Apfil June Manufacture 500 PROD 1 I000 PROD 2 300 PROD 3 300 PROD 4 800 PROD 5 200 PROD 6 I00 PROD 7 600 PROD l 500 PROD 2 200 PROD 3 400 PROD 5 300 PROD 6 I50 PROD 7 400 PROD l 700 PROD 2 I00 PROD 3 I00 ...
H. Paul Williams, 2013
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Siebel Customer Order Management
... Data Pricing Prod Item Id DTYPEJD DTYPEJD Data Prod It Prod Prom Id DTYPEJD DTYPEJD Data Prod Pr Prod Prom Instance Id DTYPEID DTYPEJD Data Prod Pr Prod Prom Rule Id DTYPEID DTYPEJD Data Prod Pr Prod Prom Source Id ...
Mohammed Azizuddin Aamer
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Statistical Abstract of the United States
1,232.6 480.8 552.7 14.8 184.2 1,635.0 400.8 790.6 44.5 399.1 Chemicals 8 allied prod. . . 2,066.1 816.4 942.3 132.3 175.2 4,046.9 879.6 1,786.9 723.4 657.1 Petroleum 8. coal prod. . . . 1,462.5 996.7 373.3 57.0 35.5 2,849.0 1,464.7 793.9 ...
‎1993
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The Prod of Immortality
John Taylor. seeking the dormant soul of the Demon Taudan: a forest in Kagnus; home of the peryton Kar Thadda, Lake: in the age of Kamani's reign in the world above, a lake of flame from which the Uledrith were birthed and around which ...
John Taylor
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Character Actors in Horror and Science Fiction Films, 1930-1960
Prod.: Weiss Productions. Dir.: Albert Herman. Cast: Jack Mulhall, Jon Hall (as Charles Locher). Cobra Woman (1944). Prod.: Universal Pictures. Dir.: Robert Siodmak. Cast: Maria Montez, Jon Hall, Lon Chaney, Jr. Condemned to Live ( 1935).
Laurence Raw, 2012
7
Postmodern Paletos: Immigration, Democracy, and ...
Los dias del pasado, dir. Mario Camus, prod. Impala Films, 1977. Don erre que erre, dir. Jose Luis Saenz de Heredia, prod. Hidalgo, S.A./Filmayer, 1970. La escopeta national, dir. Luis G. Berlanga, prod. Alfredo Matas/Greenwich, 1977.
Nathan E. Richardson, 2002
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Not Hollywood: Independent Film at the Twilight of the ...
Prod. Sean Baker, Shih-Ching Tsou. The Taqwacores. 2010. Dir. Eyad Zahra. Prod. Eyad Zahra. Thelma and Louise. 1991. Dir. Ridley Scott. Prod. Mimi Polk Gitlin, Ridley Scott. The Thin Blue Line. 1988. Dir. Errol Morris. Prod. Mark Lipson .
Sherry B. Ortner, 2013
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Miscellaneous Publication
Eggs Dairy prod. Sorghum grain Alfalfa Cattle1 Calves Soybeans Wheat Apples Eggs Potatoes Hogs Peanuts Grnhse, Nursry Grnhse, Nursry Hogs Hogs Corn Hogs Corn Sheep, Lambs Maple prod. Peanuts Potatoes Turkeys Potatoes Hay ...
‎1927
10
Progress in Heterocyclic Chemistry
Prod., 72, 63 (2009). M. Kladi, C. Vagias, P. Papazafiri, S. Brogi, A. Tafi and V. Roussis,J. Nat. Prod., 72, 190 (2009). M. Mori-Hongo, H. Takimoto, T. Katagiri, M. Kimura, Y. Ikeda and T. Miyase, J. Nat. Prod., 72, 194 (2009). Q. Mi, J.M. Pezzuto,  ...
Gordon W. Gribble, John A. Joule, 2010

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «PROD»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term prod is used in the context of the following news items.
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Chief Keef - Lil Dummy (Prod. By Young Chop) [New Song]
By now, we all know that there isn't much of a release strategy when it comes to new music from Chief Keef. On any given day or night, random ... «HotNewHipHop, Jul 15»
2
Zona Man - No Advance [New Mixtape]
Future & Lil Durk (Prod. By C Sick)Mean To Me Feat. Future & Lil Durk (Prod. ... Jazze Pha (Prod. By Jazze Pha). 07. Watch Everybody (Prod. «HotNewHipHop, Jul 15»
3
Prod for speedy Ponzi refund
New Delhi, July 27: The Supreme Court today told the Centre to "work out an institutional mechanism whereby a tribunal or some such body" ... «Calcutta Telegraph, Jul 15»
4
Unions, Duncan Prod Congress to Replace 'No Child' Legislation
A four-year-old entering pre-kindergarten when the Federal government last overhauled its education policies could start college this fall as a ... «The Chief-Leader, Jul 15»
5
Mikey 360 – Cheers To You (Prod.by Go Grizzly)
Hailing from Arizona, Mikey 360 is amidst a hunger to take his innovative brand of R&B music out of his locality and around world, a whole ... «Music Indistry News Network, Jul 15»
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MUSIC: Spyz – Tigbeti Ft. Orezi (Prod. Kiddominant)
The single is a marriage of the best talents the industry has to offer, as It is expertly produced by “Kiddominat“, and beautifully sung by Spyz and ... «360Nobs.com, Jul 15»
7
Centre bans Snoop Dogg video after prod from Kolkata Parsis
KOLKATA: The Union Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has finally taken notice of an objection raised by the Parsi Zoroastrian ... «Times of India, Jul 15»
8
MUSIC: Zexy Boi – Wonder (Prod. Sarz)
Zexy Boi teams up with one of Nigeria's Finest hit music Producer “Sarz” to serve this inspirational and motivational song captioned “WONDER” ... «360Nobs.com, Jul 15»
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New Music: JahiN - Girl Of My Dreams Feat. BeatMonsta (Prod. by …
BeatMonsta (Prod. by BeatMonsta). New MusicJahiN - Girl Of My Dreams Feat. BeatMonsta (Prod. by BeatMonsta). JahiN teamed up with one ... «Pulse.com.gh, Jul 15»
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Paul Wall - Swangin In The Rain (Prod. By Scoop DeVille) [New Song]
... Wall - Swangin In The Rain (Prod. By Scoop DeVille). Paul Wall - Swangin In The Rain (Prod. By Scoop DeVille) [New Song]. Kevin Goddard. «HotNewHipHop, Jul 15»

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