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I did musical theater, and I did dancing for what it was at the performing arts high school that I went to. I went to a school where I was there on a scholarship. So I think when you're on a scholarship, you always work a tad harder, or you want to work a tad harder than the next person.
Cassie Ventura

Meaning of "tad" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD TAD

Short for tadpole.
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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 TAD

tad  [tæd] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF TAD

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Tad is 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.

WHAT DOES TAD MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Tad

Tad may refer to: ▪ Tad ▪ Tad, a Seattle band ▪ Former UK scuba divers' slang for "tadpole" ▪ Tad, Isfahan, a village in Isfahan Province, Iran ▪ Tad, Markazi, a village in Markazi Province, Iran ▪ TAD Corporation, a Japanese manufacturer of video arcade games ▪ ISO 639 code for the Tause language, spoken by a few hundred people in Papua...

Definition of tad in the English dictionary

The definition of tad in the dictionary is a small boy; lad. Other definition of tad is a small bit or piece.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE TAD

tactilely
tactilist
tactility
taction
tactless
tactlessly
tactlessness
tactual
tactuality
tactually
Tadjik
Tadjikistan
Tadmor
tadpole
Tadzhik
Tadzhikistan
tae
Tae Bo
tae kwon do
taedium vitae

WORDS THAT END LIKE TAD

ad
ahead
bad
cad
dad
dead
download
glad
had
head
Hyderabad
instead
iPad
lead
load
mad
overhead
pad
quad
read

Synonyms and antonyms of tad in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «tad» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF TAD

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

Translator English - Chinese

TAD
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

tad
570 millions of speakers

English

tad
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

बालक
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

صبي
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

немного
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

pouco
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

বাচ্চা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

peu
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Tad
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

TAD
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

少し
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

조금
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Anak
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

tad
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

சிறுவன்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

ताड
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

biraz
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

tad
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

tad
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

трохи
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

tad
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

αγοράκι
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

bietjie
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

tad
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

tad
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of tad

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «TAD»

The term «tad» is very widely used and occupies the 11.519 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «TAD» OVER TIME

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

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3 QUOTES WITH «TAD»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word tad.
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Torrey DeVitto
I was worried for a while that it was some sort of reflection of me that all I seemed to be getting were these characters that were a tad bit loony. But I love it. Those are the most fun characters to play!
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Eddie Redmayne
I'm quite ignorant about fashion and I'm colourblind, so it's all a tad tricky. My only knowledge of that world comes through Christopher Bailey, whom I first met in 2008 when I did a campaign for Burberry that featured musicians, artists, actors and sportsmen.
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Cassie Ventura
I did musical theater, and I did dancing for what it was at the performing arts high school that I went to. I went to a school where I was there on a scholarship. So I think when you're on a scholarship, you always work a tad harder, or you want to work a tad harder than the next person.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «TAD»

Discover the use of tad in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to tad and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Planet Tad
Twelve-year-old Tad is a blogger with a plan, in the book Jon Stewart calls "hilarious to anyone who ever went through, is currently in, might go to, or flunked out of middle school.
Tim Carvell, 2012
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Tad Lincoln's Father
Invited to the White House to watch over her two brothers, who were playmates of the Lincolns' sons, Julia had an intimate perspective on the First Family's home life, which she describes with charm and candor in this book.
Julia Taft Bayne, 2001
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Planet Tad
"Twelve-year-old Tad navigates a year filled with girl problems, school antics, and the worst summer job in history, all told in the form of hilarious, illustrated blog entries"--
Tim Carvell, 2014
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Tad
Brown Cow and Gray Horse go to the top of the hill to find the ocean and see where the sun comes from. Includes a list of pattern words and vocabulary words.
Lynn Hartsell, Waterford Institute, 200
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Tailchaser's Song
The book was Tailchaser's Song, the author was Tad Williams. The legend was born.
Tad Williams, 2000
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Fidel:: A Critical Portrait
From Jesuit schools to jungle hideouts and the Palace of the Revolution, here is Fidel...The Untold Story. Never before has any biographer had such close access to Fidel Castro as did Tad Szulc.
Tad Szulc, 2000
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Business and Legal Forms for Photographers
"Expanded and updated, including coverage of electronic rights, this third edition contains a complete set of business and legal forms, including sample contracts, for your every need as a photographer.
Tad Crawford, 2002
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Duck & Goose, 1, 2, 3
One goose. Two ducks. Three friends. As the characters illustrate from numbers 1 to 10, children will love to follow along with the simple text and all-new original art.
Tad Hills, 2011
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Impromptu: Play in One Act
How much truth and how much illusion does a person need to live a balanced life.
Tad Mosel, 1961
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Legal Guide for the Visual Artist, Fifth Edition
This classic guide for artists is completely revised and updated to provide an in-depth view of the legal issues facing the visual artist today and provides practical legal guidance for any visual artist involved with creative work.
Tad Crawford, 2010

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «TAD»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term tad is used in the context of the following news items.
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CU's Tad Boyle eager to learn on US coaching staff
Colorado coach Tad Boyle, left, talks with Gonzaga coach Mark Few, center, and Mike Brown last week during training camp for the the U.S. Pan American ... «Longmont Times-Call, Jul 15»
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Sotheby's (BID) CEO Tad Smith on Q1 2015 Results - Earnings Call …
Good morning, ladies and gentlemen and welcome to the Sotheby's First Quarter 2015 Earnings Conference Call. At this time all participants are in a listen-only ... «Seeking Alpha, May 15»
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Carmageddon: Reincarnation release delayed 'a tad'
Stainless Games has announced an update to the Carmageddon: Reincarnation launch date, which is a nice way of saying that it's been delayed. It was, until ... «PC Gamer, Apr 15»
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Sotheby's Names Tad Smith as New CEO—He Was Former …
After a tumultuous year, Sotheby's announced that its Board of Directors has concluded its CEO search and appointed Tad Smith, as president and chief ... «artnet News, Mar 15»
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Sotheby's nicks CEO from Madison Square Garden
(Reuters) - Auction house Sotheby's appointed Madison Square Garden Co Chief Executive Tad Smith its CEO, a surprise development that could delay the ... «Yahoo! Maktoob News, Mar 15»
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TV Recap: Girls - Tad & Loreen & Avi & Shanaz
Tad tells her, out of the blue, that he thinks he's gay. Of course, Loreen is taken by surprise and reacts with aggressively. How come this hasn't come up until now ... «TVMuse News, Mar 15»
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Girls: “Tad & Loreen & Avi & Shanaz”
For evidence of why “Tad & Loreen & Avi & Shanaz” is one of the best episodes of Girls' fourth season, look no further than the title. The departure from the ... «A.V. Club Milwaukee, Mar 15»
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CU Buffs' Tad Boyle aims to learn from 2014-15 struggles
Colorado coach Tad Boyle got much better results a year ago with mostly the same group of players after star guard Spencer Dinwiddie was lost for the season ... «The Denver Post, Feb 15»
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The Madison Square Garden's (MSG) CEO Tad Smith on Q2 2015 …
Good morning. My name is Christie and I'll be your conference operator today. At this time I would like to welcome everyone to The Madison Square Garden ... «Seeking Alpha, Feb 15»
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Colorado basketball defeats Lipscomb, but Tad Boyle wants more
"I think we should have won this game 84-60, 84-65," said CU coach Tad Boyle. "We didn't because we don't have the mentality of a defensive mind-set that it's ... «The Denver Post, Dec 14»

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