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contraction of had:I was glad theyd gone.
contraction of did:Whered they go?
contraction of should or would:Hed like to go. Id like to remind you of your promise.
contraction of -ed:She OKd the plan.
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Other definitions for d (2 of 12)
de (used in French names as an elided form of de): Charles Louis dAlbert.
di (used in Italian names as an elided form of di): Gabriele dAnnunzio.
Other definitions for d (3 of 12)
Informal. contraction of do or did before you:How dyou like your eggs cooked? Dyou go to the movies last night?
Other definitions for d (4 of 12)
noun, plural Ds or Ds, ds or ds.
the fourth letter of the English alphabet, a consonant.
any spoken sound represented by the letter D or d, as in dog, ladder, ladle, or pulled.
something having the shape of a D.
a written or printed representation of the letter D or d.
a device, as a printers type, for reproducing the letter D or d.
Other definitions for d (5 of 12)
Electricity. debye; debyes.
Other definitions for d (6 of 12)
the fourth in order or in a series.
(sometimes lowercase) (in some grading systems) a grade or mark, as in school or college, indicating the quality of a students work as poor or barely passing.
(sometimes lowercase) a classification, rating, or the like, indicating poor quality.
- the second tone in the scale of C major, or the fourth tone in the relative minor scale, A minor.
- a string, key, or pipe tuned to this tone.
- a written or printed note representing this tone.
- (in the fixed system of solmization) the second tone of the scale of C major, called re.
- the tonality having D as the tonic note.
(sometimes lowercase) the Roman numeral for 500.Compare Roman numerals.
- electric displacement.
- a battery size for 1.5 volt dry cells: diameter, 1.3 inches (3.3 centimeters); length, 2.4 inches (6 centimeters).
a symbol for a shoe width size narrower than E and wider than C.
a proportional brassiere cup size larger than C.
Other definitions for d (7 of 12)
Symbol, Biochemistry. (of a molecule) having a configuration resembling the dextrorotatory isomer of glyceraldehyde: always printed as a small capital, roman character (distinguished from l-).
Other definitions for d (8 of 12)
Symbol, Chemistry, Biochemistry.
dextrorotatory; dextro- (distinguished from l-).
Other definitions for d (9 of 12)
Origin of d.
From the Latin word dā
Other definitions for d (10 of 12)
Origin of d.
From the Latin word denāriī
Other definitions for d (11 of 12)
Other definitions for d (12 of 12)
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How to use d in a sentence
“Gronkowski” itself never manages to sound more erotic than the name of a hearty Polish stew or a D-list WWE performer.
I take calcium and vitamin D supplements, but prescription medications are generally only for women in menopause.
Then Pascal responds (in all caps) with, “BUT WE DIDNT WIN A D [sic] YOU KNOW HIM.”
The move gets an “A” for symbolism and a “D” for everything else.
Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-MO), a leading voice on police demilitarization, was supportive of the White House announcement.
C was a Captain, all covered with lace; D was a drunkard, and had a red face.
Do lon peut aussy veoir, quelle esperance il y a de planter une belle chrestient par tels evangelistes.
Neither of us spoke again, and at length the squat log buildings of Pend d Oreille loomed ahead of us in the night.
He picked out that simple little study of Cramer in D major in the first book—you know it well—and asked me to play it.
(d) Excess balances may, at the convenience of each federal reserve bank, remain deposited with the gold settlement fund.
British Dictionary definitions for d (1 of 7)
noun plural ds, Ds or Ds
the fourth letter and third consonant of the modern English alphabet
a speech sound represented by this letter, usually a voiced alveolar stop, as in dagger
the semicircle on a billiards table having a radius of 11 1/2 inches and its straight edge in the middle of the baulk line
British Dictionary definitions for d (2 of 7)
physics density or relative density
maths a small increment in a given variable or function: used to indicate a derivative of one variable with respect to another, as in d y /d x
British Dictionary definitions for d (3 of 7)
British Dictionary definitions for d (4 of 7)
Deutsch: indicating the serial number in the catalogue (1951) of the musical compositions of Schubert made by Otto Deutsch (1883–1967)
British Dictionary definitions for d (5 of 7)
- a note having a frequency of 293.66 hertz (D above middle C) or this value multiplied or divided by any power of 2; the second note of the scale of C major
- a key, string, or pipe producing this note
- the major or minor key having this note as its tonic
maths the first derivative of a function, as in D(x ³ + x ²) = 3 x ² + 2 x
- electric displacement
- a semiskilled or unskilled manual worker, or a trainee or apprentice to a skilled worker
- (as modifier)D worker See also occupation groupings
Germany (international car registration)
- Australian informal defenceIm playing D in the match this afternoon
- Australian informal defensive play
Word Origin for D
(for sense 8) from German Deutschland
British Dictionary definitions for d (6 of 7)
(in animal pedigrees) dam
British currency penny or pennies
Word Origin for d.
(sense 3 and 6) Latin denarius
British Dictionary definitions for d (7 of 7)
US politics Democrat(ic)
Don (a Spanish title)
(in the US and Canada) Doctor
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Medical definitions for d (1 of 5)
The symbol for the isotope deuterium.
Medical definitions for d (2 of 5)
Medical definitions for d (3 of 5)
To the right; dextro:d-tartaric acid.
Medical definitions for d (4 of 5)
Relating to the configuration of d-glyceraldehyde, a compound chosen as the basis for stereochemical nomenclature because it is the simplest carbohydrate that can form optical isomers:d-fructose.
Medical definitions for d (5 of 5)
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Scientific definitions for d
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