NounCard (countable and uncountable; plural Cards)
- A playing card.
- (in the plural) Any game using playing cards; a card game.
- A resource or an argument, used to a achieve a purpose.
- Any flat, normally rectangular piece of stiff paper, plastic etc.
- (obsolete) A map or chart.
- (informal) An amusing but slightly foolish person.
- A list of scheduled events or of performers or contestants.
- (rare, textiles) A comb- or brush-like device or tool to raise the nap on a fabric.
- (textiles) A hand-held tool formed similarly to a hairbrush but with bristles of wire or other rigid material. It is used principally with raw cotton, wool, hair, or other natural fibers to prepare these materials for spinning into yarn or thread on a spinning wheel, with a whorl or other hand-held spindle. The card serves to untangle, clean, remove debris from, and lay the fibers straight.
- (rare, textiles) A machine for disentangling the fibres of wool prior to spinning.
- To check IDs at a venue with a minimum age requirement
- (textiles) To use a carding device to disentangle the fibres of wool prior to spinning.
- To scrape or tear someone’s flesh using a metal comb, as a form of torture.
Adjectives for Card
- (calling) ill-judged; official; engraved; neatly-typed; attention-compelling.
- (playing) best; false; winning; shuffled; precious; worn; greasy; stacked.
arrange —s; box —s; cheat at —s; draw—; flash—; gather —s; introduce —s; mark—s; pack—s; perforate—; shuffle—s; stack—s; stake —s; stencil —s; throw up —s; trump—; wager on —s; — allot; —designates; —slides; —slips; —warrants.
- (playing card suits) card suit, playing card suit; clubs, diamonds, hearts, spades (Category: en:Card games) 
postcard, practical joker, prankster, press card, probable, program, program of operation, programma, prospectus, protocol, queen, rake, rein, rope, roster, round, royal flush, rubber, ruff, schedule, scoreboard, scorecard, scoresheet, sennit, serial number, shoestring, signature, sinew, singleton, slate, slated, slip, spades, straight, string, take action, tape, tendon, tessera, thew, ticker tape, timetable, trey, trick, trump, twine, videotape, visiting card, wag, whipcord, zany, ace, act, agenda, badge, batting order, behave, best bower, bill, bill of fare, binding twine, blueprint, bower, budget, bulletin board, cable, calendar, calligram, calling card, cards, carte du jour, catalog card, catgut, clubs, comb, come clean, comedian, countermark, countersign, credentials, credit card, curry, deck, destined, deuce, diamonds, disc, docket, dog tag, dummy, face cards, fast, fated, file, filing card, film, flush, full house, gut, hackle, hamstring, hand, hatchel, hawser, hearts, heckle, humorist, identification, identification badge, identification tag, in the offing, index card, initials, jack, joker, king, knave, lace, lacing, lariat, lasso, lead, leader, left bower, letter of introduction, lettercard, liable, library catalog, likely, lineup, list of agenda, magnetic tape, marker, menu, microcard, microdot, microfiche, microfilm, monofilament, monogram, motion-picture film, pack, pair, pasteboard, phonograph record, picture cards, picture postcard, plan, platter, playbill, playing cards, possible,
- (UK) IPA: /kɑː(ɹ)d/, SAMPA: /kA:(r\)d/
- (US) IPA: /kɑːɹd/, SAMPA: /kA:r\d/
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- Rhymes: -ɑː(r)d
- From Middle English carde (“playing card”), from Old French carte, from Latin charta, from Ancient Greek χάρτης (chartēs, “paper, papyrus”).
- From Old French carde, from Old Provençal carda, deverbal from cardar, from Late Latin *carito, from Latin carrere (“to comb with a card”), from Proto-Indo-European *ker, *sker (“to cut”).
- IPA: /ˈkar/
From Latin carduus.
Card m. (plural Cards)
card m. inv.
- card (identification, financial, SIM etc (but not playing card))