The definition of a pad is the sound of a soft footstep, or something stuffed to provide a cushion, or the bottom of an animal's foot.(noun)
Pad is defined as to walk softly, or to stuff, or to add unnecessary information.(verb)
See pad in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: echoic, but infl. by pad
Origin: ? var. of pod
Origin: Du pad, path
See pad in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Origin unknown.
verb pad·ded, pad·ding, pads verb, intransitive
Origin: Perhaps from Middle Dutch paden, tread a path
Origin: , from pad, pat, path; see pent- in Indo-European roots.
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