Ide definition

īd, id
A suffix used to form the names of various chemical compounds, especially the second part of the name of a compound that has two members (such as sodium chloride ) or the name of a general type of compound (such as polysaccharide ).
2
1
Idea, occurring only in certain set phrases which are borrowings from French.
noun
0
0
Binary compound.

Sodium chloride, hydrogen cyanide.

suffix
0
1
Chemical element with properties similar to another.

Lanthanide.

suffix
0
1
Forming the second word in the name of a binary compound: added to part of the name of the nonmetallic or electronegative element or radical.

Sodium chloride, potassium hydroxide.

affix
0
1
Advertisement
Forming the name of any of certain classes of related compounds.

Glucoside.

affix
0
1
A freshwater fish of the family Cyprinidae, found across northern Europe and Asia, Leuciscus idus.
noun
0
1
A surname​.
pronoun
0
1
(rare) Plural form of idea.
noun
0
1
Group of related chemical compounds.

Monosaccharide.

suffix
0
2
Advertisement

Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
ide
Plural:
ides

Origin of ide

  • From Webster's New World College Dictionary, 5th Edition

  • From (ox)ide

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From the medieval male (less often female) given name Ida.

    From Wiktionary

  • From French idée (“idea”).

    From Wiktionary

  • From Swedish id.

    From Wiktionary