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Definition 1: a sharp prod fixed to a rider's heel and used to urge a horse onward - [noun denoting artifact]

Samples where gad or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • cowboys know not to squat with their spurs on

Synonyms for gad in the sense of this definition

(gad is a kind of ...) a pointed instrument that is used to prod into a state of motion

(gad is a part of ...) a small spiked wheel at the end of a spur

(... is part of gad) footwear that covers the whole foot and lower leg

Definition 2: an anxiety disorder characterized by chronic free-floating anxiety and such symptoms as tension or sweating or trembling or lightheadedness or irritability etc that has lasted for more than six months - [noun denoting state]

Synonyms for gad in the sense of this definition

(gad is a kind of ...) a cover term for a variety of mental disorders in which severe anxiety is a salient symptom

Definition 3: wander aimlessly in search of pleasure - [verb of motion]

Synonyms for gad in the sense of this definition

(gad is a kind of ...) move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment

"The gypsies roamed the woods" "roving vagabonds" "the wandering Jew" "The cattle roam across the prairie" "the laborers drift from one town to the next" "They rolled from town to town"

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