shed

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Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
shed

Plural
sheds

  1. (countable) A shed is a small building made out of wood that is often used to hold tools.
    Let me go put my tools in the shed.

Verb[change]

Plain form
shed

Third person singular
sheds

Simple past
shed

Past participle
shed

Present participle
shedding

  1. (transitive) If something sheds its hair, skin, etc, it naturally drops it.
    The snake sheds it skin regularly as it grows.
  2. (transitive) If something sheds its light, tears, etc, it produces them.
    Can you help to shed some light on the problem?
    The tears she shed ran down her face.
  3. The past tense and past participle of shed.