card

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card is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
card

Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
card

Plural
cards

  1. A card is a small, rectangular piece of paper or plastic, usually with information.
    The police stopped me and asked to see my identity card.
    "I don't have any money with me, can I pay with my credit card?"
    The soccer player got a red card and left the game.
    We spent the afternoon playing card games.
    I think we sent them a Christmas card last year.

Synonyms[change]

Verb[change]

Plain form
card

Third-person singular
cards

Past tense
carded

Past participle
carded

Present participle
carding

  1. (transitive) If you card someone, you check their ID cards, usually to see if they are old enough to enter a place or drink alcohol.
    They have to card anybody who looks 30 or younger.