A footpath; a road.
- A thin, cushionlike mass of soft material used to fill, to give shape, or to protect against jarring, scraping, or other injury.
- A flexible saddle without a frame.
- An ink-soaked cushion used to ink a rubber stamp.
- A number of sheets of paper of the same size stacked one on top of the other and glued together at one end; a tablet.
- The broad floating leaf of an aquatic plant such as the water lily.
- The flattened fleshy stem of a cactus such as certain varieties of prickly pear. Also called paddle1.
- The cushionlike flesh on the underpart of the toes and feet of many animals.
- The foot of such an animal.
- The fleshy underside of the end of a finger or toe.
- A launch pad.
- A helipad.
- A keypad.
- Slang One's apartment or room.
- To line or stuff with soft material.
- To lengthen or increase, especially with extraneous or false information: pad a lecture with jokes; pad an expense account.
- on the pad Slang Taking bribes.
- To go about on foot.
- To move or walk about almost inaudibly.
- To go along (a route) on foot: padding the long road into town.
- A muffled sound resembling that of soft footsteps.
- A horse with a plodding gait.