clad

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈklæd/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/klæd/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(klad)

Inflections of 'clad' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
clads
v 3rd person singular
cladding
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
cladded
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
cladded
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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From the verb clothe: (⇒ conjugate)
clad is: Click the infinitive to see all available inflections
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed." (Formal or literary)
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked." (Formal or literary)
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clad

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
adj
  1. is clad in [steel, gold, black, jewels]
  2. clad in [suit and tie, shorts and a t-shirt]
  3. were clad from head to toe in
  4. is [just, only] scantily clad
  5. a [scantily, bikini] -clad woman
  6. [poorly, dirtily, shabbily] clad
  7. [casually, smartly] clad (men)
  8. [leather, suit] -clad (men)
  9. [vine, thatch, pine] -clad [cottages, dwellings]
  10. an armor-clad [truck, building]
  11. an iron-clad guarantee
v
  1. clad [her, the cast, the soldier, the child, the astronaut] (in)
  2. clad herself in [protective clothing, a uniform, a dress, blue]
  3. clad herself in [vivid, bright, light] [blue]
  4. clad with [expensive, glittering, precious] jewels
  5. clad the [building, house, front, façade]
  6. clad the [building] [in, with]
'clad' also found in these entries (note: many are not synonyms or translations):
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