AskDefine | Define sade

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Sade n : French soldier and writer whose descriptions of sexual perversion gave rise to the term `sadism' (1740-1814) [syn: de Sade, Comte Donatien Alphonse Francois de Sade, Marquis de Sade]

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English

Noun

  1. alternative spelling of sadhe

Related terms

Finnish

Etymology

  • From earlier *sate, compare sataa.

Pronunciation

  • lang=fi|[ˈsɑde(ʔ)]
  • Rhymes: -ɑde
  • Hyphenation: sa·de

Noun

  1. Rain (of water or something else).

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Swedish

Verb

sade (also sa)
  1. past tense of säga

Turkish

Adjective

sade

Synonyms

Extensive Definition

Sade can mean:
  • Sade Adu, female singer, or the eponymous group she fronts, Sade
  • Donatien Alphonse François, Marquis de Sade, the eighteenth century aristocrat, writer and libertine
  • Sade (movie) (2000), a French film starring Daniel Auteuil as the Marquis de Sade
  • Sade Baderinwa, the WABC-TV Eyewitness News reporter and anchor
  • Tsadi, a letter of the Aramaic alphabet
  • Sade (clan), a clan of Somalia
sade in German: Sade
sade in Spanish: Sade
sade in French: Sade
sade in Italian: Sade
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