jade

Jade is a deep green gemstone that's used in jewelry and ornaments. Your most beloved possession might be an antique jade brooch that belonged to your great-grandmother.

Jade is a mineral that's mined, cut, and polished to make gems, sculptures, and other art objects. You can also use the word jade to talk about the typical green color of the stone — you might describe the color of your new car, for example, as jade green. Yet another meaning of jade is "become bored or tired," along with the more common adjective, jaded, or "lacking enthusiasm."

Primary Meanings of jade

1.
nadj
a semiprecious gemstone that takes a high polish; is usually green but sometimes whitish; consists of jadeite or nephrite
of something having the color of jade; especially varying from bluish green to yellowish green
2.
vn
exhaust or get tired through overuse or great strain or stress
an old or over-worked horse
Full Definitions of jade
1

n a semiprecious gemstone that takes a high polish; is usually green but sometimes whitish; consists of jadeite or nephrite

Synonyms:
jadestone
Type of:
opaque gem
a gemstone that is opaque

n a light green color varying from bluish green to yellowish green

Synonyms:
jade green
Type of:
green, greenness, viridity
green color or pigment; resembling the color of growing grass

adj of something having the color of jade; especially varying from bluish green to yellowish green

Synonyms:
jade-green
chromatic
being or having or characterized by hue
2

v exhaust or get tired through overuse or great strain or stress

Synonyms:
fag, fag out, fatigue, outwear, tire, tire out, wear, wear down, wear out, wear upon, weary
Antonyms:
freshen, refresh, refreshen
make fresh again
Types:
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beat, exhaust, tucker, tucker out, wash up
wear out completely
overfatigue, overtire, overweary
tire excessively
frazzle
exhaust physically or emotionally
play
exhaust by allowing to pull on the line
kill
tire out completely
Type of:
indispose
cause to feel unwell

v lose interest or become bored with something or somebody

Synonyms:
fatigue, pall, tire, weary
Types:
conk out, peter out, poop out, run down, run out
use up all one's strength and energy and stop working
retire, withdraw
lose interest
back down, back off, bow out, chicken out, pull out
remove oneself from an obligation
Type of:
degenerate, deteriorate, devolve, drop
grow worse

n an old or over-worked horse

Synonyms:
hack, nag, plug
Type of:
Equus caballus, horse
solid-hoofed herbivorous quadruped domesticated since prehistoric times

n a woman adulterer

Synonyms:
adulteress, fornicatress, hussy, loose woman, strumpet, trollop
Type of:
adulterer, fornicator
someone who commits adultery or fornication

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