Definition of


  1. (noun, artifact) a rectangular groove cut into a board so that another piece can fit into it
  2. (noun, artifact) the section of a pedestal between the base and the surbase
  3. (noun, artifact) panel forming the lower part of an interior wall when it is finished differently from the rest of the wall
  4. (verb, contact) cut a dado into or fit into a dado
  5. (verb, possession) provide with a dado

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Synonyms of Dado


Alternate forms of Dado

Hypernyms: channel, furnish, groove, panel, provide, render, section, segment, supply

Origin of the word Dado

  1. 1660s, of pedestals, from It. dado "die, cube," from L. datum (see die (n.)). Of wood panelling in a room, from 1787. more

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Words that sound like Dado

2d, 3-d, 3d, d, d-day, d.a., d.o.a., da, da'wah, dad, dada, daddy, dah, dat, data, date, dated, daw, dawah, day, day-to-day, dd, ddi, ddt, de, dea, dead, dead ahead, dead heat, deadeye, deadhead, deadwood, death, death duty, ded, deed, deity

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