- (RP) enPR: häd, IPA: /hɑːd/, SAMPA: /hA:d/
- (GenAm) enPR: häd, IPA: /hɑɹd/, SAMPA: /hArd/
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- Rhymes: -ɑː(r)d
- Homophones: heart (in some dialects)
AdjectiveModificarHard (comparative Harder, superlative Hardest)
- Resistant to pressure.
- Requiring a lot of effort to do or understand
- a hard problem
- Demanding a lot of effort to endure.
- a hard life
- (of a person) , severe, harsh, unfriendly, brutal.
- hard evidence
- Of drink, strong.
- (of a road intersection) Having a comparatively larger or a ninety-degree angle.
- At the intersection, there are two roads going to the left. Take the hard left.
- Of water, high in dissolved calcium compounds.
- (slang, vulgar, of a male) Sexually aroused.
- Patrono:Bodybuilding Having muscles that are tightened as a result of intense, regular exercise.
- Patrono:Physics Of a ferromagnetic material, having the capability of being a permanent magnet by being a material with high magnetic coercivity (c.f. soft)
- (requiring a lot of effort to do or understand) 1988: “Ray found it hard to imagine having accumulated so many mannerisms before the dawn of sex, of the sexual need to please, of the staginess sex encourages or the tightly capped wells of poisoned sexual desire the disappointed must stand guard over.” — An Oracle, Edmund White
- (resistant to pressure): resistant, solid, stony
- (requiring a lot of effort to do or understand): confusing, difficult, puzzling, tough, tricky
- (requiring a lot of effort to endure): difficult, intolerable, tough, unbearable
- (severe): harsh, hostile, severe, strict, tough, unfriendly
- (unquestionable): incontrovertible, indubitable, unambiguous, unequivocal, unquestionable
- (of drink): strong
- See also Wikisaurus:difficult
- (resistant to pressure): soft
- (requiring a lot of effort to do or understand): easy, simple, straightforward, trite
- (requiring a lot of effort to endure): bearable, easy
- (severe): agreeable, amiable, approachable, friendly, nice, pleasant
- (unquestionable): controvertible, doubtful, ambiguous, equivocal, questionable
- (of drink):
- (of roads): soft
- ("sexually aroused"): soft, flaccid
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AdverbModificarHard (comparative Harder, superlative Hardest)
- (manner) With much force or effort.
- He hit the puck hard up the ice.
- They worked hard all week.
- At the intersection, bear hard left.
- The recession hit them especially hard.
- Think hard on your choices.
- (manner) With difficulty.
- His degree was hard earned.
- (manner) Compactly.
- The lake had finally frozen hard.
- (archaic and nautical) Near, close.
- Homophones: hart
- (currency) strong, not easily devalued
- unquestionable, uncontestable
- harde feiten: hard facts
- (emotion) heartless, unsympathetic
- hard, difficult
- een harde strijd: a difficult fight
- (magnitude) harsh, heavy
- harde straffen: harsh punishments
- een harde regen: heavy rain
- (water) hard, rich in calcium
- resistant to pressure: zacht
- IPA: [haːɾˠd̪ˠ]
- Mutated form of ard.
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