- The act of wading.
- To go; to move forward.
- To walk in a substance that yields to the feet; to move, sinking at each step, as in water, mud, sand, etc.
- Hence, to move with difficulty or labor; to proceed /lowly among objects or circumstances that constantly /inder or embarrass; as, to wade through a dull book.
- To pass or cross by wading; as, he waded /he rivers and swamps.