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It Has 4 letters ( q u i d )         2 vowels ( u i )         2 consonants ( q d )         Word on the contrary diuq

Which the Definition/Meaning of quid in categoryENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY 1
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English - Etymology 1

From Latin _quid_ (“what, something”), neuter singular of _quis_ (“who”). NOUN QUID (_plural_ QUIDS) * The inherent nature of something. * (US, historical) A section of the Democratic-Republican Party between 1805 and 1811 (_from tertium quid_).

From Latin quid (what, something), neuter singular of quis (who).

Noun

quid (plural quids)

  1. The inherent nature of something.
  2. (US, historical) A section of the Democratic-Republican Party between 1805 and 1811 (from tertium quid).

Which the Definition/Meaning of quid in categoryENGLISH - PRONUNCIATION
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English - Pronunciation

* IPA(key): /kwɪd/ * Rhymes: -ɪd

  • IPA(key): /kwɪd/
  • Rhymes: -ɪd

Which the Definition/Meaning of quid in categoryENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY 2
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English - Etymology 2

Likely derives from the phrase quid pro quo meaning "this for that", referring to the exchange of goods/services for money. NOUN QUID (_plural_ QUID _or_ QUIDS) * (historical) A sovereign or guinea. * (UK, colloquial) Pound sterling. _Five QUID for a sandwich? You're having a laugh!_ * (Australia, colloquial) pound (before the 1966 currency change) * (Ireland, colloquial) pound, punt * (Ireland, colloquial) euro * (US, colloquial) dollar SYNONYMS * (pound sterling): * pound, pound sterling * (slang): nicker, sov DERIVED TERMS * quids in

Likely derives from the phrase quid pro quo meaning "this for that", referring to the exchange of goods/services for money.

Noun

quid (plural quid or quids)

  1. (historical) A sovereign or guinea.
  2. (UK, colloquial) Pound sterling.
    Five quid for a sandwich? You're having a laugh!
  3. (Australia, colloquial) pound (before the 1966 currency change)
  4. (Ireland, colloquial) pound, punt
  5. (Ireland, colloquial) euro
  6. (US, colloquial) dollar
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Which the Definition/Meaning of quid in categoryENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY 3
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English - Etymology 3

Variant of _cud_. NOUN QUID (_plural_ QUIDS) * A piece of chewing tobacco. * (US, colloquial) the act of chewing such tobacco VERB QUID (_third-person singular simple present_ QUIDS, _present participle_ QUIDDING, _simple past and past participle_ QUIDDED) * To chew tobacco * 1902, John Masefield, _A Ballad of John Silver_ Ah! the pig-tailed, QUIDDING pirates and the pretty pranks we played * (of a horse) To let food drop from the mouth whilst chewing

Variant of cud.

Noun

quid (plural quids)

  1. A piece of chewing tobacco.
  2. (US, colloquial) the act of chewing such tobacco

Verb

quid (third-person singular simple present quids, present participle quidding, simple past and past participle quidded)

  1. To chew tobacco
  2. (of a horse) To let food drop from the mouth whilst chewing

Which the Definition/Meaning of quid in categoryFRENCH - ETYMOLOGY
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French - Etymology

From Latin _QUID_.

From Latin quid.

Which the Definition/Meaning of quid in categoryFRENCH - PRONOUN
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French - Pronoun

QUID * what about QUID de la transparence du programme

quid

  1. what about
    Quid de la transparence du programme

Which the Definition/Meaning of quid in categoryFRENCH - EXTERNAL LINKS
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French - External Links

* "quid" in _le Trésor de la langue française informatisé_ (_The Digitized Treasury of the French Language_).

Which the Definition/Meaning of quid in categoryITALIAN - NOUN
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Italian - Noun

QUID

quid

Which the Definition/Meaning of quid in categoryLATIN - ETYMOLOGY
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Latin - Etymology

From Proto-Indo-European _*kʷid_, compare _*kʷis_.

From Proto-Indo-European *kʷid, compare *kʷis.

Which the Definition/Meaning of quid in categoryLATIN - PRONUNCIATION
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Latin - Pronunciation

* (Classical) IPA(key): /kʷid/

Which the Definition/Meaning of quid in categoryLATIN - PRONOUN
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Latin - Pronoun

QUID

quid

Which the Definition/Meaning of quid in categoryLATIN - ADVERB
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Latin - Adverb

QUID * why? what for? * _Gesta Danorum_ (“deeds of the Danes”) by _Saxo Grammaticus_ (in Latin caput 8, liber 1, translation in English chapter 8, book 1) _QUID gladio pugnas incurvo?_ WHY do you fight with a bent sword? DERIVED TERMS * quid ni?/quidni? (why not?) * quid ita? (why so?) RELATED TERMS * quod * quis DESCENDANTS

quid

  1. why? what for?

Derived terms

  • quid ni?/quidni? (why not?)
  • quid ita? (why so?)

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Which the Definition/Meaning of quid in categorySPANISH - NOUN
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Spanish - Noun

QUID

quid


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