D d


    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [duh; Italian dah; Portuguese duh, dah]
    • /də; Italian dɑ; Portuguese də, dɑ/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [duh; Italian dah; Portuguese duh, dah]
    • /də; Italian dɑ; Portuguese də, dɑ/

Definitions of da word

  • preposition da from; of (used in Italian and Portuguese personal names, originally to indicate place of origin): Lorenzo da Ponte; Vasco da Gama. 1
  • noun plural da a male hairstyle, especially of the 1950s, in which the hair is slicked back on both sides to overlap at the back of the head. 1
  • noun da (in units of measurement) deca-. 1
  • abbreviation DA district attorney 1
  • noun da 1950s men's hairstyle: duck's ass 1
  • noun da (Ireland, Scotland, Northern England) Father. 0

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Parts of speech for Da


da popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 85% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

da usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for da

noun da

  • counsel — Counsel is advice.
  • mouthpiece — a piece placed at or forming the mouth, as of a receptacle or tube.
  • barrister — In England and Wales, a barrister is a lawyer who represents clients in the higher courts of law. Compare solicitor.
  • advocate — If you advocate a particular action or plan, you recommend it publicly.
  • lip — either of the two fleshy parts or folds forming the margins of the mouth and functioning in speech.

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