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1 dread /ˈdrɛd/ verb
dreads; dreaded; dreading
1 dread
/ˈdrɛd/
verb
dreads; dreaded; dreading
Learner's definition of DREAD
[+ object]
: to fear something that will or might happen

— dreaded

adjective [more dreaded; most dreaded]
2 dread /ˈdrɛd/ noun
plural dreads
2 dread
/ˈdrɛd/
noun
plural dreads
Learner's definition of DREAD
: a strong feeling of fear about something that will or might happen
[singular]
[noncount]
Synonyms see: [1]fear
[count] : a person or thing that causes fear usually singular
dreads [plural] informal : dreadlocks
3 dread /ˈdrɛd/ adjective
3 dread
/ˈdrɛd/
adjective
Learner's definition of DREAD
always used before a noun formal
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