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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 bad /ˈbæd/

From: Network Terminology

 壞 不良

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Bad a.   [Compar. Worse superl. Worst ]  Wanting good qualities, whether physical or moral; injurious, hurtful, inconvenient, offensive, painful, unfavorable, or defective, either physically or morally; evil; vicious; wicked; -- the opposite of good; as, a bad man; bad conduct; bad habits; bad soil; bad air; bad health; a bad crop; bad news.
 Note: Sometimes used substantively.
    The strong antipathy of good to bad.   --Pope.
 Syn: -- Pernicious; deleterious; noxious; baneful; injurious; hurtful; evil; vile; wretched; corrupt; wicked; vicious; imperfect.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Bad imp. of Bid.  Bade. [Obs.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Bid v. t. [imp. Bade Bid, (Obs.) Bad; p. p. Bidden Bid; p. pr. & vb. n. Bidding.]
 1. To make an offer of; to propose. Specifically : To offer to pay ( a certain price, as for a thing put up at auction), or to take (a certain price, as for work to be done under a contract).
 2. To offer in words; to declare, as a wish, a greeting, a threat, or defiance, etc.; as, to bid one welcome; to bid good morning, farewell, etc.
    Neither bid him God speed.   --2. John 10.
    He bids defiance to the gaping crowd.   --Granrille.
 3. To proclaim; to declare publicly; to make known. [Mostly obs.] “Our banns thrice bid !”
 4. To order; to direct; to enjoin; to command.
    That Power who bids the ocean ebb and flow.   --Pope
    Lord, if it be thou, bid me come unto thee.   --Matt. xiv. 28
    I was bid to pick up shells.   --D. Jerrold.
 5. To invite; to call in; to request to come.
    As many as ye shall find, bid to the marriage.   --Matt. xxii. 9
 To bid beads, to pray with beads, as the Roman Catholics; to distinguish each bead by a prayer. [Obs.]
 To bid defiance to , to defy openly; to brave.
 To bid fair, to offer a good prospect; to make fair promise; to seem likely.
 Syn: -- To offer; proffer; tender; propose; order; command; direct; charge; enjoin.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: having undesirable or negative qualities; "a bad report
             card"; "his sloppy appearance made a bad impression";
             "a bad little boy"; "clothes in bad shape"; "a bad
             cut"; "bad luck"; "the news was very bad"; "the
             reviews were bad"; "the pay is bad"; "it was a bad
             light for reading"; "the movie was a bad choice" [ant:
      2: very intense; "a bad headache"; "in a big rage"; "had a big
         (or bad) shock"; "a bad earthquake"; "a bad storm" [syn: big]
      3: feeling physical discomfort or pain (`tough' is occasionally
         used colloquially for `bad'); "my throat feels bad"; "she
         felt bad all over"; "he was feeling tough after a restless
         night" [syn: tough]
      4: (of foodstuffs) not in an edible or usable condition; "bad
         meat"; "a refrigerator full of spoilt food" [syn: spoiled,
      5: not capable of being collected; "a bad (or uncollectible)
         debt" [syn: uncollectible]
      6: below average in quality or performance; "a bad chess
         player"; "a bad recital"
      7: nonstandard; "so-called bad grammar"
      8: not financially safe or secure; "a bad investment"; "high
         risk investments"; "anything that promises to pay too much
         can't help being risky"; "speculative business
         enterprises" [syn: insecure, risky, high-risk, speculative]
      9: physically unsound or diseased; "has a bad back"; "a bad
         heart"; "bad teeth"; "an unsound limb"; "unsound teeth"
         [syn: unfit, unsound]
      10: capable of harming; "bad habits"; "bad air"; "smoking is bad
          for you"
      11: keenly sorry or regretful; "felt bad about letting the team
          down"; "was sorry that she had treated him so badly";
          "felt bad about breaking the vase" [syn: sorry]
      12: characterized by wickedness or immorality; "led a very bad
          life" [syn: immoral]
      13: reproduced fraudulently; "like a bad penny..."; "a forged
          twenty dollar bill" [syn: forged]
      14: not working properly; "a bad telephone connection"; "a
          defective appliance" [syn: defective]
      n : that which is below standard or expectations as of ethics or
          decency; "take the bad with the good" [syn: badness]
          [ant: good, good]
      adv 1: with great intensity (`bad' is a nonstandard variant for
             `badly'); "the injury hurt badly"; "the buildings were
             badly shaken"; "it hurts bad"; "we need water bad"
             [syn: badly]
      2: very much; strongly; "I wanted it badly enough to work hard
         for it"; "the cables had sagged badly"; "they were badly
         in need of help"; "he wants a bicycle so bad he can taste
         it" [syn: badly]
      [also: worst, worse]