American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
Use "ed" in a sentence
"“_Refer_ is not a monosyllable, but it is accented on the last syllable; it ends in a single consonant _r_, preceded by a single vowel _e_; therefore, on adding the suffix _ed_, beginning with the vowel _e_, the final consonant _r_ is doubled, and the word is spelled, _referred_.” refer + ed gallop + ed suspend + ed suffer + ing omit + ed abhor + ence kidnap + ed travel + ed cheat + ed join + ing admit + ing rebel + ious flatter + ed benefit + ed differ + ence fertil + izer prefer + ing permit + ed enamel + ed quarrel + ing remit + ance map + ing drug + ist brag + art heap + ing connect + ing emit + ed unfit + ed confer + ing offer + ed conceal + ed parallel + ed acquit + ed* commit + ee shelter + ed stir + ing root + ed squeal + ing intermit + ent equal + ed depend + ent begin + er cheer + ed vigor + ous occur + ed shovel + ed forgot + en regret + ed submit + ed transmit + ed drum + er spin + ing"
"Seriously, the outsourcing of higher ed is a looming problem."
"Part of sex ed is understanding that human sexual practices can take a great many forms, that men and women and intersex folks alike can enjoy them, that what pleases one person may not please another."