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This page lists pronunciations of English words that end in D. The list is in retroalphabetical order, that is, alphabetically beginning with the final letter of the word (in this case D) and continuing backwards through it.

The apostrophe is treated as the last letter of the alphabet, after Z.[e]


bád

dád

book Bêde = string bêad

déad

héad

verb, past léd = metal léad

verb, present lêad

plêad

knêad

water rêed = present rêad

colour réd = past réad

bréad

dréad

spréad

cf. stâyed: instéad

ea as schwa: Hámpstead

ea as schwa: Hémel Hémpstead

fád

hád

Ílìád

Jeremîád

trîád

lád

mád

gôad

ore lôde = carry lôad

ride rôde = street rôad

brŏad

abrŏad

tôad

sád

qùad rhymes with ẁad

ádd

ódd

after d and t -íd (ẁanted), after a voiced consonant -d (bánned ban = bánd music), after an unvoiced consonant -t (āsked): verb ending -ed

ae as schwa: *səbpênəd subpoênaed

-díd -ded

hyphens: rîght- and léft-hánded

énded

aménded

befriénded

woûnded

låuded

before precêdebegin procêed

dêed

fêed

hêed

nêed

grêed

wêed

fùlly-flédged

plédged

alléged

adjective -gíd (hard g) rágged

-ngd hánged

-njd chânged

*rétcht puke rétched

*rétchid poor wrétched

vílifîed

belie belîed

belly pót-béllíed

*fâyct fâked

*nâykíd nâked

áct = -ácked

góbsmacked

tactful táct = tack tácked

stácked

*clíct clícked

Píct = pícked

*tríct trícked

*wíckíd wícked

AmE cánceled, tráveled

-ld fîled

-ld smîled

-ld pîled

l doubled after stressed syllable: BrE and AmE rebélled

BrE cáncelled, trávelled

tîtled

entîtled

nameless *ûn-tîtled untîtled

*hâyssənd hâstened

*châyssənd châstened

abándoned

boôed

bîpéd

-pt thúmped

-pt trúmped

-pt stépped

quadrûpled cf. qùadrupéd

book réad = hue réd

bare bãred

cf. scàrred: scãred

*sâycríd sâcred

-drid, -drəd Míldred

cf. kînd: -dríd, -drəd kíndred

-drəd húndred

cf. transférred: AmE -êrd, BrE -êəd interfêred

hámpered

cf. compãred: cómpéred

céntred BrE = AmE céntered

two syllables neûtered

revêred

sévered

mîred

wood, office bŏard = boredom bŏred

còloured BrE = AmE còlored

bar bàrred

cf. scãred: scàrred

cf. interfêred: refërred

cf. interfêred: prefërred

cf. interfêred: transfërred

cf. cûred: occürred

recürred

cf. hâte: *hâtríd hâtred

cf. occürred: cûred

food bâste = base bâsed

êast rhymes and makes a minimal pair with cêased

decêased

*bîast bîased

*cürst, but can be *cürsid before a noun: cürsed

*əcürst, but usually *əcürsid before a noun: accürsed

-éssed mostly rhymes with -ést: conféssed

*blést, but can be *bléssid before a noun: bléssed

asséssed

obséssed

*cúst, but can be *cússid before a noun: cússed

-tíd -ted

celbrated fèted = destined fâted

cf. hâte: *hâtíd hâted

influenced affécted

much less common than the preceding: did effécted

tàrgeted

*rícoshâid rícochèted

intërpreted

excîted

éxited

ẁanted

bígoted

hālf-heàrted

lîght-heàrted

làsted

tâsted

arrésted

-vd shôved

-vd lòved

wéd

reneŵed

allòwed

hállowed

néxt rhymes with séxed

stare stãry-eŷed

star stàrry-eŷed

Bŏyd = buoy buŏyed

âid

lâid

cf. play plâyed: cloth *plád pláid

make mâde = woman mâid

*pâyed pâid

bray brâyed = hair brâid

*séd said

stay stâyed = sedate stâid

bíd

plácid

ráncid

lûcid

díd

*apàrtîte apàrtheîd

líd

sqùalid

válid

ándroid

stéroid

ásteroid

thŷroid

vŏid

rápid

vápid

flûíd

Réginald

Rónald

géld

héld

fìêld

wìêld

yìêld

mèld

wéld

chîld

mîld

silent u: buíld

gold gíld = society guíld

wîld

50 yêars ôld as a plural, but hyphens around the singular form when it's an adjective or noun: a 500-yêar-ôld hòuse, fîve-yêar-ôlds: ôld

bôld

fôld

thrêefôld

gôld

hôld

frêehold

lêasehold

BrE môuld = AmE môld

sôld

tôld

unfürled rhymes with wörld

goòd rhymes with coùld

cf. gôld; foôled rhymes with Goûld

goòd rhymes with shoùld

American môld = British môuld

tree woòd = if woùld

ánd

bánd

disbánd

hánd

lánd

-lənd: mostly schwa in (place or people’s) names, where it conveys familiarity: -lánd used for countries suggests alienness, even lack of sovereignty (not to mention Bóngo Bóngo Lánd [1]): -land

blánd = Blánd

Grâcelánd

Icelándic cf. Îceland

Díxielánd

Matabêlêlánd

hômelánd

g not sounded separately: gánglánd

*Íngland, g sounded: England

màrshlánd

Thâi = tîe, cf. (traditionally final schwa, but some broadcasters say 'Thaîlánd', perhaps to avoid possible confusion with Chîna) Tŷ- Thaîland

Ôakland

Åuckland

Hólland

fàrmlánd

a as schwa before nouns, e.g. Ínland Révenue, otherwise á: ínlánd

mâinlánd, mâinland

Fínn, Fínnish, cf. Fínland

Pôle, Pôlish, cf. Pôland

Lápp = láp, cf. Láplánd

Greenlándic cf. Grêenland

gàrland

Cúmberland

wònderlánd

Súnderland

mòtherlánd and fàtherlánd

hínterlánd

ôverlánd

Swíss, cf. Swítzerland

Quêensland

Scótland

Càrtland

heàrtland or -lánd

Rútland

Mãryland

demānd

Hélmand, Helmánd

expánd

ránd

sánd

ámpersánd

grándstánd

withstánd

énd

fìênd

friénd

blénd

ménd

also mâke aménds: ə- aménd

ə- or í-, same meaning as above: eménd

pénd

cf. friénd: rénd

trénd

sénd

ténd

wénd

bînd

crime fîned = discover fînd

hînd

one word hûmankînd

blînd

mînd

rînd

grînd

támarínd

blow wínd

round wînd

beyónd

bòund

abòund

verb rebòund, noun rêbòund

fòund

pòund

impòund

cómpound

expòund

ròund

surròund

sòund

-z- resòund

wind wòund, hurt woûnd

religion Gód = idol gód

pêriod

clód

nód

pód

foôd

goòd

hoòd

no 'y' before -hoòd

lîkelihoòd

lîvelihoòd

moôd

broôd

stoòd

if woùld = tree woòd

apart from monosyllables, mostly -ərd: -ard

càrd

bêard

hëard

mostly schwa: -ard

bláckguard rhymes with lággard

Bállàrd

mállàrd

dúllard

bāstard

hàrd

*Ríchərd Ríchard

shàrd

làrd

bóllàrd

Póllàrd

dúllard

AmE Bernàrd, BrE Bërnard

Mâynard

cf. wide brŏad: boring bŏred = wood, company bŏard

*cúbbərd cúpboard

flŏorbŏard

*lépərd, and pronounced the same in Déf Léppard: léopard

lêotàrd

bāstard

bústard

cústard

mústard

*gàrd guàrd

wård

rewård

báckward

åwkward

ínward

except for Fránkie Hòwerd: Hòward

towård

òutward

yàrd

házard

lízard

wízard

blízzard

búzzard

hear hëard = animals hërd

nërd

bïrd

wêird

tie chŏrd = vocal cörd

verb recŏrd, noun récord

Fŏrd = water fŏrd

name suffix, BrE -fəd -ford

Brádford

Rédford

Blándford

affŏrd

Rétford

Óxford

rope cŏrd = music chörd

wörd

absürd

türd

brŏad and abrŏad rhyme with applåud

Måud

fråud

Flǒyd rhymes with Freud

lòud

shròud

pròud

Bǒyd

Flǒyd

Llǒyd

Clŵýd

listen hêed = he hê’d

shê’d

plant wêed = we wê’d

Î’d

*prâycêed prècis’d

*ítəd ít’d

yoû’d

thèy’d

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