1: one of a set of small pieces of stiff paper marked in various ways and used for playing games or for telling fortunes; "he collected cards and traded them with the other boys"
2: a card certifying the identity of the bearer; "he had to show his card to get in" [syn: identity card]
3: a rectangular piece of stiff paper used to send messages (may have printed greetings or pictures); "they sent us a card from Miami"
4: thin cardboard, usually rectangular
5: a witty amusing person who makes jokes [syn: wag, wit]
6: a sign posted in a public place as an advertisement; "a poster advertised the coming attractions" [syn: poster, posting, placard, notice, bill]
7: a printed or written greeting that is left to indicate that you have visited [syn: calling card, visiting card]
8: (golf) a record of scores (as in golf); "you have to turn in your card to get a handicap" [syn: scorecard]
9: a list of dishes available at a restaurant; "the menu was in French" [syn: menu, bill of fare, carte du jour, carte]
10: (baseball) a list of batters in the order in which they will bat; "the managers presented their cards to the umpire at home plate" [syn: batting order, lineup]
11: a printed circuit that can be inserted into expansion slots in a computer to increase the computer's capabilities [syn: circuit board, circuit card, board]
1: separate the fibers of; "tease wool" [syn: tease]
2: ask someone for identification to determine whether he or she is old enough to consume liquor; "I was carded when I tried to buy a beer!"
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