Meaning of card

Definition of card

(noun) 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"
a card certifying the identity of the bearer; "he had to show his card to get in"
a rectangular piece of stiff paper used to send messages (may have printed greetings or pictures); "they sent us a card from Miami"
thin cardboard, usually rectangular
a witty amusing person who makes jokes
a sign posted in a public place as an advertisement; "a poster advertised the coming attractions"
a printed or written greeting that is left to indicate that you have visited
(golf) a record of scores (as in golf); "you have to turn in your card to get a handicap"
a list of dishes available at a restaurant; "the menu was in French"
(baseball) a list of batters in the order in which they will bat; "the managers presented their cards to the umpire at home plate"
a printed circuit that can be inserted into expansion slots in a computer to increase the computer's capabilities
(verb) separate the fibers of; "tease wool"
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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