Learn how to say Cards correctly in English with this tutorial pronunciation video.
Oxford dictionary definition of the word card:
1a piece of thick, stiff paper or thin pasteboard, in particular one used for writing or printing on:
some notes jotted down on a card
a piece of card
a card printed with a picture and used to send a message or greeting:
a birthday card
a card with a person’s name and other details printed on it for purposes of identification, for example a business card:
a membership card entitled you to library services
she dug into her bag and produced her card
(in soccer and some other games) a yellow or red card shown by the referee to a player who is being cautioned or sent off:
the ref will have his cards at the ready to enforce the rule of law
2a small rectangular piece of plastic containing personal data in a machine-readable form and used to obtain cash or credit or to pay for a telephone call, gain entry to a room or building, etc.:
your card cannot be used to withdraw more than your daily limit from cash machines
she paid for the goods with her card
3a playing card:
a pack of cards
(cards) a game played with playing cards:
they were playing interminable cards
4 Computingshort for expansion card.
5 (cards) British informal documents relating to an employee, especially for tax and national insurance, held by the employer.
6a programme of events at a race meeting:
a nine-race card
a record of scores in a sporting event; a scorecard.
7 informal, dated a person regarded as odd or amusing:
He laughed: ‘You’re a card, you know’
1write (something) on a card, especially for indexing.
informal (in golf and other sports) score (a certain number of points on a scorecard):
he carded 68 in the final round
(of the referee in soccer and some other games) show a yellow or red card to (a player who is being cautioned or sent off):
Reid, seconds after being carded, broke down the left wing
a Mac flanker was carded and sent to the sin bin in the first half
2North American check the identity card of (someone), in particular as evidence of legal drinking age:
we were carded at the entrance to the club
3 (be carded) Canadian (of an amateur athlete) be in receipt of government funding to pursue training:
in 1986-7 all carded athletes received a basic $450 monthly allowance