1 cushion, pillow, wad, wadding, stuffing, padding, filling, filler:
Wrap a soft cotton pad over the wound to protect it.
2 writing-pad, note-pad, memo pad, block (of paper), jotter, US filler:
You'd best take a pad with you to make notes at the lecture.
3 flat, apartment, room(s), home, place, quarters, Colloq hang-out, Brit digs or diggings, Slang US flop:
A few friends are crashing at my pad while they're in town.
4 cushion, wad, stuff, fill; upholster:
The chair seats are padded with foam rubber, but the arms are bare
5 Sometimes, pad out. expand, inflate, stretch, dilate, lengthen, protract, extend, blow up, flesh out, puff up, augment, spin out, amplify:
He pads his weekly newspaper column with trivia in order to fill the space.