Definition of wade :
1. Hence, to move with difficulty or labor; to proceed lowly among objects or circumstances that constantly inder or embarrass; as, to wade through a dull book.
2. The act of wading.
3. To go; to move forward.
4. To pass or cross by wading; as, he waded he rivers and swamps.
5. To walk in a substance that yields to the feet; to move, sinking at each step, as in water, mud, sand, etc.