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Synonyms for PET
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. pet(noun)

    a domesticated animal kept for companionship or amusement

    Synonyms:
    favourite, ducky, positron emission tomography, dearie, favorite, deary, darling

    Antonyms:
    unloved

  2. darling, favorite, favourite, pet, dearie, deary, ducky(noun)

    a special loved one

    Synonyms:
    positron emission tomography, pet, deary, favorite, darling, dearie, ducky, front-runner, favourite

    Antonyms:
    unloved

  3. pet(noun)

    a fit of petulance or sulkiness (especially at what is felt to be a slight)

    Synonyms:
    favourite, ducky, positron emission tomography, dearie, favorite, deary, darling

    Antonyms:
    unloved

  4. positron emission tomography, PET(adj)

    using a computerized radiographic technique to examine the metabolic activity in various tissues (especially in the brain)

    Synonyms:
    favourite, ducky, positron emission tomography, favorite, dearie, deary, darling

    Antonyms:
    unloved

  5. favored, favorite(a), favourite(a), best-loved, pet, preferred, preferent(verb)

    preferred above all others and treated with partiality

    "the favored child"

    Antonyms:
    unloved

  6. pet(verb)

    stroke or caress gently

    "pet the lamb"

    Antonyms:
    unloved

  7. pet(verb)

    stroke or caress in an erotic manner, as during lovemaking

    Antonyms:
    unloved

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. pet

    To caress is less than to embrace; more dignified and less familiar than to fondle. A visitor caresses a friend's child; a mother fondles her babe. Fondling is always by touch; caressing may be also by words, or other tender and pleasing attentions.

    See synonyms for AFFRONT.

    Synonyms:
    caress, coddle, court, embrace, flatter, fondle, kiss, pamper

    Preposition:
    Caressed by or with the hand; caressed by admirers, at court.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. pet(n)

    Synonyms:
    darling, fondling, favorite, cosset, jewel, minion, idol

    Antonyms:
    horror, bugbear, aversion, scarecrow

Editors Contribution

  1. friend

    why i say pet is a friend is because they are our everyday companion in whatever little things we do at home which involves fun and out door activities.

    example. fetch a ball when playing soccer or tennis

    Submitted by christinemariye60 on April 13, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. pet(n.)

    Synonyms:
    fondling, darling, favorite

  2. pet(n.)

    Synonyms:
    MIFF, angry mood, fit of peevishness

  3. pet(a.)

    Synonyms:
    favorite, especially liked

  4. pet(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    fondle, indulge, caress, make much of

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. pet(a)

    Synonyms:
    favorite, petted, cade

  2. pet(n)

    Synonyms:
    fondling, darling, favorite, cosset, tiff

  3. pet(v)

    Synonyms:
    humor, coddle, fondle, cosset, caress, indulge

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "pet":

    tep, pets, animal, fart, toe, caress, favourite

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. PET

    Synonyms:
    PET scan, positron emission transaxial tomography Imaging

How to pronounce PET?

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How to say PET in sign language?

  1. pet

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How to use PET in a sentence?

  1. Passenger Maggie Gremminger:

    The pet owner was very adamant that she did not want to put the pet carrier up above, she was saying verbally, ‘ My dog is in here, no, this is my dog. ’ The flight attendant, in response, really just continued to ask her to put it above because it was a hazard where it was, it was a safety emergency, someone could trip.

  2. Etihad Airways:

    We deeply regret this unfortunate incident and are keeping the owner apprised of the progress of the search, we will review our pet handling procedures in the wake of this incident, as the safety and care of pets traveling with Etihad Airways is a top priority.

  3. Henry Thompson:

    This could be anything from being sure that the specialty dietary gourmet pet food is the right flavor or brand to making sure that the pet's seat is properly set up for flight, inflight puppy massage, inflight grooming, and real grass turf poop and pee boxes are some of the other luxuries that pampered pets may experience.

  4. Hrvoje Matasić:

    Taxidermia. Art forms come in many ways, but nothing conveys a psychopathic outlook more then stuffing your dead pet.

  5. Rikki Gumbs:

    The turtle takes a long time to reach sexual maturity, taking up to 25 to 30 years, as their vulnerability was discovered late, we lost a whole generation due to the pet trade and now their population has become very small.

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Translations for PET

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  • حيوان منزلي, حيوان اليفArabic
  • mascotaCatalan, Valencian
  • domácí mazlíčekCzech
  • kæle, kæledyrDanish
  • streicheln, Heimtier, Haustier, Pet, LieblingGerman
  • dorlotbesto, karesi, hejmbesto, karesiĝi, dombestoEsperanto
  • mascota, acariciarSpanish
  • حیوان خانگیPersian
  • hyväillä, silittää, lellikki, lemmikki, lemmikkieläinFinnish
  • chouchou, animal de compagnie, peloter, caresser, se peloter, animal familierFrench
  • peataIrish
  • חיית מחמדHebrew
  • पालतूHindi
  • simogat, házi kedvencHungarian
  • membelaiIndonesian
  • animale domestico, accarezzareItalian
  • ペット, 撫でるJapanese
  • შინაური ცხოველიGeorgian
  • ಪಿಇಟಿKannada
  • 펫, 愛玩動物, 애완동물Korean
  • petLatin
  • maimoa, mōkaiMāori
  • милува, мињон, љубимец, гали, домашен миленик, се гали, домашно миленичеMacedonian
  • haiwan peliharaanMalay
  • aaien, strelen, huisdierDutch
  • kjæle, kjærtegne, kose med, kjæledyrNorwegian
  • łį́į́ʼNavajo, Navaho
  • animal de estimação, acariciarPortuguese
  • mângâiaRomanian
  • ласкаться, ласкать, домашнее животное, питомец, любимец, гладитьRussian
  • mezimac, мезимац, ljubimac, maziti, миловати, miljenik, мазити, milovati, љубимац, миљеникSerbo-Croatian
  • husdjur, klappa, sällskapsdjur, keldjur, smekaSwedish
  • پالتو جانورUrdu
  • nimülVolapük
  • 宠物Chinese
  • ukuntoko, ukunto, isilwane sasekhayaZulu

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