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Synonyms for cat
kæt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cat, true cat(noun)

    feline mammal usually having thick soft fur and no ability to roar: domestic cats; wildcats

    Synonyms:
    computed tomography, cat-o'-nine-tails, qat, computerized axial tomography, big cat, computed axial tomography, khat, hombre, bozo, computerized tomography, guy, true cat, quat, kat

  2. guy, cat, hombre, bozo(noun)

    an informal term for a youth or man

    "a nice guy"; "the guy's only doing it for some doll"

    Synonyms:
    guy rope, guy, hombre, khat, zany, cat-o'-nine-tails, goofball, fathead, goof, twat, cuckoo, goose, computerized tomography, computed tomography, computerized axial tomography, jackass, true cat, bozo, big cat, quat, kat, computed axial tomography, guy cable, qat, guy wire

  3. cat(noun)

    a spiteful woman gossip

    "what a cat she is!"

    Synonyms:
    computed tomography, cat-o'-nine-tails, qat, computerized axial tomography, big cat, computed axial tomography, khat, hombre, bozo, computerized tomography, guy, true cat, quat, kat

  4. kat, khat, qat, quat, cat, Arabian tea, African tea(noun)

    the leaves of the shrub Catha edulis which are chewed like tobacco or used to make tea; has the effect of a euphoric stimulant

    "in Yemen kat is used daily by 85% of adults"

    Synonyms:
    computed tomography, computed axial tomography, cat-o'-nine-tails, qat, computerized axial tomography, big cat, guy, hombre, khat, computerized tomography, bozo, true cat, quat, kat

  5. cat-o'-nine-tails, cat(noun)

    a whip with nine knotted cords

    "British sailors feared the cat"

    Synonyms:
    computed tomography, computed axial tomography, cat-o'-nine-tails, qat, computerized axial tomography, big cat, guy, hombre, khat, computerized tomography, bozo, true cat, quat, kat

  6. Caterpillar, cat(noun)

    a large tracked vehicle that is propelled by two endless metal belts; frequently used for moving earth in construction and farm work

    Synonyms:
    computed tomography, computed axial tomography, cat-o'-nine-tails, qat, computerized axial tomography, big cat, guy, hombre, khat, computerized tomography, bozo, true cat, quat, kat

  7. big cat, cat(noun)

    any of several large cats typically able to roar and living in the wild

    Synonyms:
    computed tomography, computed axial tomography, cat-o'-nine-tails, qat, computerized axial tomography, big cat, guy, hombre, bozo, computerized tomography, khat, true cat, quat, kat

  8. computerized tomography, computed tomography, CT, computerized axial tomography, computed axial tomography, CAT(verb)

    a method of examining body organs by scanning them with X rays and using a computer to construct a series of cross-sectional scans along a single axis

    Synonyms:
    computed tomography, cat-o'-nine-tails, qat, big cat, computed axial tomography, guy, hombre, computerized tomography, bozo, khat, computerized axial tomography, quat, true cat, kat

  9. cat(verb)

    beat with a cat-o'-nine-tails

    Synonyms:
    puke, throw up, chuck, sick, cast, disgorge, vomit, regurgitate, vomit up, spue, upchuck, spew, purge, barf, be sick, retch, honk, regorge

  10. vomit, vomit up, purge, cast, sick, cat, be sick, disgorge, regorge, retch, puke, barf, spew, spue, chuck, upchuck, honk, regurgitate, throw up(verb)

    eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth

    "After drinking too much, the students vomited"; "He purged continuously"; "The patient regurgitated the food we gave him last night"

    Synonyms:
    vomit, eruct, vagabond, gag, throw off, scour, range, frame, ramble, ptyalise, put, claxon, ditch, honk, spill, barf, wander, hurtle, sick, stray, rove, swan, roll, cronk, spew out, chuck, toot, puke, throw, cast, ptyalize, redact, spue, beep, be sick, purge, spit, regorge, blare, purify, vomit up, mould, mold, cast off, shake off, upchuck, disgorge, toss, throw away, heave, tramp, sanctify, contrive, drop, draw, flush, spew, hurl, regurgitate, throw up, drift, reproduce, couch, project, retch, pat, roam, shed

Wiktionary

  1. cat(1)

    Synonyms:
    cat-like, feliform, feloid, Caniformia, carnivoran, Canoidea

  2. cat(1)

    Synonyms:
    felid

  3. cat(1)

    Synonyms:
    Smilodontini, Machairodontini, feline, Metailurini, Homotherini, saber-toothed cat, feline cat, pantherine cat, pantherine, saber-tooth

  4. cat(1)

    Synonyms:
    panther, leopard, jaguar, lion, black panther, tiger

  5. cat(1)

    Synonyms:
    mouser, puss, pussy, malkin, kitten, grimalkin, tomcat, pussy-cat, housecat, kitty

  6. cat(1)

    Any of a variety of earth-moving machines. (from their manufacturer Caterpillar Inc.)

    Synonyms:
    fellow, chap, fella, bitch, dude, cove, bloke, guy

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. cat(n)

    Synonyms:
    feline, Felis, tabby, puss, pussy, kitten, kitty, grimalkin (an old she cat)

    Associated words:
    purr, mew, miaul, caterwaul, feline, felidæ (cat family)

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "cat":

    wcb, chat, ctu, spade, cats, cat., lmc, pussy, kitten, tsae, atc, kat, pussycat, gato, kitty, tac, cunt, jack

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. cat

    Synonyms:
    Felis catus

  2. CAT

    Synonyms:
    (1) Chinese ACE- Angiotensin-converting-enzyme inhibitor in Acute Myocardial Infarction (2) CArdiomyopathy Trial

  3. CAT

    Synonyms:
    catalase, EC 1.11.1.6

How to pronounce cat?

Alex
US English
Daniel
British
Karen
Australian
Veena
Indian

How to say cat in sign language?

How to use cat in a sentence?

  1. Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush:

    I mean, Ted Kennedy and Stephen Hayes the journalist and Cat Stevens -- I mean, this is not a list that you can be certain of, if the FBI knows that someone's in our country and they're tracking them, they shouldn't be able to get guns for sure. But the no-fly list is a much broader list. It's not an accurate list to be able to use for restricting gun rights for law-abiding citizens.

  2. Ujwala Kaza:

    If you are a person who tends to get a sick a lot, that means theres a background level of inflammation in your upper respiratory tract. If you then adopt a cat, which is a common trigger of allergic asthma, you may be likely to develop asthma. In reality, asthma is a very complex disease process that involves an interplay of many factors, including genetics and environmental triggers.

  3. Mark Twain:

    One of the most striking differences between a cat and a lie is that a cat has only nine lives.

  4. Commander Lonny Cavalier:

    We believe it's a copy cat incident, lenise Martin III on Saturday did it and Lenise Martin III on Saturday did want to create some notoriety for Lenise Martin III on Saturday by posting it on Facebook and that's exactly what Lenise Martin III on Saturday did.

  5. Ashleigh Haruda:

    Previously on the steppe, we have limited evidence for pet keeping, and no evidence yet for domestic cats, however, the people at the city of Dhzankent not only kept this cat, but kept him alive and cared for him.

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