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Synonyms for cat
kæt

This thesaurus page is about all possible synonyms, equivalent, same meaning and similar words for the term cat.

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
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say cat in sign language?

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How to use cat in a sentence?

  1. Renaud Tissier:

    Unlikely, but perhaps. As it turns out, they were right. According to the news agency, 24-year-old Brian first showed COVID-19 symptoms in late March. He then self-isolated at home with his parents, where he lives. A few days later, his mother Florences test positive came back positive, after shed felt fatigued and had a high fever. As she recovered in bed, the cat would snuggle up to her. Then Papille too fell ill. She couldnt stand, she wouldnt react when we called her. Shed barely lift her head, said Brian. It was us who transmitted the virus. CORONAVIRUS TESTING SHORTFALL IN CRISIS-AFFECTED AREAS RISKS UNDETECTED OUTBREAKS Papille was tested for COVID-19 at a national vet school in Paris. Human-to-animal transmission is not something that is impossible, but it is very rare, we have no cases of humans being infected by pets.

  2. John Ing:

    It's the summer doldrums, so there are few bulls around, technically we're oversold, we're due for at least the odd dead-cat bounce ... but I suspect this has got to wring itself out.

  3. Darrin Jet Virginiak:

    Curiosity killed the cat but the cat died enlightened.

  4. Doja Cat:

    It's a flu, doja Cat just take some Mucinex( a cold and flu medication) and drink water and tea and sleep. That's all Doja Cat got ta do.

  5. Alfred North Whitehead:

    If a dog jumps in your lap, it is because he is fond of you but if a cat does the same thing, it is because your lap is warmer.


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