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Synonyms for pat
pætpat

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. pat, rap, tapnoun

    the sound made by a gentle blow

    Synonyms:
    strike, wiretap, rap, tap, belt, spigot, knock, water faucet, hydrant, blame, whang, whack, rap music, hip-hop, dab, water tap

    Antonyms:
    implausible, inappropriate

  2. tap, pat, dabadjective

    a light touch or stroke

    Synonyms:
    water tap, wiretap, spigot, splatter, strike, splash, water faucet, hydrant, dab, rap, tap

    Antonyms:
    implausible, inappropriate

  3. glib, pat, slickadjective

    having only superficial plausibility

    "glib promises"; "a slick commercial"

    Synonyms:
    silky, smooth-tongued, cunning, slick, glib-tongued, sly, satiny, wily, sleek, silken, knavish, tricksy, crafty, silklike, guileful, dodgy, glib, tricky, foxy

    Antonyms:
    implausible, inappropriate

  4. patverb

    exactly suited to the occasion

    "a pat reply"

    Synonyms:
    glib, slick

    Antonyms:
    implausible, inappropriate

  5. chuck, patverb

    pat or squeeze fondly or playfully, especially under the chin

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

    Antonyms:
    inappropriate, implausible

  6. dab, patadverb

    hit lightly

    "pat him on the shoulder"

    Synonyms:
    dab, swob, chuck, swab

    Antonyms:
    inappropriate, implausible

  7. patadverb

    completely or perfectly

    "he has the lesson pat"; "had the system down pat"

    Antonyms:
    inappropriate, implausible

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. patadjective

    Synonyms:
    [Colloquial.] fit, apt, pertinent, suitable, appropriate

  2. patnoun

    Synonyms:
    rap, dab, tap, hit, light blow

  3. patverb

    Synonyms:
    rap, dab, tap, strike lightly, hit

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. patadjective

    Synonyms:
    suitable, fit, convenient, timely, pertinent, appropriate

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "pat":

    even, well, patricia, eight, tap, viii

Nicknames

  1. List of known nicknames for "Pat":

    Pat Jr.

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How to use pat in a sentence?

  1. Jonathan Missner:

    Pat's very loyal to his clients.

  2. Jim Gregory:

    We are deeply saddened by the passing of Pat Quinn, pat is one of hockey's most respected individuals whose lifetime involvement as a player, coach and executive has made an indelible mark on the game.

  3. There's Something About Mary:

    Pat Healy Those goofy bastards are about the best thing I've got going.

  4. Ryan Mountcastle:

    I called it pretty late there, honestly, I didn't know Pat was over there. Here (at Tropicana Field) you can't really put your head down and run, you've got to stare at the ball the whole time so you don't lose it.

  5. Paul George:

    Obviously, it was an opportunity that was missed, pat made an unbelievable play that put me in the position to extend the lead. I am always confident at the free throw line. I have always been very successful in clutch moments at the free throw line. Tonight, I was just unsuccessful.


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