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Synonyms for pat

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Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. pat, rap, tapnoun

    the sound made by a gentle blow

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

    implausible, inappropriate

  2. tap, pat, dabadjective

    a light touch or stroke

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

    implausible, inappropriate

  3. glib, pat, slickadjective

    having only superficial plausibility

    "glib promises"; "a slick commercial"

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

    implausible, inappropriate

  4. patverb

    exactly suited to the occasion

    "a pat reply"

    glib, slick

    implausible, inappropriate

  5. chuck, patverb

    pat or squeeze fondly or playfully, especially under the chin

    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

    inappropriate, implausible

  6. dab, patadverb

    hit lightly

    "pat him on the shoulder"

    dab, swob, chuck, swab

    inappropriate, implausible

  7. patadverb

    completely or perfectly

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

    inappropriate, implausible

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. patadjective

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

  2. patnoun

    rap, dab, tap, hit, light blow

  3. patverb

    rap, dab, tap, strike lightly, hit

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. patadjective

    suitable, fit, convenient, timely, pertinent, appropriate

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "pat":

    even, well, patricia, eight, tap, viii

Nicknames0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of known nicknames for "Pat":

    Pat Jr.

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  1. Heather Hargreaves:

    After the conclusion of an investigation alleging improper communications with elected officials in Iowa, Pat Murphy has offered Pat Murphy resignation from the campaign effective immediately, our campaign policy is clear that we will not engage in this kind of activity, or any kind of communication that could be perceived as improper. Violation of this policy is not tolerated.

  2. Dean Martin:

    I once shook hands with Pat Boone and my whole right side sobered up.

  3. Kate Andersen Brower:

    Melania Trump is not like Hillary Clinton or Pat Nixon, melania Trump didn't feel compelled to publicly defend( Trump) at other dire points in Pat Nixon administration, when Melania Trump could have made a difference in how Pat Nixon was perceived, so why should Melania Trump stick Melania Trump neck out now ?

  4. There's Something About Mary:

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

  5. 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.

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