What is another word for pet?

Synonyms for pet
pɛtpet

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

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. petnoun

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

    Antonyms:
    horror, bugbear, aversion, scarecrow

Princeton's WordNet

  1. petnoun

    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, duckynoun

    a special loved one

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

    Antonyms:
    unloved

  3. petnoun

    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, PETadjective

    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, preferentverb

    preferred above all others and treated with partiality

    "the favored child"

    Antonyms:
    unloved

  6. petverb

    stroke or caress gently

    "pet the lamb"

    Antonyms:
    unloved

  7. petverb

    stroke or caress in an erotic manner, as during lovemaking

    Antonyms:
    unloved

Matched Categories

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. petnoun

    Synonyms:
    fondling, darling, favorite

  2. petnoun

    Synonyms:
    MIFF, angry mood, fit of peevishness

  3. petadjective

    Synonyms:
    favorite, especially liked

  4. petverb

    Synonyms:
    fondle, indulge, caress, make much of

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. petadjective

    Synonyms:
    favorite, petted, cade

  2. petnoun

    Synonyms:
    fondling, darling, favorite, cosset, tiff

  3. petverb

    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?

How to say pet in sign language?

Words popularity by usage frequency

rankingword
#608court
#1294animal
#1311favorite
#1803pet
#2967pets
#3163favourite
#4618kiss
#4741toe
#9357jewel
#9404idol
#10795embrace
#12238darling
#25975fart
#27123tep
#31815pamper
#35865caress
#35995flatter
#40845ducky
#43029minion
#52615fondling
#90309deary
#93814fondle
#117641dearie
#162842coddle

How to use pet in a sentence?

  1. Dee Vaughn:

    COUPLE SEEKS HOMES FOR FOSTER PUPPIES NAMED AFTER TACO BELL MENU ITEMS Fredman brought the dog to KC Pet Project, an animal shelter in Kansas City. The shelter discovered the dog was microchipped and his owner had been looking for him since Monday morning when hedisappeared from a home about a mile away from where he was found, Fox 4 KC reported. Within hours the dog was back home with his family, who is now working hard to find how Max was taken and how he ended up hanging from that box, the shelter wrote on Facebook.Thanks to the quick actions by David and the power of a microchip, we were able to get Max back home safely to his family. Dee Vaughn, Dee Vaughn, said Dee Vaughn got a phone call two hours after Max had disappeared asking if thedog was missing. Dee Vaughn told Fox 4 KCthe dog could not possibly have gone so farin just a couple of hours on his own. Dee Vaughn said Dee Vaughn was horrified when Dee Vaughn saw the photo of Max on the side of an overpass. Literally you could see the imprint around Dee Vaughn neck where they hung Dee Vaughn.

  2. Evan Sun:

    For people who want a pet, they should be aware that it is unaccepted to transport animals in such an inhumane way.

  3. Konrad Lorenz:

    It is a good morning exercise for a research scientist to discard a pet hypothesis every day before breakfast. It keeps him young.

  4. T.R. Threston:

    Those who dislike animals (and more specifically those who never had a pet) will never understand the complete joy a pet brings to a soul, and, the pet-less person will never truly understand the meaning of unconditional love.

  5. Steve Ellis:

    When you just call it tax extenders, instead of more corporate welfare, you're actually aiding and abetting Washington's addiction to providing for pet projects and pet spending.

Images & Illustrations of pet

  1. pet
    pet
    pet
    pet
    pet

Translations for pet

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • 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
  • zwierzę domowePolish
  • 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

Get even more translations for pet »

Translation

Find a translation for the pet synonym in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Citation

Use the citation below to add these synonyms to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"pet." Synonyms.com. STANDS4 LLC, 2021. Web. 23 Oct. 2021. <https://www.synonyms.com/synonym/pet>.

Discuss these pet synonyms with the community:

0 Comments

    Are we missing a good synonym for pet?

    Browse Synonyms.com

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant synonyms for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant synonyms for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Quiz

    Are you a human thesaurus?

    »
    Which of the following words is not a synonym of the others?
    • A. perky
    • B. floaty
    • C. chirpy
    • D. heavy

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for pet: