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Synonyms for pet

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English Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  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.

    caress, coddle, court, embrace, flatter, fondle, kiss, pamper

    Caressed by or with the hand; caressed by admirers, at court.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  1. petnoun

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

    horror, bugbear, aversion, scarecrow

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. petnoun

    a domesticated animal kept for companionship or amusement

    favourite, ducky, positron emission tomography, dearie, favorite, deary, darling


  2. darling, favorite, favourite, pet, dearie, deary, duckynoun

    a special loved one

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


  3. petnoun

    a fit of petulance or sulkiness (especially at what is felt to be a slight)

    favourite, ducky, positron emission tomography, dearie, favorite, deary, darling


  4. positron emission tomography, PETadjective

    using a computerized radiographic technique to examine the metabolic activity in various tissues (especially in the brain)

    favourite, ducky, positron emission tomography, favorite, dearie, deary, darling


  5. favored, favorite(a), favourite(a), best-loved, pet, preferred, preferentverb

    preferred above all others and treated with partiality

    "the favored child"


  6. petverb

    stroke or caress gently

    "pet the lamb"


  7. petverb

    stroke or caress in an erotic manner, as during lovemaking


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  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 Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. petnoun

    fondling, darling, favorite

  2. petnoun

    MIFF, angry mood, fit of peevishness

  3. petadjective

    favorite, especially liked

  4. petverb

    fondle, indulge, caress, make much of

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. petadjective

    favorite, petted, cade

  2. petnoun

    fondling, darling, favorite, cosset, tiff

  3. petverb

    humor, coddle, fondle, cosset, caress, indulge

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "pet":

    tep, pets, animal, fart, toe, caress, favourite

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD0.0 / 0 votes

  1. PET

    PET scan, positron emission transaxial tomography Imaging

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How to use pet in a sentence?

  1. Emily Luisana:

    Our study shows that pet owners look to their veterinarian, pet food store and pet food manufacturers for information about pet food storage and hygiene guidelines.

  2. Van Sickle:

    There was no indication to think that this home was anything other than a typical pet friendly home.

  3. Mildred & Victor Goertzel:

    Pablo Picasso resisted school stubbornly and seemed completely unable to learn to read or write. To other students grew used to seeing him come late with his pet pigeon -- and with the paintbrush he always carried as if it were an extension of his own body.

  4. Mark Meadows:

    We're just trying to make sure that we've identified all the legitimate needs that are out there. The President has been very clear about one thing, if they're legitimate needs The President wants to make sure that there's enough money there to take care of those needs. And The President wants to be, not only expeditious in that deployment of funds, but also make sure that people do not use this funding mechanism as a way to just fund some pet project that may not be a priority for the vast majority of the American people.

  5. Lisa Farbstein:

    This was a case where the passenger was traveling with their pet, they knew the pet was in a carry-on bag, because this was a pet travel case/container.

Translations for pet

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  • حيوان اليف, حيوان منزليArabic
  • mascotaCatalan, Valencian
  • domácí mazlíčekCzech
  • kæle, kæledyrDanish
  • Heimtier, Haustier, streicheln, Pet, LieblingGerman
  • karesiĝi, karesi, dombesto, dorlotbesto, hejmbestoEsperanto
  • mascota, acariciarSpanish
  • حیوان خانگیPersian
  • lemmikkieläin, lellikki, silittää, lemmikki, hyväilläFinnish
  • animal familier, caresser, se peloter, chouchou, animal de compagnie, peloterFrench
  • peataIrish
  • חיית מחמדHebrew
  • पालतूHindi
  • simogat, házi kedvencHungarian
  • membelaiIndonesian
  • accarezzare, animale domesticoItalian
  • ペット, 撫でるJapanese
  • შინაური ცხოველიGeorgian
  • ಪಿಇಟಿKannada
  • 애완동물, 펫, 愛玩動物Korean
  • petLatin
  • mōkai, maimoaMāori
  • милува, се гали, домашен миленик, мињон, гали, домашно милениче, љубимецMacedonian
  • haiwan peliharaanMalay
  • huisdier, aaien, strelenDutch
  • kjæle, kjærtegne, kjæledyr, kose medNorwegian
  • łį́į́ʼNavajo, Navaho
  • zwierzę domowePolish
  • acariciar, animal de estimaçãoPortuguese
  • mângâiaRomanian
  • ласкать, питомец, любимец, ласкаться, гладить, домашнее животноеRussian
  • љубимац, mezimac, миловати, миљеник, miljenik, maziti, мазити, milovati, ljubimac, мезимацSerbo-Croatian
  • husdjur, smeka, keldjur, sällskapsdjur, klappaSwedish
  • పెంపుడు జంతువుTelugu
  • پالتو جانورUrdu
  • nimülVolapük
  • 宠物Chinese
  • isilwane sasekhaya, ukunto, ukuntokoZulu

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