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Synonyms for wet
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. moisture, wet(adj)

    wetness caused by water

    "drops of wet gleamed on the window"

    Synonyms:
    moisture

    Antonyms:
    dried, baked, dry, scorched, semiarid, dried-up, bone-dry(a), semi-dry, withered, arid, parched, kiln-dried, waterless, sear, shrivelled, thirsty, air-dry, air-dried, sunbaked, dried-out, nonalcoholic, sober, dry-shod, desiccated, milkless, rainless, bone dry(p), adust, shriveled, sere, dry out

  2. wet(adj)

    covered or soaked with a liquid such as water

    "a wet bathing suit"; "wet sidewalks"; "wet weather"

    Synonyms:
    squiffy, crocked, fuddled, tight, smashed, stiff, soused, besotted, plastered, cockeyed, soaked, slopped, lactating, pie-eyed, blotto, loaded, blind drunk, pissed, sloshed, sozzled, pixilated

    Antonyms:
    scorched, arid, dry, parched, bone dry(p), thirsty, semi-dry, adust, waterless, milkless, shrivelled, sober, dried-up, air-dried, nonalcoholic, semiarid, sear, dried, dried-out, kiln-dried, baked, rainless, bone-dry(a), dry-shod, sere, desiccated, sunbaked, air-dry, withered, shriveled, dry out

  3. wet(adj)

    containing moisture or volatile components

    "wet paint"

    Synonyms:
    squiffy, crocked, fuddled, tight, smashed, stiff, soused, besotted, plastered, cockeyed, soaked, slopped, lactating, pie-eyed, blotto, loaded, blind drunk, pissed, sloshed, sozzled, pixilated

    Antonyms:
    semi-dry, milkless, sere, dried-out, baked, scorched, desiccated, rainless, sober, dried-up, dry, adust, dried, air-dried, bone dry(p), air-dry, nonalcoholic, parched, sear, shrivelled, sunbaked, dry-shod, kiln-dried, bone-dry(a), waterless, withered, semiarid, thirsty, shriveled, arid, dry out

  4. wet(adj)

    supporting or permitting the legal production and sale of alcoholic beverages

    "a wet candidate running on a wet platform"; "a wet county"

    Synonyms:
    squiffy, crocked, fuddled, tight, smashed, stiff, soused, besotted, plastered, cockeyed, soaked, slopped, lactating, pie-eyed, blotto, loaded, blind drunk, pissed, sloshed, sozzled, pixilated

    Antonyms:
    semi-dry, baked, scorched, nonalcoholic, desiccated, sear, arid, air-dry, dry, thirsty, dried-up, sunbaked, bone-dry(a), rainless, air-dried, shrivelled, semiarid, parched, dry-shod, sere, kiln-dried, milkless, adust, sober, bone dry(p), waterless, dried, shriveled, dried-out, withered, dry out

  5. wet, lactating(adj)

    producing or secreting milk

    "a wet nurse"; "a wet cow"; "lactating cows"

    Synonyms:
    squiffy, crocked, fuddled, tight, smashed, stiff, soused, besotted, plastered, cockeyed, soaked, slopped, lactating, pie-eyed, blotto, loaded, blind drunk, pissed, sloshed, sozzled, pixilated

    Antonyms:
    nonalcoholic, milkless, kiln-dried, semi-dry, dry, dried, dried-up, bone dry(p), bone-dry(a), adust, baked, sear, dried-out, air-dried, desiccated, shriveled, withered, air-dry, dry-shod, waterless, scorched, sober, parched, semiarid, arid, rainless, sere, thirsty, shrivelled, sunbaked, dry out

  6. wet(adj)

    consisting of or trading in alcoholic liquor

    "a wet cargo"; "a wet canteen"

    Synonyms:
    squiffy, crocked, fuddled, tight, smashed, stiff, soused, besotted, plastered, cockeyed, soaked, slopped, lactating, pie-eyed, blotto, loaded, blind drunk, pissed, sloshed, sozzled, pixilated

    Antonyms:
    waterless, bone-dry(a), kiln-dried, dry, milkless, adust, shrivelled, air-dried, bone dry(p), sober, sere, dried, withered, shriveled, baked, dry-shod, sear, desiccated, dried-up, thirsty, air-dry, rainless, nonalcoholic, semiarid, scorched, dried-out, semi-dry, parched, sunbaked, arid, dry out

  7. besotted, blind drunk, blotto, crocked, cockeyed, fuddled, loaded, pie-eyed, pissed, pixilated, plastered, slopped, sloshed, smashed, soaked, soused, sozzled, squiffy, stiff, tight, wet(verb)

    very drunk

    Synonyms:
    stiff, affluent, stringent, rigorous, fuddled, skew-whiff, flush, laughable, ladened, plastered, smashed, steamed, ludicrous, tight, blotto, firm, unbendable, blind drunk, unwavering, impish, roiled, soaked, miffed, loaded, riled, steady, buckram, nasty, strong, pie-eyed, crocked, irritated, cockeyed, derisory, potent, puckish, slopped, close, nonsensical, wealthy, sealed, awry(p), prankish, soused, unshakable, pixilated, wicked, pissed, peeved, askew, sozzled, wonky, mean, implike, miserly, besotted, squiffy, slicked, compressed, idiotic, nettled, laden, stung, taut, arch, ridiculous, starchy, mischievous, steadfast, absurd, preposterous, pissed off, sloshed, rigid, annoyed, moneyed, lopsided, mingy, lactating, unfaltering

    Antonyms:
    dry, dried, air-dried, air-dry, dried-up, semi-dry, scorched, shrivelled, rainless, sunbaked, sere, adust, waterless, semiarid, sober, nonalcoholic, desiccated, bone dry(p), dried-out, milkless, sear, withered, shriveled, kiln-dried, arid, baked, dry-shod, parched, thirsty, bone-dry(a), dry out

  8. wet(verb)

    cause to become wet

    "Wet your face"

    Antonyms:
    dry-shod, arid, dried, kiln-dried, dry, air-dried, parched, scorched, shriveled, semiarid, dried-out, sober, semi-dry, waterless, baked, milkless, thirsty, withered, nonalcoholic, air-dry, desiccated, dried-up, rainless, sunbaked, adust, sear, shrivelled, bone-dry(a), sere, bone dry(p), dry out

  9. wet(verb)

    make one's bed or clothes wet by urinating

    "This eight year old boy still wets his bed"

    Antonyms:
    dried-up, sober, desiccated, dry-shod, dry, thirsty, milkless, sunbaked, semi-dry, shriveled, rainless, shrivelled, baked, dried-out, waterless, dried, parched, adust, arid, sear, scorched, semiarid, air-dried, nonalcoholic, air-dry, withered, sere, kiln-dried, bone dry(p), bone-dry(a), dry out

Wiktionary

  1. wet(adjective)

    Synonyms:
    saturated, damp, soaked

    Antonyms:
    dry

  2. wet(adjective)

    Synonyms:
    chimichanga

  3. wet(adjective)

    Antonyms:
    dry

  4. wet(adjective)

    Of weather or a day, rainy.

    It’s going to be wet tomorrow.

    Synonyms:
    damp, raining, rainy

    Antonyms:
    dry

  5. wet(adjective)

    Made up of liquid or moisture.

    Water is wet.

    Synonyms:
    wetting

  6. wet(adjective)

    Of a person, ineffectual.

    Don't be so wet.

    Synonyms:
    feeble, hopeless, useless

  7. wet(adjective)

    Inexperienced in a task or profession; having the characteristics of a rookie.

    That guy's wet; after all, he just started yesterday.

    Synonyms:
    green, wet behind the ears

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. wet

    Synonyms:
    moist, damp, humid

Editors Contribution

  1. humid

    Submitted by anonymous on April 23, 2020  
  2. humid

    Submitted by anonymous on April 23, 2020  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. wet(a.)

    Synonyms:
    damp, moist, humid, dank, aqueous, watery

  2. wet(a.)

    Synonyms:
    rainy, showery

  3. wet(n.)

    Synonyms:
    humidity, moisture, dampness, wetness

  4. wet(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    moisten, water, irrigate, damp, dampen, sprinkle

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. wet(a)

    Synonyms:
    damp, moist, humid, soaked

  2. wet(v)

    Synonyms:
    moisten, dampen, soak, imbrue, saturate

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How to use wet in a sentence?

  1. Tatjana Perminova:

    There are not a lot of people who want to do Saturday or Sunday, you have to stand all day. It is wet, cold.

  2. Susan Michie:

    Think about it as road safety -- we have to do our own risk assessment when crossing the road, for example, do we always cross the road just on the traffic lights or on zebra crossings, or do we occasionally cross it elsewhere ? If we do, we probably consider several things, such as how far away are the cars, what speed are they traveling at, are the roads wet, how agile am I ?

  3. Penny Nance:

    It’s not in anyone’s best interest to throw a wet blanket on any kind of a program in which schools are trying to strengthen the father-daughter relationship, the people that are hurt by this are young women.

  4. Football Federation Australia:

    The forecast ambient and Wet Bulb Globe Temperature (WBGT) for that match remain within acceptable ranges for the later kick-off and the air quality forecast is improving with the arrival of a wind change to the north east on Friday, in making decisions regarding whether a fixture will proceed, the safety, welfare and comfort of our players, match officials and fans remain our ongoing focus with regard to air quality issues as a result of these bushfires.

  5. Kathy Fisher:

    The worst thing that can happen is they get wet.


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