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Synonyms for patpæt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. pat, rap, tap(noun)

    the sound made by a gentle blow

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

    Antonyms:
    implausible, inappropriate

  2. tap, pat, dab(adj)

    a light touch or stroke

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

    Antonyms:
    implausible, inappropriate

  3. glib, pat, slick(adj)

    having only superficial plausibility

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

    Antonyms:
    implausible, inappropriate

  4. pat(verb)

    exactly suited to the occasion

    Synonyms:
    glib, slick

    Antonyms:
    implausible, inappropriate

  5. chuck, pat(verb)

    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, pat, barf, ditch, be sick, retch, honk, dab, regorge

    Antonyms:
    inappropriate, implausible

  6. dab, pat(adverb)

    hit lightly

    Synonyms:
    dab, swob, pat, chuck, swab

    Antonyms:
    inappropriate, implausible

  7. pat(adverb)

    completely or perfectly

    Antonyms:
    inappropriate, implausible

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. pat(a.)

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

  2. pat(n.)

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

  3. pat(v. a.)

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

even, well, patricia, eight, tap, viii


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