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1. pat

verb. ['ˈpæt'] pat or squeeze fondly or playfully, especially under the chin.

Synonyms

  • chuck
  • fondle

Antonyms

  • devoice
  • silence
  • unreasonable

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Rhymes with Pat

  • tit-for-tat
  • inmarsat
  • rat-a-tat
  • landsat
  • gujarat
  • tvsat
  • prevatte
  • prevatt
  • nonfat
  • mcnatt
  • deslatte
  • combat
  • biernat
  • balyeat
  • spratt
  • splat
  • sadat
  • labatt
  • hnat
  • delatte
  • begat
  • at-bat
  • arnatt
  • stat
  • slat
  • slaght
  • scat
  • sarratt
  • pratte
  • pratt

Sentences with pat


1. Verb, base form
Spread the scarf on top of the towel and pat it into shape.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Place them on a clean surface and pat dry with a clean, lint-free towel.

3. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Rinse your lips with warm water, pat them dry with a towel and moisturize immediately.

Quotes about pat


1. Is it easier to get you to do what I want with a fist to your face, or a gentle pat on the back and a handshake? Let this be a lesson in power.
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

2. It’s impossible for me to applaud your successes when my hands are too busy patting myself on the back. But if I clap for you, and you pat my back, we can both feel like winners.
- Jarod Kintz, So many chairs, and no time to sit

3. Looks like Kelsey wins the award for early riser. And doesn’t she look purtier than a pat of butter meltin’ all over a stack of griddle cakes?
- Colleen Houck

2. pitty-pat

adverb. as of footsteps.

Synonyms

  • pitter-patter
  • pitty-patty

3. pit-a-pat

adverb. describing a rhythmic beating.

Synonyms

  • pitter-patter
  • pitty-patty

4. pit-a-pat

adverb. as of footsteps.

Synonyms

  • pitter-patter
  • pitty-patty

5. pitty-pat

adverb. describing a rhythmic beating.

Synonyms

  • pitter-patter
  • pitty-patty

6. pat

verb. ['ˈpæt'] hit lightly.

Synonyms

  • dab

Antonyms

  • damaged
  • unwholesome

7. pat

noun. ['ˈpæt'] the sound made by a gentle blow.

Synonyms

  • rap
  • pitter-patter
  • sound

Antonyms

  • consonant
  • unsound
  • unhealthy
  • unfit

8. pat

adjective. ['ˈpæt'] exactly suited to the occasion.

Antonyms

  • deposit

9. pat

adjective. ['ˈpæt'] having only superficial plausibility.

Synonyms

  • glib
  • plausible

Antonyms

  • ride
  • unmoving
  • stifle

10. pat

noun. ['ˈpæt'] a light touch or stroke.

Synonyms

  • touching
  • dab
  • touch

Antonyms

  • miss
  • disengage
  • discolor
  • abstain
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