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1. paw

noun. ['ˈpɔ'] a clawed foot of an animal especially a quadruped.

Synonyms

  • foot
  • pad
  • forepaw
  • canine
  • feline
  • felid
  • canid

Antonyms

  • wrongness
  • improper
  • inaccurate
  • incorrect

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Words that Rhyme with Paw

  • robertshaw
  • withdraw
  • redraw
  • mcgraw
  • mccraw
  • loblaw
  • foresaw
  • czeslaw
  • anspaugh
  • alspaugh
  • straw
  • mcgaw
  • mcgaugh
  • mcgagh
  • mccaw
  • macaw
  • inlaw
  • guffaw
  • eshbaugh
  • colaw
  • bashaw
  • ashbaugh
  • alpaugh
  • allbaugh
  • albaugh
  • traugh
  • spaugh
  • slaw
  • slaugh
  • ocaw

Example sentences of the word paw


1. Noun, singular or mass
Lift the paw off the paper, being careful not to smear the ink.

2. Adjective
Wipe your dog's paw clean of any excess ink with the damp cloth.

Quotes containing the word paw


1. Piglet sidled up to Pooh from behind. "Pooh!"he whispered."Yes, Piglet?""Nothing,"said Piglet, taking Pooh's paw. "I just wanted to be sure of you.
- A.A. Milne, The House at Pooh Corner

2. People leave imprints on our lives, shaping who we become in much the same way that a symbol is pressed into the page of a book to tell you who it comes from. Dogs, however, leave paw prints on our lives and our souls, which are as unique as fingerprints in every way.
- Ashly Lorenzana

3. For several centuries, the Celtic church of Ireland was spared the Greek dualism of matter and spirit. They regarded the world with the clear vision of faith. When a young Celtic monk saw his cat catch a salmon swimming in shallow water, he cried, "The power of the Lord is in the paw of the cat!
- Brennan Manning, The Ragamuffin Gospel: Good News for the Bedraggled, Beat-Up, and Burnt Out

2. cat's-paw

noun. a person used by another to gain an end.

Synonyms

  • pawn
  • instrument
  • supporter
  • helper
  • assistant

Antonyms

  • worsen
  • act
  • captor
  • bad person

3. pussy-paw

noun. pink clusters of densely packed flowers on prostrate stems resemble upturned pads of cats' feet; grow in coniferous forests of western North America.

Synonyms

  • genus Spraguea
  • pussy-paws
  • Spraguea
  • Spraguea umbellatum
  • wildflower
  • wild flower
  • Calyptridium umbellatum

4. cat's-paw

noun. a hitch in the middle of rope that has two eyes into which tackle can be hooked.

Antonyms

  • inactivity

5. cats-paw

noun. a hitch in the middle of rope that has two eyes into which tackle can be hooked.

Antonyms

  • inactivity

6. cats-paw

noun. a person used by another to gain an end.

Synonyms

  • pawn
  • instrument
  • supporter
  • helper
  • assistant

Antonyms

  • worsen
  • act
  • captor
  • bad person

7. pussy's-paw

noun. pink clusters of densely packed flowers on prostrate stems resemble upturned pads of cats' feet; grow in coniferous forests of western North America.

Synonyms

  • pussy-paws
  • Spraguea
  • Spraguea umbellatum
  • wildflower
  • wild flower
  • Calyptridium umbellatum
  • pussy-paw

8. paw

verb. ['ˈpɔ'] touch clumsily.

Synonyms

  • touch
  • fondle

Antonyms

  • infield
  • left-handed
  • ambidextrous

9. paw

verb. ['ˈpɔ'] scrape with the paws.

Synonyms

  • grate

Antonyms

  • evil
  • unjust

10. paw

noun. ['ˈpɔ'] the (prehensile) extremity of the superior limb.

Synonyms

  • right
  • hooks
  • fist
  • right hand
  • vena metacarpus
  • homo
  • arteria digitalis
  • metacarpal vein
  • mitt
  • extremity
  • meat hooks
  • metacarpus
  • palm
  • human
  • human being
  • arm
  • ball
  • man
  • digital arteries
  • manus
  • vena intercapitalis
  • metacarpal artery
  • maulers
  • intercapitular vein
  • left
  • thenar
  • clenched fist
  • left hand
  • finger
  • hand

Antonyms

  • false
  • falsify
  • left
  • center
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