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pet1

pet1

 
pronunciation:
pet
parts of speech:
noun, adjective, transitive verb, intransitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: an animal, usu. domesticated or tamed, kept in one's home for companionship rather than practical use.
 
similar words:
animal, cat, cosset, dog, favorite
definition 2: one who is treated with special affection and indulgence; favorite.
She is her father's pet.
synonyms:
darling, favorite
similar words:
baby, dear, jewel, minion
 
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: kept or treated as a pet.
a pet turtle
similar words:
tame
definition 2: especially favored; favorite.
a pet nephewa pet idea
synonyms:
darling, favorite
similar words:
dearest, favored
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: pets, petted, petting
definition 1: to pat, stroke, or caress; touch or treat as a pet.
 
synonyms:
caress
similar words:
dandle, fondle, pat, stroke
definition 2: (informal) to fondle, usu. intimately as a part of sexual foreplay.
synonyms:
dandle, fondle
similar words:
caress, cuddle, nuzzle, snuggle
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: (informal) to fondle someone or fondle mutually as part of sexual foreplay.
synonyms:
fondle
similar words:
bill and coo, cuddle, neck, nuzzle, snuggle
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organization that protects lost pets
some accessories for pets
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some places for pets
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sometimes found on pets
ways to take care of pets