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pet1

 
pronunciation:
pet
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition: an animal people keep in their home for company and pleasure.
Juan has a kitten for a pet.
 
similar words:
animal, cat, dog
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part of speech: verb
inflections: pets, petting, petted
definition: to pat or touch with a slow, loving motion.
My sister was petting all the cats at the animal shelter.
 
similar words:
pat
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some accessories for pets
some descriptions of pets
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some people associated with pets
some places for pets
ways to take care of pets