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pet /pet/ noun
pet verb (past tense and past participle petted, present participle petting) [transitive]

حیوان اهلی منزل ، دست اموز ، عزیز ، سوگلی ، معشوقه ، نوازش کردن ، بناز پروردن
- favourite, darling, idol, jewel, treasure
- favourite, cherished, dearest, dear to one's heart
- pamper, baby, coddle, cosset, mollycoddle, spoil
- fondle, caress, pat, stroke
- cuddle, canoodle (slang), kiss, neck (informal), smooch (informal), snog (Brit. slang)
Related Words: embrace, hug
English Thesaurus: touch, feel, handle, finger, rub, ...

[TahlilGaran] English Synonym Dictionary

I. pet1 /pet/ noun
[Date: 1500-1600; Origin: Perhaps from petty 'small']

1. [countable] an animal such as a cat or a dog which you keep and care for at home:
They have two pets - a cat and a dog.
We weren't allowed to keep pets at school.
Rabbits make good pets.
pet rabbit/bird etc
He got bitten by his pet rabbit.
pet food
a pet shop

2. British English spoken used when speaking to someone you like or love:
Don’t cry, pet.

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

II. pet2 verb (past tense and past participle petted, present participle petting) [transitive]
to touch and move your hand gently over someone, especially an animal or a child ⇒ stroke:
Our cat loves being petted.

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

III. pet3 adjective

1. pet project/theory/subject a plan, idea, or subject that you particularly like or are interested in

2. pet hate British English, pet peeve American English something that you strongly dislike because it always annoys you:
TV game shows are one of my pet hates.
pet name

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

ADJ. domestic, family, household
VERB + PET have, keep
PET + NOUN shop | cat, dog, rabbit, etc. | owner | food

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary


have a pet
Do you have any pets?
keep a pet (=have one in your home)
Tenants aren’t allowed to keep pets.
Many species of parrot can be kept as pets.
make good/ideal etc pets (=be good/very good as pets)
Do rabbits make good pets?
a family pet
These dogs make an ideal family pet.
a domestic/household pet
Cats and other domestic pets give their owners a lot of pleasure.
an exotic pet (=from a foreign country and not seen or found very often)
Often the owners do not know how to care for these exotic pets.
a pet dog/cat/rabbit etc
I used to have a pet rabbit when I was young.
pet food
cans of pet food
a pet shop
Your local pet shop will have a variety of different collars.
a pet owner
During hot summer days, pet owners should keep their pet indoors.

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