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wet /wet/ adjective (comparative wetter, superlative wettest)
wet verb (past tense and past participle wet or wetted, present participle wetting) [transitive]

مرطوب ساختن ، خیس ، بارانی ، اشکبار ، تری ، رطوبت ، تر کردن ، مرطوب کردن ، نمناک کردن ، علوم مهندسی: تر کردن ، عمران: نم
- damp, dank, moist, saturated, soaking, sodden, soggy, sopping, waterlogged, watery
- rainy, drizzling, pouring, raining, showery, teeming
- feeble, effete, ineffectual, namby-pamby, soft, spineless, timorous, weak, weedy (informal)
- rain, drizzle
- weakling, drip (informal), weed (informal), wimp (informal)
- moisture, condensation, damp, dampness, humidity, liquid, water, wetness
- moisten, dampen, douse, irrigate, saturate, soak, spray, water
Antonyms: desiccate, dry
Contrasted words: bone-dry, dehydrated, desiccated, parched, sere, waterless
Related Idioms: dripping (or soaking or sopping) wet
Related Words: damp, dampen, moisten, humidify, humify, fill, impregnate, saturate, irrigate, lave, rinse, wash, soggy, water-logged, dank, moist, wettish
English Thesaurus: rainy, wet, damp, showery, drizzly, ...

[TahlilGaran] English Synonym Dictionary

I. wet1 S2 W3 /wet/ adjective (comparative wetter, superlative wettest)
[Language: Old English; Origin: wæt]

1. WATER/LIQUID covered in or full of water or another liquid Antonym : dry:
I’ve washed your shirt but it’s still wet.
wet grass
get (something) wet
Take an umbrella or you’ll get wet.
wet with
His face was wet with sweat.
The man in the boat was wet through (=completely wet).
soaking/dripping/sopping wet (=very wet)
The towel was soaking wet.

2. WEATHER rainy:
There’s more wet weather on the way.
It’s very wet outside.
the wettest summer on record

3. PAINT/INK ETC not yet dry:
The paint’s still wet.

4. PERSON British English informal someone who is wet does not have a strong character, or is not willing to do something that you think they should do – used to show disapproval:
Don’t be so wet! Just tell them you don’t want to go.

5. BABY if a child or its nappy is wet, the nappy is full of urine

6. somebody is all wet American English informal someone is completely wrong

7. be wet behind the ears informal very young and without much experience of life
—wetly adverb
—wetness noun [uncountable]

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

II. wet2 verb (past tense and past participle wet or wetted, present participle wetting) [transitive]

1. to make something wet:
Wet your hair and apply the shampoo.

2. to make yourself, your clothes, or your bed wet because you pass water from your body by accident
wet yourself
I nearly wet myself I was so scared.
Sam’s wet his bed again.

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

III. wet3 noun

1. the wet the rain
in the wet
The path is steep and dangerous in the wet.

2. [countable] British English a politician who belongs to the conservative party, and who supports very moderate ideas – used to show disapproval:
Tory wets

3. [countable] British English informal someone who does not have a strong character, or is not willing to do something that you think they should do – used to show disapproval:
Go on! Don’t be such a wet!

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

VERBS be, feel, look | become, get, turn We got soaking wet just going from the car to the house. The weather may turn wet later on in the week.
get sth Mind you don't get your feet wet.
ADV. dripping, extremely, really, soaking, sopping, very His clothes were dripping wet.
a bit, a little, quite, rather, slightly It's still quite wet outside.
permanently permanently wet conditions
PREP. with The grass was wet with dew.
PHRASES wet through We were wet through and cold.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

ADV. thoroughly Wet your hair thoroughly before applying the shampoo.
PREP. with Wet the towel slightly with warm water.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary


soaking/sopping/wringing wet (=very wet)
His suit was soaking wet.
dripping wet (=so wet that water is dripping off)
She was dripping wet.
wet through (=with every part very wet)
It never stopped raining and our clothes were wet through.
get wet
We both got very wet when we tried to give the dog a bath.
get something wet
I didn’t want to get my feet wet.
cold and wet
I was too cold and wet to keep going.
wet and muddy
His boots were wet and muddy.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

BAD: It started pouring with rain and we all got completely wet.
GOOD: It started pouring with rain and we all got soaked.

Usage Note:
soaked or soaking wet = extremely wet: 'Don't leave the cushions in the garden. If it rains, they'll get soaking wet.'

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Common Errors

See: all wet , get one's feet wet , mad as a wet hen , wringing wet

[TahlilGaran] English Idioms Dictionary

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