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PET

abbr.
positron emission tomography

pet 1

 (pĕt)
n.
1. An animal kept for enjoyment or companionship.
2. An object of the affections.
3. A person especially loved or indulged; a favorite: the teacher's pet.
adj.
1. Kept as a pet: a pet cat.
2.
a. Particularly cherished or indulged: a pet grandchild.
b. Expressing or showing affection: a pet name.
3. Being a favorite: a pet topic.
v. pet·ted, pet·ting, pets
v.tr.
To stroke or caress gently. See Synonyms at caress.
v.intr.
To stroke or fondle amorously.

[Scottish Gaelic peata, tame animal, pet, from Old Irish.]

pet′ter n.

pet 2

 (pĕt)
n.
A fit of bad temper or pique.
intr.v. pet·ted, pet·ting, pets
To be sulky and peevish.

[Origin unknown.]

pet

(pɛt)
n
1. a tame animal kept in a household for companionship, amusement, etc
2. a person who is fondly indulged; favourite: teacher's pet.
adj
3. kept as a pet: a pet dog.
4. of or for pet animals: pet food.
5. particularly cherished; favourite: a pet theory; a pet hatred.
6. familiar or affectionate: a pet name.
7. pet day Scot and Irish a single fine day during a period of bad weather
vb, pets, petting or petted
8. (tr) to treat (a person, animal, etc) as a pet; pamper
9. (tr) to pat or fondle (an animal, child, etc)
10. (intr) informal (of two people) to caress each other in an erotic manner, as during lovemaking (often in the phrase heavy petting)
[C16: origin unknown]
ˈpetter n

pet

(pɛt)
n
a fit of sulkiness, esp at what is felt to be a slight; pique
vb, pets, petting or petted
(intr) to take offence; sulk
[C16: of uncertain origin]

PET

abbreviation for
(Medicine) positron emission tomography
n acronym for
(Banking & Finance) potentially exempt transfer: a procedure in the UK whereby gifting property and cash is tax-free, provided that the donor lives for at least seven years after the gift is made

pet1

(pɛt)

n., adj., v. pet•ted, pet•ting. n.
1. any domesticated animal kept as a companion.
2. a person especially cherished or indulged: teacher's pet.
3. a thing particularly cherished.
adj.
4. kept or treated as a pet.
5. cherished or indulged, as a child.
6. favorite; preferred: a pet theory.
7. showing fondness or affection: pet names.
v.t.
8. to fondle or caress: I like to pet the cat and listen to her purr.
9. to treat as a pet; indulge.
v.i.
10. to engage in amorous fondling and caressing.
[1500–10; (n.) perhaps back formation from pet lamb cade lamb, shortened variant of petty lamb little lamb (see petty)]
pet′ta•ble, adj.

pet2

(pɛt)

n., v. pet•ted, pet•ting. n.
1. a fit of peevishness or sulking.
v.i.
2. to be peevish; sulk.
[1580–90; orig. uncertain; compare pettish]

PET

(pɛt)
n.
positron emission tomography: a technique for revealing active areas of the brain while information is being processed by detecting radiolabeled glucose in the cerebral blood flow. Compare PET scanner.
[1980–85]

pet


Past participle: petted
Gerund: petting

Imperative
pet
pet
Present
I pet
you pet
he/she/it pets
we pet
you pet
they pet
Preterite
I petted
you petted
he/she/it petted
we petted
you petted
they petted
Present Continuous
I am petting
you are petting
he/she/it is petting
we are petting
you are petting
they are petting
Present Perfect
I have petted
you have petted
he/she/it has petted
we have petted
you have petted
they have petted
Past Continuous
I was petting
you were petting
he/she/it was petting
we were petting
you were petting
they were petting
Past Perfect
I had petted
you had petted
he/she/it had petted
we had petted
you had petted
they had petted
Future
I will pet
you will pet
he/she/it will pet
we will pet
you will pet
they will pet
Future Perfect
I will have petted
you will have petted
he/she/it will have petted
we will have petted
you will have petted
they will have petted
Future Continuous
I will be petting
you will be petting
he/she/it will be petting
we will be petting
you will be petting
they will be petting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been petting
you have been petting
he/she/it has been petting
we have been petting
you have been petting
they have been petting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been petting
you will have been petting
he/she/it will have been petting
we will have been petting
you will have been petting
they will have been petting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been petting
you had been petting
he/she/it had been petting
we had been petting
you had been petting
they had been petting
Conditional
I would pet
you would pet
he/she/it would pet
we would pet
you would pet
they would pet
Past Conditional
I would have petted
you would have petted
he/she/it would have petted
we would have petted
you would have petted
they would have petted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pet - a domesticated animal kept for companionship or amusementpet - a domesticated animal kept for companionship or amusement
animal, animate being, beast, creature, fauna, brute - a living organism characterized by voluntary movement
2.pet - a special loved onepet - a special loved one      
lover - a person who loves someone or is loved by someone
chosen - one who is the object of choice; who is given preference; "she was Mama's chosen"
macushla - (an Irish term of address expressing affection) darling
mollycoddle - a pampered darling; an effeminate man
teacher's pet - the teacher's favorite student
3.pet - a fit of petulance or sulkiness (especially at what is felt to be a slight)
4.PET - using a computerized radiographic technique to examine the metabolic activity in various tissues (especially in the brain)
tomography, imaging - (medicine) obtaining pictures of the interior of the body
Verb1.pet - stroke or caress gently; "pet the lamb"
caress, fondle - touch or stroke lightly in a loving or endearing manner; "He caressed her face"; "They fondled in the back seat of the taxi"
canoodle - fondle or pet affectionately
gentle - stroke soothingly
neck, make out - kiss, embrace, or fondle with sexual passion; "The couple were necking in the back seat of the car"
2.pet - stroke or caress in an erotic manner, as during lovemaking
caress, fondle - touch or stroke lightly in a loving or endearing manner; "He caressed her face"; "They fondled in the back seat of the taxi"
Adj.1.pet - preferred above all others and treated with partialitypet - preferred above all others and treated with partiality; "the favored child"
loved - held dear; "his loved companion of many years"

pet

adjective
1. favourite, chosen, special, personal, particular, prized, preferred, favoured, dearest, cherished, of choice, fave (informal), dear to your heart The proceeds will be split between her pet charities.
2. tame, trained, domestic, house, domesticated, house-trained (Brit.), house-broken One in four households owns a pet dog.
noun
1. favourite, treasure, darling, jewel, idol, fave (informal), apple of your eye, blue-eyed boy or girl (Brit. informal) They taunted her about being the teacher's pet.
verb
1. fondle, pat, stroke, caress A woman sat petting a cocker spaniel.
2. pamper, spoil, indulge, cosset, baby, dote on, coddle, mollycoddle, wrap in cotton wool She had petted her son all his life.
3. (Informal) cuddle, kiss, snog (Brit. slang), smooch (informal), neck (informal), canoodle (slang) They were kissing and petting on the couch.

pet 1

noun
One liked or preferred above all others:
adjective
Given special, usually doting treatment:
verb
1. To touch or stroke affectionately:
2. Informal. To engage in kissing, caressing, and other amorous behavior:
Informal: fool around, neck, spoon.
Slang: make out.

pet 2

verb
To be sullenly aloof or withdrawn, as in silent resentment or protest:
Translations
حَيوان أليفحَيَوَانٌ ألِيفٌطِفْل مُدَلَّلعَظيم، مُفَضَّليُدَلِّل، يُلاطِف
domácí mazlíčekdomácí zvířátkolaskatmazlit semiláček
kæledyrkærtegnemin skatskatstryge
lemmikkieläinlemmikki
חיית מחמד
ljubimac
dédelgetett háziállat
draumur; eftirlætigæla viîgæludÿruppáhalds-
ペット
애완 동물
lepūnėlismaloninis vardasnaminis gyvulėlisnumylėtinis
glāstīt, apmīļotiemīļotākaislielākaismaigotiesmājdzīvnieciņš
domáce zvieratko
domača živalljubljenec
ljubimacmazitimezimacmiljenikmilovati
husdjur
สัตว์เลี้ยง
ev hayvanıgözdeokşamaksarılıp öpüşmektatlı çocuk
vật nuôi làm cảnh

pet

1 [pet]
A. N
1. (= animal) → animal m doméstico, mascota f
have you got a pet?¿tenéis algún animal en casa?
family/household petanimal m doméstico
to keep sth as a pettener algo como animal doméstico or mascota
"no pets allowed"no se admiten animales
2. (= favourite) → preferido/a m/f
she's teacher's petes la preferida de la profesora, es la enchufada de la profesora
3. (as term of address) → cielo m, amor m
come here, (my) petven aquí mi cielo or amor
4. (= lovable person) → cielo m
be a pet and fetch me my glassessé un cielo y alcánzame las gafas
he's rather a petes un cielo
B. ADJ
1. [animal] she keeps two pet snakestiene dos serpientes en casa
he had a pet monkey which had been trained to do trickstenía un mono domesticado al que habían enseñado a hacer gracias
he lives alone with his pet dogvive solo con su perro
he was always hanging around her like a pet dogiba siempre con ella como un perro mascota
2. (= favourite) [theory, project] → preferido, favorito
once she gets onto her pet subject there's no stopping heruna vez empieza con su tema preferido or predilecto no hay quien la pare
pet hate; pet aversionpesadilla f
my pet hate is smokinglo que más detesto es el tabaco, el tabaco es mi pesadilla
pet namenombre m cariñoso; (= short form) → diminutivo m cariñoso
C. VT
1. (= indulge) → mimar, consentir
2. (= fondle) → acariciar
D. VI (sexually) → sobarse, acariciarse
E. CPD pet door N (US) → gatera f
pet food Ncomida f para animales
pet owner Ndueño/a m/f de animal
pet shop, pet store (US) Npajarería f

pet

2 [pet] N to be in a petestar enfurruñado
to get into a petenfurruñarse

pet

[ˈpɛt]
nanimal m de compagnie
Have you got a pet? → Est-ce que tu as un animal de compagnie?
(= favourite) → chouchou m
(term of endearment)chou m
adj
[theory] → en vogue; [project] → favori(te)
the current pet theory regarding violent children → la dernière théorie en vogue concernant les enfants violents
his pet theory → sa théorie favorite, son dada
[dog, cat, rabbit, bird] → de compagnie; [alligator, snake] → apprivoisé(e) pet hate, pet owner, pet insurance
vt (= stroke) → caresser
vise peloter

PET

(Med) abbr of positron emission tomographyPET nt

pet

1
adj attr
pet animalHaustier nt; a pet lionein zahmer Löwe; her two pet dogsihre beiden Hunde
(= favourite)Lieblings-; pet idea/theoryLieblingsidee/-theorie f; pet pupilLieblingsschüler(in) m(f); a pet nameein Kosename m ? hate N b
n
(= animal)Haustier nt
(= favourite)Liebling m; teacher’s petLehrers Liebling mor Schätzchen nt (inf); (as derogatory name) → Streber(in) m(f)
(inf: = dear) → Schatz m; yes, (my) petja, (mein) Schatz; he’s rather a peter ist wirklich lieb or ein Schatz
vt animalstreicheln; child alsoliebkosen; (fig: = spoil) → (ver)hätscheln
vi (sexually) → Petting machen

pet

2
n (dated inf, = huff) → Verstimmung f; to be in/fly into a petverstimmt or gekränkt sein/werden

pet

[pɛt]
1. n
a. (animal) → animale m domestico
my dad won't let me have any pets → il mio papà non mi lascia tenere (in casa) nessun animale
b. (favourite) → preferito/a, favorito/a, beniamino/a
come here pet (fam) → vieni qua tesoro
2. vt (indulge) → coccolare; (fondle) → accarezzare
3. vi (sexually) → pomiciare, fare il petting
4. adj
a. (monkey) → ammaestrato/a; (food) → per animali domestici
we have a pet dog → abbiamo un cane
pet mouse → topo addomesticato
b. (favourite, pupil, subject) → preferito/a, prediletto/a
my pet aversion → la cosa che detesto di più

pet

(pet) noun
1. a tame animal etc, usually kept in the home. She keeps a rabbit as a pet; (also adjective) a pet rabbit/goldfish.
2. (especially of children) a delightful or lovely person (used also as a term of affection). Isn't that baby a pet?; Would you like some ice-cream, pet?
adjective
favourite; greatest. What is your pet ambition/hate?
verb
past tense, past participle ˈpetted.
1. to stroke or caress (an animal) in a loving way. The old lady sat by the fire petting her dog.
2. (slang) to kiss, hug and caress. They were petting (each other) in the back seat.
pet name
a particular name used to express affection. His pet name for her was `Kitten'.

pet

حَيَوَانٌ ألِيفٌ domácí mazlíček kæledyr Haustier κατοικίδιο animal doméstico, mascota lemmikkieläin animal de compagnie ljubimac animale domestico ペット 애완 동물 huisdier kjæledyr zwierzę domowe animal de estimação домашнее животное husdjur สัตว์เลี้ยง ev hayvanı vật nuôi làm cảnh 宠物

pet

1. n. animal doméstico favorito;
2. niño-a mimado-a.

pet

n mascota

PET

abbr positron emission tomography. (V. tomography y scan.)
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