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wet

 (wĕt)
adj. wet·ter, wet·test
1. Covered or soaked with a liquid, such as water: a wet towel.
2. Not yet dry or firm: wet paint.
3.
a. Stored in or prepared with water or other liquids.
b. Characterized by the use or presence of water or liquid reagents: wet chemistry.
c. Involving the performance of experiments rather than the design or analysis of them: a wet lab.
4.
a. Rainy, humid, or foggy: wet weather.
b. Characterized by frequent or heavy precipitation: a wet climate.
5. Informal Allowing the sale of alcoholic beverages: a wet county.
n.
1. Something that wets; moisture.
2. Rainy or snowy weather: go out into the wet.
3. Informal One who supports the legality of the production and sale of alcoholic beverages.
v. wet or wet·ted, wet·ting, wets
v.tr.
1. To make wet; dampen: wet a sponge.
2. To make (a bed or one's clothes) wet by urinating.
v.intr.
1. To become wet.
2. To urinate.
Idioms:
all wet Slang
Entirely mistaken.
wet behind the ears
Inexperienced; green.
wet (one's) whistle Informal
To take a drink.

[Middle English, from Old English wǣt; see wed- in Indo-European roots.]

wet′ness n.
wet′ta·ble adj.
wet′ter n.

wet

(wɛt)
adj, wetter or wettest
1. moistened, covered, saturated, etc, with water or some other liquid
2. not yet dry or solid: wet varnish.
3. (Physical Geography) rainy, foggy, misty, or humid: wet weather.
4. (Chemistry) employing a liquid, usually water: a wet method of chemical analysis.
5. (Law) chiefly US and Canadian characterized by or permitting the free sale of alcoholic beverages: a wet state.
6. (Brewing) chiefly US and Canadian characterized by or permitting the free sale of alcoholic beverages: a wet state.
7. informal Brit feeble or foolish
8. wet behind the ears informal immature or inexperienced; naive
n
9. wetness or moisture
10. (Physical Geography) damp or rainy weather
11. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) informal Brit a Conservative politician who is considered not to be a hard-liner. Compare dry21
12. informal Brit a feeble or foolish person
13. (Brewing) chiefly US and Canadian a person who advocates free sale of alcoholic beverages
14. (Physical Geography) the wet Austral (in northern and central Australia) the rainy season
vb, wets, wetting, wet or wetted
15. to make or become wet
16. (Physiology) to urinate on (something)
17. (Cookery) (tr) dialect to prepare (tea) by boiling or infusing
18. (Brewing) wet one's whistle informal to take an alcoholic drink
[Old English wǣt; related to Old Frisian wēt, Old Norse vātr, Old Slavonic vedro bucket]
ˈwetly adv
ˈwetness n
ˌwettaˈbility n
ˈwettable adj
ˈwetter n
ˈwettish adj

wet

(wɛt)

adj. wet•ter, wet•test, adj.
1. moistened, covered, or soaked with water or some other liquid.
2. in a liquid form or state: wet paint.
3. characterized by the presence or use of water or other liquid.
4. moistened or dampened with rain; rainy.
5. allowing or favoring the sale of alcoholic beverages: a wet town.
6. characterized by frequent rain, mist, etc.: the wet season.
7. laden with moisture or vapor, esp. water vapor: a wet breeze from the west.
8. intoxicated.
n.
9. something that is or makes wet, as water or other liquid; moisture.
10. damp weather; rain.
11. a person in favor of allowing the manufacture and sale of alcoholic beverages.
v.t.
12. to make (something) wet.
13. to urinate on or in.
v.i.
14. to become wet.
15. (of animals and children) to urinate.
Idioms:
1. all wet, completely mistaken; in error.
2. wet behind the ears, immature; naive; green.
[before 900; Middle English wett, past participle of weten, Old English wǣtan to wet; replacing Middle English weet, Old English wǣt, c. Old Frisian wēt, Old Norse vātr; akin to water]
wet′ly, adv.
wet′ness, n.
wet′ter, n.

wet


Past participle: wet/wetted
Gerund: wetting

Imperative
wet
wet
Present
I wet
you wet
he/she/it wets
we wet
you wet
they wet
Preterite
I wet/wetted
you wet/wetted
he/she/it wet/wetted
we wet/wetted
you wet/wetted
they wet/wetted
Present Continuous
I am wetting
you are wetting
he/she/it is wetting
we are wetting
you are wetting
they are wetting
Present Perfect
I have wet/wetted
you have wet/wetted
he/she/it has wet/wetted
we have wet/wetted
you have wet/wetted
they have wet/wetted
Past Continuous
I was wetting
you were wetting
he/she/it was wetting
we were wetting
you were wetting
they were wetting
Past Perfect
I had wet/wetted
you had wet/wetted
he/she/it had wet/wetted
we had wet/wetted
you had wet/wetted
they had wet/wetted
Future
I will wet
you will wet
he/she/it will wet
we will wet
you will wet
they will wet
Future Perfect
I will have wet/wetted
you will have wet/wetted
he/she/it will have wet/wetted
we will have wet/wetted
you will have wet/wetted
they will have wet/wetted
Future Continuous
I will be wetting
you will be wetting
he/she/it will be wetting
we will be wetting
you will be wetting
they will be wetting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been wetting
you have been wetting
he/she/it has been wetting
we have been wetting
you have been wetting
they have been wetting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been wetting
you will have been wetting
he/she/it will have been wetting
we will have been wetting
you will have been wetting
they will have been wetting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been wetting
you had been wetting
he/she/it had been wetting
we had been wetting
you had been wetting
they had been wetting
Conditional
I would wet
you would wet
he/she/it would wet
we would wet
you would wet
they would wet
Past Conditional
I would have wet/wetted
you would have wet/wetted
he/she/it would have wet/wetted
we would have wet/wetted
you would have wet/wetted
they would have wet/wetted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.wet - wetness caused by waterwet - wetness caused by water; "drops of wet gleamed on the window"
wetness - the condition of containing or being covered by a liquid (especially water); "he confirmed the wetness of the swimming trunks"
Verb1.wet - cause to become wet; "Wet your face"
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
bedew - cover with drops of dew or as with dew
souse, soak, sop, dowse, drench, douse - cover with liquid; pour liquid onto; "souse water on his hot face"
moisten, dampen, wash - make moist; "The dew moistened the meadows"
irrigate, water - supply with water, as with channels or ditches or streams; "Water the fields"
besprinkle, sparge, sprinkle - scatter with liquid; wet lightly; "Sprinkle the lawn"
squirt - wet with a spurt of liquid; "spurt the wall with water"
dowse, douse - wet thoroughly
dry, dry out - remove the moisture from and make dry; "dry clothes"; "dry hair"
2.wet - make one's bed or clothes wet by urinating; "This eight year old boy still wets his bed"
make water, micturate, pass water, pee, pee-pee, relieve oneself, spend a penny, take a leak, piss, wee, wee-wee, urinate, piddle, puddle, make - eliminate urine; "Again, the cat had made on the expensive rug"
Adj.1.wet - covered or soaked with a liquid such as water; "a wet bathing suit"; "wet sidewalks"; "wet weather"
dry - free from liquid or moisture; lacking natural or normal moisture or depleted of water; or no longer wet; "dry land"; "dry clothes"; "a dry climate"; "dry splintery boards"; "a dry river bed"; "the paint is dry"
2.wet - containing moisture or volatile components; "wet paint"
dry - lacking moisture or volatile components; "dry paint"
3.wet - supporting or permitting the legal production and sale of alcoholic beverages; "a wet candidate running on a wet platform"; "a wet county"
dry - opposed to or prohibiting the production and sale of alcoholic beverages; "the dry vote led by preachers and bootleggers"; "a dry state"
4.wet - producing or secreting milk; "a wet nurse"; "a wet cow"; "lactating cows"
dry - not producing milk; "a dry cow"
5.wet - consisting of or trading in alcoholic liquor; "a wet cargo"; "a wet canteen"
alcoholic - characteristic of or containing alcohol; "alcoholic drinks"
6.wet - very drunkwet - very drunk        
jargon, lingo, patois, argot, vernacular, slang, cant - a characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves); "they don't speak our lingo"
drunk, inebriated, intoxicated - stupefied or excited by a chemical substance (especially alcohol); "a noisy crowd of intoxicated sailors"; "helplessly inebriated"

wet

adjective
2. rainy, damp, drizzly, showery, raining, pouring, drizzling, misty, teeming, humid, dank, clammy It was a miserable wet day.
rainy fine, dry, sunny, arid
3. (Informal) feeble, soft, weak, silly, foolish, ineffectual, weedy (informal), spineless, effete, boneless, timorous, namby-pamby, irresolute, wussy (slang), nerdy or nurdy (slang) I despised him for being so wet and spineless.
verb
1. moisten, spray, damp, dampen, water, dip, splash, soak, steep, sprinkle, saturate, drench, douse, irrigate, humidify Wet the fabric with a damp sponge before ironing.
moisten dry, dehydrate, parch, desiccate
noun
1. rain, rains, damp, drizzle, wet weather, rainy season, rainy weather, damp weather They had come in from the cold and the wet.
rain dry weather, fine weather
2. moisture, water, liquid, damp, humidity, condensation, dampness, wetness, clamminess splashing around in the wet of the puddles
moisture dryness

wet

adjective
Covered with or full of liquid:
verb
1. To make thoroughly wet:
2. To make moist:
Translations
بَلَلرَطْبماطِرمُبْتَلّمبلول
mokrývlhký
vådfugtighedfugtigt vejrgøre vådregn
malsekamalsekigi
märg
märkäkastellakastua
mokar
bepisilbevizezliberál-konzervatívnedves
basah
blauturbleytarakirigningvotur
濡らす濡れた
젖은
gadinantis nuotaiką žmogusnaro kostiumassušlapinti
lietainslietusmitrsmitrumssaslapināt
excitaploiosududa
pomočiť
mokersvežvlaženzmočitizmočiti se
blötvåt
เปียก
ướt

wet

[wet]
A. ADJ (wetter (compar) (wettest (superl)))
1. [person, clothes, nappy, bed] → mojado; (= sopping) → calado; [paint, ink, plaster] → fresco
the baby was wetel niño se había hecho pis
"wet paint"recién pintado
to get wetmojarse
to get one's feet/shoes wetmojarse los pies/zapatos
to be soaking or wringing wetestar chorreando
to be wet throughestar empapado, estar calado
the grass was wet with dewla hierba estaba mojada de rocío
to be wet behind the earsestar verde
2. (from crying) [eyes] → lloroso, lleno de lágrimas; [cheeks, face] → lleno de lágrimas
her cheeks were wet with tearslas lágrimas le corrían por las mejillas
3. (= rainy) [day, month, winter, climate] → lluvioso
take a raincoat if it's wetllévate un impermeable si llueve
we've had a lot of wet weatherhemos tenido un tiempo muy lluvioso
it's been very wetha llovido mucho
the wet seasonla estación lluviosa or de las lluvias
4. (= feeble) → soso, blandengue (Brit) (Pol) término aplicado a los políticos conservadores de tendencias centristas, desdeñados por la parte más radicalmente conservadora del partido
5. (US) (= against prohibition) → antiprohibicionista
B. N
1. the wet (= rain, wet weather) → la lluvia
the bike had been left out in the wethabían dejado la bicicleta bajo la lluvia
2. (Brit) (Pol) político conservador de tendencias centristas, desdeñado por la parte más radicalmente conservadora del partido
C. VT
1. (= make wet) → mojar
to wet one's lipshumedecerse los labios
to wet one's whistle (o.f.) → mojar el gaznate
2. (= urinate on) he's wet his trousersse ha orinado en los pantalonesse ha hecho pis en los pantalonesse ha meado en los pantalones
to wet the bedorinarse en la cama, hacerse pis en la cama, mearse en la cama
to wet o.s.orinarse encima, hacerse pis encima, mearse encima
to wet o.s. (with amusement) → mearse de risa; (with terror) → mearse de miedo
D. CPD wet blanket Naguafiestas mf inv
wet dream Npolución f nocturna
to have a wet dreamtener una polución nocturna, correrse dormido
wet fish N (Culin) → pescado m fresco
he's a bit of a wet fish (fig) → es un poco soso
wet nurse Nnodriza f, ama f de cría
wet suit Ntraje m isotérmico

wet

[ˈwɛt]
adj
[clothes, hair] → mouillé(e)
wet clothes → des vêtements mouillés
to get wet → se mouiller
to get sth wet → mouiller qch
wet with sth → mouillé(e) de qch
His face was wet with tears → Son visage était mouillé de larmes.
My shirt was wet with sweat → Ma chemise était mouillée de sueur.
dripping wet, soaking wet → trempé(e)
[paint, cement, varnish] → pas sec(sèche)
The paint's still wet → La peinture n'est pas encore sèche.
"wet paint" → "peinture fraîche"
(= rainy) [weather, day] → pluvieux/euse
wet weather → un temps pluvieux
to be wet (= rain) → pleuvoir
It was wet all week → Il a plu toute la semaine.
It's going to be wet tomorrow → Il va pleuvoir demain.
(= weak, pathetic) [person] → timoré(e)
to be still wet behind the ears (= inexperienced) → être encore un(e) novice
vt
[+ hair, hands, lips] → se mouiller; [+ pastry, surface] → mouiller
Wet your hair → Mouillez-vous les cheveux.
Wet the edges of the pastry → Mouillez le bord de la pâte.
(= urinate in) to wet the bed → mouiller son lit
to wet one's pants, to wet oneself → mouiller sa culotte, faire pipi dans sa culotte

wet

vb: pret, ptp <wet or wetted>
adj (+er)
nass; to be wet (paint, varnish, ink) → nass or feucht sein; to be wet throughdurch und durch nass sein, völlig durchnässt sein; wet with tearstränenfeucht; her eyes were wet with tearssie hatte feuchte Augen, sie hatte Tränen in den Augen; “wet paint” (esp Brit) → „Vorsicht, frisch gestrichen; to get one’s feet wetnasse Füße bekommen, sich (dat)nasse Füße holen (inf); to be wet behind the ears (inf)noch feucht or noch nicht trocken hinter den Ohren sein (inf)
(= rainy)nass, feucht; climate, countryfeucht; the wet seasondie Regenzeit; in wet weatherbei nassem Wetter, bei Regenwetter; it’s been wet all weekes war die ganze Woche (über) regnerisch
(= allowing alcohol) state, citywo kein Alkoholverbot besteht, nicht prohibitionistisch
(Brit inf) (= weak, spiritless)weichlich, lasch; (Pol pej) → gemäßigt; don’t be so wet!sei nicht so ein Waschlappen! (inf)
(with urine) child, nappynass
(US inf: = wrong) you’re all wetda liegst du völlig falsch (inf)
(Brit Pol) → liberal-konservativ
n
(= moisture)Feuchtigkeit f
(= rain)Nässe f; it’s out in the wetes ist draußen im Nassen
(inf: = wet season) → Regenzeit f
(US, inf: = anti-prohibitionist) → Antiprohibitionist(in) m(f)
(Brit) (inf: = person) → Waschlappen m (inf), → Weichei nt (sl); (Pol pej inf) → Gemäßigte(r) mf
vtnass machen; lips, washingbefeuchten; to wet the baby’s head (inf)den Sohn/die Tochter begießen (inf); to wet one’s whistle (inf)sich (dat)die Kehle anfeuchten (inf); to wet the bed/one’s pants/oneselfdas Bett/seine Hosen/sich nass machen, ins Bett/in die Hose(n) machen; I nearly wet myself (inf)ich habe mir fast in die Hose gemacht (inf)

wet

:
wet-and-dry
vt(nass) schmirgeln
wet bar
n (US) → Bartresen mmit Wasseranschluss
wet blanket
n (inf)Miesmacher(in) m(f) (inf), → Spielverderber(in) m(f)
wet cell
nNasselement nt
wet dock
nDock nt, → Flutbecken nt
wet dream

wet

:
wet nurse
nAmme f
wet pack
wet rot
nNassfäule f
wet suit
nNeoprenanzug m, → Taucheranzug m

wet

[wɛt]
1. adj (-ter (comp) (-test (superl)))
a.bagnato/a; (damp) → umido/a; (soaked) → fradicio/a; (paint, varnish, ink) → fresco/a
in wet clothes → coi vestiti bagnati
to get wet → bagnarsi
to be wet through or wet to the skin → essere fradicio/a fino alle ossa
he's still wet behind the ears (fig) → ha ancora il latte alla bocca
b. (rainy) → piovoso/a
a wet day → una giornata piovosa
c. (fam, pej) (person) → smidollato/a
2. n
a. (moisture) → umidità; (rain) → pioggia
it got left out in the wet → l'hanno lasciato fuori sotto la pioggia
b. (fam, pej) (person) → smidollato/a
3. vtbagnare
to wet the bed → bagnare il letto
to wet one's pants or o.s. → farsela addosso

wet

(wet) adjective
1. containing, soaked in, or covered with, water or another liquid. We got soaking wet when it began to rain; His shirt was wet through with sweat; wet hair; The car skidded on the wet road.
2. rainy. a wet day; wet weather; It was wet yesterday.
verbpresent tense ˈwetting: past tense, past participles wet, ~ˈwetted
to make wet. She wet her hair and put shampoo on it; The baby has wet himself / his nappy / the bed.
noun
1. moisture. a patch of wet.
2. rain. Don't go out in the wet.
ˈwetness noun
wet blanket
a depressing companion.
ˈwet-nurse noun
a woman employed to breast-feed someone else's baby.
ˈwetsuit noun
a rubber suit for wearing in cold conditions when diving etc.
wet through
soaked to the skin.

wet

مُبْتَلّ mokrý våd nass βρεγμένος mojado märkä mouillé mokar bagnato 濡れた 젖은 nat våt mokry molhado мокрый blöt เปียก ıslak ướt 潮湿的

wet

a. mojado-a, humedecido-a;
v. mojar, humedecer.

wet

adj (comp wetter; super wettest) mojado; to get — mojarse; vt (pret & pp wet o wetted; ger wetting) mojar; to — the bed orinarse en la cama, mojar la cama