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pat

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of pat

  1. sticking to an opinion, purpose, or course of action in spite of reason, arguments, or persuasion on the issue of raising taxes the governor stands pat Synonyms of pat adamant, adamantine, bullheaded, dogged, hard, hardened, hardheaded, hard-nosed, headstrong, immovable, implacable, inconvincible, inflexible, intransigent, mulish, obdurate, opinionated, ossified, obstinate, pertinacious, perverse, pigheaded, self-opinionated, self-willed, stiff-necked, stubborn, unbending, uncompromising, unrelenting, unyielding, willful (or wilful)Words Related to pat anal-retentive, obsessive; wayward, wrongheaded; determined, hell-bent, inexorable, persistent, relentless, resolved, set, single-minded, steadfast, stouthearted, tenacious, unflinching; firm, hard-line, hard-shell (or hard-shelled), iron, severe, stern, strict; hidebound, narrow-minded, rigid; bloody-minded [chiefly British], cantankerous; contrary, cussed; contumacious, disobedient, froward, insubordinate, intractable, recalcitrant, refractory, uncooperative, ungovernable, unmanageable, unruly; defiant, insurgent, mutinous; indomitable, invincible, unconquerable; confirmed, inveterate, unregenerate; demanding, exactingNear Antonyms of pat docile, obedient, placable, submissive, tractable; accepting, persuadable, receptive, responsive, willing; governable, manageable, reasonable, temperate; slavish, subservientAntonyms of pat acquiescent, agreeable, amenable, compliant, complying, flexible, pliable, pliant, relenting, yielding


pat

adverb

Synonyms and Antonyms of pat

  1. without any flaws or errors after months of practicing for the competition, the cheerleaders have their moves down pat Synonyms of pat faultlessly, flawlessly, ideally, immaculately, impeccably, perfectlyWords Related to pat excellently, fabulously, finely, grandly, greatly, marvelously, superbly, superiorly, superlatively, terrifically; exceptionally, fancily, speciallyNear Antonyms of pat deficiently, inadequately, incompletely, insufficiently; fallibly; atrociously, execrably, wretchedlyAntonyms of pat amiss, badly, defectively, faultily, imperfectly


pat

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of pat

  1. to touch or handle in a tender or loving manner affectionately patted the baby on the head Synonyms of pat caress, gentle, love, fondle, pet, strokeWords Related to pat bill, canoodle, cuddle, neck, nestle, nose, nuzzle, snuggle, spoon; feel up, paw; cradle, embrace, enfold, hug; bounce, dandle; knead, massage; baby, coddle, indulge, mollycoddle, pamper, spoil


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