What is the difference between Pat and Pet?




What is the difference between Pat and Pet? :


Pat : (verb)

(
1 ) Tab someone / something gently with the open hand or with a flat object

I patted the child on its head.


(
2 ) Put something in the specialized position or state by patting

She patted her hair into a shape.

He patted his face dry with a towel.



Pat : (noun)

(
1 ) Gentle lap with the open hand or with a flat object

She gave the child a pat of the head.

I gave her an affectionate pat on the knee.



Pat : (adverb)

(
1 ) At once and without hesitation

His answer came pat.



Pat : (adjective)

(
1 ) Appropriate, exactly right

I unfailingly gave my pat reply.

It is a complex question and her reply was too pat.



Pet : (noun)

(
1 ) Tame animal or bird kept as a companion and treated with care and affection

They have many pets including two cats.


(
2 ) Person treated as a favorite

Who is your pet?

She is a pet of mine.


(
3 ) Thing that is given special attention

What is your pet project?


(
4 ) Kind or lovable person

His daughter is a perfect pet.

Be a pet and post this letter for me.











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