To strike lightly
tap, beat, punch; see hit 1.
To strike lightly and affectionately
stroke, pet, rub; see caress.
"pat." YourDictionary, n.d. Web. 09 November 2018. <https://thesaurus.yourdictionary.com/pat>.
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To touch or stroke affectionately:
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