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Another word for pat

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Verb
  1. To touch or stroke affectionately

      1. An animal kept for enjoyment or companionship.
      2. An object of the affections.
      3. A person especially loved or indulged; a favorite:
      1. To handle, stroke, or touch lovingly.
      2. To treat with indulgence and solicitude; pamper.
      3. To show fondness or affection by stroking or touching.
      1. To hold fondly in the arms; hug tenderly.
      2. To nestle; snuggle:
      3. The act of cuddling; a hug or embrace.
      1. A gentle touch or gesture of fondness, tenderness, or love.
      2. To touch or stroke in an affectionate or loving manner.
      3. To touch or move as if with a caress:
    See also:

    touch

Another word for pat

Verb
  1. To strike lightly

      1. A tool for circular or other piercing:
      2. A tool for forcing a pin, bolt, or rivet in or out of a hole.
      3. A tool for stamping a design on a surface.
      1. To strike repeatedly.
      2. To subject to repeated beatings or physical abuse; batter.
      3. To punish by hitting or whipping; flog.
      1. To strike gently with a light blow or blows:
      2. To give a light rap with:
      3. To produce with a succession of light blows:
    See also:

    hit

  2. To strike lightly and affectionately

      1. To apply pressure and friction to (a surface).
      2. To clean, polish, or manipulate by the application of pressure and friction.
      3. To apply to a surface firmly and with friction:
      1. An animal kept for enjoyment or companionship.
      2. An object of the affections.
      3. A person especially loved or indulged; a favorite:
      1. The act or an instance of striking, as with the hand, a weapon, or a tool; a blow or impact.
      2. The striking of a bell or gong.
      3. The sound so produced.
    See also:

    caress