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Another word for wet

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Adjective
  1. Covered with or full of liquid

    See also:

    dry

Verb
  1. To make thoroughly wet

      1. To plunge into a liquid.
      2. To make soaking wet; drench.
      3. To steep in a mixture, as in pickling.
      1. To dip, soak, or drench in a liquid; saturate.
      2. To take up by absorption:
      3. A piece of food soaked or dipped in a liquid.
      1. Thoroughly soaked; saturated.
      2. Soggy and heavy from improper cooking; doughy.
      3. Expressionless, stupid, or dull, especially from drink.
      1. To immerse in liquid for a period of time:
      2. To make thoroughly wet or saturated:
      3. To absorb (liquid, for example) through pores or interstices:
      1. To soak or fill so that no more liquid may be absorbed:
      2. To supply with the maximum that can be held or contained; fill thoroughly:
      3. To cause (a substance) to unite with the greatest possible amount of another substance.
      1. To wet through and through; soak.
      2. To administer a large oral dose of liquid medicine to (an animal).
      3. To provide with something in great abundance; surfeit:
      1. To wet thoroughly; drench.
      2. To put out (a light or fire); extinguish:
      3. A thorough drenching.
    See also:

    dry

  2. To make moist

    See also:

    dry

Another word for wet

Modifier
  1. Covered or soaked with liquid

  2. Rainy

  3. *Favoring or permitting liquor

Verb
      1. To propel or scatter (a fluid) about in flying masses.
      2. To scatter fluid onto (a surface) in flying masses; wet, stain, or soil with flying fluid.
      3. To cause (something) to scatter fluid in flying masses:
      1. To immerse in liquid for a period of time:
      2. To make thoroughly wet or saturated:
      3. To absorb (liquid, for example) through pores or interstices:
      1. To make damp.
      2. To deaden, restrain, or depress:
      3. To soundproof.
      1. To scatter in drops or particles:
      2. To scatter drops or particles on:
      3. To intersperse with something as if by scattering:
    See also:

    moisten

Synonym Study

  • Humid implies such permeation of the air with moisture as to make for discomfort a hot, humid day
  • Moist implies slight but, unlike damp , often desirable wetness moist air
  • Dank suggests a disagreeable, chilling, unwholesome dampness a dank fog
  • Damp implies slight, usually undesirable or unpleasant wetness a damp room
  • Wet is applied to something covered or soaked with water or other liquid wet streets, clothes, etc. or to something not yet dry wet paint