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OTHER WORDS FOR wet

1 dampened, drenched.
4 misty, drizzling.
7 humid.
10 dampness, dankness, humidity, wetness.
11 drizzle.
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Idioms about wet

Origin of wet

First recorded before 900; Middle English wett, past participle of weten,Old English w牵tan 鈥渢o wet鈥; replacing Middle English weet,Old English w牵t, cognate with Old Frisian w膿t,Old Norse v膩tr; akin to water

synonym study for wet

14. Wet, drench, saturate, soak imply moistening something. To wet is to moisten in any manner with water or other liquid: to wet or dampen a cloth. Drench suggests wetting completely as by a downpour: A heavy rain drenched the fields. Saturate implies wetting to the limit of absorption: to saturate a sponge. To soak is to keep in a liquid for a time: to soak beans before baking.

OTHER WORDS FROM wet

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH wet

wet , whet
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British Dictionary definitions for wet

wet
/ (w蓻t) /

adjective wetter or wettest
noun
verb wets, wetting, wet or wetted

Derived forms of wet

Word Origin for wet

Old English w牵t; related to Old Frisian w膿t, Old Norse v膩tr, Old Slavonic vedro bucket
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