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English noun: pant

1. pant (event) the noise made by a short puff of steam (as from an engine)


Broader (hypernym)noise

2. pant (artifact) (usually in the plural) a garment extending from the waist to the knee or ankle, covering each leg separately


SamplesHe had a sharp crease in his trousers.


Synonymstrouser


Broader (hypernym)garment


Narrower (hyponym)bell-bottoms, bellbottom pants, bellbottom trousers, blue jean, breeches, chino, churidars, cords, corduroys, denim, flannel, gabardine, jean, jodhpur breeches, jodhpurs, knee breeches, knee pants, knickerbockers, knickers, long pants, long trousers, pajama, pantaloon, pedal pusher, pyjama, riding breeches, salwar, shalwar, short pants, shorts, slacks, stretch pants, sweat pants, sweatpants, toreador pants, trews, trunks, tweed, white


Part holonymhip pocket, lap, lap covering, leg, pant leg, seat, slide fastener, trouser, trouser cuff, trouser leg, zip, zip fastener, zipper

3. pant (act) a short labored intake of breath with the mouth open


SamplesShe gave a gasp and fainted.


Synonymsgasp


Broader (hypernym)aspiration, breathing in, inhalation, inspiration, intake


English verb: pant

1. pant (body) breathe noisily, as when one is exhausted


SamplesThe runners reached the finish line, panting heavily.


Synonymsgasp, heave, puff


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)blow

2. pant (communication) utter while panting, as if out of breath


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)emit, let loose, let out, utter









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