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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.


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.


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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