Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun fat

3 senses of fat

Sense 1
fat -- (a soft greasy substance occurring in organic tissue and consisting of a mixture of lipids (mostly triglycerides); "pizza has too much fat")
       => lipid, lipide, lipoid -- (an oily organic compound insoluble in water but soluble in organic solvents; essential structural component of living cells (along with proteins and carbohydrates))

Sense 2
adipose tissue, fat, fatty tissue -- (a kind of body tissue containing stored fat that serves as a source of energy; it also cushions and insulates vital organs; "fatty tissue protected them from the severe cold")
       => animal tissue -- (the tissue in the bodies of animals)

Sense 3
fatness, fat, blubber, avoirdupois -- (excess bodily weight; "she disliked fatness in herself as well as in others")
       => bodily property -- (an attribute of the body)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb fat

1 sense of fat

Sense 1
fatten, fat, flesh out, fill out, plump, plump out, fatten out, fatten up -- (make fat or plump; "We will plump out that poor starving child")
       => change, alter, modify -- (cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue")

Antonyms of adj fat

5 senses of fat

Sense 1
fat (vs. thin) -- (having an (over)abundance of flesh; "he hadn't remembered how fat she was")

thin (vs. fat), lean -- (lacking excess flesh; "you can't be too rich or too thin"; "Yon Cassius has a lean and hungry look"-Shakespeare)
        => anorexic, anorectic -- (suffering from anorexia nervosa; pathologically thin)
        => bony, cadaverous, emaciated, gaunt, haggard, pinched, skeletal, wasted -- (very thin especially from disease or hunger or cold; "emaciated bony hands"; "a nightmare population of gaunt men and skeletal boys"; "eyes were haggard and cavernous"; "small pinched faces"; "kept life in his wasted frame only by grim concentration")
        => deep-eyed, hollow-eyed, sunken-eyed -- (characteristic of the bony face of a cadaver)
        => gangling, gangly, lanky -- (tall and thin)
        => lank, spindly -- (long and lean)
        => rawboned -- (having a lean and bony physique; "a rawboned cow hand")
        => reedy, reedlike -- (resembling a reed in being upright and slender)
        => twiggy, twiglike -- (thin as a twig)
        => scarecrowish -- (resembling a scarecrow in being thin and ragged; "a forlorn scarecrowish figure")
        => scraggy, boney, scrawny, skinny, underweight, weedy -- (being very thin; "a child with skinny freckled legs"; "a long scrawny neck")
        => shriveled, shrivelled, shrunken, withered, wizen, wizened -- (lean and wrinkled by shrinkage as from age or illness; "the old woman's shriveled skin"; "he looked shriveled and ill"; "a shrunken old man"; "a lanky scarecrow of a man with withered face and lantern jaws"-W.F.Starkie; "he did well despite his withered arm"; "a wizened little man with frizzy grey hair")
        => slender, slight, slim, svelte -- (being of delicate or slender build; "she was slender as a willow shoot is slender"- Frank Norris; "a slim girl with straight blonde hair"; "watched her slight figure cross the street")
        => slender-waisted, slim-waisted, wasp-waisted -- (having a small waist)
        => spare, trim -- (thin and fit; "the spare figure of a marathon runner"; "a body kept trim by exercise")
        => spindle-legged, spindle-shanked -- (having long slender legs)
        => stringy, wiry -- (lean and sinewy)
        => wisplike, wispy -- (thin and weak; "a wispy little fellow with small hands and feet"- Edmund Wilson)

Sense 2
fat -- (having a relatively large diameter; "a fat rope")

INDIRECT (VIA thick) -> thin -- (of relatively small extent from one surface to the opposite or in cross section; "thin wire"; "a thin chiffon blouse"; "a thin book"; "a thin layer of paint")

Sense 3
fatty (vs. nonfat), fat -- (containing or composed of fat; "fatty food"; "fat tissue")


Sense 4
fat, juicy -- (lucrative; "a juicy contract"; "a nice fat job")

INDIRECT (VIA profitable) -> unprofitable -- (producing little or no profit or gain; "deposits abandoned by mining companies as unprofitable")

Sense 5
fat, fertile, productive, rich -- (marked by great fruitfulness; "fertile farmland"; "a fat land"; "a productive vineyard"; "rich soil")

INDIRECT (VIA fruitful) -> unfruitful -- (not fruitful; not conducive to abundant production)

Similarity of adj fat

5 senses of fat

Sense 1
fat (vs. thin) -- (having an (over)abundance of flesh; "he hadn't remembered how fat she was")
       => abdominous, paunchy, potbellied -- (having a large belly)
       => blubbery -- (swollen with fat; "blubber cheeks"; "blubber lips"; "a coarse blubbery individual")
       => chubby, embonpoint, plump -- (sufficiently fat so as to have a pleasing fullness of figure; "a chubby child"; "pleasingly plump";)
       => buxom, zaftig, zoftig -- ((of a female body) healthily plump and vigorous ; "a generation ago...buxom actresses were popular"- Robt.A.Hamilton;)
       => corpulent, obese, weighty, rotund -- (excessively fat; "a weighty man")
       => double-chinned, jowly, loose-jowled -- (having sagging folds of flesh beneath the chin or lower jaw)
       => dumpy, podgy, pudgy, tubby, roly-poly -- (short and plump)
       => fattish -- (somewhat fat)
       => fleshy, heavy, overweight -- (usually describes a large person who is fat but has a large frame to carry it)
       => gross, porcine -- (repellently fat; "a bald porcine old man")
       => portly, stout -- (euphemisms for `fat'; "men are portly and women are stout")
          Also See-> endomorphic#1, pyknic#1; rounded#1; thick#1

Sense 2
fat -- (having a relatively large diameter; "a fat rope")
       => thick (vs. thin) -- (not thin; of a specific thickness or of relatively great extent from one surface to the opposite usually in the smallest of the three solid dimensions; "an inch thick"; "a thick board"; "a thick sandwich"; "spread a thick layer of butter"; "thick coating of dust"; "thick warm blankets")

Sense 3
fatty (vs. nonfat), fat -- (containing or composed of fat; "fatty food"; "fat tissue")
       => adipose -- (composed of animal fat; "adipose tissue constitutes the fat of meat")
       => buttery -- (resembling or containing or spread with butter; "a rich buttery cake")
       => greasy, oily, sebaceous, oleaginous -- (containing an unusual amount of grease or oil; "greasy hamburgers"; "oily fried potatoes"; "oleaginous seeds")
       => suety -- (like or full of suet; "suety lamb chops")
       => superfatted -- ((of soap) containing extra unsaponified fat; "superfatted toilet soaps")

Sense 4
fat, juicy -- (lucrative; "a juicy contract"; "a nice fat job")
       => profitable (vs. unprofitable) -- (yielding material gain or profit; "profitable speculation on the stock market")

Sense 5
fat, fertile, productive, rich -- (marked by great fruitfulness; "fertile farmland"; "a fat land"; "a productive vineyard"; "rich soil")
       => fruitful (vs. unfruitful) -- (productive or conducive to producing in abundance; "be fruitful and multiply")

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