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

1 sense of wet

Sense 1
moisture, wet -- (wetness caused by water; "drops of wet gleamed on the window")
       => wetness -- (the condition of containing or being covered by a liquid (especially water); "he confirmed the wetness of the swimming trunks")

Antonyms of verb wet

1 of 2 senses of wet

Sense 1
wet -- (cause to become wet; "Wet your face")
       Antonym of dry (Sense 1)
      => dry, dry out -- (remove the moisture from and make dry; "dry clothes"; "dry hair")

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

2 senses of wet

Sense 1
wet -- (cause to become wet; "Wet your face")
       => 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")

Sense 2
wet -- (make one's bed or clothes wet by urinating; "This eight year old boy still wets his bed")
       => make, urinate, piddle, puddle, micturate, piss, pee, pee-pee, make water, relieve oneself, take a leak, spend a penny, wee, wee-wee, pass water -- (eliminate urine; "Again, the cat had made on the expensive rug")

Antonyms of adj wet

6 senses of wet

Sense 1
wet (vs. dry) -- (covered or soaked with a liquid such as water; "a wet bathing suit"; "wet sidewalks"; "wet weather")

dry (vs. wet) -- (free from liquid or moisture; lacking natural or normal moisture or depleted of water; or no longer wet; "dry land"; "dry clothes"; "a dry climate"; "dry splintery boards"; "a dry river bed"; "the paint is dry")
        => adust, baked, parched, scorched, sunbaked -- (dried out by heat or excessive exposure to sunlight; "a vast desert all adust"; "land lying baked in the heat"; "parched soil"; "the earth was scorched and bare"; "sunbaked salt flats")
        => air-dried -- (made dry by contact with unheated air)
        => air-dry -- (not giving off moisture on exposure to the air)
        => arid, waterless -- (lacking sufficient water or rainfall; "an arid climate"; "a waterless well"; "miles of waterless country to cross")
        => bone-dry (prenominal), bone dry (predicate) -- (without a trace of moisture; as dry as a weathered bone; "bone-dry leaves are a fire hazard"; "a drier to get the clothes bone dry")
        => desiccated, dried-out -- (thoroughly dried out; "old boxes of desiccated Cuban cigars"; "dried-out boards beginning to split")
        => dried -- (not still wet; "the ink has dried"; "a face marked with dried tears")
        => dried-up -- (depleted of water; "a dried-up water hole")
        => dried-up, sere, sear, shriveled, shrivelled, withered -- ((used especially of vegetation) having lost all moisture; "dried-up grass"; "the desert was edged with sere vegetation"; "shriveled leaves on the unwatered seedlings"; "withered vines")
        => dry-shod -- (having or keeping the feet or shoes dry; "a land bridge over which man and beasts could have crossed dry-shod")
        => kiln-dried -- (dried in a kiln)
        => rainless -- (lacking rain; "a rainless month"; "rainless skies")
        => semiarid -- (somewhat arid; "a semiarid region with little annual rainfall")
        => semi-dry -- (somewhat dry; "swabbing left the deck semi-dry but still slippery")
        => thirsty -- (needing moisture; "thirsty fields under a rainless sky")

Sense 2
wet (vs. dry) -- (containing moisture or volatile components; "wet paint")

dry (vs. wet) -- (lacking moisture or volatile components; "dry paint")

Sense 3
wet (vs. dry) -- (supporting or permitting the legal production and sale of alcoholic beverages; "a wet candidate running on a wet platform"; "a wet county")

dry (vs. wet) -- (opposed to or prohibiting the production and sale of alcoholic beverages; "the dry vote led by preachers and bootleggers"; "a dry state")

Sense 4
wet (vs. dry), lactating -- (producing or secreting milk; "a wet nurse"; "a wet cow"; "lactating cows")

dry (vs. wet) -- (not producing milk; "a dry cow")
        => milkless -- (having no milk; "milkless breasts")

Sense 5
wet -- (consisting of or trading in alcoholic liquor; "a wet cargo"; "a wet canteen")

INDIRECT (VIA alcoholic) -> nonalcoholic -- (characterized by the absence of alcohol; "nonalcoholic beverages")

Sense 6
besotted, blind drunk, blotto, crocked, cockeyed, fuddled, loaded, pie-eyed, pissed, pixilated, plastered, slopped, sloshed, smashed, soaked, soused, sozzled, squiffy, stiff, tight, wet -- (very drunk)

INDIRECT (VIA intoxicated) -> sober -- (not affected by a chemical substance (especially alcohol))

Similarity of adj wet

6 senses of wet

Sense 1
wet (vs. dry) -- (covered or soaked with a liquid such as water; "a wet bathing suit"; "wet sidewalks"; "wet weather")
       => bedewed, dewy -- (wet with dew)
       => besprent -- (sprinkled over; "glistening grass besprent with raindrops")
       => boggy, marshy, miry, mucky, muddy, quaggy, sloppy, sloughy, soggy, squashy, swampy, waterlogged -- ((of soil) soft and watery; "the ground was boggy under foot"; "a marshy coastline"; "miry roads"; "wet mucky lowland"; "muddy barnyard"; "quaggy terrain"; "the sloughy edge of the pond"; "swampy bayous")
       => clammy, dank -- (unpleasantly cool and humid; "a clammy handshake"; "clammy weather"; "a dank cellar"; "dank rain forests")
       => damp, dampish, moist -- (slightly wet; "clothes damp with perspiration"; "a moist breeze"; "eyes moist with tears")
       => sodden, soppy -- (wet through and through; thoroughly wet; "stood at the door drenched (or soaked) by the rain"; "the speaker's sodden collar"; "soppy clothes")
       => drippy, drizzly -- (wet with light rain; "a sad drizzly day"; "a wet drippy day")
       => humid -- (containing or characterized by a great deal of water vapor; "humid air"; "humid weather")
       => misty -- (wet with mist; "the misty evening")
       => muggy, steamy, sticky -- (hot or warm and humid; "muggy weather"; "the steamy tropics"; "sticky weather")
       => reeking, watery -- (wet with secreted or exuded moisture such as sweat or tears; "wiped his reeking neck")
       => rheumy -- (moist, damp, wet (especially of air); "the raw and theumy damp of night air")
       => sloppy -- (wet or smeared with a spilled liquid or moist material; "a sloppy floor"; "a sloppy saucer")
       => showery, rainy -- ((of weather) wet by periods of rain; "showery weather"; "rainy days")
       => steaming, steamy -- (filled with steam or emitting moisture in the form of vapor or mist; "a steaming kettle"; "steamy towels")
       => sticky -- (moist as with undried perspiration and with clothing sticking to the body; "felt sticky and chilly at the same time")
       => tacky -- ((of a glutinous liquid such as paint) not completely dried and slightly sticky to the touch; "tacky varnish")
       => undried -- (still wet or moist)
       => washed -- (wet as from washing; sometimes used in combination; "rain-washed")
       => watery -- (filled with water; "watery soil")

Sense 2
wet (vs. dry) -- (containing moisture or volatile components; "wet paint")

Sense 3
wet (vs. dry) -- (supporting or permitting the legal production and sale of alcoholic beverages; "a wet candidate running on a wet platform"; "a wet county")

Sense 4
wet (vs. dry), lactating -- (producing or secreting milk; "a wet nurse"; "a wet cow"; "lactating cows")
       => fresh -- (having recently calved and therefore able to give milk; "the cow is fresh")

Sense 5
wet -- (consisting of or trading in alcoholic liquor; "a wet cargo"; "a wet canteen")
       => alcoholic (vs. nonalcoholic) -- (characteristic of or containing alcohol; "alcoholic drinks")

Sense 6
besotted, blind drunk, blotto, crocked, cockeyed, fuddled, loaded, pie-eyed, pissed, pixilated, plastered, slopped, sloshed, smashed, soaked, soused, sozzled, squiffy, stiff, tight, wet -- (very drunk)
       => intoxicated (vs. sober), drunk, inebriated -- (stupefied or excited by a chemical substance (especially alcohol); "a noisy crowd of intoxicated sailors"; "helplessly inebriated")

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