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Definition 1: a short labored intake of breath with the mouth open - [noun denoting act]

Samples where pant or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • she gave a gasp and fainted

Synonyms for pant in the sense of this definition

(pant is a kind of ...) the act of inhaling; the drawing in of air (or other gases) as in breathing

Definition 2: (usually in the plural) a garment extending from the waist to the knee or ankle, covering each leg separately - [noun denoting artifact]

Samples where pant or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he had a sharp crease in his trousers

Synonyms for pant in the sense of this definition

(pant is a kind of ...) an article of clothing

"garments of the finest silk"

(... is a kind of pant ) a pair of loose trousers tied by a drawstring around the waist; worn by men and women in some Asian countries

(... is a kind of pant ) trousers worn in former times

(... is a kind of pant ) (used in the plural) snug trousers ending at the calves; worn by women and girls

(... is a kind of pant ) a pair of light loose trousers with a tight fit around the ankles; worn by women from the Indian subcontinent (usually with a kameez)

(... is a kind of pant ) (used in the plural) trousers with legs that flare; worn by sailors; absurdly wide hems were fashionable in the 1960s

(... is a kind of pant ) (used in the plural) trousers that end at or above the knee

(... is a kind of pant ) (used in the plural) pants for casual wear

(... is a kind of pant ) trousers made of a stretchy fabric

(... is a kind of pant ) loose-fitting trousers with elastic cuffs; worn by athletes

(... is a kind of pant ) (used in the plural) tight-fitting trousers; usually of tartan

(... is a kind of pant ) trousers reaching to the foot

(... is a kind of pant ) cotton trousers made of corduroy cloth

(... is a kind of pant ) (used in the plural) flared trousers ending at the calves; worn with riding boots

(... is a kind of pant ) (used in the plural) close-fitting trousers of heavy denim for manual work or casual wear

(... is a kind of pant ) (used in the plural) trousers ending above the knee

(... is a kind of pant ) (plural) trousers made with chino cloth

(... is a kind of pant ) (usually in the plural) trousers made of flannel or gabardine or tweed or white cloth

(... is a kind of pant ) tight trousers worn by people from the Indian subcontinent (typically with a kameez or kurta)

(pant is a part of ...) a cuff on the bottoms of trouser legs

(pant is a part of ...) a garment (or part of a garment) designed for or relating to trousers

"in his trouser's pocket" "he ripped his left trouser on the fence"

(pant is a part of ...) a fastener for locking together two toothed edges by means of a sliding tab

(pant is a part of ...) a cloth covering consisting of the part of a pair of trousers that covers a person's leg

(pant is a part of ...) the cloth covering for the buttocks

"the seat of his pants was worn through"

(pant is a part of ...) a pocket in rear of trousers

(pant is a part of ...) the leg of a pair of trousers

(pant is a part of ...) the part of a piece of clothing that covers the thighs

"his lap was covered with food stains"

(pant is used in the usage domain ...) the form of a word that is used to denote more than one

Definition 3: the noise made by a short puff of steam (as from an engine) - [noun denoting event]

(pant is a kind of ...) sound of any kind (especially unintelligible or dissonant sound)

"he enjoyed the street noises" "they heard indistinct noises of people talking" "during the firework display that ended the gala the noise reached 98 decibels"

Definition 4: breathe noisily, as when one is exhausted - [verb of body]

Samples where pant or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The runners reached the finish line, panting heavily

Synonyms for pant in the sense of this definition

(pant is a kind of ...) exhale hard

"blow on the soup to cool it down"

Definition 5: utter while panting, as if out of breath - [verb of communication]

(pant is a kind of ...) express audibly; utter sounds (not necessarily words)

"She let out a big heavy sigh" "He uttered strange sounds that nobody could understand"

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