Pet and Release


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Pet verb – To touch or handle in a tender or loving manner.
Release is an antonym for pet in stroke topic.
Nearby Words: petted, petting
Antonyms for Pet


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Release verb – To set free (from a state of being held in check).
Pet is an antonym for release.
Nearby Words: released, releasing
Antonyms for Release
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How words are described

old old pet old release
similar similar pet similar release
complete complete pet complete release
regular regular pet regular release
Other adjectives: original, free, single, actual, new, major, latest, different, virtual, digital.

Common collocations

time pet time release time
book pet book release book
creatures pet creatures release creatures
monsters pet monsters release monsters
Other nouns: pokemon.

Both words in one sentence

  • Human Pet At the end, when Krypto arrives to rescue him, he pretends that Kevin is his pet to get the dogs to release him without making a fuss.
    Source: Human Pet
  • Film / The Abyss The pet rat, who people will definitely worry about (including the British Board Of Film Classification - the shots of the rat in the breathing fluid were cut from the UK release).
  • Literature / The Star Beast When Lummox is delivered but orders her beloved pet be returned to her, the Hroshii once more demand mankind release the boy, or else.
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Antonyms for pet
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