Definition and Meanings for wet
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Part of Speech of wet
adjective, comparative, superlative, noun, transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun
Etymology of wet
Meaning of wet
as adjective, comparative, superlative
- containing, or consisting of, water or other liquid; moist; soaked with a liquid; having water or other liquid upon the surface; as, wet land; a wet cloth; a wet table.
- very damp; rainy; as, wet weather; a wet season.
- employing, or done by means of, water or some other liquid; as, the wet extraction of copper, in distinction from dry extraction in which dry heat or fusion is employed.
- refreshed with liquor; drunk.
as noun, adjective
- water or wetness; moisture or humidity in considerable degree.
- rainy weather; foggy or misty weather.
- a dram; a drink.
as transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun
- to fill or moisten with water or other liquid; to sprinkle; to cause to have water or other fluid adherent to the surface; to dip or soak in a liquid; as, to wet a sponge; to wet the hands; to wet cloth.