Synonyms for cat

Synonyms for (noun) cat

Synonyms: CT, computerized axial tomography, computerized tomography, computed axial tomography, computed tomography, CAT

Definition: a method of examining body organs by scanning them with X rays and using a computer to construct a series of cross-sectional scans along a single axis

Similar words: X-radiation, X-raying

Definition: obtaining images by the use of X rays


Synonyms: cat, true cat

Definition: feline mammal usually having thick soft fur and no ability to roar: domestic cats; wildcats

Similar words: felid, feline

Definition: any of various lithe-bodied roundheaded fissiped mammals, many with retractile claws


Synonyms: cat, big cat

Definition: any of several large cats typically able to roar and living in the wild

Similar words: felid, feline

Definition: any of various lithe-bodied roundheaded fissiped mammals, many with retractile claws


Synonyms: cat, Caterpillar

Definition: a large tracked vehicle that is propelled by two endless metal belts; frequently used for moving earth in construction and farm work

Similar words: tracked vehicle

Definition: a self-propelled vehicle that moves on tracks


Synonyms: cat, cat-o'-nine-tails

Definition: a whip with nine knotted cords

Usage: British sailors feared the cat

Similar words: whip

Definition: an instrument with a handle and a flexible lash that is used for whipping


Synonyms: kat, khat, cat, Arabian tea, African tea, quat, qat

Definition: the leaves of the shrub Catha edulis which are chewed like tobacco or used to make tea; has the effect of a euphoric stimulant

Usage: in Yemen kat is used daily by 85% of adults

Similar words: stimulant, stimulant drug, excitant

Definition: a drug that temporarily quickens some vital process


Synonyms: cat

Definition: a spiteful woman gossip

Usage: what a cat she is!

Similar words: gossip, gossiper, gossipmonger, rumormonger, rumourmonger, newsmonger

Definition: a person given to gossiping and divulging personal information about others


Similar words: woman, adult female

Definition: an adult female person (as opposed to a man)

Usage: the woman kept house while the man hunted


Synonyms: guy, hombre, bozo, cat

Definition: an informal term for a youth or man

Usage: a nice guy; the guy's only doing it for some doll

Similar words: man, adult male

Definition: an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman)

Usage: there were two women and six men on the bus

Synonyms for (verb) cat

Synonyms: upchuck, vomit, vomit up, retch, puke, purge, regorge, regurgitate, cast, cat, chuck, sick, spew, spue, throw up, barf, be sick, disgorge, honk

Definition: eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth

Usage: After drinking too much, the students vomited; He purged continuously; The patient regurgitated the food we gave him last night

Similar words: pass, egest, excrete, eliminate

Definition: eliminate from the body

Usage: Pass a kidney stone


Synonyms: cat

Definition: beat with a cat-o'-nine-tails

Similar words: slash, welt, whip, lash, lather, strap, trounce, flog

Definition: beat severely with a whip or rod

Usage: The teacher often flogged the students; The children were severely trounced