Definition of Pant

1. Noun. The noise made by a short puff of steam (as from an engine).

Generic synonyms: Noise



2. Verb. Breathe noisily, as when one is exhausted. "The runners reached the finish line, panting heavily"
Exact synonyms: Gasp, Heave, Puff
Generic synonyms: Blow
Derivative terms: Gasp, Heaving, Panting, Puff, Puffing

3. Noun. (usually in the plural) a garment extending from the waist to the knee or ankle, covering each leg separately. "He had a sharp crease in his trousers"

4. Verb. Utter while panting, as if out of breath.
Generic synonyms: Emit, Let Loose, Let Out, Utter
Derivative terms: Panting

5. Noun. A short labored intake of breath with the mouth open. "She gave a gasp and fainted"
Exact synonyms: Gasp
Generic synonyms: Aspiration, Breathing In, Inhalation, Inspiration, Intake
Derivative terms: Gasp

Definition of Pant

1. v. i. To breathe quickly or in a labored manner, as after exertion or from eagerness or excitement; to respire with heaving of the breast; to gasp.

2. v. t. To breathe forth quickly or in a labored manner; to gasp out.

3. n. A quick breathing; a catching of the breath; a gasp.

Definition of Pant

1. Noun. A quick breathing; a catching of the breath; a gasp. ¹

2. Noun. (obsolete) A violent palpitation of the heart. ¹

3. Verb. (intransitive) To breathe quickly or in a labored manner, as after exertion or from eagerness or excitement; to respire with heaving of the breast; to gasp. ¹

4. Verb. (transitive) To long for (something); to be eager for (something). ¹

5. Verb. (intransitive) To long eagerly; to desire earnestly. ¹

6. Verb. (intransitive) Of the heart, to beat with unnatural violence or rapidity; to palpitate. ¹

7. Verb. (intransitive) To sigh; to flutter; to languish. ¹

8. Noun. (fashion) A pair of pants (qualifier trousers or underpants). ¹

9. Noun. (context: used attributively as a modifier) Of or relating to pants. ¹

10. Noun. a public drinking fountain in Scotland and North-East England ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pant

1. to breathe quickly and with difficulty [v -ED, -ING, -S]

Medical Definition of Pant

1. 1. To breathe quickly or in a labored manner, as after exertion or from eagerness or excitement; to respire with heaving of the breast; to gasp. "Pluto plants for breath from out his cell." (Dryden) 2. Hence: To long eagerly; to desire earnestly. "As the hart panteth after the water brooks." (Ps. Xlii. 1) "Who pants for glory finds but short repose." (Pope) 3. To beat with unnatural violence or rapidity; to palpitate, or throb; said of the heart. 4. To sigh; to flutter; to languish. "The whispering breeze Pants on the leaves, and dies upon the trees." (Pope) Origin: Cf. F. Panteler to gasp for breath, OF. Panteisier to be breathless, F. Pantois out of breath; perh. Akin to E. Phantom, the verb prob. Orig. Meaning, to have the nightmare. 1. To breathe forth quickly or in a labored manner; to gasp out. "There is a cavern where my spirit Was panted forth in anguish." (Shelley) 2. To long for; to be eager after. "Then shall our hearts pant thee." (Herbert) 1. A quick breathing; a catching of the breath; a gasp. 2. A violent palpitation of the heart. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pant

pansphygmograph
pansphygmographs
pansporoblast
pansporoblastic
panstereorama
panstereoramas
panstrongylus
pansy orchid
pansy violet
pansylike
pansystolic
pansystolic murmur
pant (current term)
pant-
pant-hoot
pant-wetting
pant leg
pant legs
pant suit
panta-
pantable
pantables
pantachromatic
pantagraph
pantagraphs
pantagruelian
pantalet

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