93 Verbs That Start With PA

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pace (verb) walk with slow or fast paces
(verb) go at a pace
(verb) measure (distances) by pacing Synonyms: step
(verb) regulate or set the pace of
pacify (verb) cause to be more favorably inclined; gain the good will of Synonyms: gentle, mollify, conciliate, appease, assuage, placate, gruntle, lenify
(verb) fight violence and try to establish peace in (a location)
pack (verb) arrange in a container
(verb) fill to capacity
(verb) compress into a wad Synonyms: bundle, wad, compact
(verb) carry, as on one's back
(verb) set up a committee or legislative body with one's own supporters so as to influence the outcome
(verb) have with oneself; have on one's person Synonyms: carry, take
(verb) press tightly together or cram Synonyms: jam, mob, pile, throng
(verb) hike with a backpack Synonyms: backpack
(verb) press down tightly Synonyms: tamp, tamp down
(verb) seal with packing
(verb) have the property of being packable or of compacting easily Synonyms: compact
(verb) load with a pack Synonyms: load down
(verb) treat the body or any part of it by wrapping it, as with blankets or sheets, and applying compresses to it, or stuffing it to provide cover, containment, or therapy, or to absorb blood
package (verb) put into a box Synonyms: box
pad (verb) add details to Synonyms: embellish, blow up, dramatise, dramatize, embroider, aggrandise, aggrandize, lard
(verb) walk heavily and firmly, as when weary, or through mud Synonyms: plod, slog, footslog, tramp, trudge
(verb) line or stuff with soft material Synonyms: fill out
(verb) add padding to Synonyms: bolster
paddle (verb) propel with a paddle
(verb) play in or as if in water, as of small children Synonyms: dabble, splash around
(verb) swim like a dog in shallow water
(verb) walk unsteadily, with short steps Synonyms: dodder, waddle, coggle, toddle, totter
(verb) give a spanking to; subject to a spanking Synonyms: spank, larrup
(verb) stir with a paddle
padlock (verb) fasten with a padlock
paganise (verb) make pagan in character Synonyms: paganize
paganize (verb) make pagan in character Synonyms: paganise
page (verb) contact, as with a pager or by calling somebody's name over a P.A. system
(verb) work as a page
(verb) number the pages of a book or manuscript Synonyms: foliate, paginate
paginate (verb) number the pages of a book or manuscript Synonyms: page, foliate
pain (verb) cause bodily suffering to and make sick or indisposed Synonyms: trouble, ail
(verb) cause emotional anguish or make miserable Synonyms: hurt, anguish
paint (verb) make a painting
(verb) apply paint to; coat with paint
(verb) make a painting of
(verb) apply a liquid to; e.g., paint the gutters with linseed oil
pair (verb) form a pair or pairs Synonyms: pair off, partner off, couple
(verb) bring two objects, ideas, or people together Synonyms: match, mate, couple, twin
(verb) occur in pairs Synonyms: geminate
(verb) arrange in pairs Synonyms: geminate
(verb) engage in sexual intercourse Synonyms: mate, couple, copulate
pal (verb) become friends; act friendly towards Synonyms: pal up, chum up
palatalise (verb) pronounce a consonant with the tongue against the palate Synonyms: palatalize
palatalize (verb) pronounce a consonant with the tongue against the palate Synonyms: palatalise
palaver (verb) speak (about unimportant matters) rapidly and incessantly Synonyms: maunder, piffle, prate, prattle, gabble, gibber, chatter, clack, blab, blabber, tattle, tittle-tattle, twaddle
(verb) influence or urge by gentle urging, caressing, or flattering Synonyms: inveigle, wheedle, sweet-talk, cajole, coax, blarney
(verb) have a lengthy discussion, usually between people of different backgrounds
pale (verb) turn pale, as if in fear Synonyms: blanch, blench
palisade (verb) surround with a wall in order to fortify Synonyms: wall, surround, fence, fence in
pall (verb) become less interesting or attractive Synonyms: dull
(verb) cause to lose courage; to be daunted; to be scared away Synonyms: dash, daunt, scare, scare away, scare off, frighten away, frighten off
(verb) cover with a pall
(verb) cause surfeit through excess though initially pleasing Synonyms: cloy
(verb) cause to become flat
(verb) lose sparkle or bouquet Synonyms: die, become flat
(verb) lose strength or effectiveness; become or appear boring, insipid, or tiresome (to)
(verb) lose interest or become bored with something or somebody Synonyms: tire, jade, weary, fatigue
palliate (verb) lessen or to try to lessen the seriousness or extent of Synonyms: mitigate, extenuate
(verb) provide physical relief, as from pain Synonyms: relieve, alleviate, assuage
palm (verb) touch, lift, or hold with the hands Synonyms: handle
palpate (verb) examine (a body part) by palpation Synonyms: feel
palpebrate (verb) wink or blink, especially repeatedly
palpitate (verb) cause to throb or beat rapidly
(verb) shake with fast, tremulous movements Synonyms: quake, quiver
(verb) beat rapidly Synonyms: flutter
palsy (verb) affect with palsy
palter (verb) be deliberately ambiguous or unclear in order to mislead or withhold information Synonyms: prevaricate, equivocate, beat around the bush, tergiversate
pamper (verb) treat with excessive indulgence Synonyms: indulge, mollycoddle, spoil, cocker, coddle, cosset, baby, featherbed
pan (verb) make a sweeping movement
(verb) wash dirt in a pan to separate out the precious minerals Synonyms: pan out, pan off
(verb) express a totally negative opinion of Synonyms: trash, tear apart
pander (verb) yield (to); give satisfaction to Synonyms: indulge, gratify
(verb) arrange for sexual partners for others Synonyms: procure, pimp
panel (verb) decorate with panels
(verb) select from a list Synonyms: impanel, empanel
panhandle (verb) beg by accosting people in the street and asking for money
panic (verb) be overcome by a sudden fear
(verb) cause sudden fear in or fill with sudden panic
pant (verb) breathe noisily, as when one is exhausted Synonyms: heave, puff, gasp
(verb) utter while panting, as if out of breath
pantomime (verb) act out without words but with gestures and bodily movements only Synonyms: mime
paper (verb) cover with paper
(verb) cover with wallpaper Synonyms: wallpaper
par (verb) make a score (on a hole) equal to par
parachute (verb) jump from an airplane and descend with a parachute Synonyms: jump, chute
parade (verb) walk ostentatiously Synonyms: march, exhibit
(verb) march in a procession in a public place Synonyms: promenade, troop
paragraph (verb) divide into paragraphs, as of text
(verb) write about in a paragraph
(verb) write paragraphs; work as a paragrapher
parallel (verb) be parallel to
(verb) make or place parallel to something Synonyms: collimate
(verb) duplicate or match Synonyms: duplicate, twin
parallelize (verb) place parallel to one another
paralyse (verb) make powerless and unable to function Synonyms: paralyze
(verb) cause to be paralyzed and immobile Synonyms: paralyze
paralyze (verb) make powerless and unable to function Synonyms: paralyse
(verb) cause to be paralyzed and immobile Synonyms: paralyse
paraphrase (verb) express the same message in different words Synonyms: rephrase, reword
parboil (verb) cook (vegetables) briefly Synonyms: blanch
parcel (verb) divide into parts
(verb) cover with strips of canvas
(verb) make into a wrapped container
parch (verb) cause to wither or parch from exposure to heat Synonyms: sear
pardon (verb) accept an excuse for Synonyms: excuse
(verb) grant a pardon to
pare (verb) decrease gradually or bit by bit Synonyms: pare down
(verb) cut small bits or pare shavings from Synonyms: whittle
(verb) remove the skin from Synonyms: skin, peel
(verb) remove the edges from and cut down to the desired size Synonyms: trim
parent (verb) look after a child until it is an adult Synonyms: raise, rear, bring up, nurture
parget (verb) apply ornamental plaster to
park (verb) place temporarily
(verb) maneuver a vehicle into a parking space
parlay (verb) stake winnings from one bet on a subsequent wager Synonyms: double up
parley (verb) discuss, as between enemies
parody (verb) make a spoof of or make fun of
(verb) make a parody of Synonyms: spoof, burlesque
parole (verb) release a criminal from detention and place him on parole
parrot (verb) repeat mindlessly
parry (verb) impede the movement of (an opponent or a ball) Synonyms: block, deflect
(verb) avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues) Synonyms: dodge, duck, elude, evade, skirt, circumvent, fudge, hedge, put off, sidestep
parse (verb) analyze syntactically by assigning a constituent structure to (a sentence)
part (verb) go one's own way; move apart Synonyms: separate, split
(verb) discontinue an association or relation; go different ways Synonyms: separate, break, split, break up, split up
(verb) depart for someplace Synonyms: take off, depart, set forth, set off, set out, start, start out
(verb) move or break apart Synonyms: divide, separate
(verb) force, take, or pull apart Synonyms: divide, separate, disunite
partake (verb) have some of the qualities or attributes of something
(verb) have, give, or receive a share of Synonyms: partake in, share
(verb) consume Synonyms: touch
participate (verb) share in something Synonyms: take part
(verb) become a participant; be involved in Synonyms: enter
particularise (verb) be specific about Synonyms: specify, specialise, specialize, particularize
particularize (verb) be specific about Synonyms: specify, specialise, specialize, particularise
partition (verb) divide into parts, pieces, or sections Synonyms: partition off
(verb) separate or apportion into sections Synonyms: zone
partner (verb) provide with a partner
(verb) act as a partner
party (verb) have or participate in a party
pass (verb) go across or through
(verb) move past Synonyms: pass by, go by, go past, surpass, travel by
(verb) make laws, bills, etc. or bring into effect by legislation Synonyms: legislate
(verb) for time to move forward Synonyms: glide by, go along, go by, elapse, slide by, slip away, slip by, lapse
(verb) place into the hands or custody of Synonyms: give, reach, hand, pass on, turn over
(verb) stretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope; run or extend between two points or beyond a certain point Synonyms: go, run, extend, lead
(verb) travel past Synonyms: overhaul, overtake
(verb) come to pass Synonyms: occur, pass off, go on, fall out, happen, hap, come about, take place
(verb) go unchallenged; be approved Synonyms: clear
(verb) use up a period of time in a specific way Synonyms: spend
(verb) pass over, across, or through Synonyms: draw, run, guide
(verb) transmit information Synonyms: pass on, communicate, pass along, put across
(verb) disappear gradually Synonyms: pass off, fleet, evanesce, blow over, fade
(verb) go successfully through a test or a selection process Synonyms: make it
(verb) be superior or better than some standard Synonyms: overstep, go past, top, exceed, transcend
(verb) accept or judge as acceptable
(verb) allow to go without comment or censure
(verb) transfer to another; of rights or property
(verb) pass into a specified state or condition; sink into Synonyms: sink, lapse
(verb) throw (a ball) to another player
(verb) be inherited by Synonyms: return, fall, devolve
(verb) cause to pass Synonyms: make pass
(verb) grant authorization or clearance for Synonyms: clear, authorise, authorize
(verb) pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life Synonyms: go, pop off, exit, conk, die, choke, decease, drop dead, pass away, perish, kick the bucket, give-up the ghost, expire, snuff it, cash in one's chips, croak, buy the farm
(verb) eliminate from the body Synonyms: eliminate, egest, excrete
paste (verb) join or attach with or as if with glue Synonyms: glue
(verb) hit with the fists
(verb) cover the surface of
pasteurise (verb) heat food in order to kill harmful microorganisms Synonyms: pasteurize
pasteurize (verb) heat food in order to kill harmful microorganisms Synonyms: pasteurise
pasture (verb) let feed in a field or pasture or meadow Synonyms: graze, crop
(verb) feed as in a meadow or pasture Synonyms: range, browse, graze, crop
pat (verb) pat or squeeze fondly or playfully, especially under the chin Synonyms: chuck
(verb) hit lightly Synonyms: dab
patch (verb) to join or unite the pieces of Synonyms: piece
(verb) provide with a patch; also used metaphorically
(verb) mend by putting a patch on Synonyms: patch up
(verb) repair by adding pieces Synonyms: piece
patent (verb) obtain a patent for
(verb) grant rights to; grant a patent for
(verb) make open to sight or notice
patinate (verb) coat with a patina Synonyms: patinise, patinize
patinise (verb) coat with a patina Synonyms: patinate, patinize
patinize (verb) coat with a patina Synonyms: patinate, patinise
patrol (verb) maintain the security of by carrying out a patrol Synonyms: police
patronage (verb) support by being a patron of
(verb) be a regular customer or client of Synonyms: support, patronise, patronize, keep going
patronise (verb) do one's shopping at; do business with; be a customer or client of Synonyms: frequent, patronize, shop, sponsor, shop at, buy at
(verb) assume sponsorship of Synonyms: patronize, sponsor
(verb) treat condescendingly Synonyms: patronize, condescend
(verb) be a regular customer or client of Synonyms: support, patronize, keep going, patronage
patronize (verb) assume sponsorship of Synonyms: patronise, sponsor
(verb) do one's shopping at; do business with; be a customer or client of Synonyms: frequent, patronise, shop, sponsor, shop at, buy at
(verb) treat condescendingly Synonyms: patronise, condescend
(verb) be a regular customer or client of Synonyms: support, patronise, keep going, patronage
patter (verb) rain gently Synonyms: sprinkle, spit, pitter-patter, spatter
(verb) make light, rapid and repeated sounds Synonyms: pitter-patter
pattern (verb) plan or create according to a model or models Synonyms: model
(verb) form a pattern
pauperise (verb) reduce to beggary Synonyms: pauperize, beggar
pauperize (verb) reduce to beggary Synonyms: pauperise, beggar
pause (verb) interrupt temporarily an activity before continuing Synonyms: hesitate
(verb) cease an action temporarily Synonyms: break, intermit
pave (verb) cover with a material such as stone or concrete to make suitable for vehicle traffic
paw (verb) scrape with the paws
(verb) touch clumsily
pawn (verb) leave as a guarantee in return for money Synonyms: hock, soak
pay (verb) give money, usually in exchange for goods or services
(verb) convey, as of a compliment, regards, attention, etc.; bestow Synonyms: give
(verb) cancel or discharge a debt Synonyms: pay up, ante up
(verb) bring in Synonyms: bear, yield
(verb) do or give something to somebody in return Synonyms: pay off, make up, compensate
(verb) dedicate Synonyms: devote, give
(verb) be worth it
(verb) render
(verb) bear (a cost or penalty), in recompense for some action
(verb) make a compensation for
(verb) discharge or settle

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