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Definition of wet verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

wet

 verb
verb
NAmE//wɛt//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they wet
 
he / she / it wets
 
past simple wet
 
past simple wetted
 
-ing form wetting
 
 
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  • wet something to make something wet Wet the brush slightly before putting it in the paint.
  • Idioms
    wet the/your bed [no passive]
     
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    to urinate in your bed by accident It is quite common for small children to wet their beds.
    wet yourself, wet your pants [no passive]
     
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    to urinate in your underwear by accident
    See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: wet