1. felt, fabric, cloth, material, textile

usage: a fabric made of compressed matted animal fibers


1. felt, entangle, tangle, mat, snarl

usage: mat together and make felt-like; "felt the wool"

2. felt, cover

usage: cover with felt; "felt a cap"

3. felt, felt up, mat up, matt-up, matte up, matte, mat, change

usage: change texture so as to become matted and felt-like; "The fabric felted up after several washes"


1. felt, entangle, tangle, mat, snarl

usage: undergo an emotional sensation or be in a particular state of mind; "She felt resentful"; "He felt regret"

2. felt, cover

usage: come to believe on the basis of emotion, intuitions, or indefinite grounds; "I feel that he doesn't like me"; "I find him to be obnoxious"; "I found the movie rather entertaining"

3. felt, felt up, mat up, matt-up, matte up, matte, mat, change

usage: perceive by a physical sensation, e.g., coming from the skin or muscles; "He felt the wind"; "She felt an object brushing her arm"; "He felt his flesh crawl"; "She felt the heat when she got out of the car"

4. feel, experience

usage: be conscious of a physical, mental, or emotional state; "My cold is gone--I feel fine today"; "She felt tired after the long hike"; "She felt sad after her loss"

5. find, feel, reason, reason out, conclude

usage: have a feeling or perception about oneself in reaction to someone's behavior or attitude; "She felt small and insignificant"; "You make me feel naked"; "I made the students feel different about themselves"

6. feel, sense, perceive, comprehend

usage: undergo passive experience of:"We felt the effects of inflation"; "her fingers felt their way through the string quartet"; "she felt his contempt of her"

7. feel, be

usage: be felt or perceived in a certain way; "The ground feels shaky"; "The sheets feel soft"

8. feel, think, believe, consider, conceive

usage: grope or feel in search of something; "He felt for his wallet"

9. feel, experience, see, go through

usage: examine by touch; "Feel this soft cloth!"; "The customer fingered the sweater"

10. feel, look, appear, seem

usage: examine (a body part) by palpation; "The nurse palpated the patient's stomach"; "The runner felt her pulse"

11. feel, search, seek, look for

usage: find by testing or cautious exploration; "He felt his way around the dark room"

12. feel, finger

usage: produce a certain impression; "It feels nice to be home again"

13. palpate, feel, touch

usage: pass one's hands over the sexual organs of; "He felt the girl in the movie theater"

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