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Occasionally, I'll direct if there's something I feel strongly about. Having done it has whetted my appetite to do it again, but I don't feel an internal pressure to direct. It certainly will make me a better producer, because I'm more empathetic; I really appreciate now what the director is going through every day.
Stanley R. Jaffe

Meaning of "whetted" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF WHETTED

whetted  [ˈwetɪd] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF WHETTED

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Whetted is a verb.
The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb whetted in English.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO WHETTED

PRESENT

Present
I whet
you whet
he/she/it whets
we whet
you whet
they whet
Present continuous
I am whetting
you are whetting
he/she/it is whetting
we are whetting
you are whetting
they are whetting
Present perfect
I have whetted
you have whetted
he/she/it has whetted
we have whetted
you have whetted
they have whetted
Present perfect continuous
I have been whetting
you have been whetting
he/she/it has been whetting
we have been whetting
you have been whetting
they have been whetting
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I whetted
you whetted
he/she/it whetted
we whetted
you whetted
they whetted
Past continuous
I was whetting
you were whetting
he/she/it was whetting
we were whetting
you were whetting
they were whetting
Past perfect
I had whetted
you had whetted
he/she/it had whetted
we had whetted
you had whetted
they had whetted
Past perfect continuous
I had been whetting
you had been whetting
he/she/it had been whetting
we had been whetting
you had been whetting
they had been whetting
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will whet
you will whet
he/she/it will whet
we will whet
you will whet
they will whet
Future continuous
I will be whetting
you will be whetting
he/she/it will be whetting
we will be whetting
you will be whetting
they will be whetting
Future perfect
I will have whetted
you will have whetted
he/she/it will have whetted
we will have whetted
you will have whetted
they will have whetted
Future perfect continuous
I will have been whetting
you will have been whetting
he/she/it will have been whetting
we will have been whetting
you will have been whetting
they will have been whetting
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would whetted
you would whetted
he/she/it would whetted
we would whetted
you would whetted
they would whetted
Conditional continuous
I would be whetting
you would be whetting
he/she/it would be whetting
we would be whetting
you would be whetting
they would be whetting
Conditional perfect
I would have whetted
you would have whetted
he/she/it would have whetted
we would have whetted
you would have whetted
they would have whetted
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been whetting
you would have been whetting
he/she/it would have been whetting
we would have been whetting
you would have been whetting
they would have been whetting
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you whet
we let´s whet
you whet
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to whet
Past participle
whetted
Present Participle
whetting
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH WHETTED


carburetted
ˈkɑːbjʊˌretɪd
duetted
djuːˈetɪd
netted
ˈnetɪd
overnetted
ˌəʊvəˈnetɪd
pantaletted
ˌpæntəˈletɪd
regretted
rɪˈɡretɪd
ricochetted
ˈrɪkəˌʃetɪd
rouletted
ruːˈletɪd
unfretted
ʌnˈfretɪd
unnetted
ʌnˈnetɪd
unvetted
ʌnˈvetɪd
wadsetted
ˈwɒdˌsetɪd
wetted
ˈwetɪd

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE WHETTED

wherewithal
wherret
wherries
wherrit
wherry
wherryman
whet
whether
whether or no
whetstone
whetter
whetting
whew
whewellite
whey
wheyey
wheyface
wheyfaced
wheyish
wheyishness

WORDS THAT END LIKE WHETTED

abetted
bayonetted
betted
brevetted
coquetted
facetted
fretted
interfretted
jetted
petted
phosphoretted
retted
revetted
silhouetted
stetted
submitted
telluretted
unabetted
unletted
unregretted
vetted

Synonyms and antonyms of whetted in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «WHETTED»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «whetted» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of whetted

Translation of «whetted» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF WHETTED

Find out the translation of whetted to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of whetted from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «whetted» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

勾起
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

despertado
570 millions of speakers

English

whetted
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

whetted
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

السياحة أثارت
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

разожгло
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

whetted
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

নিশিত
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

aiguisé
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Bermalas-malasan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

gewetzt
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

そそら
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

보여주는 간단한
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Whetted
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

whetted
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

whetted
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

Whetted
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

whetted
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

stuzzicato
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

zaostrzyło
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

розпалило
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

stimulat
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

whetted
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

geslyp
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

whetted
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

brynes
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of whetted

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «WHETTED»

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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «WHETTED» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about whetted

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3 QUOTES WITH «WHETTED»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word whetted.
1
Stanley R. Jaffe
Occasionally, I'll direct if there's something I feel strongly about. Having done it has whetted my appetite to do it again, but I don't feel an internal pressure to direct. It certainly will make me a better producer, because I'm more empathetic; I really appreciate now what the director is going through every day.
2
Quintilian
Our minds are like our stomaches; they are whetted by the change of their food, and variety supplies both with fresh appetite.
3
Joe Lo Truglio
I grew up down in Florida, and in the Keys, there's this place called Sea Camp which was not unlike Space Camp, except you explored the sea. And so that kind of whetted my appetite for that. But then I ended up swimming in a lagoon full of Cassiopeia jellyfish, and that quickly quashed that desire to be a marine biologist.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «WHETTED»

Discover the use of whetted in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to whetted and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Law and Custom in Hasidism
SECTION NINE Various Other Matters Shehitah With Whetted Knives Among the laws and customs instituted by the creators of Hasi- dism at the beginning of the movement's growth, one of the most major ones was shehitah with whetted ...
Aharon Ṿerṭhaim, 1992
2
Creative Bird Carving
After the proper bevel (angle) and sharp cutting edge has been ground on the grinding wheel. The carving tool has to be hand whetted, honed and stropped for a keen edge. A carving tool should have two cutting bevels, outside and inside.
William I. Tawes, 2001
3
A grammar of the English tongue
1 I whetted. 2 Thou whettedst. 3 He whetted. Plu. 1 We whetted. 2 Ye or you whetted. 3 They whetted. Sing. 1 I plied. 2 Thou pliedst. 3 He plied. Plu. 1 We plied. 2 Ye or you plied. 3 They plied. Sing. 1 I delayed. 2 Thou delayedst. 3 He delayed.
Hyde Clarke, 1853
4
Reasons in Writing: A Commando_s View of the Falklands War
The. Whetted. Knife. 7 May. Having once again shaken off all contact with land, we were in for a long day of meetings to confirm our position and assess the plans. Nothing necessarily changes with weighing the anchor but this time the waiting ...
Ewen Southby-Tailyour, 1990
5
Passion and Purity: Learning to Bring Your Love Life Under ...
That “film over my soul” that Jim wrote about, those “regrets about going even as far as we did in physical contact,” that “whetted appetite,” that “rubble”—what about all that? A question of chastity. An outmoded word, the world says, but the ...
Elisabeth Elliot, 2002
6
Encyclopaedia Perthensis; Or Universal Dictionary of the ...
Unsophisticated vitriol, rubbed blade of a knife, will not impart its colours. Boyle. — There is the Roman Have whetting his knife, and listening. Addison.— Eloquence, smooth and cutting, is like a razor whetted with oil. Swift, a. To edge ; to ...
‎1816
7
A Political Companion to Henry David Thoreau
It is very evident what mean and sneaking lives many of you live, for my sight has been whetted by experience; always on the limits, trying to get into business and trying to get out of debt, a very ancient slough, called by the Latins aes alienum, ...
Jack Turner, 2010
8
A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are ...
Thou hid'st a thousand daggers in thy thoughts, Which thou hast -whetted on thy stony heart, To stab at half an hemr of my frail life. Sbaiif. This visitation Is but to whet thy almost blunted purpose. SbaHipeare. Unsophisticated vitriol, rubbed on  ...
Samuel Johnson, Henry John Todd, 1805
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A Grammar of the English Tongue, Spoken and Written: For ...
1 I whetted. 2 Thou whettedst. 3 He whetted. Plu. 1 We whetted. 2 Ye or you whetted. 3 They whelted. Sing. 1 I plied. 2 Thou pliedst. 3 He piled. Plu 1 We plied. 2 Ye or you plied. 3 They plied. Sing. 1 I delayed. 2 Thou delayedst. 3 He delayed.
Hyde Clarke, 1859
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A Comparative Dictionary of the Indo-Aryan Languages
x PÂSÂNA-: Or. sáhána, M. sahän f. •SÂNAYATI, »SÄNYA-, *alLÂSÂNÏ-. 12389 * sänayati 'whets', iänita- 'whetted' Subhäs., iänita- lex. [säna-] Pk. sänaia- 'whetted' , sänijjadi 'is whetted'; A. xanäiba 'to whet', В. sänä. Or. sánibá, H. sännä.
R. L. Turner, 1999

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «WHETTED»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term whetted is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Religion vs. Science: The Catholic Church as Fall Guy
Given these chops, when I sat down to read Aczel's latest book, Why Science Does Not Disprove God, it was with whetted appetite. I enjoy seeing New Atheist ... «Aleteia EN, Jun 15»
2
Fatal crash led Mark Lundy's lawyer David Hislop to move to UK
An investigative journalist's article about the Lundy case whetted David Hislop's appetite and he led a successful appeal to the Privy Council in London. «Stuff.co.nz, Apr 15»
3
Stander's appetite for Irish jersey whetted by Six Nations triumph
Munster's South African back-rower CJ Stander, who becomes Irish qualified in November, said the manner of the Six Nations triumph has whetted his appetite ... «Irish Independent, Mar 15»
4
Blur Share Short Clip of Rehearsals
As the British rockers continue to prepare for their surprising — and highly-anticipated — comeback this spring, Blur have whetted fans' appetites with a very ... «Diffuser.fm, Mar 15»
5
American Appetites Whetted in Preparation for Super Bowl Food Binge
American football fans prepare for a food binge before the Super Bowl Sunday. Food spending is the highest in the week before the Super Bowl Sunday. «Tech Times, Jan 15»
6
Design trends 2015: Whetted by social media, homeowners pursue …
Design trends 2015: Whetted by social media, homeowners pursue individual style in interiors. Stacey Wiedower. 11:00 AM, Jan 16, 2015. home and garden. «Memphis Commercial Appeal, Jan 15»
7
Wally Backman talks up the Mets pitching at Queens Baseball …
Backman, who many fans would like to see manage the team some day, whetted the fans' appetites with talk of the young pitching he's seen in the minors. «New York Daily News, Jan 15»
8
The year in restaurants: The comings and goings that whetted your …
Albuquerque residents love their restaurants — the independents, franchises and national chains alike. While this year had its fair share of first-to-market and ... «Albuquerque Business First, Dec 14»
9
Chesney, Aldean add 2nd Target Field show
MINNEAPOLIS - Apparently two previous ballpark concerts have not whetted Minnesota country music fans' appetite for Kenny Chesney. The Twins announced ... «KARE, Dec 14»
10
Asia stocks jump as China, Europe step up stimulus
SYDNEY Asian share markets were broadly higher on Monday as the prospect of further policy stimulus in China and Europe whetted risk appetites while ... «Reuters, Nov 14»

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