1. [Noun]: the sound made by a gentle blow

2. [Noun]: a light touch or stroke

3. [Adverb]: completely or perfectly; "he has the lesson pat"; "had the system down pat"

4. having only superficial plausibility; "glib promises"; "a slick commercial"

5. exactly suited to the occasion; "a pat reply"

6. [Verb]: pat or squeeze fondly or playfully, especially under the chin

7. [Verb]: hit lightly; "pat him on the shoulder"

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