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A Sanskrit English Dictionary | sa  en |   | 
वत्   1. an affix (technically termed वति; See, [Pāṇ. 5-1, 115 &c.]) added to words to imply likeness or resemblance, and generally translatable by ‘as’, ‘like’ (e.g.ब्राह्मण-वत्, like a Brāhman; पितृ-वत् = पिते-व, पितरम् इव, पितुर् इव and पितरी-व).
वत्   2. See अपि-√ वत्.

वत् [vat]   a.
An affix added to nouns to show 'possession'; धनवत् possessed of wealth; रूपवत् beautiful; so भगवत्, भास्वत् &c.; (the words so formed being adjectives).
Added to the base of the past passive participle वत् turns it into a past active participle; इत्युक्तवन्तं जनकात्मजायाम् [R.14.43.]
Added to substantives in the sense of the locative; सूक्तवाके इति सूत्रयितव्ये सूक्तवाकवत् इति सूत्रितम् ŚB. on [MS.1.2.51.]
Added to substantives in the sense of अर्ह 'worthy of', 'deserving'; ईहार्था सूक्तवाकार्हाः । अर्हे वतिर्द्रष्टव्यः ŚB. on [MS.1.2.51.]-ind. An affix added to nouns or adjectives to denote 'likeness' or 'resemblance' and may be translated by 'like', 'as'; आत्मवत् सर्वभूतानि यः पश्यति स पण्डितः.

Shabda-Sagara | sa  en |   | 
वत्   Ind. As, like, similar: this is more generally considered as an affix to words, termed technically वति, as ब्राह्मणवत् like a Brāh man, &c.
 f.  (-वती) An affix added to nouns to form possessive adjectives, as लक्ष्मीवत्; also added to past passive participles to form past active participles, as कृतवत् .

A dictionary, Marathi and English | mr  en |   | 
As, like, similarly, in like form, kind, character, manner. In comp. as तद्वत्, एतद्वत्, ब्राह्मणवत्, वृक्षवत्, पाषाणवत्, दंडवत्, कमल- वत्, शस्त्रवत्, वज्रवत्, चक्रवत्.

Aryabhushan School Dictionary | mr  en |   | 
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ind   As, like, similarly; such as चक्रवत्, मार्जारवत्.

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