HyperDic: sugar

English > 4 senses of the word sugar:
NOUNfoodsugar, refined sugara white crystalline carbohydrate used as a sweetener and preservative
substancesugar, carbohydrate, saccharidean essential structural / structural component of living cells and source of energy for animals
possessionsugar, boodle, bread, cabbage, clams, dinero, dough, gelt, kale, lettuce, lolly, lucre, loot, moolah, pelf, scratch, shekels, simoleons, wampuminformal terms for money
VERBperceptionsugar, saccharifysweeten with sugar
sugar > pronunciation
Soundsshuh'ger
Rhymesagar ... younger: 63 rhymes with ger...
English > sugar: 4 senses > noun 1, food
MeaningA white crystalline carbohydrate used as a sweetener and preservative.
Synonymrefined sugar
Narrowerbeet sugarsugar from sugar beets used as sweetening agent
brown sugarunrefined or only partly refined sugar
cane sugarsugar from sugarcane / sugarcane used as sweetening agent
caramel, caramelized sugarBurnt sugar
corn sugardextrose used as sweetening agent
granulated sugarsugar in the form of small grains
lump sugarrefined sugar molded into rectangular shapes convenient as single servings
sugarloaf, sugar loaf, loaf sugarA large conical loaf of concentrated refined sugar
Broadersweetening, sweetenerSomething added to foods to make them taste sweeter
Spanishazúcar, azúcar refinado
Catalansucre, sucre refinat
Verbssugarsweeten with sugar
English > sugar: 4 senses > noun 2, substance
MeaningAn essential structural / structural component of living cells and source of energy for animals; includes simple sugars with small molecules as well as macromolecular substances; are classified according to the number of monosaccharide groups they contain.
Synonymscarbohydrate, saccharide
Narrowerbeet sugarsugar made from sugar beets
cane sugarsucrose obtained from sugar ... / sugar cane
deoxyriboseA sugar that is a constituent of nucleic acids
invert sugarA mixture of equal parts of glucose and fructose resulting from the hydrolysis of sucrose
jaggery, jagghery, jaggaryunrefined brown sugar made from palm sap
maple sugarsugar made from the sap of the sugar maple tree
monosaccharide, monosaccharose, simple sugarA sugar (like sucrose or fructose) that does not hydrolyse to give other sugars
oligosaccharideAny of the carbohydrates that yield only a few monosaccharide molecules on complete hydrolysis
polysaccharide, polyoseAny of a class of carbohydrates whose molecules contain chains of monosaccharide molecules
riboseA pentose sugar important as a component of ribonucleic acid
wood sugar, xyloseA sugar extracted from wood or straw
Broadermacromolecule, supermoleculeAny very large complex molecule
Spanishazúcar, carbohidrato, glúcido, hidrato de carbono, sacarosa
Catalancarbohidrat, glúcid, hidrat de carboni, sacàrid, sacarosa, sucre
English > sugar: 4 senses > noun 3, possession
Meaninginformal terms for money.
Synonymsboodle, bread, cabbage, clams, dinero, dough, gelt, kale, lettuce, lolly, lucre, loot, moolah, pelf, scratch, shekels, simoleons, wampum
BroadermoneyThe most common medium of exchange
Spanishcuartos, cucas, dinero, guita, kale, lana, lucro, mosca, parné, pasta, pelas, simoleons
Catalancalés, cuques, kale, lucre, pasta, peles, pistrincs, quartos, simoleons
English > sugar: 4 senses > verb 1, perception
Meaningsweeten with sugar.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"sugar your tea"
Synonymsaccharify
Broadersweeten, dulcify, edulcorate, dulcoratemake sweeter in taste / taste
Spanishazucarar, endulzar
Catalanendolcir, ensucrar
Nounssugara white crystalline carbohydrate used as a sweetener and preservative

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