HyperDic: sweat

English > 5 senses of the word sweat:
NOUNbodysweat, perspiration, sudorsalty fluid secreted by sweat glands
statesweat, fret, stew, lather, switheragitation resulting from active worry
phenomenonsweatcondensation of moisture on a cold surface
actsweat, effort, elbow grease, exertion, travailuse of physical or mental energy
VERBbodysweat, sudate, perspireexcrete perspiration through the pores in the skin
sweat > pronunciation
Soundssweh't
Rhymesabet ... yet: 108 rhymes with eht...
English > sweat: 5 senses > noun 1, body
Meaningsalty fluid secreted by sweat glands.
Example"sweat poured off his brow"
Synonymsperspiration, sudor
BroadersecretionA functionally specialized substance (especially one that is not a waste) released from a gland or cell
Substanceswater, H2Obinary compound that occurs at room temperature as a clear colorless odorless tasteless liquid / liquid
Spanishdiaforesis, perspiración, sudoración, sudoresis, sudor, transpiración, traspiración
Catalandiaforesi, sudació, sudoresi, suor, transpiració
Adjectiveshidroticof or relating to sweat
Verbssweatexcrete perspiration through the pores in the skin
English > sweat: 5 senses > noun 2, state
Meaningagitation resulting from active worry.
Example "he's in a sweat about exams"
Synonymsfret, stew, lather, swither
BroaderagitationA mental state of extreme / extreme emotional disturbance
Spanishinquietud, intranquilidad, malestar, preocupación
Catalaninquietud, intranquilitat, malestar, preocupació
English > sweat: 5 senses > noun 3, phenomenon
Meaningcondensation of moisture on a cold surface.
Example"the cold glasses were streaked with sweat"
Broadercondensation, condensateatmospheric moisture that has condensed because of cold
English > sweat: 5 senses > noun 4, act
MeaningUse of physical or mental energy; hard work.
Synonymseffort, elbow grease, exertion, travail
Narrowerapplication, diligenceA diligent effort
exercise, exercising, physical exercise, physical exertion, workoutThe activity of exerting your muscles in various ways to keep fit
friction, detrition, rubbingeffort expended in moving one object over another with pressure
least effort, least resistanceThe least effortful way to do something
overexertionexcessive exertion
overkillAny effort that seems to go farther than would be necessary to achieve its goal
pullA sustained effort
strain, strainingAn intense or violent exertion
strugglestrenuous effort
supererogationAn effort above and beyond the call of duty
trouble, difficultyAn effort that is inconvenient
Broaderlabor, labour, toilProductive work (especially physical work done for wages)
Spanishafán, dedicación, desvelo, esfuerzo
Catalanafany, dedicació, esforç, feinada
English > sweat: 5 senses > verb 1, body
Meaningexcrete perspiration through the pores in the skin.
PatternSomebody ----s
ModelDid his feet sweat?; Sam and Sue sweat
Example"Exercise makes one sweat"
Synonymssudate, perspire
NarrowerswelterSuffer from intense heat / heat
Broaderexcrete, egest, eliminate, passEliminate from the body
See alsosweat offlose weight by sweating
Spanishsudar, transpirar
Catalansuar, transpirar
Nounssweatsalty fluid secreted by sweat glands
sweatera person who perspires
sweatingthe process of the sweat glands of the skin secreting a salty fluid

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