HyperDic: sweetener

English > 2 senses of the word sweetener:
NOUNfoodsweetener, sweeteningsomething added to foods to make them taste sweeter
cognitionsweetener, bait, come-on, hook, lureanything that serves as an enticement / enticement
sweetener > pronunciation
Soundsswiy'tahner; swiy'tner
RhymesAfrikaner ... yawner: 180 rhymes with ner...
English > sweetener: 2 senses > noun 1, food
MeaningSomething added to foods to make them taste sweeter.
Synonymsweetening
NarroweraspartameAn artificial sweetener made from aspartic acid
honeyA sweet yellow liquid / liquid produced by bees
saccharinA crystalline substance 500 times sweeter than sugar
sugar, refined sugarA white crystalline carbohydrate used as a sweetener and preservative
syrup, sirupA thick sweet sticky liquid / liquid
Broaderflavorer, flavourer, flavoring, flavouring, seasoner, seasoningSomething added to food primarily for the savor it imparts
Spanishedulcorante, endulzante
Catalanedulcorant
Verbssweetenmake sweeter in taste / taste
English > sweetener: 2 senses > noun 2, cognition
MeaningAnything that serves as an enticement / enticement.
Synonymsbait, come-on, hook, lure
Broadertemptation, enticementSomething that seduces or has the quality to seduce
Spanishanzuelo, cebo, gancho, señuelo
Catalanedulcorant, esquer
Verbssweetenmake sweeter, more pleasant, or more agreeable / agreeable

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