English dictionary


so |soʊ| — the syllable naming the fifth (dominant) note of any musical scale in solmization

so-and-so |ˈsoʊ ən soʊ| — a person who is deemed to be despicable or contemptible

so-called |soʊ ˈkɔːld| — doubtful or suspect

so-so |ˈsoˈsoʊ| — in an acceptable (but not outstanding) manner

soak |soʊk| — the process of becoming softened and saturated as a consequence of being immersed in water (or other liquid)

soaker |ˈsoʊkər| — a heavy rain

soaking |ˈsoʊkɪŋ| — the process of becoming softened and saturated as a consequence of being immersed in water (or other liquid)

soap |soʊp| — a cleansing agent made from the salts of vegetable or animal fats

soapbox |ˈsoʊpbɑːks| — a crate for packing soap

soapstone |ˈsoʊpstoʊn| — a soft heavy compact variety of talc having a soapy feel; used to make hearths and tabletops and ornaments

soapsuds |ˈsoʊpsʌdz| — the froth produced by soaps or detergents

soapy |ˈsoʊpi| — unpleasantly and excessively suave or ingratiating in manner or speech

soar |sɔːr| — the act of rising upward into the air

soaring |ˈsɔːrɪŋ| — the activity of flying a glider

sob |ˌes oʊ ˈbiː| — a dyspneic condition

sobbing |ˈsɑːbɪŋ| — convulsive gasp made while weeping

sober |ˈsoʊbər| — cause to become sober

sobering |ˈsoʊbərɪŋ| — tending to make sober or more serious

soberness |ˈsəʊbənəs| — the state of being sober and not intoxicated by alcohol

sobersides |ˈsəʊbəsʌɪdz| — a serious and sedate individual

sobriety |səˈbraɪəti| — the state of being sober and not intoxicated by alcohol

sobriquet |ˈsoʊbrɪkeɪ| — a familiar name for a person (often a shortened version of a person's given name)

soccer |ˈsɑːkər| — a football game in which two teams of 11 players try to kick or head a ball into the opponents' goal

sociability |ˌsoʊʃəˈbɪləti| — the relative tendency or disposition to be sociable or associate with one's fellows

sociable |ˈsoʊʃəbl| — a party of people assembled to promote sociability and communal activity

social |ˈsoʊʃl| — a party of people assembled to promote sociability and communal activity

socialism |ˈsoʊʃəlɪzəm| — a political theory advocating state ownership of industry

socialist |ˈsoʊʃəlɪst| — a political advocate of socialism

socialistic |ˌsoʊʃəˈlɪstɪk| — advocating or following the socialist principles

socialite |ˈsoʊʃəlaɪt| — a socially prominent person

sociality |ˌsoʊʃiːˈælɪtiː| — the tendency to associate with others and to form social groups

socialization |ˌsoʊʃəlaɪˈzeɪʃən| — the action of establishing on a socialist basis

socialize |ˈsoʊʃəlaɪz| — take part in social activities; interact with others

socially |ˈsoʊʃəli| — by or with respect to society

societal |səˈsaɪətl| — relating to human society and its members

society |səˈsaɪəti| — an extended social group having a distinctive cultural and economic organization

sociocultural |ˌsoʊsioʊˈkʌltʃərəl| — relating to both social and cultural matters

socioeconomic |soˌsiˌoˌekəˈnɑːmɪk| — involving social as well as economic factors

sociological |ˌsoʊsiəˈlɑːdʒɪkəl| — of or relating to or determined by sociology

sociologist |ˌsoʊsiˈɑːlədʒɪst| — a social scientist who studies the institutions and development of human society

sociology |ˌsoʊsiˈɑːlədʒi| — the study and classification of human societies

sock |sɑːk| — hosiery consisting of a cloth covering for the foot; worn inside the shoe; reaches to between the ankle and the knee

socket |ˈsɑːkɪt| — a bony hollow into which a structure fits

socle |ˈsoʊkəl| — a plain plinth that supports a wall

Socratic |səˈkradik| — of or relating to Socrates or to his method of teaching

sod |sɑːd| — surface layer of ground containing a mat of grass and grass roots

soda |ˈsoʊdə| — a sodium salt of carbonic acid; used in making soap powders and glass and paper

sodality |soʊˈdælɪtiː| — people engaged in a particular occupation

sodden |ˈsɑːdn| — wet through and through; thoroughly wet

sodium |ˈsoʊdiəm| — a silvery soft waxy metallic element of the alkali metal group; occurs abundantly in natural compounds (especially in salt water); burns with a yellow flame and reacts violently in water; occurs in sea water and in the mineral halite (rock salt)

sodomist  — someone who engages in anal copulation (especially a male who engages in anal copulation with another male)

sodomite |ˈsɑːdəmaɪt| — someone who engages in anal copulation (especially a male who engages in anal copulation with another male)

sodomy |ˈsɑːdəmi| — sexual activity between a person and an animal

sofa |ˈsoʊfə| — an upholstered seat for more than one person

soffit |ˈsɑːfɪt| — the underside of a part of a building (such as an arch or overhang or beam etc.)

soft |sɔːft| — easily hurt

soft-pedal |sɒft ˈpedəl| — play down or obscure

soft-soap |sɒft ˈsoʊp| — persuade someone through flattery

soft-spoken |ˈsɔftˈspoʊkən| — having a speaking manner that is not loud or harsh

softball |ˈsɔːftbɔːl| — ball used in playing softball

soften |ˈsɔːfn| — make (images or sounds) soft or softer

softened |ˈsɒfənd| — toned down

softening |ˈsɒfənɪŋ| — the process of becoming softer

softheaded  — foolish; totally unsound

softhearted |ˈsɒftˈhɑːtɪd| — easily moved to pity or sorrow

softie |ˈsɔːfti| — a person who is weak and excessively sentimental

softly |ˈsɔftli| — with low volume

softness |ˈsɒftnəs| — the property of giving little resistance to pressure and being easily cut or molded

software |ˈsɔːftwer| — (computer science) written programs or procedures or rules and associated documentation pertaining to the operation of a computer system and that are stored in read/write memory

softwood |ˈsɔːftwʊd| — wood that is easy to saw (from conifers such as pine or fir)

softy |ˈsɒfti| — a person who is weak and excessively sentimental

soggy |ˈsɑːɡi| — (of soil) soft and watery

soi-disant |ˌswɑː diːˈzɑ̃ː| — as claimed by and for yourself often without justification

soigne  — polished and well-groomed; showing sophisticated elegance

soil |sɔɪl| — the state of being covered with unclean things

soiled |sɔɪld| — soiled or likely to soil with dirt or grime

soiree |swaˈreɪ| — a party of people assembled in the evening (usually at a private house)

sojourn |ˈsoʊdʒɜːrn| — a temporary stay (e.g., as a guest)

sojourner |ˈsɒdʒənər| — a temporary resident

sol |soʊl| — a colloid that has a continuous liquid phase in which a solid is suspended in a liquid

solace |ˈsɑːləs| — the comfort you feel when consoled in times of disappointment

solan |ˈsolən| — very large white gannet with black wing tips

solar |ˈsoʊlər| — relating to or derived from the sun or utilizing the energies of the sun

solarium |səˈleriəm| — a room enclosed largely with glass and affording exposure to the sun

solarize |ˈsoʊləˌraɪz| — reverse some of the tones of (a negative or print) and introduce pronounced outlines of highlights, by exposing it briefly to light, then washing and redeveloping it

sold |soʊld| — disposed of to a purchaser

solder |ˈsɑːdər| — an alloy (usually of lead and tin) used when melted to join two metal surfaces

soldering |ˈsɑːdərɪŋ| — fastening firmly together

soldier |ˈsoʊldʒər| — an enlisted man or woman who serves in an army

soldierlike |ˈsəʊldʒəlaɪk| — (of persons) befitting a warrior

soldierly |ˈsoʊldʒəli| — (of persons) befitting a warrior

soldiership |ˈsəʊldʒəʃɪp| — skills that are required for the life of soldier

soldiery |ˈsoʊldʒəri| — soldiers collectively

sole |soʊl| — the underside of footwear or a golf club

solecism |ˈsɑːlɪsɪzəm| — a socially awkward or tactless act

solely |ˈsoʊlli| — without any others being included or involved

solemn |ˈsɑːləm| — dignified and somber in manner or character and committed to keeping promises

solemnity |səˈlemnəti| — a trait of dignified seriousness

solemnization |ˌsɒləmnaɪˈzeɪʃən| — the public performance of a sacrament or solemn ceremony with all appropriate ritual

solemnize |ˈsɑːləmnaɪz| — observe or perform with dignity or gravity

solemnly |ˈsɒləmli| — in a grave and sedate manner

solenoid |ˈsɑːlənɔɪd| — a coil of wire around an iron core; becomes a magnet when current passes through the coil

solicit |səˈlɪsɪt| — make a solicitation or entreaty for something; request urgently or persistently

solicitation |səˌlɪsəˈteɪʃən| — an entreaty addressed to someone of superior status

solicitor |səˈlɪsɪtər| — a petitioner who solicits contributions or trade or votes

solicitous |səˈlɪsɪtəs| — full of anxiety and concern

solicitude |səˈlɪsɪtuːd| — a feeling of excessive concern

solid |ˈsɑːlɪd| — matter that is solid at room temperature and pressure

solid-hoofed |ˈsɒlɪdhuːft| — having solid hooves

solid-state |ˈsɑːlədˈsteɪt| — characteristic of or relating to the physical properties of solid materials especially electromagnetic or thermodynamic or structural properties of crystalline solids

solidarity |ˌsɑːlɪˈdærəti| — a union of interests or purposes or sympathies among members of a group

solidification |səˌlɪdɪfɪˈkeɪʃən| — the process of becoming hard or solid by cooling or drying or crystallization

solidify |səˈlɪdɪfaɪ| — make solid or more solid; cause to solidify

solidity |səˈlɪdəti| — the consistency of a solid

solidly |ˈsɑlɪdli| — as an undiversified whole

soliloquize |səˈlɪləˌkwaɪz| — talk to oneself

soliloquy |səˈlɪləkwi| — speech you make to yourself

solipsism |ˈsɑːlɪpsɪzəm| — (philosophy) the philosophical theory that the self is all that you know to exist

solitaire |ˈsɑːləter| — a gem (usually a diamond) in a setting by itself

solitariness |saləˈterinəs| — the state of being alone in solitary isolation

solitary |ˈsɑːləteri| — confinement of a prisoner in isolation from other prisoners

solitude |ˈsɑːlətuːd| — a state of social isolation

solo |ˈsoʊloʊ| — any activity that is performed alone without assistance

soloist |ˈsoʊloʊɪst| — a musician who performs a solo

Solomon |ˈsɑːləmən| — (Old Testament) son of David and king of Israel noted for his wisdom (10th century BC)

solstice |ˈsɑːlstəs| — either of the two times of the year when the sun is at its greatest distance from the celestial equator

solubility |ˌsɒljʊˈbɪlɪti| — the quantity of a particular substance that can dissolve in a particular solvent (yielding a saturated solution)

soluble |ˈsɑːljəbl| — (of a substance) capable of being dissolved in some solvent (usually water)

solute |ˈsɑːljuːt| — the dissolved matter in a solution; the component of a solution that changes its state

solution |səˈluːʃn| — a homogeneous mixture of two or more substances; frequently (but not necessarily) a liquid solution

solvability |ˌsɒlvəˈbɪlɪtɪ| — the property (of a problem or difficulty) that makes it possible to solve

solvable |ˈsɑːlvəbəl| — capable of being solved

solve |sɑːlv| — find the solution to (a problem or question) or understand the meaning of

solved |ˈsɑːlvd| — explained or answered

solvency |ˈsɒlvənsi| — the ability to meet maturing obligations as they come due

solvent |ˈsɑːlvənt| — a liquid substance capable of dissolving other substances

solver |ˈsɑːlvər| — a thinker who focuses on the problem as stated and tries to synthesize information and knowledge to achieve a solution

solving |ˈsɑːlvɪŋ| — finding a solution to a problem

Somali |səˈmɑːli| — a member of a tall dark (mostly Muslim) people inhabiting Somalia

somatic |səˈmadik| — affecting or characteristic of the body as opposed to the mind or spirit

somber |ˈsɑːmbər| — lacking brightness or color; dull

somberness  — a state of partial or total darkness

sombre |ˈsɑːmbər| — lacking brightness or color; dull

sombreness |ˈsɒmbənəs| — a state of partial or total darkness

sombrero |sɑːmˈbreroʊ| — one of the islands of Saint Christopher-Nevis

some |səm| — relatively much but unspecified in amount or extent

somebody |ˈsʌmbədi| — a human being

someday |ˈsʌmˌdeɪ| — some unspecified time in the future

somehow |ˈsʌmhaʊ| — in some unspecified way or manner; or by some unspecified means

someone |ˈsʌmwʌn| — a human being

someplace |ˈsʌmpleɪs| — in or at or to some place

somersault |ˈsʌmərsɔːlt| — an acrobatic feat in which the feet roll over the head (either forward or backward) and return

somerset |ˈsʌmərˌset| — a county in southwestern England on the Bristol Channel

sometime |ˈsʌmtaɪm| — at some indefinite or unstated time

sometimes |ˈsʌmtaɪmz| — on certain occasions or in certain cases but not always

someway |ˈsʌmweɪ| — in some unspecified way or manner; or by some unspecified means

someways |ˈsʌmweɪz| — in some unspecified way or manner; or by some unspecified means

somewhat |ˈsʌmwʌt| — to a small degree or extent

somewhere |ˈsʌmwer| — an indefinite or unknown location

somite |ˈsoʊmaɪt| — one of a series of similar body segments into which some animals are divided longitudinally

somnambulism |sɑːmˈnæmbjəlɪzəm| — walking by a person who is asleep

somnambulist |sɒmˈnæmbjʊlɪst| — someone who walks about in their sleep

somniferous |sɑːmˈnɪfərəs| — sleep inducing

somnific |sɒmˈnɪfɪk| — sleep inducing

somnolence |ˈsɒmnələns| — a very sleepy state

somnolent |ˈsɑːmnələnt| — inclined to or marked by drowsiness

son |sʌn| — a male human offspring

son-in-law |ˈsʌnɪnˌlɔː| — the husband of your daughter

sonant |ˈsoʊnənt| — a speech sound accompanied by sound from the vocal cords

sonar |ˈsoʊnɑːr| — a measuring instrument that sends out an acoustic pulse in water and measures distances in terms of the time for the echo of the pulse to return

sonata |səˈnɑːtə| — a musical composition of 3 or 4 movements of contrasting forms

song |sɔːŋ| — a short musical composition with words

songbird |ˈsɔːŋbɜːrd| — any bird having a musical call

songful |ˈsɔːŋfəl| — richly melodious

songster |ˈsɔːŋstər| — a composer of words or music for popular songs

songstress |ˈsɔːŋstrəs| — a woman songster (especially of popular songs)

songwriter |ˈsɔːŋraɪtər| — a composer of words or music for popular songs

sonic |ˈsɑːnɪk| — relating to audible sound

sonnet |ˈsɑːnɪt| — a verse form consisting of 14 lines with a fixed rhyme scheme

sonneteer |ˌsɒnɪˈtɪər| — a poet who writes sonnets

sonny |ˈsʌni| — a male child (a familiar term of address to a boy)

sonometer |səˈnɑːmɪtər| — an instrument used to measure the sensitivity of hearing

sonority |səˈnɔːrəti| — having the character of a loud deep sound; the quality of being resonant

sonorous |ˈsɑːnərəs| — full and loud and deep

sonsy |ˈsɒnsi| — (of a woman's body) having a large bosom and pleasing curves

soon |suːn| — in the near future

sooner |ˈsuːnər| — a native or resident of Oklahoma

soot |sʊt| — a black colloidal substance consisting wholly or principally of amorphous carbon and used to make pigments and ink

sooth |suːθ| — truth or reality

soothe |suːð| — give moral or emotional strength to

soothing |ˈsuːðɪŋ| — affording physical relief

soothsayer |ˈsuːθseɪər| — someone who makes predictions of the future (usually on the basis of special knowledge)

soothsaying  — the art or gift of prophecy (or the pretense of prophecy) by supernatural means

sooty |ˈsʊti| — of the blackest black; similar to the color of jet or coal

sop |sɑːp| — piece of solid food for dipping in a liquid

soph |sɑːf| — a second-year undergraduate

sophism |ˈsɒfɪzəm| — a deliberately invalid argument displaying ingenuity in reasoning in the hope of deceiving someone

sophist |ˈsɑːfɪst| — any of a group of Greek philosophers and teachers in the 5th century BC who speculated on a wide range of subjects

sophistic |səˈfɪstɪk| — plausible but misleading

sophistical |səˈfɪstɪkəl| — plausible but misleading

sophisticate |səˈfɪstɪkeɪt| — a worldly-wise person

sophisticated |səˈfɪstɪkeɪtɪd| — ahead in development; complex or intricate

sophistication |səˌfɪstɪˈkeɪʃn| — uplifting enlightenment

sophistry |ˈsɑːfɪstri| — a deliberately invalid argument displaying ingenuity in reasoning in the hope of deceiving someone

sophomore |ˈsɑːfəmɔːr| — a second-year undergraduate

sopor |ˈsoʊpər| — a torpid state resembling deep sleep

soporific |ˌsɑːpəˈrɪfɪk| — a drug that induces sleep

sopping |ˈsɑːpɪŋ| — extremely wet

soppy |ˈsɑːpi| — wet through and through; thoroughly wet

soprano |səˈprɑːnoʊ| — a female singer

sorb |sɔːrb| — acid gritty-textured fruit

sorbet |ˈsɔːrbət| — an ice containing no milk but having a mushy consistency; usually made from fruit juice

sorcerer |ˈsɔːrsərər| — one who practices magic or sorcery

sorceress |ˈsɔːrsərəs| — a woman sorcerer

sorcery |ˈsɔːrsəri| — the belief in magical spells that harness occult forces or evil spirits to produce unnatural effects in the world

sordid |ˈsɔːrdɪd| — morally degraded

sordidness |ˈsɔːrdɪdnəs| — sordid dirtiness

sordino |sɔːˈdiːnəʊ| — a mute for a violin

sore |sɔːr| — an open skin infection

sorehead |ˈsɔːrhed| — someone who is peevish or disgruntled

sorely |ˈsɔːrli| — to a great degree

soreness |ˈsɔːrnəs| — a pain that is felt (as when the area is touched)

sorgho |ˈsɔːɡəʊ| — any of several sorghums cultivated as a source of syrup

sorghum |ˈsɔːrɡəm| — economically important Old World tropical cereal grass

sorgo |ˈsɔːrɡoʊ| — any of several sorghums cultivated as a source of syrup

sororal |səˈrɔːr(ə)l| — like or characteristic of or befitting a sister

sorority |səˈrɔːrəti| — a social club for female undergraduates

sorrel |ˈsɔːrəl| — any plant or flower of the genus Oxalis

sorrow |ˈsɑːroʊ| — an emotion of great sadness associated with loss or bereavement

sorrowful |ˈsɑːroʊfl| — experiencing or marked by or expressing sorrow especially that associated with irreparable loss

sorrowfully |ˈsɔːroʊfli| — in a sorrowful manner

sorry |ˈsɑːri| — bad; unfortunate

sort |sɔːrt| — a category of things distinguished by some common characteristic or quality

sort out |ˈsɔːrt ˈaʊt| — arrange or order by classes or categories

sorter |ˈsɔːrtər| — a clerk who sorts things (as letters at the post office)

sortie |ˈsɔːrti| — a military action in which besieged troops burst forth from their position

sorting |ˈsɔːrtɪŋ| — an operation that segregates items into groups according to a specified criterion

sortition |sɔːrˈtɪʃən| — making a chance decision by using lots (straws or pebbles etc.) that are thrown or drawn

sot |sɑːt| — a chronic drinker

sottish |ˈsɒtɪʃ| — given to or marked by the consumption of alcohol

sou |suː| — a former French coin of low denomination; often used of any small amount of money

sou'easter |ˈsaʊˈiːstə| — a strong wind from the southeast

sou'wester |ˌsouˈwestər| — a strong wind from the southwest

soubriquet |ˈsuːbrɪkeɪ| — a familiar name for a person (often a shortened version of a person's given name)

souchong |ˈsuːˈʃɒŋ| — a fine quality of black tea native to China

souffle |suːˈfleɪ| — light fluffy dish of egg yolks and stiffly beaten egg whites mixed with e.g. cheese or fish or fruit

sough |saʊ| — make a murmuring sound

sought |sɔːt| — being searched for

sought-after |ˈæftər| — being searched for

soul |soʊl| — the immaterial part of a person; the actuating cause of an individual life

soul-destroying |ˈsoʊl dɪstroɪɪŋ| — destructive to the spirit or soul

soulful |ˈsoʊlfl| — full of or expressing deep emotion

soulless |ˈsoʊlləs| — lacking sensitivity or the capacity for deep feeling

sound |saʊnd| — the particular auditory effect produced by a given cause

sound off |ˈsaʊnd ˈɒf| — express one's opinion openly and without fear or hesitation

soundbox |ˈsaʊndbɑːks| — a resonating chamber in a musical instrument (as the body of a violin)

sounder |ˈsaʊndər| — a device for making soundings

sounding |ˈsaʊndɪŋ| — a measure of the depth of water taken with a sounding line

soundless |ˈsaʊndləs| — marked by absence of sound

soundly |ˈsɑʊndli| — deeply or completely

soundman  — a technician in charge of amplifying sound or producing sound effects (as for a TV or radio broadcast)

soundness |ˈsaʊndnəs| — a state or condition free from damage or decay

soundproof |ˈsaʊndpruːf| — insulate against noise

soundtrack |ˈsaʊndtræk| — sound recording on a narrow strip of a motion picture film

soup |suːp| — liquid food especially of meat or fish or vegetable stock often containing pieces of solid food

soup up |ˈsuːp ʌp| — make more powerful

soupspoon  — a spoon with a rounded bowl for eating soup

soupy |ˈsuːpi| — having the consistency and appearance of soup

sour |ˈsaʊər| — a cocktail made of a liquor (especially whiskey or gin) mixed with lemon or lime juice and sugar

source |sɔːrs| — the place where something begins, where it springs into being

sourdine |sʊəˈdiːn| — a mute for a violin

sourdough |ˈsaʊərdoʊ| — a leaven of dough in which fermentation is active; used by pioneers for making bread

sourish  — tasting sour like a lemon

sourness |ˈsaʊənəs| — the taste experience when vinegar or lemon juice is taken into the mouth

sourpuss |ˈsaʊərpʊs| — someone with a habitually sullen or gloomy expression

souse |saʊs| — a person who drinks alcohol to excess habitually

soused |saʊst| — very drunk

sousing |ˈsaʊsɪŋ| — the act of making something completely wet

soutache |suːˈtæʃ| — a narrow braid used as a decorative trimming

soutane |suːˈtɑːn| — a long cassock with buttons down the front; worn by Roman Catholic priests

south |saʊθ| — the region of the United States lying to the south of the Mason-Dixon line

south-central  — situated in the southern part of a centrally located area in some geographical region

south-east |ˈsaʊθˈiːst| — to, toward, or in the southeast

south-west |ˈsaʊθˈwest| — to, toward, or in the southwest

southeast |ˌsɑʊθˈist| — the compass point midway between south and east; at 135 degrees

southeaster |saʊθˈiːstər| — a strong wind from the southeast

southeasterly |saʊθˈiːstəli| — coming from the southeast

southeastern |ˌsɑːwˈθiːstərn| — situated in or oriented toward the southeast

southeastward |ˌsaʊθˈiːstwəd| — the compass point midway between south and east; at 135 degrees

souther |ˈsəðər| — a wind from the south

southerly |ˈsʌðərli| — a wind from the south

southern |ˈsʌðərn| — situated in or oriented toward the south

southerner |ˈsʌðərnər| — an American who lives in the South

southernmost |ˈsʌðənmoʊst| — situated farthest south

southernwood |ˈsʌðənwʊd| — shrubby European wormwood naturalized in North America; sometimes used in brewing beer

southland |ˈsaʊθˌlænd| — any region lying in or toward the south

southmost  — situated farthest south

southpaw |ˈsaʊθpɔː| — a baseball pitcher who throws the ball with the left hand

southward |ˈsaʊθwərd| — the cardinal compass point that is at 180 degrees

southwards |ˈsaʊθwədz| — toward the south

southwest |ˌsɑʊθˈwest| — the compass point midway between south and west; at 225 degrees

southwester |saʊθˈwestər| — a strong wind from the southwest

southwesterly |saʊθˈwestəli| — coming from the southwest

southwestern |ˌsɑːwˈθwestərn| — a dialect of Middle English

southwestward |ˌsaʊθˈwestwəd| — the compass point midway between south and west; at 225 degrees

souvenir |ˌsuːvəˈnɪr| — something of sentimental value

sovereign |ˈsɑːvrən| — a nation's ruler or head of state usually by hereditary right

sovereignty |ˈsɑːvrənti| — government free from external control

Soviet |ˈsoʊviet| — an elected governmental council in a communist country (especially one that is a member of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics)

sow |soʊ| — an adult female hog

sowbelly |ˈsaʊbeliː| — salt pork from the belly of a hog carcass

sowbread |ˈsæʊbred| — common wild European cyclamen with pink flowers

sower |ˈsoʊə| — someone who sows

sown |ˈsoʊn| — sprinkled with seed

soy |soi| — a source of oil; used for forage and soil improvement and as food

soya |ˈsɔɪə| — erect bushy hairy annual herb having trifoliate leaves and purple to pink flowers; extensively cultivated for food and forage and soil improvement but especially for its nutritious oil-rich seeds; native to Asia

soybean |ˌsɔɪˌbiːn| — a source of oil; used for forage and soil improvement and as food

sozzled |ˈsɑːzld| — very drunk