English dictionary

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suability |ˌsjuːəˈbɪlɪtɪ| — (law) liability to be sued

suable |ˈsuːəbəl| — Alternative spelling of sueable.

suasion |ˈsweɪʒn| — the act of persuading (or attempting to persuade); communication intended to induce belief or action

suave |swɑːv| — having a sophisticated charm

suavely |ˈswɑːvlɪ| — with suavity; in a suave manner

suavity |ˈswɑːvɪtɪ| — the quality of being bland and gracious or ingratiating in manner

sub |sʌb| — a large sandwich made of a long crusty roll split lengthwise and filled with meats and cheese (and tomato and onion and lettuce and condiments); different names are used in different sections of the United States

sub-Saharan |ˌsʌb səˈhɑːrən| — of or relating to or situated in the region south of the Sahara Desert

subaltern |səˈbɔːltərn| — a British commissioned army officer below the rank of captain

subaqueous |səbˈeɪkwiːəs| — growing or remaining under water

subarctic |səbˈɑːrktɪk| — of or relating to latitudes just south of the Arctic Circle

subatomic |ˌsʌbəˈtɑːmɪk| — of smaller than atomic dimensions

subaudition |ˌsʌbɔːˈdɪʃən| — The act of understanding, or supplying, something not expressed.

subcommittee |ˈsʌbkəmɪtɪ| — a subset of committee members organized for a specific purpose

subconscious |ˌsʌbˈkɑːnʃəs| — psychic activity just below the level of awareness

subcontinent |ˌsʌbˈkɑːntɪnənt| — a large and distinctive landmass (as India or Greenland) that is a distinct part of some continent

subcontract |ˌsʌbˈkɑːntrækt| — a contract assigning to another party some obligations of a prior contract

subcontractor |sʌbˈkɑːntræktər| — someone who enters into a subcontract with the primary contractor

subculture |ˈsʌbkʌltʃər| — a social group within a national culture that has distinctive patterns of behavior and beliefs

subcutaneous |ˌsʌbkjʊˈteɪnɪəs| — relating to or located below the epidermis

subdivide |ˈsʌbdɪvaɪd| — form into subdivisions

subdivisible |ˈsʌbdɪˈvɪzəbl| — Capable of being subdivided.

subdivision |ˌsʌbdɪˈvɪʒn| — an area composed of subdivided lots

subdual |səbˈduːəl| — An act of subduing; a successful defeat.

subduct |səbˈdʌkt| — To push under or below.

subdue |səbˈduː| — put down by force or intimidation

subdued |səbˈduːd| — in a softened tone

subeditor |sʌbˈedɪtər| — an assistant editor

subereous  — Of or relating to cork; of the nature of cork; suberose.

suberic  — (dated) Of or relating to the layer of cells in trees just below the epidermis

suberose  — (botany) Having a corky texture.

subfamily |ˈsəbˌfæməlɪ| — (biology) a taxonomic category below a family

subfield  — A smaller, more specialized area of study or occupation within a larger one

subgroup |ˈsʌbɡruːp| — a distinct and often subordinate group within a group

subhead |ˈsʌbˌhed| — a heading of a subdivision of a text

subheading |ˌsʌbˈhedɪŋ| — a heading of a subdivision of a text

subhuman |ˌsʌbˈhjuːmən| — unfit for human beings

subjacent |səbˈdʒeɪsənt| — lying nearby but lower

subject |ˈsʌbdʒɪkt| — the subject matter of a conversation or discussion

subject-heading |ˈsʌbdʒɪktˈhedɪŋ| — (information science) The name of a category in which a bibliographical record is included.

subject-matter |ˈsəbjək(t) ˌmedər| — The matter or thought presented for consideration in some statement or discussion; that which is made the object of thought or study.

subjection |səbˈdʒekʃn| — forced submission to control by others

subjective |səbˈdʒektɪv| — taking place within the mind and modified by individual bias

subjectively |səbˈdʒektɪvlɪ| — in a subjective way

subjectivism |səbˈdʒektɪvɪzəm| — (philosophy) the doctrine that knowledge and value are dependent on and limited by your subjective experience

subjectivity |səbdʒekˈtɪvətɪ| — judgment based on individual personal impressions and feelings and opinions rather than external facts

subjoin |səbˈjɔɪn| — add to the end

subjugate |ˈsʌbdʒʊɡeɪt| — put down by force or intimidation

subjugation |ˌsʌbdʒʊˈɡeɪʃən| — forced submission to control by others

subjugator |ˈsʌbdʒʊɡeɪtə| — a conqueror who defeats and enslaves

subjunctive |səbˈdʒʌŋktɪv| — a mood that represents an act or state (not as a fact but) as contingent or possible

sublease |ˈsʌˌblɪs| — a lease from one lessee to another

sublessee |ˌsʌbleˈsiː| — One to whom a property is subleased.

sublessor |səbˈlesɔːr| — A person who engages in subletting

sublet |ˌsʌbˈlet| — a lease from one lessee to another

sublibrarian |ˈsʌblaɪˈbreərɪən| — An under or assistant librarian.

sublieutenant |ˌsʌbləˈtenənt| — an officer ranking next below a lieutenant

sublimate |ˈsʌblɪmeɪt| — the product of vaporization of a solid

sublimation |ˌsʌblɪˈmeɪʃən| — (chemistry) a change directly from the solid to the gaseous state without becoming liquid

sublime |səˈblaɪm| — vaporize and then condense right back again

sublimely |səˈblaɪmlɪ| — in a lofty and exalted manner

subliminal |ˌsʌbˈlɪmɪnl| — below the threshold of conscious perception

sublimity |səˈblɪmɪtɪ| — nobility in thought or feeling or style

sublunar |səbˈluːnər| — of this earth

sublunary |səbˈluːnəriː| — of this earth

submachine-gun |ˈsʌbməˈʃiːnɡʌn| — A type of short range machine gun that is carried as a personal weapon and uses pistol ammunition.

submandibular |səbˈmændɪbjʊlər| — Below the mandible; submaxillary

submarine |ˌsʌbməˈriːn| — a submersible warship usually armed with torpedoes

submariner |sʌbˈmærɪnər| — a member of the crew of a submarine

submerge |səbˈmɜːrdʒ| — sink below the surface; go under or as if under water

submerged |səbˈmɜːdʒd| — beneath the surface of the water

submergence |səbˈmɜːdʒəns| — sinking until covered completely with water

submerse |səbˈmərs| — sink below the surface; go under or as if under water

submersed |səbˈmɜːst| — beneath the surface of the water

submersible |səbˈmɜːrsəbl| — an apparatus intended for use under water

submersion |səbˈmɜːrʒn| — sinking until covered completely with water

submission |səbˈmɪʃn| — something (manuscripts or architectural plans and models or estimates or works of art of all genres etc.) submitted for the judgment of others (as in a competition)

submissive |səbˈmɪsɪv| — abjectly submissive; characteristic of a slave or servant

submissively |səbˈmɪsɪvlɪ| — in a servile manner

submissiveness |səbˈmɪsɪvnəs| — the trait of being willing to yield to the will of another person or a superior force etc.

submit |səbˈmɪt| — refer for judgment or consideration

submitted |səbˈmɪtəd| — simple past tense and past participle of submit

submitter  — someone who yields to the will of another person or force

submitting |səbˈmɪtɪŋ| — Present participle of submit.

submontane |sʌbˈmɒnteɪn| — Located at the base of a mountain, or in the foothills of a mountain chain.

subnormal |ˌsʌbˈnɔːrml| — a person of less than normal intelligence

suborder |ˈsʌbˌɔːrdər| — (biology) taxonomic group that is a subdivision of an order

subordinate |səˈbɔːrdɪnət| — an assistant subject to the authority or control of another

subordination |səˌbɔːrdɪˈneɪʃn| — the state of being subordinate to something

suborn |səˈbɔːrn| — incite to commit a crime or an evil deed

subornation |ˌsʌbɔːrˈneɪʃən| — underhandedly or improperly inducing someone to do something improper or unlawful

suborner |sʌˈbɔːnə| — someone who pays (or otherwise incites) you to commit a wrongful act

subpoena |səˈpiːnə| — a writ issued by court authority to compel the attendance of a witness at a judicial proceeding; disobedience may be punishable as a contempt of court

subpolar |səbˈpəʊlər| — Situated below the poles

subpopulation  — a population that is part of a larger population

subreption |səbˈrepʃən| — The act of obtaining a favour by surprise, or by unfair representation through suppression or fraudulent concealment of facts.

subs |ˈsəbz| — plural form of sub

subsample |ˈsəbˌsampəl| — A smaller portion of an original sample, created by trimming, subdividing, splitting or discrete collection of the original sample.

subscribe |səbˈskraɪb| — offer to buy, as of stocks and shares

subscriber |səbˈskraɪbər| — someone who expresses strong approval

subscription |səbˈskrɪpʃn| — a payment for consecutive issues of a newspaper or magazine for a given period of time

subsection |ˈsʌbsekʃn| — a section of a section; a part of a part; i.e., a part of something already divided

subsequent |ˈsʌbsɪkwənt| — following in time or order

subsequently |ˈsʌbsɪkwəntlɪ| — happening at a time subsequent to a reference time

subserve |səbˈsərv| — be helpful or useful

subservience |səbˈsɜːvɪəns| — the condition of being something that is useful in reaching an end or carrying out a plan

subservient |səbˈsɜːrvɪənt| — compliant and obedient to authority

subset |ˈsʌbset| — a set whose members are members of another set; a set contained within another set

subside |səbˈsaɪd| — wear off or die down

subsidence |səbˈsaɪdns| — an abatement in intensity or degree (as in the manifestations of a disease)

subsidiarity |ˌsʌbsɪdɪˈærətɪ| — secondary importance

subsidiary |səbˈsɪdɪerɪ| — an assistant subject to the authority or control of another

subsidize |ˈsʌbsɪdaɪz| — support through subsidies

subsidized |ˈsʌbsəˌdaɪzd| — having partial financial support from public funds

subsidy |ˈsʌbsədɪ| — a grant paid by a government to an enterprise that benefits the public

subsist |səbˈsɪst| — support oneself

subsistence |səbˈsɪstəns| — minimal (or marginal) resources for subsisting

subsoil |ˈsʌbsɔɪl| — the layer of soil between the topsoil and bedrock

subsonic |ˌsʌbˈsɑːnɪk| — (of speed) less than that of sound in a designated medium

subspecies |ˈsʌbspiːʃiːz| — (biology) a taxonomic group that is a division of a species; usually arises as a consequence of geographical isolation within a species

substance |ˈsʌbstəns| — the real physical matter of which a person or thing consists

substandard |ˌsʌbˈstændərd| — falling short of some prescribed norm

substantial |səbˈstænʃl| — of considerable importance, size, or worth

substantiality |səbˌstænʃɪˈælɪtɪ| — the quality of being substantial or having substance

substantially |səbˈstænʃəlɪ| — to a great extent or degree

substantiate |səbˈstænʃɪeɪt| — establish or strengthen as with new evidence or facts

substantiation |səbˌstæntʃɪˈeɪʃən| — additional proof that something that was believed (some fact or hypothesis or theory) is correct

substantival |ˌsʌbstənˈtaɪvəl| — of or relating to or having the nature or function of a substantive (i.e. a noun or noun equivalent)

substantive |ˈsʌbstəntɪv| — any word or group of words functioning as a noun

substantively |ˈsəbstəntɪvlɪ| — In a substantive manner, or to a substantive extent

substation |ˈsʌbsteɪʃn| — a subsidiary station where electricity is transformed for distribution by a low-voltage network

substitutable  — (of words) interchangeable in a given context without changing the import of the expression

substitute |ˈsʌbstɪtuːt| — a person or thing that takes or can take the place of another

substitution |ˌsʌbstɪˈtuːʃn| — an event in which one thing is substituted for another

substitutional  — Of or pertaining to substitution or to a substitute

substitutive  — Characteristic of, or serving as a substitute

substrata |ˌsʌbˈstrɑːtə| — plural form of substratum

substrate |ˈsʌbstreɪt| — the substance that is acted upon by an enzyme or ferment

substratum |ˈsʌbstreɪtəm| — a surface on which an organism grows or is attached

substruction |ˈsʌbˌstrʌkʃən| — (architecture) underbuilding; the foundation, or any preliminary structure intended to raise the lower floor or basement of a building above the natural level of the ground

substructure |ˈsʌbstrʌktʃər| — the basic structure or features of a system or organization

subsume |səbˈsuːm| — contain or include

subsumed |səbˈsjuːmd| — simple past tense and past participle of subsume

subsurface |ˈsəbˌsərfəs| — beneath the surface

subsystem |ˈsəbˌsɪstəm| — a system that is part of some larger system

subtenant |səbˈtenənt| — Someone who sublets, a person who rents from a tenant.

subtend |səbˈtend| — be opposite to; of angles and sides, in geometry

subtense |səbˈtens| — (geometry) A line which subtends, especially the chord of an arc.

subterfuge |ˈsʌbtərfjuːdʒ| — something intended to misrepresent the true nature of an activity

subterranean |ˌsʌbtəˈreɪnɪən| — being or operating under the surface of the earth

subterraneous |ˌsʌbtəˈreɪnjəs| — being or operating under the surface of the earth

subtest  — A test that is part of a larger one

subtext |ˈsʌbtekst| — The implicit meaning of a text, often a literary one, or a speech or dialogue.

subtil |ˈsʌtl| — (obsolete) subtle

subtile |ˈsʌtl| — (obsolete) subtle

subtility  — 1665, Daniel Defoe, A Journal of the Plague Year:

subtilize |ˈsʌtlaɪz| — mark fine distinctions and subtleties, as among words

subtitle |ˈsʌbtaɪtl| — translation of foreign dialogue of a movie or TV program; usually displayed at the bottom of the screen

subtle |ˈsʌtl| — difficult to detect or grasp by the mind or analyze

subtlety |ˈsʌtltɪ| — a subtle difference in meaning or opinion or attitude

subtly |ˈsʌtlɪ| — in a subtle manner

subtopia |ˌsʌbˈtəʊpɪə| — monotonous urban sprawl of standardized buildings

subtorrid |səbˈtɔːrɪd| — Nearly torrid.

subtract |səbˈtrækt| — make a subtraction

subtraction |səbˈtrækʃn| — an arithmetic operation in which the difference between two numbers is calculated

subtrahend |ˈsəbtrəˌhend| — the number to be subtracted from the minuend

subtropic  — of or relating to or characteristic of conditions in the subtropics

subtropical |sʌbˈtrɑpɪkəl| — of or relating to or characteristic of conditions in the subtropics

subtype |ˈsəbˌtaɪp| — A group of specific things within a larger, more general group.

subulate |ˈsuːbjəlɪt| — (biology) Awl-shaped; tapering into a sharp point from a broader base.

subunit |ˈsʌbjuːnɪt| — a monetary unit that is valued at a fraction (usually one hundredth) of the basic monetary unit

suburb |ˈsʌbɜːrb| — a residential district located on the outskirts of a city

suburban |səˈbɜːrbən| — relating to or characteristic of or situated in suburbs

suburbanite |səˈbɜːbəˌnaɪt| — a resident of a suburb

suburbs |ˈsʌbərbz| — The populated area surrounding a city.

subvene |səbˈviːn| — (intransitive) To arrive or happen so as to help or support

subvention |səbˈvenʃn| — grant of financial aid as from a government to an educational institution

subversion |səbˈvɜrʒən| — destroying someone's (or some group's) honesty or loyalty; undermining moral integrity

subversive |səbˈvɜːrsɪv| — a radical supporter of political or social revolution

subvert |səbˈvɜːrt| — cause the downfall of; of rulers

subway |ˈsʌbweɪ| — an electric railway operating below the surface of the ground (usually in a city)

succedaneum |ˌsʌksɪˈdeɪnɪəm| — (medicine) something that can be used as a substitute (especially any medicine that may be taken in place of another)

succeed |səkˈsiːd| — attain success or reach a desired goal

succeeding |səkˈsiːdɪŋ| — (of elected officers) elected but not yet serving

success |səkˈses| — an event that accomplishes its intended purpose

successful |səkˈsesfl| — having succeeded or being marked by a favorable outcome

successfully |səkˈsesfəlɪ| — with success; in a successful manner

succession |səkˈseʃn| — a following of one thing after another in time

successive |səkˈsesɪv| — in regular succession without gaps

successively |səkˈsesɪvlɪ| — in proper order or sequence

successor |səkˈsesər| — a person who follows next in order

succinct |səkˈsɪŋkt| — briefly giving the gist of something

succinctly |səkˈsɪŋktlɪ| — with concise and precise brevity; to the point

succinctness |səkˈsɪŋktnəs| — terseness and economy in writing and speaking achieved by expressing a great deal in just a few words

succinite |ˈsʌksɪnaɪt| — (mineralogy) Baltic amber

succor |ˈsəkər| — assistance in time of difficulty

succory |ˈsʌkəriː| — perennial Old World herb having rayed flower heads with blue florets cultivated for its root and its heads of crisp edible leaves used in salads

succotash |ˈsʌkətæʃ| — fresh corn and lima beans with butter or cream

succour |ˈsʌkər| — assistance in time of difficulty

succulence |ˈsʌkjʊləns| — a juicy appetizingness

succulent |ˈsʌkjələnt| — a plant adapted to arid conditions and characterized by fleshy water-storing tissues that act as water reservoirs

succumb |səˈkʌm| — consent reluctantly

such |sʌtʃ| — to so extreme a degree

such-and-such |ˈsʌtʃənsʌtʃ| — Alternative form of such-and-such.

suchlike |ˈsʌtʃlaɪk| — of the same kind

suck |sʌk| — the act of sucking

suck in |ˈsək ɪn| — take up as if with a sponge

suck out |ˈsək ˈaʊt| — remove by suction

suck up |ˈsəkəp| — take in, also metaphorically

suck-up |ˈsəkəp| — Someone who flatters excessively

sucked |ˈsəkt| — simple past tense and past participle of suck

sucker |ˈsʌkər| — a person who is gullible and easy to take advantage of

sucking |ˈsʌkɪŋ| — the act of sucking

suckle |ˈsʌkl| — suck milk from the mother's breasts

suckler |ˈsək(ə)lər| — An animal that has not yet been weaned.

suckling |ˈsʌklɪŋ| — English poet and courtier (1609-1642)

suction |ˈsʌkʃn| — a force over an area produced by a pressure difference

suctorial |səkˈtɔːriːəl| — adapted for sucking or clinging by suction

Sudanese |ˌsuːdəˈniːz| — a native or inhabitant of Sudan

sudatorium |suːdəˈtɔːriːəm| — a bathhouse for hot air baths or steam baths

sudd |səd| — A floating mass of plant matter, such as reeds, which obstructs boat passage on the Nile

sudden |ˈsʌdn| — happening without warning or in a short space of time

suddenly |ˈsʌdənlɪ| — happening unexpectedly

suddenness |sʌdənnəs| — the quality of happening with headlong haste or without warning

sudoriferous |ˌsuːdəˈrɪfərəs| — sweaty or sweating, bearing sweat

sudorific |suːdəˈrɪfɪk| — a medicine that causes or increases sweating

suds |sʌdz| — the froth produced by soaps or detergents

sudsy |ˈsʌdzɪ| — resembling lather or covered with lather

sue |suː| — French writer whose novels described the sordid side of city life (1804-1857)

suede |sweɪd| — leather with a napped surface

suet |ˈsuːɪt| — hard fat around the kidneys and loins in beef and sheep

suety |ˈsuːɪtɪ| — like or full of suet

suffer |ˈsʌfər| — undergo or be subjected to

sufferance |ˈsʌfərəns| — patient endurance especially of pain or distress

sufferer |ˈsʌfərər| — a person suffering from an illness

suffering |ˈsʌfərɪŋ| — a state of acute pain

suffice |səˈfaɪs| — be sufficient; be adequate, either in quality or quantity

sufficiency |səˈfɪʃnsɪ| — sufficient resources to provide comfort and meet obligations

sufficient |səˈfɪʃnt| — of a quantity that can fulfill a need or requirement but without being abundant

sufficiently |səˈfɪʃəntlɪ| — to a sufficient degree

suffix |ˈsʌfɪks| — an affix that is added at the end of the word

suffocate |ˈsʌfəkeɪt| — deprive of oxygen and prevent from breathing

suffocating |ˈsʌfəˌketɪŋ| — causing difficulty in breathing especially through lack of fresh air and presence of heat

suffocation |ˌsʌfəˈkeɪʃən| — killing by depriving of oxygen

suffocative  — causing difficulty in breathing especially through lack of fresh air and presence of heat

suffragan |ˈsʌfrəɡən| — an assistant or subordinate bishop of a diocese

suffrage |ˈsʌfrɪdʒ| — a legal right guaranteed by the 15th amendment to the US Constitution; guaranteed to women by the 19th amendment

suffragette |ˌsʌfrəˈdʒet| — a woman advocate of women's right to vote (especially a militant advocate in the United Kingdom at the beginning of the 20th century)

suffragist |ˈsəfrəjəst| — an advocate of the extension of voting rights (especially to women)

suffuse |səˈfjuːz| — cause to spread or flush or flood through, over, or across

suffused |səˈfjuːzd| — simple past tense and past participle of suffuse

suffusion |səˈfjuːʒən| — the process of permeating or infusing something with a substance

sugar |ˈʃʊɡər| — a white crystalline carbohydrate used as a sweetener and preservative

sugar-beet |ˈʃʊɡə biːt| — A type of beet whose root contains a high concentration of sucrose.

sugar-bowl |ˈʃʊɡəbəʊl| — A small receptacle for serving sugar on a table or on a tray.

sugar-cane |ˈʃʊɡə keɪn| — A tropical grass of the genus Saccharum (especially the species Saccharum officinarum) having stout, fibrous, jointed stalks, the sap of which is a source of sugar.

sugar-coat |ˈʃʊɡərkəʊt| — Alternative spelling of sugarcoat.

sugar-coated |ˈʃʊɡə kəʊtɪd| — encrusted with sugar or syrup

sugar-daddy |ˈʃʊɡə dædɪ| — (slang) A man who spends money for the benefit of a relationship with an often younger romantic or sexual partner.

sugar-loaf |ˈʃʊɡə ləʊf| — Alternative spelling of sugar-loaf.

sugarcane  — juicy canes whose sap is a source of molasses and commercial sugar; fresh canes are sometimes chewed for the juice

sugarcoat  — coat with something sweet, such as a hard sugar glaze

sugared |ˈʃʊɡərd| — with sweetening added

sugarloaf |ˈʃʊɡərˌlɒf| — a large conical loaf of concentrated refined sugar

sugarplum |ˈʃʊɡərplʌm| — any of various small sugary candies

sugary |ˈʃʊɡərɪ| — containing sugar

suggest |səˈdʒest| — make a proposal, declare a plan for something

suggested |səɡˈdʒestəd| — simple past tense and past participle of suggest

suggestibility |səˌdʒestəˈbɪlɪtɪ| — susceptibility or responsiveness to suggestion

suggestible |səˈdʒestəbl| — susceptible or responsive to suggestion

suggesting |səɡˈdʒestɪŋ| — Present participle of suggest.

suggestion |səˈdʒestʃən| — an idea that is suggested

suggestive |səˈdʒestɪv| — tending to suggest or imply

suggestiveness |səɡˈdʒestɪvnəs| — (uncountable) The state or quality of being suggestive.

suicidal |ˌsuːɪˈsaɪdl| — dangerous to yourself or your interests

suicide |ˈsuːɪsaɪd| — the act of killing yourself

suit |suːt| — a set of garments (usually including a jacket and trousers or skirt) for outerwear all of the same fabric and color

suitability |ˌsuːtəˈbɪlətɪ| — the quality of having the properties that are right for a specific purpose

suitable |ˈsuːtəbl| — meant or adapted for an occasion or use

suitably |ˈsuːtəblɪ| — in accordance with what is appropriate or suitable for the circumstances

suitcase |ˈsuːtkeɪs| — a portable rectangular container for carrying clothes

suite |swiːt| — a musical composition of several movements only loosely connected

suited |ˈsuːtɪd| — meant or adapted for an occasion or use

suiting |ˈsuːtɪŋ| — a fabric used for suits

suitor |ˈsuːtər| — a man who courts a woman

sulfa |ˈsəlfə| — antibacterial consisting of any of several synthetic organic compounds capable of inhibiting the growth of bacteria that require PABA

sulfate |ˈsʌlfeɪt| — a salt or ester of sulphuric acid

sulfide |ˈsʌlfɑɪd| — a compound of sulphur and some other element that is more electropositive

sulfite |ˈsəlˌfaɪt| — (inorganic chemistry) Any salt of sulfurous acid.

sulfur |ˈsʌlfər| — an abundant tasteless odorless multivalent nonmetallic element; best known in yellow crystals; occurs in many sulphide and sulphate minerals and even in native form (especially in volcanic regions)

sulfureous  — Alternative spelling of sulphureous.

sulfuretted  — treated or impregnated with sulfur

sulfuric |səlˈfjʊrɪk| — of or relating to or containing sulfur

sulfurise  — Alternative spelling of sulfurize.

sulfurous  — harsh or corrosive in tone

sulk |sʌlk| — a mood or display of sullen aloofness or withdrawal

sulks |sʌlks| — plural form of sulk

sulky |ˈsʌlkɪ| — a light two-wheeled vehicle for one person; drawn by one horse

sullen |ˈsʌlən| — showing a brooding ill humor

sullenly |ˈsʌlənlɪ| — in a sullen manner

sully |ˈsʌlɪ| — United States painter (born in England) of portraits and historical scenes (1783-1872)

sulpha |ˈsʌlfə| — antibacterial consisting of any of several synthetic organic compounds capable of inhibiting the growth of bacteria that require PABA

sulphate |ˈsʌlfeɪt| — a salt or ester of sulphuric acid

sulphide |ˈsʌlfaɪd| — a compound of sulphur and some other element that is more electropositive

sulphite |ˈsʌlfaɪt| — (inorganic chemistry, chiefly UK) Alternative spelling of sulfite.

sulphur |ˈsʌlfər| — an abundant tasteless odorless multivalent nonmetallic element; best known in yellow crystals; occurs in many sulphide and sulphate minerals and even in native form (especially in volcanic regions)

sulphur-spring |ˈsʌlfəˈsprɪŋ| — Alternative spelling of sulfur spring.

sulphurate |ˈsʌlfjəˌreɪt| — Alternative spelling of sulfurate.

sulphureous |səlˈfjʊəriːəs| — (dated) sulphurous

sulphureted  — Alternative spelling of sulfuretted.

sulphuretted |ˈsʌlfjʊretɪd| — treated or impregnated with sulfur

sulphuric |sʌlˈfjʊrɪk| — of or relating to or containing sulfur

sulphurise  — Alternative spelling of sulfurize.

sulphurize |ˈsʌlfjəraɪz| — Alternative spelling of sulfurize.

sulphurous |ˈsʌlfərəs| — harsh or corrosive in tone

sulphury |ˈsʌlfərɪ| — Alternative spelling of sulfury.

sultan |ˈsʌltən| — the ruler of a Muslim country (especially of the former Ottoman Empire)

sultana |sʌlˈtænə| — pale yellow seedless grape used for raisins and wine

sultanate |ˈsʌltənət| — country or territory ruled by a sultan

sultriness |ˈsʌltrɪnəs| — oppressively hot and humid weather

sultry |ˈsʌltrɪ| — sexually exciting or gratifying

sum |sʌm| — a quantity of money

sum up |ˈsəm ʌp| — give a summary (of)

sumac |ˈsuːmæk| — wood of a sumac

sumach |ˈʃuːmæk| — a shrub or tree of the genus Rhus (usually limited to the non-poisonous members of the genus)

summarily |səˈmerəlɪ| — without delay; in a summary manner

summarize |ˈsʌməraɪz| — give a summary (of)

summary |ˈsʌmərɪ| — a brief statement that presents the main points in a concise form

summation |sʌˈmeɪʃn| — a concluding summary (as in presenting a case before a law court)

summative  — of or relating to a summation or produced by summation

summer |ˈsʌmər| — the warmest season of the year; in the northern hemisphere it extends from the summer solstice to the autumnal equinox

summer-house |ˈsʌməhaʊs| — Alternative spelling of summerhouse.

summer-time |ˈsʌmətaɪm| — Alternative spelling of summertime.

summerhouse |ˈsʌməhaʊs| — a small roofed building affording shade and rest

summerly |ˈsʌmərliː| — summer-like

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

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

summertime |ˈsʌmərtaɪm| — the warmest season of the year; in the northern hemisphere it extends from the summer solstice to the autumnal equinox

summery |ˈsʌmərɪ| — belonging to or characteristic of or occurring in summer

summing |ˈsʌmɪŋ| — Present participle of sum.

summit |ˈsʌmɪt| — the highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of development

summon |ˈsʌmən| — call in an official matter, such as to attend court

summoned |ˈsʌmənd| — simple past tense and past participle of summon

summons |ˈsʌmənz| — a request to be present

sump |sʌmp| — an oil reservoir in an internal combustion engine

sumpter |ˈsəm(p)tər| — an animal (such as a mule or burro or horse) used to carry loads

sumption |ˈsʌmpʃən| — (rare) a taking

sumptuary |ˈsʌmptjʊərɪ| — regulating or controlling expenditure or personal behavior

sumptuous |ˈsʌmptʃʊəs| — ostentatiously rich and superior in quality

sumptuously |ˈsʌmptʃʊəslɪ| — in a sumptuous and opulent manner

sumptuousness |ˈsʌmptʃʊəsnəs| — wealth as evidenced by sumptuous living

sun |sʌn| — the star that is the source of light and heat for the planets in the solar system

sun-dog |ˈsʌndɒɡ| — Either of two bright spots, caused by the refraction of sunlight through ice crystals, sometimes seen on the parhelic circle.

sun-dried |ˈsʌn draɪd| — dried naturally by the sun

sun-hat |sən hat| — Alternative form of sunhat.

sun-up |ˈsʌn ʌp| — Alternative form of sunup.

sun-worship |ˈsʌn wɜːʃɪp| — the worship of the sun

sunbath |ˈsʌnˌbæθ| — A period spent tanning in the sun

sunbathe |ˈsʌnbeɪð| — expose one's body to the sun

sunbeam |ˈsʌnbiːm| — a ray of sunlight

sunbed |ˈsʌnbed| — A device emitting ultraviolet radiation used to produce a cosmetic suntan.

sunbelt |ˈsənbelt| — states in the south and southwest that have a warm climate and tend to be politically conservative

sunblind |ˈsʌnblaɪnd| — a canopy made of canvas to shelter people or things from rain or sun

sunbonnet |ˈsʌnbɒnɪt| — a large bonnet that shades the face; worn by girls and women

sunburn |ˈsʌnbɜːrn| — a browning of the skin resulting from exposure to the rays of the sun

sunburnt |ˈsʌnbɜːnt| — suffering from overexposure to direct sunlight

sunburst |ˈsʌnbɜːrst| — a sudden emergence of the sun from behind clouds

sundae |ˈsʌndeɪ| — ice cream served with a topping

Sunday |ˈsʌndeɪ| — first day of the week; observed as a day of rest and worship by most Christians

Sunday-school |ˈsʌndeɪskuːl| — A school, organized by a church, that provides religious education to children on Sundays.

sunder |ˈsʌndər| — break apart or in two, using violence

sundew |ˈsʌnˌduː| — any of various bog plants of the genus Drosera having leaves covered with sticky hairs that trap and digest insects; cosmopolitan in distribution

sundial |ˈsʌndaɪəl| — timepiece that indicates the daylight hours by the shadow that the gnomon casts on a calibrated dial

sundog  — a bright spot on the parhelic circle; caused by diffraction by ice crystals

sundown |ˈsʌndaʊn| — the time in the evening at which the sun begins to fall below the horizon

sundowner |ˈsʌndaʊnər| — a tramp who habitually arrives at sundown

sundries |ˈsʌndrɪz| — miscellaneous objects too numerous or too small to be specified

sundry |ˈsʌndrɪ| — consisting of a haphazard assortment of different kinds

sunflower |ˈsʌnflaʊər| — any plant of the genus Helianthus having large flower heads with dark disk florets and showy yellow rays

sung |sʌŋ| — the imperial dynasty of China from 960 to 1279; noted for art and literature and philosophy

sunglasses |ˈsʌnɡlæsɪz| — (plural) spectacles that are darkened or polarized to protect the eyes from the glare of the sun

sunhat |ˈsʌnhæt| — a hat with a broad brim that protects the face from direct exposure to the sun

sunk |sʌŋk| — doomed to extinction

sunken |ˈsʌŋkən| — having a sunken area

sunlight |ˈsʌnlaɪt| — the rays of the sun

sunlit |ˈsʌnlɪt| — lighted by sunlight

sunn |sən| — Crotalaria juncea, an East Indian leguminous plant yielding a fiber.

sunny |ˈsʌnɪ| — bright and pleasant; promoting a feeling of cheer

sunproof |ˈsʌnˌpruːf| — impervious to the rays of the sun

sunrise |ˈsʌnraɪz| — the first light of day

sunroom |ˈsʌnruːm| — a room enclosed largely with glass and affording exposure to the sun

sunscreen |ˈsʌnskriːn| — a cream spread on the skin; contains a chemical (as PABA) to filter out ultraviolet light and so protect from sunburn

sunset |ˈsʌnset| — the time in the evening at which the sun begins to fall below the horizon

sunshade |ˈsʌnʃeɪd| — a canopy made of canvas to shelter people or things from rain or sun

sunshine |ˈsʌnʃaɪn| — the rays of the sun

sunspot |ˈsʌnspɑːt| — a cooler darker spot appearing periodically on the sun's photosphere; associated with a strong magnetic field

sunstone |ˈsʌnstəʊn| — a translucent quartz spangled with bits of mica or other minerals

sunstroke |ˈsʌnstrəʊk| — sudden prostration due to exposure to the sun or excessive heat

suntan |ˈsʌntæn| — a browning of the skin resulting from exposure to the rays of the sun

sunup |ˈsʌnʌp| — the first light of day

sunward |ˈsənwərd| — Directed or turned toward the sun.

sunwards |sʌnwɔːdz| — Toward the sun.

sunwise |ˈsʌnˌwaɪz| — (nonstandard) Clockwise.

sup |sʌp| — a small amount of liquid food

super |ˈsuːpər| — a caretaker for an apartment house; represents the owner as janitor and rent collector

super-duper |ˌsuːpər ˈduːpər| — Alternative form of super-duper.

superannuate |ˌsuːpəˈrænjʊeɪt| — retire and pension (someone) because of age or physical inability

superannuated |ˌsuːpərˈænjʊeɪtɪd| — too old to be useful

superannuation |ˌsuːpərˌænjʊˈeɪʃn| — a monthly payment made to someone who is retired from work

superb |suːˈpɜːrb| — of surpassing excellence

superbomb |ˈsuːpərˌbɑːm| — An extremely powerful bomb, especially the atomic bomb or hydrogen bomb.

supercargo |ˈsuːpəkɑːrɡəʊ| — an officer on a merchant ship in charge of the cargo and its sale and purchase

supercharge |ˌsuːpərˈtʃɑːrdʒ| — increase or raise

supercharger |ˈsuːpətʃɑːrdʒər| — compressor that forces increased oxygen into the cylinders of an internal-combustion engine

superciliary |ˌsuːpəˈsɪliːəriː| — (anatomy) Of or pertaining to the supercilium or eyebrow.

supercilious |ˌsuːpərˈsɪlɪəs| — having or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of those one views as unworthy

superciliously |ˌsuːpəˈsɪlɪəslɪ| — with a sneer; in an uncomplimentary sneering manner

superciliousness |ˌsuːpəˈsɪlɪəsnəs| — the trait of displaying arrogance by patronizing those considered inferior

supercomputer |ˈsuːpərkəmpjuːtər| — a mainframe computer that is one of the most powerful available at a given time

superconducting |ˈsuːpərkənˌdəktɪŋ| — Exhibiting superconductivity.

superconductivity |ˌsuːpərˌkɑːndʌkˈtɪvətɪ| — the disappearance of electrical resistance at very low temperatures

superconductor |ˈsuːpərkəndʌktər| — A substance that has no resistance to conducting an electric current

supercool |ˌsuːpərˈkuːl| — (physics) To cool a material below its transition temperature without that transition occurring

superelevation |suːpərˌˌeləˈveɪʃən| — The angle that a gun must be elevated above the line of its target to allow for the effect of gravity on the projectile.

supererogation |ˌsuːpəˌrerəˈɡeɪʃən| — an effort above and beyond the call of duty

supererogatory |ˌsjuːpəreˈrɒɡətərɪ| — more than is needed, desired, or required

superette |ˌsuːpəˈret| — (New Zealand) A convenience store.

superfatted |ˌsuːpəˈfætɪd| — (of soap) containing extra unsaponified fat

superficial |ˌsuːpərˈfɪʃl| — of little substance or significance

superficiality |ˌsuːpəˌfɪʃɪˈælɪtɪ| — lack of depth of knowledge or thought or feeling

superficially |ˌsuːpərˈfɪʃəlɪ| — in a superficial manner

superficies |ˌsuːpəˈfɪʃiːz| — the purely external aspect of a thing; superficial appearance

superfine |ˈsuːpərfaɪn| — of extremely fine size or texture

superfluidity |ˌsuːpərˌfluːˈɪdətɪ| — (physics) The frictionless flow of a liquid at temperatures near absolute zero, especially that of liquid helium.

superfluity |ˌsuːpərˈfluːətɪ| — extreme excess

superfluous |suːˈpɜːrflʊəs| — serving no useful purpose; having no excuse for being

superfluously |suːˈpɜːflʊəslɪ| — in a superfluous manner

Superfund |ˌsuːpərˈfənd| — the federal government's program to locate and investigate and clean up the worst uncontrolled and abandoned toxic waste sites nationwide; administered by the Environmental Protection Agency

superfuse  — (obsolete) To pour (something) over or on something else.

superheat |ˌsuːpəˈhiːt| — To heat a liquid above its boiling point

superheater |ˈsjuːpəˌhiːtə| — A component of a boiler system that heats the steam produced above its saturation temperature to prevent it condensing, and in case of a steam engine to improve its efficiency.

superheating  — Present participle of superheat.

superheterodyne |ˌsuːpərˈhetərəˌdaɪn| — (electronics) Pertaining to a technique used in radio and television receivers to tune to a particular frequency, or to receivers using such a technique. [from 20th c.]

superhighway |ˌsuːpərˈhaɪweɪ| — a broad highway designed for high-speed traffic

superhuman |ˌsuːpərˈhjuːmən| — above or beyond the human or demanding more than human power or endurance

superimpose |ˌsuːpərɪmˈpəʊz| — place on top of

superimposed |ˌsuːpərɪmˈpəʊzd| — placed on or over something else

superincumbent |ˌsuːpəriːnˈkʌmbənt| — lying or resting on and exerting pressure on something else

superinduce |suːpərɪnˈduːs| — To bring in as an addition.

superintend |ˌsuːpərɪnˈtend| — watch and direct

superintendence |ˌsuːpərɪnˈtendəns| — management by overseeing the performance or operation of a person or group

superintendent |ˌsuːpərɪnˈtendənt| — a person who directs and manages an organization

superior |suːˈpɪrɪər| — one of greater rank or station or quality

superioress |sjuːˈpɪərɪərɪs| — A mother superior.

superiority |suːˌpɪrɪˈɔːrətɪ| — the quality of being superior

superiorly |sjuːˈpɪərɪəlɪ| — (anatomy, medicine) above; in a superior position.

superlative |suːˈpɜːrlətɪv| — an exaggerated expression (usually of praise)

superlunary |ˌsuːpərˈluːnəriː| — unworldly or ethereal

superman |ˈsuːpərmæn| — a person with great powers and abilities

supermarket |ˈsuːpərmɑːrkət| — a large self-service grocery store selling groceries and dairy products and household goods

supermundane |ˌsuːpərmənˈdeɪn| — Above or beyond the mundane.

supernaculum |suːpəˈnækjʊləm| — (obsolete) According to the rules of an old drinking game in which the drinker upturned the empty cup and had to drink more if the remaining droplets spilled beyond the edge of his fingernail.

supernal |səˈpərnl| — of heaven or the spirit

supernatant |ˌsuːpərˈneɪtnt| — the clear liquid that lies above a sediment or precipitate

supernatural |ˌsuːpərˈnætʃrəl| — supernatural forces and events and beings collectively

supernormal |ˌsuːpəˈnɔːrməl| — beyond the range of the normal or scientifically explainable

supernova |ˌsuːpərˈnəʊvə| — a star that explodes and becomes extremely luminous in the process

supernumerary |ˌsuːpərˈnuːmərerɪ| — a person serving no apparent function

superordinary  — Above or beyond what is ordinary.

superphosphate |ˌsuːpərˈfɑːsfeɪt| — A fertilizer produced by the action of concentrated sulfuric acid on powdered phosphate rock.

superpose |ˌsuːpərˈpəʊz| — place (one geometric figure) upon another so that their perimeters coincide

superposition |ˌsuːpəˈpəʊz| — (geology) the deposition of one geological stratum on another

superpower |ˈsuːpərpaʊər| — a state powerful enough to influence events throughout the world

superprofit |ˌsjuːpəˈprɒfɪt| — excess profit

superrealism |ˌsjuːpəˈrɪəlɪzm| — Art intended to portray reality as accurately as possible.

supersaturate |suːpərˈsætʃʌreɪt| — To cause a solution to have more solute dissolved in it than it can stably contain at current conditions.

supersaturated |ˌsʊpərˈsætʃəˌreɪtɪd| — being more concentrated than normally possible and therefore not in equilibrium

superscribe |ˈsuːpərˌskraɪb| — write on the top or outside

superscription |ˌsuːpəˈskrɪpʃən| — an inscription written above something else

supersede |ˌsuːpərˈsiːd| — take the place or move into the position of

supersensible |ˌsuːpərˈsensəbəl| — Beyond the range of what is perceptible by the senses; not belonging to the experienceable physical world.

superset |ˈsuːpəset| — (set theory) (symbol: ⊇) With respect to another set, a set such that each of the elements of the other set is also an element of the set.

supersonic |ˌsuːpərˈsɑːnɪk| — having frequencies above those of audible sound

supersound |ˈsjuːpəsaʊnd| — ultrasonic sound

superstar |ˈsuːpərstɑːr| — someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field

superstition |ˌsuːpərˈstɪʃn| — an irrational belief arising from ignorance or fear

superstitious |ˌsuːpərˈstɪʃəs| — showing ignorance of the laws of nature and faith in magic or chance

superstrata |ˌsjuːpəˈstreɪtə| — plural form of superstratum

superstratum |ˈsuːpəˌstrɑːtəm| — any stratum or layer superimposed on another

superstructure |ˈsuːpərstrʌktʃər| — structure consisting of the part of a ship above the main deck

supertax |ˈsuːpətæks| — an additional tax on certain kinds of income that has already been taxed

supervacaneous |ˌsjuːpəvəˈkeɪnjəs| — (now rare) Added above what is needed or necessary; superfluous, redundant.

supervene |ˌsuːpərˈviːn| — take place as an additional or unexpected development

supervenient |suːpərˈviːnjənt| — (logic, philosophy, of a set of properties) In a relationship with another set such that membership in the other set implies membership in the present set

supervention |ˌsjuːpəˈvenʃən| — a following on in addition

supervise |ˈsuːpərvaɪz| — watch and direct

supervised |ˈsuːpərˌvaɪzd| — under observation or under the direction of a superintendent or overseer

supervising |ˈsuːpərˌvaɪzɪŋ| — management by overseeing the performance or operation of a person or group

supervision |ˌsuːpərˈvɪʒn| — management by overseeing the performance or operation of a person or group

supervisor |ˈsuːpərvaɪzər| — one who supervises or has charge and direction of

supervisory |ˌsuːpərˈvaɪzərɪ| — of or limited to or involving supervision

supinator |ˈsuːpɪneɪtə| — a muscle (especially in the forearm) that produces or assists in supination

supine |ˈsuːpaɪn| — lying face upward

supinely |ˈsuːpaɪnlɪ| — with the face upward

supper |ˈsʌpər| — a light evening meal; served in early evening if dinner is at midday or served late in the evening at bedtime

supplant |səˈplænt| — take the place or move into the position of

supple |ˈsʌpl| — make pliant and flexible

supplejack |ˈsəpəlejak| — walking stick made from the wood of an American tropical vine

supplement |ˈsʌplɪmənt| — textual matter that is added onto a publication; usually at the end

supplemental |ˌsʌpləˈmentəl| — functioning in a supporting capacity

supplementary |ˌsʌplɪˈmentrɪ| — functioning in a supporting capacity

supplementation |sʌplɪmenˈteɪʃən| — a quantity added (e.g. to make up for a deficiency)

suppleness |ˈsʌplnəs| — the gracefulness of a person or animal that is flexible and supple

suppliant |ˈsʌplɪənt| — one praying humbly for something

supplicant |ˈsʌpləkənt| — someone who prays to God

supplicate |ˈsʌplɪkeɪt| — ask humbly (for something)

supplication |ˌsʌplɪˈkeɪʃn| — a prayer asking God's help as part of a religious service

supplicatory |sʌpləkəˌtɔːriː| — humbly entreating

supplied |səˈplaɪd| — simple past tense and past participle of supply

supplier |səˈplɑɪər| — someone whose business is to supply a particular service or commodity

supplies |səˈplaɪz| — third-person singular simple present indicative form of supply

supply |səˈplaɪ| — an amount of something available for use

supply-side  — (economics) regarding the supply side of the economy

support |səˈpɔːrt| — the activity of providing for or maintaining by supplying with money or necessities

supportable |səˈpɔːrtəbəl| — capable of being borne though unpleasant

supported |səˈpɔːrtəd| — sustained or maintained by aid (as distinct from physical support)

supporter |səˈpɔːrtər| — a person who backs a politician or a team etc.

supporting |səˈpɔːrtɪŋ| — the act of bearing the weight of or strengthening

supportive |səˈpɔːrtɪv| — furnishing support or assistance

suppose |səˈpəʊz| — express a supposition

supposed |səˈpəʊzd| — required or under orders

supposedly |səˈpəʊzɪdlɪ| — believed or reputed to be the case

supposing |səˈpəʊzɪŋ| — Present participle of suppose.

supposition |ˌsʌpəˈzɪʃn| — a message expressing an opinion based on incomplete evidence

suppositional |ˌsʌpəˈzɪʃənl| — based primarily on surmise rather than adequate evidence

supposititious |səpɑːzɪˈtɪʃəs| — based primarily on surmise rather than adequate evidence

suppository |səˈpɑːzətɔːrɪ| — a small plug of medication designed for insertion into the rectum or vagina where it melts

suppress |səˈpres| — bring under control by force or authority

suppressing |səˈpresɪŋ| — Present participle of suppress.

suppression |səˈpreʃn| — the failure to develop some part or organ

suppurate |ˈsʌpjʊreɪt| — cause to ripen and discharge pus

suppuration |ˌsʌpjʊˈreɪʃən| — (medicine) the formation of morbific matter in an abscess or a vesicle and the discharge of pus

supra |ˈsuːprə| — (in writing) at an earlier place

supranational |ˌsuːprəˈnæʃnəl| — transcending established national boundaries or spheres of interest

supremacy |suːˈpreməsɪ| — power to dominate or defeat

supreme |suːˈpriːm| — final or last in your life or progress

supremely |suːˈpriːməlɪ| — to the maximum degree

sura |ˈsʊrə| — one of the sections (or chapters) in the Koran

surah |ˈsʊrə| — soft twilled silk

surcease |sərˈsiːs| — a stopping

surcharge |ˈsɜːrtʃɑːrdʒ| — an additional charge (as for items previously omitted or as a penalty for failure to exercise common caution or common skill)

surcingle |ˈsɜːrˌsɪŋɡəl| — a long unpadded strap to pass over and keep in place a blanket, pack or saddle on an animal

surd |sɜːrd| — a consonant produced without sound from the vocal cords

sure |ʃʊr| — exercising or taking care great enough to bring assurance

sure-fire |faɪr| — certain to be successful

sure-footed |ʃʊə ˈfʊtɪd| — not liable to stumble or fall

surefire |ˈʃɔːfaɪər| — Alternative form of sure-fire.

surefooted |ˈʃɔːˌfʊtɪd| — not liable to stumble or fall

surely |ˈʃʊrlɪ| — definitely or positively (`sure' is sometimes used informally for `surely')

surety |ˈʃʊrətɪ| — something clearly established

surf |sɜːrf| — waves breaking on the shore

surf-riding |ˈsɜːfraɪdɪŋ| — (obsolete) surfing

surface |ˈsɜːrfɪs| — the outer boundary of an artifact or a material layer constituting or resembling such a boundary

surface-car |ˈsɜːfɪsˈkɑː| — (dated or obsolete) A streetcar (tram, trolley).

surface-tension |ˈsɜːfɪsˌtenʃən| — (physics) the effect on the surface of a liquid that makes it behave as a stretched elastic membrane; it is caused by unbalanced intermolecular forces

surface-to-air |ˈˌsərfəs tə ˈe(ə)r| — operating from or designed to be launched from the ground against an airborne target

surface-to-surface |ˈˌsərfəs tə ˈsərfəs| — (of a missile) fired from the surface at a target on land or water

surface-water |ˈsɜːfɪsˌwɔːtə| — Water collecting on the ground or in a stream, river, lake, sea or ocean, as opposed to groundwater.

surfaceman |ˈsɜːfɪsmən| — (Scotland) A platelayer; one who maintains a railway track.

surfboard |ˈsɜːrfbɔːrd| — a narrow buoyant board for riding surf

surfeit |ˈsɜːrfɪt| — the state of being more than full

surfer |ˈsɜːfər| — someone who engages in surfboarding

surfing |ˈsɜːrfɪŋ| — the sport of riding a surfboard toward the shore on the crest of a wave

surfriding |ˈsɜːfraɪdɪŋ| — the sport of riding a surfboard toward the shore on the crest of a wave

surge |sɜːrdʒ| — a sudden forceful flow

surgeon |ˈsɜːrdʒən| — a physician who specializes in surgery

surgeoncy |ˈsɜːdʒənsɪ| — The office or employment of a surgeon, as in the naval or military service.

surgery |ˈsɜːrdʒərɪ| — the branch of medical science that treats disease or injury by operative procedures

surgical |ˈsɜːrdʒɪkl| — performed with great precision

surgically |ˈsɜːdʒɪkəlɪ| — in a surgical manner; by means of surgery

surliness |ˈsɜːlɪnəs| — a disposition to exhibit uncontrolled anger

surly |ˈsɜːrlɪ| — inclined to anger or bad feelings with overtones of menace

surmise |ˈsɜːrmaɪz| — a message expressing an opinion based on incomplete evidence

surmount |sərˈmaʊnt| — get on top of; deal with successfully

surmountable |səˈmaʊntəbəl| — capable of being surmounted

surmullet |sərˈmələt| — brightly colored tropical fishes with chin barbels

surname |ˈsɜːrneɪm| — the name used to identify the members of a family (as distinguished from each member's given name)

surpass |sərˈpæs| — distinguish oneself

surpassed |sərˈpæst| — simple past tense and past participle of surpass

surpassing |sərˈpæsɪŋ| — exceeding or surpassing usual limits especially in excellence

surplice |ˈsɜːrpləs| — a loose-fitting white ecclesiastical vestment with wide sleeves

surplus |ˈsɜːrpləs| — a quantity much larger than is needed

surplusage |ˈsɜːpləsɪdʒ| — a quantity much larger than is needed

surprise |sərˈpraɪz| — the astonishment you feel when something totally unexpected happens to you

surprised |sərˈpraɪzd| — taken unawares or suddenly and feeling wonder or astonishment

surprisedly |səˈpraɪzədlɪ| — in the manner of one who is surprised

surprising |sərˈpraɪzɪŋ| — causing surprise or wonder or amazement

surprisingly |sərˈpraɪzɪŋlɪ| — in a surprising manner

surreal |səˈriːəl| — characterized by fantastic imagery and incongruous juxtapositions

surrealism |səˈriːəlɪzəm| — a 20th century movement of artists and writers (developing out of dadaism) who used fantastic images and incongruous juxtapositions in order to represent unconscious thoughts and dreams

surrebutter |ˌsərəˈbədər| — (law) a pleading by the plaintiff in reply to the defendant's rebutter

surrejoinder |ˌsərəˈjɔɪndər| — (law) a pleading by the plaintiff in reply to the defendant's rejoinder

surrender |səˈrendər| — acceptance of despair

surreptitious |ˌsɜːrəpˈtɪʃəs| — marked by quiet and caution and secrecy; taking pains to avoid being observed

surrey |ˈsɜːrɪ| — a county in southeastern England on the Thames

surrogate |ˈsɜːrəɡət| — someone who takes the place of another person

surround |səˈraʊnd| — the area in which something exists or lives

surrounded |səˈraʊndəd| — confined on all sides

surrounding |səˈraʊndɪŋ| — closely encircling

surroundings |səˈraʊndɪŋz| — the environmental condition

surtax |ˈsɜːrtæks| — an additional tax on certain kinds of income that has already been taxed

surveillance |sɜːrˈveɪləns| — close observation of a person or group (usually by the police)

survey |ˈsɜːrveɪ| — a detailed critical inspection

surveyed |sərˈveɪd| — simple past tense and past participle of survey

surveying |sərˈveɪɪŋ| — the practice of measuring angles and distances on the ground so that they can be accurately plotted on a map

surveyor |sərˈveɪər| — an engineer who determines the boundaries and elevations of land or structures

survival |sərˈvaɪvl| — a state of surviving; remaining alive

survive |sərˈvaɪv| — continue to live and avoid dying

surviving |sərˈvaɪvɪŋ| — still in existence

survivor |sərˈvaɪvər| — one who lives through affliction

susceptibilities |səˌseptəˈbɪlɪtɪz| — plural form of susceptibility

susceptibility |səˌseptəˈbɪlətɪ| — the state of being susceptible; easily affected

susceptible |səˈseptəbl| — easily impressed emotionally

susceptive |səˈseptɪv| — susceptible

suslik |ˈsʌslɪk| — rather large central Eurasian ground squirrel

suspect |səˈspekt| — someone who is under suspicion

suspected |səˈspektəd| — believed likely

suspend |səˈspend| — hang freely

suspended |səˈspendəd| — (of undissolved particles in a fluid) supported or kept from sinking or falling by buoyancy and without apparent attachment

suspender |səˈspendər| — elastic straps that hold trousers up (usually used in the plural)

suspenders |səˈspendərz| — (US) A pair of straps crossing one's shoulders and extending down to one's trousers, where a clip or button arrangement allows them to affix to the trousers, ensuring that they will not fall off. (UK) Braces.

suspense |səˈspens| — apprehension about what is going to happen

suspension |səˈspenʃn| — a mixture in which fine particles are suspended in a fluid where they are supported by buoyancy

suspensive |səˈspensɪv| — (of a situation) characterized by or causing suspense

suspensory |səˈspensəriː| — a bandage of elastic fabric applied to uplift a dependant part (as the scrotum or a pendulous breast)

suspicion |səˈspɪʃn| — an impression that something might be the case

suspicious |səˈspɪʃəs| — openly distrustful and unwilling to confide

suspiciously |səˈspɪʃəslɪ| — with suspicion

suspiciousness  — being of a suspicious nature

suspire |səˈspaɪr| — heave or utter a sigh; breathe deeply and heavily

suss |sʌs| — (UK, Australia, New Zealand, colloquial) Suspicious.

sustain |səˈsteɪn| — lengthen or extend in duration or space

sustainability |səˌstenəˈbɪlətɪ| — the property of being sustainable

sustainable |səˈsteɪnəbl| — capable of being sustained

sustained |səˈsteɪnd| — maintained at length without interruption or weakening

sustaining |səˈsteɪnɪŋ| — Present participle of sustain.

sustenance |ˈsʌstənəns| — a source of materials to nourish the body

sustentation |ˌsʌst(ə)nˈteɪʃ(ə)n| — the act of sustaining life by food or providing a means of subsistence

sustention |səˈstenʃən| — sustentation

susurration |ˌsuːsəˈreɪʃən| — the indistinct sound of people whispering

susurrous  — characterized by soft sounds

sutler |ˈsətlər| — a supplier of victuals or supplies to an army

Sutra |ˈsuːtrə| — a rule or aphorism in Sanskrit literature or a group of aphoristic doctrinal summaries prepared for memorization

suttee |ˈsʌtiː| — the act of a Hindu widow willingly cremating herself on the funeral pyre of her dead husband

suture |ˈsuːtʃər| — an immovable joint (especially between the bones of the skull)

suzerain |ˈsuːzəreɪn| — a state exercising a degree of dominion over a dependent state especially in its foreign affairs

suzerainty |ˈsuːzərəntɪ| — the position or authority of a suzerain

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