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Overview of noun sweet

The noun sweet has 5 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. Sweet, Henry Sweet

(English phonetician; one of the founders of modern phonetics (1845-1912))

2. dessert, sweet, afters

(a dish served as the last course of a meal)

3. sweet, confection

(a food rich in sugar)

4. sweet, sweetness, sugariness

(the taste experience when sugar dissolves in the mouth)

5. sweetness, sweet

(the property of tasting as if it contains sugar)


Overview of adj sweet

The adj sweet has 10 senses? (first 7 from tagged texts)
1. (9) sweet

(having or denoting the characteristic taste of sugar)

2. (4) angelic, angelical, cherubic, seraphic, sweet

(having a sweet nature befitting an angel or cherub; "an angelic smile"; "a cherubic face"; "looking so seraphic when he slept"; "a sweet disposition")

3. (3) dulcet, honeyed, mellifluous, mellisonant, sweet

(pleasing to the ear; "the dulcet tones of the cello")

4. (2) sweet

(pleasing to the senses; "the sweet song of the lark"; "the sweet face of a child")

5. (2) gratifying, sweet

(pleasing to the mind or feeling; "sweet revenge")

6. (2) odoriferous, odorous, perfumed, scented, sweet, sweet-scented, sweet-smelling

(having a natural fragrance; "odoriferous spices"; "the odorous air of the orchard"; "the perfumed air of June"; "scented flowers")

7. (1) sweet

((used of wines) having a high residual sugar content; "sweet dessert wines")

8. fresh, sweet

(not containing or composed of salt water; "fresh water")

9. fresh, sweet, unfermented

(not soured or preserved; "sweet milk")

10. sugared, sweetened, sweet, sweet-flavored

(with sweetening added)


Overview of adv sweet

The adv sweet has 1 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) sweetly, sweet

(in an affectionate or loving manner (`sweet' is sometimes a poetic or informal variant of `sweetly'); "Susan Hayward plays the wife sharply and sweetly"; "how sweet the moonlight sleeps upon this bank"- Shakespeare; "talking sweet to each other")

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