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1. sun

noun. ['ˈsʌn'] the star that is the source of light and heat for the planets in the solar system.

Synonyms

  • chromosphere
  • photosphere
  • solar system

Antonyms

  • bright
  • dull
  • dullness
  • light

Etymology

  • sunne (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sunne (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Sun

  • puget-1
  • terrebonne
  • simeone
  • overdone
  • mcmunn
  • mcfun
  • homerun
  • undone
  • rerun
  • redone
  • outrun
  • outdone
  • lajeune
  • begun
  • thrun
  • stun
  • spun
  • one
  • hyun
  • grun
  • gruhn
  • byun
  • brunn
  • brun
  • bruhn
  • yun
  • youn
  • won
  • tonne
  • ton

Example sentences of the word sun


1. Noun, singular or mass
It can grow in either full sun or shade.

Quotes containing the word sun


1. Behold, my friends, the spring is come; the earth has gladly received the embraces of the sun, and we shall soon see the results of their love!
- Sitting Bull

2. I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen: not only because I see it, but because by it I see everything else.
- C.S. Lewis

3. Hope is like the sun, which, as we journey toward it, casts the shadow of our burden behind us.
- Samuel Smiles

2. sun-dried

adjective. dried naturally by the sun.

Synonyms

  • preserved

Antonyms

  • destroyed
  • hot

3. sun-worship

noun. the worship of the sun.

Synonyms

  • heliolatry

Antonyms

  • miss
  • hate

4. sun

noun. ['ˈsʌn'] the rays of the sun.

Synonyms

  • sunburst
  • sunlight
  • sunray
  • light
  • visible light
  • sunbeam
  • sunshine

Antonyms

  • fatty
  • well
  • impure
  • sufficient

Etymology

  • sunne (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sunne (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. sun

noun. ['ˈsʌn'] a person considered as a source of warmth or energy or glory etc.

Synonyms

  • influential person
  • important person

Antonyms

  • rise
  • heavy
  • black

Etymology

  • sunne (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sunne (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. sun

verb. ['ˈsʌn'] expose one's body to the sun.

Synonyms

  • sunbathe

Antonyms

  • sit
  • stressed

Etymology

  • sunne (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sunne (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. sun

noun. ['ˈsʌn'] any star around which a planetary system revolves.

Antonyms

  • darken

Etymology

  • sunne (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sunne (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. Sun

noun. the star that is the source of light and heat for the planets in the solar system.

Synonyms

  • sun
  • photosphere
  • solar system

Antonyms

  • sit
  • working day
  • shift
  • work shift

9. Sun

noun. first day of the week; observed as a day of rest and worship by most Christians.

Synonyms

  • Sunday
  • day of rest
  • Lord's Day
  • rest day
  • Dominicus

Antonyms

  • duty period
  • person hour
  • man hour
  • day

10. sun

verb. ['ˈsʌn'] expose to the rays of the sun or affect by exposure to the sun.

Synonyms

  • solarize
  • insolate
  • expose

Antonyms

  • deep
  • serious
  • significant
  • intemperate

Etymology

  • sunne (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sunne (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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