Complete Definition of "sweet"

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English

rank|wrote|chief|company|605|sweet|duty|heavy|single

Etymology
Via ME. term|swete|langenm, term|sweete|langenm from OE. term|swete|swÄte|lang=ang.

Pronunciation
IPA|/swiËt/
audio|en-us-sweet.ogg|Audio (US)
:rhymes|iËt

Adjective
en-adj|er|est

  1. Having a pleasant taste, especially one relating to the basic taste sensation induced by sugar.
  2. Having a taste of sugar.
  3. Containing a sweetening ingredient.
  4. context|wine Retaining a portion of sugar.
  5. Not having a salty taste.

#: sweet butter
#: sweet water

  1. Having a pleasant smell.

#: a sweet scent

  1. Not decaying, fermented, rancid, sour, spoiled, or stale.

#: sweet milk

  1. Having a pleasant sound.

#: a sweet tune
#: a sweet voice

  1. Having a pleasing disposition.

#: a sweet child

  1. Having a helpful disposition.

#: It was sweet of him to help out.

  1. Free from excessive unwanted substances like acid or sulphur.

#: sweet soil
#: sweet crude oil

  1. colloquial very good

Synonyms
sense|having a taste of sugar saccharine, sugary
sense|containing a sweetening ingredient sugared, sweetened
sense|not having a salty taste fresh, unsalty
sense|having a pleasant smell fragrant, odoriferous, odorous, perfumed, scented, sweet-scented, sweet-smelling
sense|not decaying, fermented, rancid, sour, spoiled, or stale fresh, unfermented, wholesome
sense|having a pleasant sound dulcet, honeyed, mellifluous, mellisonant
sense|having a pleasing disposition cute, lovable, pleasant
sense|having a helpful disposition kind, gracious, helpful, sensitive, thoughtful

Antonyms
sense|having a pleasant taste bitter, sour, salty
sense|containing a sweetening ingredient nonsweet, sugarless, unsugared, unsweetened
sense|of wines: retaining a portion of natural sugar dry
sense|not decaying, fermented, rancid, sour, spoiled, or stale decaying, fermented, rancid, sour, spoiled, stale
sense|not having a salty taste salty
sense|free from excessive unwanted substances sour

Translations
trans-top|having a pleasant taste
Afrikaans: soet
Albanian: ëmbël
Basque: gozo
Bulgarian: ÑладÑк (sladÇk) m
Breton: dous
Catalan: dolç
Croatian: t-|hr|sladak
Czech: t-|cs|sladký
Danish: sød
Dutch: t+|nl|zoet
Esperanto: t-|eo|dolÄa|xs=Esperanto
Finnish: t+|fi|makea, t-|fi|makoisa
French: t+|fr|doux|m
German: t+|de|lecker
Greek: t+|el|γλÏκÏÏ|m|trglykós|scGrek
Hebrew: ×ת×ק (matok)
Hungarian: t+|hu|édes
Icelandic: t+|is|sætur
Italian: t+|it|dolce
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Japanese: çã (ãã¾ã, amai)
Korean: ë¬ì½¤íë¤ (dalkom-hada)
ttbc|Korean: t+|ko|ë§ìë¤|trmasitda|scHang
Kurdish:

ttbc|Latin: t-|la|dulcis
Latvian: salds
Lithuanian: t-|lt|saldus|xs=Lithuanian
Malayalam: മധàµà´°à´ (madhuram)
Norwegian: t-|no|søt
Polish: t+|pl|sÅodki|m
Portuguese: t+|pt|doce
Romanian: t-|ro|dulce
Russian: t-|ru|Ñладкий|m|trsládkij|scCyrl
Scottish Gaelic: milis, grinn, mealach
Slovak: t-|sk|sladký
Slovenian: sladek
Spanish: t+|es|dulce|m|f, t+|es|rico|m, t-|es|sabroso|m, t-|es|gustoso|m
Swedish: t+|sv|söt
Thai: THchar|หวาภ(wÄan)
ttbc|Turkish t|tr|tatlı, t|tr|Åekerli
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trans-top|having a taste of sugar
Afrikaans: soet; soeterig
Bulgarian: ÑладÑк (sladÇk) m, Ñладка (sladka) f, Ñладко (sladko) n
Breton: dous, c'hwek
Catalan: dolç
Czech: t-|cs|sladký|m
Danish: sød
Dutch: t+|nl|zoet
Esperanto: t-|eo|dolÄa|xs=Esperanto
Ewe: ÅaneÅane
Finnish: t+|fi|makea, t-|fi|imelä, t-|fi|äitelä, t-|fi|sokerinen
French: t+|fr|sucré
German: t+|de|süÃ
Greek, Modern: γλÏκÏÏ (glikós)
Hindi: t-|hi|मà¥à¤ à¤¾|scDeva|xsHindi
Icelandic: t+|is|sætur
Italian: t+|it|dolce, t+|it|zuccheroso
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Japanese: çã (ãã¾ã, amai)
Korean: t-|ko|ë¬ë¤|trdalda|scHang
Kurdish:

ttbc|Latin: t-|la|dulcis
Latvian: salds
Norwegian: t-|no|søt
Polish: t+|pl|sÅodki|m
Portuguese: t+|pt|doce
Russian: t-|ru|Ñладкий|m|trsládkij|scCyrl
Scottish Gaelic: milis, mealach
Spanish: t+|es|dulce|m|f
Swedish: t+|sv|söt
Thai: THchar|หวาภ(wÄan)
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trans-top|containing a sweetening ingredient
Afrikaans: soet
Breton: dous
Bulgarian: ÑладÑк (sladÇk) m, Ñладка (sladka) f, Ñладко (sladko) n
Catalan: dolç
Danish: sødet, sød
Dutch: t+|nl|zoet
Finnish: t+|fi|makea, t-|fi|makeutettu
French: t+|fr|sucré
German: t-|de|zuckerhaltig, t-|de|gezuckert
Greek: t+|el|γλÏκÏÏ|m|trglikós|scGrek
Hebrew: ×ת×ק (matok)
Icelandic: t+|is|sætur
Italian: dolcificato, (with sugar) zuccherato
Japanese: çã (ãã¾ã, amai)
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Korean: t-|ko|ë¬ë¤|trdalda|scHang
Kurdish:

Latvian: salds
Norwegian: t-|no|sukkertilsatt
Polish: sÅodzony m <!-- These belong at sÅodzony: sÅodzona f, sÅodzone n -->
Portuguese: t+|pt|doce, t-|pt|adocicado
Russian: t-|ru|Ñладкий|m|trsládkij|scCyrl
Spanish: t-|es|azucarado|m
Swedish: t+|sv|söt, t-|sv|sötad
Thai: THchar|หวาภ(wÄan)
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trans-top|of a wine: retaining a portion of sugar
Breton: dous, c'hwek
Bulgarian: ÑладÑк (sladÇk) m, Ñладка (sladka) f, Ñладко (sladko) n
Catalan: dolç
Danish: sød
Finnish: t+|fi|makea
French: t+|fr|doux|m
German: t+|de|lieblich
Hebrew: ×ת×ק (matok)
Italian: t+|it|dolce
Japanese: çã (ãã¾ã, amai), çå£ãª (amakuchi-na)
Korean: ë¬ì½¤íë¤ (dalkom-hada)
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Kurdish: t|ku|Åirîn
Norwegian: t-|no|søt
Polish: t+|pl|sÅodki|n|alt=sÅodkie
Russian: t-|ru|Ñладкий|m|trsládkij|scCyrl
Spanish: t+|es|dulce|m|f
Swedish: t+|sv|söt
Thai: THchar|หวาภ(wÄan)
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trans-top|not having a salty taste
Afrikaans: soet
Breton: dous, disall
Danish: usaltet, fersk
Dutch: t+|nl|zoet
Finnish: t+|fi|makea
French: t+|fr|doux|m
ttbc|French: t+|fr|suave|m|f
German: t-|de|SüÃ-
Greek: t-|el|ανάλαÏοÏ|m|tranalatos|scGrek
Italian: (food) non salato, (water) t+|it|dolce
Korean: ì¼ì¼íë¤ (samsam-hada)
Kurdish:

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ttbc|Latin: t-|la|dulcis
Norwegian: (butter) usaltet, (water) fersk
Polish: t+|pl|sÅodki|m
Portuguese: t+|pt|doce
Russian: t-|ru|пÑеÑнÑй|m|trpr'ésnyj|scCyrl
Spanish: t+|es|dulce|m|f
Swedish: frisk#Swedish|frisk, färsk, osaltad, söt (about water)
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trans-top|having a pleasant smell
Breton: c'hwek
Danish: sød, sødlig
Dutch: t+|nl|zoet
Finnish: t-|fi|miellyttävä, t+|fi|ihana, t-|fi|suloinen
ttbc|French: t+|fr|suave|m|f
German: t-|de|wohlriechend, t-|de|duftend, t-|de|Duft-
Greek: t-|el|εÏÏδιαÏÏÏÏ|m|trevodiastos|scGrek
Italian: t+|it|profumato, t-|it|fragrante
Japanese: è³ãã (kaguwasÄ«), é¦ãã (kaguwasÄ«)
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Korean: t-|ko|í¥ê¸°ë¡­ë¤|trhyanggi-ropda|scHang
Norwegian: t-|no|søtlig
Portuguese: t-|pt|perfumado
Russian: t-|ru|дÑÑиÑÑÑй|trduÅ¡ictyj|scCyrl
Scottish Gaelic: grinn, blasda, milis
Spanish: t+|es|dulce|m|f, t-|es|fragante|m|f, t-|es|oloroso|m
Swedish: t-|sv|behaglig, t-|sv|doftande, t-|sv|härlig, t-|sv|ljuvlig, t-|sv|mild, t-|sv|väldoftande
Thai: THchar|หอม (hÅm)
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trans-top|not decaying, rancid, sour, spoiled, or stale
Breton: fresk
Danish: t-|da|frisk
Finnish: t+|fi|raikas
French: t+|fr|frais|m
Italian: t+|it|fresco|m, t-|it|fresca|f
Japanese: æ°é®®ãª (shinsen-na)
trans-mid
Korean: t-|ko|ì ì íë¤|trsinseonhada|scHang
Norwegian: t-|no|fersk
Spanish: t+|es|fresco|m
Swedish: t+|sv|frisk, t-|sv|färsk
Thai: THchar|สภ(sòt)
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trans-top|having a pleasant sound
Breton: heson
Catalan: dolç
Danish: melodisk, behagelig
Finnish: t+|fi|ihana, t-|fi|miellyttävä, t+|fi|pehmeä
French: t+|fr|doux|m, t-|fr|mélodieux|m
Greek: γλÏκÏηÏÎ¿Ï (glykoekhos) m
Italian: t-|it|intonato, t+|it|melodioso
Japanese: å¿å°ãã (kokochi-yoi)
Korean: ê°ë¯¸ë¡­ë¤ (çå³-, gammi-ropda)
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Kurdish:

Norwegian: t-|no|vakker
ttbc|Polish: t|pl|melodyjny|m
Russian: t-|ru|ÑладкозвÑÑнÑй|m|trsladkozvúÄnyj|scCyrl, t-|ru|мелодиÑнÑй|m|trm'elodíÄnyj|scCyrl
Scottish Gaelic: binn, grinn
Spanish: t+|es|dulce|m|f, t-|es|melodioso|m
Swedish: t-|sv|ljuv, t-|sv|melodisk, t+|sv|vacker, t-|sv|välljudande
Thai: THchar|หวาภ(wÄan)
ttbc|Turkish t|tr|tatlı
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trans-top|having a pleasing disposition
Afrikaans: lieflik
Catalan: dolç
Danish: sød, blid
Dutch: lief, vriendelijk, schattig
Finnish: t-|fi|herttainen, t-|fi|suloinen, t+|fi|mukava
French: t-|fr|sympathique|m|f, t+|fr|sympa|m|f, t+|fr|doux|m
German: t+|de|süÃ, t-|de|herzig, t+|de|lieblich
Greek: ÏÏÎ¬Î¿Ï (praos) m, μειλίÏÎ¹Î¿Ï (milikhios) m
Hebrew: ×ת×ק (matok)
Italian: t+|it|simpatico|m, t+|it|dolce|m|f, t+|it|carino|m
Kurdish: t|ku|xwînÅirîn, t|ku|Åirîn
trans-mid
Japanese: å¯æã (ãããã, kawaii)
Korean: ë§ìì¢ë¤ (maum-johda)
ttbc|Korean: t|ko|기ë¶ì´ ì¢ë¤|trgibuni jota|scHang
ttbc|Latin: t-|la|dulcis
Latin: t-|la|suavis|m|f <!-- only lemmata here: suave n -->
Norwegian: t-|no|snill, t-|no|vennlig
ttbc|Polish: t+|pl|miÅy|m, t|pl|uroczy|m <!-- urocza f , urocze n, pl -->
ttbc|Portuguese: t|pt|atraente
Russian: t-|ru|милÑй|m|trmílyj|scCyrl
Scottish Gaelic: grinn, milis
Spanish: t-|es|agradable|m|f, t+|es|bello|m, t+|es|dulce|m|f, t-|es|encantador|m, t-|es|hermoso|m, t+|es|lindo|m, t+|es|mono|m
Swedish: t-|sv|behaglig, t-|sv|intagande, t-|sv|ljuv, t-|sv|gullig, t-|sv|näpen, t+|sv|söt, t-|sv|älsklig, t-|sv|älskvärd
Thai: THchar|หวาภ(wÄan)
ttbc|Turkish t|tr|nazik, t|tr|yumuÅak
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trans-top|having a helpful disposition
Afrikaans: hulpwardig
Danish: venlig
Dutch: lief, schattig
Finnish: t+|fi|ystävällinen, t+|fi|auttavainen, t-|fi|herttainen
French: t+|fr|charmant|m, t+|fr|gentil|m
German: t-|de|nett
Hebrew: ×ת×ק (matok)
Italian: t+|it|dolce|m|f, t-|it|gentile|m|f, t+|it|carino|m, t+|it|amabile
trans-mid
Japanese: 親å㪠(shinsetsu-na), é½åã®ãã (tsugÅ-no-yoi)
Korean: ë§ìì¢ë¤ (maum-johda)
Kurdish: t|ku|destxweÅ
Norwegian: t-|no|hjelpsom, t-|no|vennlig
ttbc|Polish: t|pl|uroczy|m <!-- urocza f , urocze n, pl -->
Russian: t-|ru|милÑй|m|trmílyj|scCyrl
Scottish Gaelic: grinn, milis
Spanish: t+|es|amable|m|f, t-|es|benigno|m, t+|es|tierno|m
Swedish: t-|sv|hjälpsam, t+|sv|rar, t-|sv|vänlig, t-|sv|omtänksam
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trans-top|free from excessive unwanted substances
Danish: t-|da|ren
Finnish: t+|fi|puhdas
Italian: t+|it|puro, t-|it|genuino
Korean: ìë§ë¤ (almajda, -mat-)
ttbc|Korean: t+|ko|깨ëíë¤|trkkaekkeuthada|scHang
trans-mid
Norwegian: t-|no|ren
Swedish: t+|sv|frisk, t+|sv|ren, t+|sv|söt
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trans-top|colloquial, very good
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ttbc|Spanish: t|es|chachi
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ttbc|Arabic: Arab|Ø­ÙÙ unicode|(ħélu)
ttbc|Bulgarian: ÑладÑк (sladÇk) m, Ñладка (sladka) f, Ñладко (sladko) n
ttbc|Chinese: ç (tián)
ttbc|German: süà (1,2)
ttbc|Hungarian: édes
ttbc|Korean: ë¨ (dan)
ttbc|Indonesian: manis (1,2)
ttbc|Irish: milis
ttbc|Italian: gradevole, t+|it|piacevole,
ttbc|Lithuanian: saldus m (1); dailus m (2); mielas m (3)
ttbc-mid
ttbc|Persian: fa-Arab|Ø´ÛرÛÙ (shirin) (1), fa-Arab|Ùاز (nÄz) (2)
ttbc|Romanian: dulce
ttbc|Telugu: à°¤à±à°ªà°¿ (teepi), తియà±à°¯à°¨à°¿ (tiyyani)
ttbc|Telugu: à°®à±à°¦à±à°¦à±à°à±à°à± (muddocchae)
ttbc|Tetum: midar
ttbc|Thai: THchar|หวาภ(wÄan)
ttbc|Welsh: melys (1)
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Related terms
top2
bittersweet
sickeningly sweet
sickly sweet
sweet and sour
sweet as
sweet as a nut
mid2
sweeten
sweetener
sweetly
sweets
sweety

Adverb
en-adv

  1. In a sweet manner.

Usage notes
Also used as a positive response to good news or information.

Synonyms
i-c|in a sweet manner sweetly

Translations
trans-top|in a sweet manner
Catalan: dolçament
Danish: sødt, let
Finnish: ihana-sti|sti, pehmeä-sti|sti, hellä-sti|sti
French: t+|fr|doucement
Hebrew: ××ת×ק×ת (bimtikoot)
trans-mid
Italian: t-|it|dolcemente
Spanish: t-|es|dulcemente
Swedish: t-|sv|ljuvligt, t-|sv|härligt, t-|sv|sött, t-|sv|underbart, t-|sv|vackert
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Noun
en-noun|s|-

  1. uncountable The basic taste sensation induced by sugar.
  2. countable A confection made from sugar, or high in sugar content.
  3. countable A food eaten for dessert.

#: Can we see the sweet menu, please?

  1. sweetheart

Synonyms
sense|sweet taste sensation See sweetness
sense|food that is high in sugar content bonbon, candy (US), confection, confectionery, lolly (Australia)
sense|food eaten for dessert See dessert

Translations
trans-top|basic taste sensation induced by sugar

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trans-top|sugary confection
Catalan: dolç, llaminadura
Czech: t-|cs|sladkost|f
Danish: konfekt, bolsje, slik
Dutch: snoep m|n, snoepje n
Esperanto: t-|eo|sekeraĵo|xs=Esperanto
Finnish: t-|fi|makeinen, t+|fi|karamelli, t+|fi|karkki, t+|fi|namu
French: t-|fr|friandise|f, t+|fr|bonbon|m, t|fr|sucreries|f|pl
German: t+|de|SüÃigkeit|f
Hebrew: ×ת×ק (matok)
Italian: t+|it|dolcetto|m, t-|it|caramella|m
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Japanese: ç³è (tÅka)
Kurdish: t-|ku|Ø´ÛرÛÙ|sc=KUchar
Polish: t-|pl|cukierek|m, t|pl|sÅodycze||p
Portuguese: t+|pt|doce|m
Russian: t-|ru|конÑеÑа|f|f|trkonf'éta|scCyrl, t-|ru|леденеÑ|m|trl'ed'en'éc|scCyrl, t+|ru|ÑлаÑÑÑ|f|trslast'|scCyrl, ÑладоÑÑÑ (sládost') f
Scottish Gaelic: mìlsean m, mìlse f
Spanish: t+|es|dulce|m, t-|es|caramelo|m, t-|es|chuche
Swedish: t-|sv|karamell|c, t-|sv|godsak|c, t+|sv|godis|n, t-|sv|snask|n, t-|sv|sötsak|c
ttbc|Turkish: t|tr|akide Åekeri, t|tr|Åekerleme
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trans-top|food eaten for dessert

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trans-top|sweetheart
Finnish: t-|fi|kultanen, t+|fi|rakas, t-|fi|sydänkäpy
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ttbc|Bulgarian: Ñладко (sladko) n
ttbc|Hungarian: édesség
ttbc|Indonesian: manisan, permen
ttbc|Japanese: 飴 (ãã, ame), ã­ã£ã³ã㣠(kyandi)
ttbc|Persian: FAchar|ÙÙÙâÙÙÙÙ (hale-hule)
ttbc|Romanian: dulce n
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Category:1000 English basic words
Category:Taste

ar:sweet
es:sweet
fr:sweet
ko:sweet
io:sweet
id:sweet
it:sweet
kk:sweet
hu:sweet
pl:sweet
ru:sweet
simple:sweet
fi:sweet
sv:sweet
ta:sweet
te:sweet
th:sweet
vi:sweet
uk:sweet
zh:sweet

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