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sweet

sweet

 
 
pronunciation:
swit
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: sweeter, sweetest
definition 1: having a taste like that of sugar or honey; not bitter, salty, or sour.
I love this sweet chocolate.
antonyms:
acid, bitter, sour
similar words:
saccharine, sweetened
definition 2: not spoiled; fresh.
The milk will stay sweet in the refrigerator.
synonyms:
fresh
antonyms:
rotten, spoiled
definition 3: having no salt.
I prefer sweet butter to salted.
similar words:
fresh, soft
definition 4: gentle or pleasant.
She is such a sweet girl that she brings her mother flowers every day.
synonyms:
gentle, good-natured, lovable, nice
antonyms:
acid, bitter, nasty
similar words:
dear, kind, pleasant
definition 5: pleasant to the mind or senses.
She told me of her sweet thoughts of me.There are sweet smells in the flower garden.I heard the sweet sound of music.
synonyms:
pleasant
antonyms:
harsh
similar words:
delicious, fragrant, good, happy, lovely, nice
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: (often plural) food with a sweet taste, such as candy or cookies.
He ate too many sweets.
similar words:
candy, dessert
definition 2: a British word for a sweet food made mostly from sugar. Sweets has the same meaning as candy.
They shared a bag of sweets.
derivations: sweetly (adv.), sweetness (n.)
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Are you looking for the word suite (connected rooms)? Sweet and suite sound alike but have different meanings.
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  • sweeten:
    to make sweet or sweeter.
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