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silverware utensils such as knives, forks, and spoons, used for eating and serving food and made of or plated with silver or other materials such as stainless steel. [2 definitions]
silvery like silver in color and luster. [2 definitions]
silvex a toxic herbicide used for controlling weeds and woody plants.
silviculture the care and cultivation of forests; forestry.
s'il vous plaît if it pleases you (French); would you please; please.
Simeon according to the Old Testament, a son of Jacob. [2 definitions]
Simhath Torah a Jewish festival that celebrates the end of the annual round of Torah readings and the beginning of the new cycle.
simian of, pertaining to, or resembling apes and monkeys. [2 definitions]
similar having resemblance or likeness.
similarity the state or quality of being similar; resemblance. [2 definitions]
similarly in the same way or in the same amount. [2 definitions]
simile a figure of speech in which two dissimilar things are likened, often linked by "like" or "as," as in, "March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb". (Cf. metaphor.)
similitude similarity or resemblance; likeness. [2 definitions]
simmer to undergo steady cooking near the boiling point. [4 definitions]
simmer down to reduce (a liquid) in volume by simmering. [2 definitions]
Simon a Hebrew name for the apostle Peter. [2 definitions]
simoniac one who is guilty of buying or selling ecclesiastic preferments, benefices, or sacraments.
Simon Legree in the mid-nineteenth-century novel Uncle Tom's Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe, a cruel overseer and slave dealer. [2 definitions]
simon-pure genuinely pure; authentic.
simony the purchase or sale of pardons, benefits, or the like, considered a sin.
simoom a hot turbulent wind carrying much sand, in the Arabian and Sahara deserts.