Sweat

  • 1 sweat — [swet] vi. sweat or sweated, sweating [ME sweten < OE swætan < swat, sweat, akin to Ger schweissen < IE base * sweid , to sweat > Gr hidros, L sudor, sweat] 1. to give forth a characteristic salty moisture through the pores of the… …

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  • 2 Sweat — Sweat, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Sweat} or {Sweated} (Obs. {Swat}); p. pr. & vb. n. {Sweating}.] [OE. sweten, AS. sw[ae]tan, fr. sw[=a]t, n., sweat; akin to OFries. & OS. sw[=e]t, D. zweet, OHG. sweiz, G. schweiss, Icel. sviti, sveiti, Sw. svett, Dan …

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  • 3 Sweat — Sweat, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Sweat} or {Sweated} (Obs. {Swat}); p. pr. & vb. n. {Sweating}.] [OE. sweten, AS. sw[ae]tan, fr. sw[=a]t, n., sweat; akin to OFries. & OS. sw[=e]t, D. zweet, OHG. sweiz, G. schweiss, Icel. sviti, sveiti, Sw. svett, Dan …

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  • 4 sweat — ► NOUN 1) moisture exuded through the pores of the skin, especially as a reaction to heat, physical exertion, or anxiety. 2) informal a state of anxiety or distress. 3) informal hard work or a laborious undertaking. ► VERB (past and past part.… …

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  • 5 Sweat — Sweat, n. [Cf. OE. swot, AS. sw[=a]t. See {Sweat}, v. i.] 1. (Physiol.) The fluid which is excreted from the skin of an animal; the fluid secreted by the sudoriferous glands; a transparent, colorless, acid liquid with a peculiar odor, containing… …

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  • 6 Sweat — Sweat, v. t. 1. To cause to excrete moisture from the skin; to cause to perspire; as, his physicians attempted to sweat him by most powerful sudorifics. [1913 Webster] 2. To emit or suffer to flow from the pores; to exude. [1913 Webster] It made… …

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  • 7 sweat — (v.) O.E. swætan perspire, work hard. The noun is from O.E. swat sweat (which became M.E. swote, but altered under the influence of the verb), from P.Gmc. *swaita (Cf. O.S., O.Fris. swet, O.N. sveiti, Dan. sved sweat, Swed. svett, M.Du. sweet, Du …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 8 sweat — sweat; sweat·er; sweat·ered; sweat·ful; sweat·i·ly; sweat·i·ness; sweat·less; …

    English syllables

  • 9 sweat´i|ly — sweat|y «SWEHT ee», adjective, sweat|i|er, sweat|i|est. 1. covered or wet with sweat; sweating. 2. causing sweat: »the sweaty forge (Matthew Prior) …

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  • 10 sweat|y — «SWEHT ee», adjective, sweat|i|er, sweat|i|est. 1. covered or wet with sweat; sweating. 2. causing sweat: »the sweaty forge (Matthew Prior) …

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  • 11 Sweat — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Keith Sweat (* 1961), US amerikanischer Sänger, Liedschreiber und Musikproduzent Lorenzo De Medici Sweat (1818–1898), US amerikanischer Politiker Sweat bezeichnet: ein Lied von Snoop Dogg aus dem Jahr 2010 …

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  • 12 Sweat — Álbum de Nelly Lanzado 2004 Grabado: 2004 Género Rap Sello Universal Records Puesto Billboard …

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  • 13 sweat — shirt [ switʃɶrt; swɛtʃɶrt ] n. m. • 1939; mot angl. « survêtement d athlète », de sweat « sueur » et shirt « chemise » ♦ Anglic. Pull over de sport en coton molletonné ou en tissu éponge, ras le cou ou à col montant, terminé à la taille et aux… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 14 sweat — [swet] verb sweat something → out phrasal verb [transitive] to continue doing something that has been started, even though it is very difficult or worrying: • Companies that have taken the plunge to the private sector must sweat out low returns… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 15 sweat — [n1] body’s perspiring diaphoresis, excretion, exudation, perspiration, steam, transudation; concepts 185,467 sweat [n2] hard work backbreaker*, chore, drudgery, effort, grind, labor, moil, slavery, task, toil, travail, work; concepts 362,677 Ant …

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  • 16 SWEAT — might be: *SWEAT (hypothesis), southwestern United States and East Antarctica, which theorizes that the southwestern United States was at one time connected to East Antarctica. *SWEAT (Show),an OLN/TSN show hosted by Julie Zwillich that aired in… …

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  • 17 sweat — see genteelism …

    Modern English usage

  • 18 sweat|ed — «SWEHT ihd», adjective. 1. a) employed in a sweatshop; overworked and underpaid: »We had all benefited in the past from the cheap food and raw materials produced by…sweated labour (London Times). b) utilizing or produced by sweated workers. 2. =… …

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  • 19 sweat|er — «SWEHT uhr», noun. 1. a knitted jacket or pullover, usually of wool or nylon, worn for warmth: »She also finds time for social engagements and such normal pastimes as knitting a sweater (Newsweek). 2. an agent or remedy that causes sweating;… …

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  • 20 sweat — sweat1 [swet] v ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(liquid from skin)¦ 2¦(work)¦ 3¦(worry)¦ 4 don t sweat it 5 don t sweat the small stuff 6¦(produce liquid)¦ 7¦(cook)¦ Phrasal verbs  sweat something<=>off  sweat something<=>out ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [ …

    Dictionary of contemporary English