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English words starting with s

S

ˈsvɛdbəːɡ

Meanings of S:

abbreviation

Second(s).

contraction

Is.

Usage examples:

It's raining
prefix

(used chiefly in oaths) god's.

Usage examples:

'sblood
suffix

Denoting possession in plural nouns and sometimes in singular nouns having a final s.

Usage examples:

The girls' dormitories
noun

The nineteenth letter of the alphabet.

verb

(in an online discussion, especially on twitter) address (someone) in order to draw their attention to a comment or post, by using an @ symbol preceding their name.

Usage examples:

If you see anything else interesting, please @ me in the comments

The chemical element sulphur.

Meanings of S-m:

noun

Abbreviation for sadomasochism

Meanings of Sa:

abbreviation

Salvation army.

Saanen

ˈsɑːnən

Meanings of Saanen:

noun

A dairy goat of a white hornless breed, first developed in the region of saanen in switzerland.

Usage examples:

One of the larger breeds, amiable saanens are usually all white.

Meanings of Saarbrucken:

proper noun

An industrial city in western germany, the capital of saarland, on the river saar close to the border with france; population 177,900 (est. 2006).

Meanings of Sab:

noun

A hunt saboteur.

Usage examples:

There are probably many more people that go shooting than used to go hunting with hounds, and it is…
verb

Act as a hunt saboteur.

Usage examples:

They travelled the country sabbing and demonstrating

Meanings of Saba:

proper noun

A self-governing territory of the netherlands in the caribbean, located north-west of st kitts; population 1,601 (2009).

Sabadilla

ˌsabəˈdɪlə

Meanings of Sabadilla:

noun

A mexican plant of the lily family, whose seeds contain veratrine.

Usage examples:

It is not quite certain whether the seeds are obtained from the veratrum sabadilla, a plant 3 or 4 …

Sabaean

saˈbiːən

Meanings of Sabaean:

noun

A member of an ancient semitic people who ruled saba in south-western arabia until overrun by persians and arabs in the 6th century ad.

Usage examples:

The situation was somewhat more complicated than that proposed by eratosthenes, but today the names…
adjective

Relating to the sabaeans.

Usage examples:

It issued its own currency and was a literate society with a unique language and script based on th…

Meanings of Sabal:

noun

A type of palm tree (= a tree that grows in hot countries and has a tall trunk and a mass of leaves growing out of the top) whose leaves form a round shape on each branch

Usage examples:

A mysterious disease is killing off sabal palms in the sunshine state., south carolina is known as …

Sabaoth

ˈsabeɪɒθ

Meanings of Sabaoth:

plural noun

The hosts of heaven (in the biblical title ‘lord (god) of sabaoth’).

Usage examples:

Everything that lives cries, ‘holy, holy, holy, lord god of sabaoth.’

Sabayon

ˌsæb.aɪˈjɒn

Meanings of Sabayon:

noun

French term for zabaglione.

Usage examples:

Quince compote with sabayon

Sabbat

ˈsabəθ

Meanings of Sabbat:

noun

A day of religious observance and abstinence from work, kept by jewish people from friday evening to saturday evening, and by most christians on sunday.

Usage examples:

We observe the sabbath as god has commanded

Meanings of Sabbatarian:

noun

A christian who strictly observes sunday as the sabbath.

Usage examples:

This brought forth the wrath of the strict sunday observers, and pitched battles, using potatoes, t…
adjective

Relating to or upholding the observance of the sabbath.

Usage examples:

They were severely puritanical and sabbatarian in outlook

Sabbath

ˈsabəθ

Meanings of Sabbath:

noun

A day of religious observance and abstinence from work, kept by jewish people from friday evening to saturday evening, and by most christians on sunday.

Usage examples:

We observe the sabbath as god has commanded

Sabbaths

ˈsæb.əθ

Meanings of Sabbaths:

noun

A day of religious observance and abstinence from work, kept by jewish people from friday evening to saturday evening, and by most christians on sunday.

Usage examples:

We observe the sabbath as god has commanded

Sabbatical

səˈbatɪk(ə)l

Meanings of Sabbatical:

noun

A period of paid leave granted to a university teacher or other worker for study or travel, traditionally one year for every seven years worked.

Usage examples:

She's away on sabbatical
adjective

Relating to a sabbatical.

Usage examples:

Sabbatical leave

Sabbaticals

səˈbæt.ɪ.kəl

Meanings of Sabbaticals:

noun

A period of paid leave granted to a university teacher or other worker for study or travel, traditionally one year for every seven years worked.

Usage examples:

She's away on sabbatical
adjective

Relating to a sabbatical.

Usage examples:

Sabbatical leave

Sabbats

ˈsabəθ

Meanings of Sabbats:

noun

A day of religious observance and abstinence from work, kept by jewish people from friday evening to saturday evening, and by most christians on sunday.

Usage examples:

We observe the sabbath as god has commanded

Meanings of Sabbed:

verb

Act as a hunt saboteur.

Usage examples:

They travelled the country sabbing and demonstrating
noun

A hunt saboteur.

Usage examples:

There are probably many more people that go shooting than used to go hunting with hounds, and it is…

Meanings of Sabbing:

verb

Act as a hunt saboteur.

Usage examples:

They travelled the country sabbing and demonstrating
noun

A hunt saboteur.

Usage examples:

There are probably many more people that go shooting than used to go hunting with hounds, and it is…

Meanings of Sabellian:

noun

A member of a group of oscan-speaking peoples of ancient italy, including the sabines and samnites.

Usage examples:

The umbrians lived to the north of the sabellians; they are said to have been the oldest people of …
adjective

Relating to the sabellians.

Usage examples:

Strictly speaking the samnite tribes were sabellian, and their language, oscan, a sabellian dialect.

Saber

ˈseɪ.bər

Meanings of Saber:

noun

A heavy cavalry sword with a curved blade and a single cutting edge.

Usage examples:

Police sabers, cavalry sabers, european-type dress swords and other non-traditional blades are outs…
verb

Cut down or wound with a sabre.

Usage examples:

The people were fired on and sabred

Sabering

ˈseɪbə

Meanings of Sabering:

verb

Cut down or wound with a sabre.

Usage examples:

The people were fired on and sabred
noun

A heavy cavalry sword with a curved blade and a single cutting edge.

Usage examples:

Police sabers, cavalry sabers, european-type dress swords and other non-traditional blades are outs…

Meanings of Sabertooth:

noun

A large extinct carnivorous mammal of the cat family, with massive curved upper canine teeth.

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