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Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
sun (noun)
1.
a) often capitalized the luminous celestial body around which the earth and other planets revolve, from which they receive heat and light, which is composed mainly of hydrogen and helium, and which has a mean distance from earth of about 93,000,000 miles (150,000,000 kilometers), a linear diameter of 864,000 miles (1,390,000 kilometers), and a mass 332,000 times greater than earth
b) a celestial body like the sun - star
2.
the heat or light radiated from the sun - played in the sun all day
3.
one resembling the sun (as in warmth or brilliance)
4.
the rising or setting of the sun - from sun to sun
5.
- glory splendor
sun (verb)
transitive verb
intransitive verb
to expose to or as if to the rays of the sun to sun oneself
Sun (abbreviation)
Sunday
Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus
sun (noun)
1.
the light given off by the star around which the planet Earth revolves
SYNONIMS:
sunlight, sunshine
RELATED WORDS:
sunburst; daylight; glare, shine
NEAR ANTONYMS:
cloudiness; penumbra, shade, shadiness, shadow, umbra
sun (noun)
2.
a ball-shaped gaseous celestial body that shines by its own light
SYNONIMS:
luminary, sphere, sun
RELATED WORDS:
cluster, constellation, galaxy; binary star, brown dwarf, dwarf, fixed star, gasser, giant star, lodestar ( loadstar), neutron star, nova, pulsar, quasar, red dwarf, red giant, red star, subdwarf, supercluster, supergiant, supernova, variable, variable star, white dwarf
sun (noun)
3.
the first appearance of light in the morning or the time of its appearance
SYNONIMS:
aurora, cockcrow, dawning, day, daybreak, daylight, light, morn, morning, sun, sunrise, sunup
RELATED WORDS:
daytime; forenoon
NEAR ANTONYMS:
dark, darkness, midnight, night, nighttime; afternoon, midday; dusk, evening, eventide, gloaming, twilight
nightfall, sundown, sunset
sun (noun)
4.
public acknowledgment or admiration for an achievement
SYNONIMS:
acclaim, accolade, applause, bay(s), credit, distinction, homage, honor, kudos, laud, laurels, props, réclame, sun
RELATED WORDS:
celebrity, fame, renown, repute; compliment, encomium, eulogy, panegyric, toast, tribute; acclamation, ovation, plaudit, praise, rave, rhapsody; citation, commendation, kudo, note, recommendation; elevation, enshrinement, enthronement, exaltation, glorification
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