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Synonyms for sweat

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  1. sweatnoun


  2. sweatverb

    To emit sweat.

    perspiration, sudor, perspire

  3. sweatnoun

    A soldier (especially one who is old or experienced).

    slog, work, slave, perspiration, sudor

  4. sweatnoun

    The sweating sickness.

    perspiration, fret, worry, sudor

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. sweat

    perspiration, exudation, sweating, excretion

Princeton's WordNet

  1. perspiration, sweat, sudornoun

    salty fluid secreted by sweat glands

    "sweat poured off his brow"

    elbow grease, stew, sweating, fret, effort, hidrosis, swither, diaphoresis, perspiration, lather, sudor, travail, exertion, sudation

  2. fret, stew, sweat, lather, swithernoun

    agitation resulting from active worry

    "don't get in a stew"; "he's in a sweat about exams"

    elbow grease, suds, fret, effort, swither, stew, perspiration, worn spot, lather, sudor, travail, soapsuds, exertion, key pattern

  3. sweatnoun

    condensation of moisture on a cold surface

    "the cold glasses were streaked with sweat"

    elbow grease, fret, effort, swither, stew, perspiration, lather, travail, exertion, sudor

  4. effort, elbow grease, exertion, travail, sweatverb

    use of physical or mental energy; hard work

    "he got an A for effort"; "they managed only with great exertion"

    attempt, endeavour, elbow grease, lather, travail, parturiency, exploit, campaign, childbed, feat, drive, labour, effort, sudor, perspiration, movement, try, fret, stew, cause, labor, swither, lying-in, confinement, crusade, exertion, endeavor

  5. sweat, sudate, perspireverb

    excrete perspiration through the pores in the skin

    "Exercise makes one sweat"

    perspire, sudate

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. sweatnoun

    perspiration, exudation, excretion, sweating

  2. sweatverb


  3. sweatverb

    toll, labor, drudge

  4. sweatverb


  5. sweatverb

    put into a perspiration

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. sweatnoun

    perspiration, exudation

    Associated words:
    sudoriferous, sudoral, sudorific, sudatory, diaphoretic, diaphoresis, perspiratory, empasm, bagnio, adiophoretic

  2. sweatverb

    perspire, exude

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How to use sweat in a sentence?

  1. Betty Willis:

    I sweat blood when I take a good hard look at it.

  2. Dwight D Eisenhower:

    Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired signifies, in the final sense, a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed. This world in arms is not spending money alone. It is spending the sweat of its laborers, the genius of its scientists, the hopes of its children. . .  This is not a way of life at all, in any true sense. Under the cloud of threatening war, it is humanity hanging from a cross of iron.

  3. Andrew Wylie:

    That was the information that she was told by Matt and Sweat -- that it was about seven hours away.

  4. Saint Jerome:

    No athlete is crowned but in the sweat of his brow.

  5. Zig Ziglar:

    Success is dependent upon the glands--sweat glands.

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