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S s


    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [es]
    • /ɛs/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [es]
    • /ɛs/

Definitions of s word

  • noun plural s the 19th letter of the English alphabet, a consonant. 1
  • noun plural s any spoken sound represented by the letter S or s, as in saw, sense, or goose. 1
  • noun plural s something having the shape of an S . 1
  • noun plural s a written or printed representation of the letter S or s. 1
  • noun plural s a device, as a printer's type, for reproducing the letter S or s. 1
  • noun s 19th letter of alphabet 1

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Parts of speech for S


s popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 100% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

s usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for s

noun s

  • hardiness — the capacity for enduring or sustaining hardship, privation, etc.; capability of surviving under unfavorable conditions.
  • healthfulness — conducive to health; wholesome or salutary: a healthful diet.
  • heartiness — warm-hearted; affectionate; cordial; jovial: a hearty welcome.
  • eupepsia — Good digestion.
  • lustiness — The property of having or experiencing lust, of being lusty.

Antonyms for s

abbreviation s

  • diss — (US, British, slang) To put (someone) down, or show disrespect by the use of insulting language or dismissive behaviour.
  • ils — instrument landing system
  • ims — Information Management System
  • irs — Internal Revenue Service
  • mis — the syllable used for the third tone of a diatonic scale.

Top questions with s

  • what i s my ip?
  • where i s my refund?
  • when i s mothers day?
  • when i s easter?
  • what i s my ip address?
  • what s on television tonight?
  • what i s love?
  • when i s the superbowl?
  • what s eating gilbert grape?
  • when i s valentines day?
  • what is m r s a?
  • what is crohn s disease?

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