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Definition of 'sweat'

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Example sentences containing 'sweat'

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It makes me sweat and feel sick. The Sun (2008)Norwich now face a summer sweat to bring in a new manager. The Sun (2012)My other toes were glued together with sweat and blood. Hyland, Paul Indian Balm - Travels in the Southern Subcontinent (1994)My heart begins to race quickly and cold sweat pools in the centre of my palms. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He was sweating really badly so we just thought it was flu. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Hair also needs protection from the sun and sweat. The Sun (2014)It can also cure sweating under the arms. The Sun (2009)You should try to have more salt if you sweat a lot. The Sun (2011)Stewards accepted the weight loss was caused by him sweating in the hot weather. The Sun (2012)Side effects include increased body temperature and sweating. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Within minutes we are stifling in a sauna of body heat and human sweat. Times, Sunday Times (2010)You may find yourself in a bit of a sweat. The Sun (2006)But there is a powerful platform of effort and pride and sweat about them. Times, Sunday Times (2009)You could feel the cocaine crystals oozing from his sweat glands. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The disappointment on his sweating face still haunts me. Times, Sunday Times (2010)When he came out he was sweating profusely and shaking. John Cornwell Seminary Boy (2006)But persistent night sweats are a different matter. The Sun (2012)You might notice flushes and sweats, too. The Sun (2011)Only blood, sweat and tears will get us through. The Sun (2010)THREE per cent of the population suffer from excess sweating. The Sun (2009)You will get a drop of the horses' sweat on your face and hear the sand and feel like you are under the horses. Times, Sunday Times (2009)

Synonyms of 'sweat'

perspire, swelter, sweat like a pig, sweat buckets
worry, fret, agonize, lose sleep over

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Translations for 'sweat'

British English: sweat /swɛt/ NOUN
Sweat is the salty colourless liquid which comes through your skin when you are hot, ill, or afraid.
He wiped the sweat off his face.
  • American English: sweat
  • Arabic: عَرَق
  • Brazilian Portuguese: suor
  • Chinese: 汗水
  • Croatian: znoj
  • Czech: pot
  • Danish: sved
  • Dutch: zweet
  • European Spanish: sudor
  • Finnish: hiki
  • French: sueur
  • German: Schweiß
  • Greek: ιδρώτας
  • Italian: sudore
  • Japanese:
  • Korean:
  • Norwegian: svette
  • Polish: pot
  • European Portuguese: suor
  • Romanian: transpirație
  • Russian: пот
  • Spanish: sudor
  • Swedish: svett
  • Thai: เหงื่อ
  • Turkish: ter
  • Ukrainian: піт
  • Vietnamese: mồ hôi
British English: sweat /swɛt/ VERB
When you sweat, sweat comes through your skin.
It's really hot. I'm sweating.
  • American English: sweat
  • Arabic: يَعْرَقُ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: suar
  • Chinese: 出汗
  • Croatian: znojiti se
  • Czech: potit se
  • Danish: svede
  • Dutch: zweten
  • European Spanish: sudar
  • Finnish: hikoilla
  • French: suer
  • German: schwitzen
  • Greek: ιδρώνω
  • Italian: sudare
  • Japanese: 汗をかく
  • Korean: 땀을 흘리다
  • Norwegian: svette
  • Polish: spocić się
  • European Portuguese: suar
  • Romanian: a transpira
  • Russian: потеть
  • Spanish: sudar
  • Swedish: svettas
  • Thai: เหงื่อออก
  • Turkish: terlemek
  • Ukrainian: пітніти
  • Vietnamese: toát mồ hôi

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