4 letter word starting with su

Words Parts of Speech Meaning/Definition/Similar Words
sung imp. of Sing, of Sing, imp. & p. p. of Sing.
sunk imp. of Sink, of Sink, imp. & p. p. of Sink.
sub- A prefix signifying under, below, beneath, and hence often, in an inferior position or degree, in an imperfect or partial state, as in subscribe, substruct, subserve, subject, subordinate, subacid, subastringent, subgranular, suborn. Sub- in Latin compounds often becomes sum- before m, sur before r, and regularly becomes suc-, suf-, sug-, and sup- before c, f, g, and p respectively. Before c, p, and t it sometimes takes form sus- (by the dropping of b from a collateral form, subs-)., A prefix denoting that the ingredient (of a compound) signified by the term to which it is prefixed,is present in only a small proportion, or less than the normal amount; as, subsulphide, suboxide, etc. Prefixed to the name of a salt it is equivalent to basic; as, subacetate or basic acetate.
such adjective Of that kind; of the like kind; like; resembling; similar; as, we never saw such a day; — followed by that or as introducing the word or proposition which defines the similarity, or the standard of comparison; as, the books are not such that I can recommend them, or, not such as I can recommend; these apples are not such as those we saw yesterday; give your children such precepts as tend to make them better., Having the particular quality or character specified., The same that; — with as; as, this was the state of the kingdom at such time as the enemy landed., Certain; — representing the object as already particularized in terms which are not mentioned.
suck verb t. To draw, as a liquid, by the action of the mouth and tongue, which tends to produce a vacuum, and causes the liquid to rush in by atmospheric pressure; to draw, or apply force to, by exhausting the air., To draw liquid from by the action of the mouth; as, to suck an orange; specifically, to draw milk from (the mother, the breast, etc.) with the mouth; as, the young of an animal sucks the mother, or dam; an infant sucks the breast., To draw in, or imbibe, by any process resembles sucking; to inhale; to absorb; as, to suck in air; the roots of plants suck water from the ground., To draw or drain., To draw in, as a whirlpool; to swallow up., To draw, or attempt to draw, something by suction, as with the mouth, or through a tube., To draw milk from the breast or udder; as, a child, or the young of an animal, is first nourished by sucking., To draw in; to imbibe; to partake., The act of drawing with the mouth., That which is drawn into the mouth by sucking; specifically, mikl drawn from the breast., A small draught., Juice; succulence.
suds noun pl. Water impregnated with soap, esp. when worked up into bubbles and froth.
sued imp. & past participle of Sue
suer noun One who sues; a suitor.
suet noun The fat and fatty tissues of an animal, especially the harder fat about the kidneys and loins in beef and mutton, which, when melted and freed from the membranes, forms tallow.
suf- A form of the prefix Sub-.
sufi noun A title or surname of the king of Persia., One of a certain order of religious men in Persia.
suit noun The act of following or pursuing, as game; pursuit., The act of suing; the process by which one endeavors to gain an end or an object; an attempt to attain a certain result; pursuit; endeavor., The act of wooing in love; the solicitation of a woman in marriage; courtship., The attempt to gain an end by legal process; an action or process for the recovery of a right or claim; legal application to a court for justice; prosecution of right before any tribunal; as, a civil suit; a criminal suit; a suit in chancery., That which follows as a retinue; a company of attendants or followers; the assembly of persons who attend upon a prince, magistrate, or other person of distinction; — often written suite, and pronounced sw/t., Things that follow in a series or succession; the individual objects, collectively considered, which constitute a series, as of rooms, buildings, compositions, etc.; — often written suite, and pronounced sw/t., A number of things used together, and generally necessary to be united in order to answer their purpose; a number of things ordinarily classed or used together; a set; as, a suit of curtains; a suit of armor; a suit of clothes., One of the four sets of cards which constitute a pack; — each set consisting of thirteen cards bearing a particular emblem, as hearts, spades, cubs, or diamonds., Regular order; succession., To fit; to adapt; to make proper or suitable; as, to suit the action to the word., To be fitted to; to accord with; to become; to befit., To dress; to clothe., To please; to make content; as, he is well suited with his place; to suit one’s taste., To agree; to accord; to be fitted; to correspond; — usually followed by with or to.
suji noun Indian wheat, granulated but not pulverized; a kind of semolina.
sula noun A genus of sea birds including the booby and the common gannet.
sulk noun A furrow., To be silently sullen; to be morose or obstinate.
sull noun A plow.
sump noun A round pit of stone, lined with clay, for receiving the metal on its first fusion., The cistern or reservoir made at the lowest point of a mine, from which is pumped the water which accumulates there., A pond of water for salt works., A puddle or dirty pool.
sunn noun An East Indian leguminous plant (Crotalaria juncea) and its fiber, which is also called sunn hemp.
supe noun A super.
sur- A prefix signifying over, above, beyond, upon.
sura noun One of the sections or chapters of the Koran, which are one hundred and fourteen in number.
surd adjective Net having the sense of hearing; deaf., Unheard., Involving surds; not capable of being expressed in rational numbers; radical; irrational; as, a surd expression or quantity; a surd number., Uttered, as an element of speech, without tone, or proper vocal sound; voiceless; unintonated; nonvocal; atonic; whispered; aspirated; sharp; hard, as f, p, s, etc.; — opposed to sonant. See Guide to Pronunciation, //169, 179, 180., A quantity which can not be expressed by rational numbers; thus, Ã2 is a surd., A surd element of speech. See Surd, a., 4.
sure superl. Certainly knowing and believing; confident beyond doubt; implicity trusting; unquestioning; positive., Certain to find or retain; as, to be sure of game; to be sure of success; to be sure of life or health., Fit or worthy to be depended on; certain not to fail or disappoint expectation; unfailing; strong; permanent; enduring., Betrothed; engaged to marry., Free from danger; safe; secure., In a sure manner; safely; certainly.
surf noun The swell of the sea which breaks upon the shore, esp. upon a sloping beach., The bottom of a drain.
susu noun See Soosoo.