5 letter word starting with su

Words Parts of Speech Meaning/Definition/Similar Words
suade verb t. To persuade.
suage verb t. To assuage.
suant adjective Spread equally over the surface; uniform; even.
suave adjective Sweet; pleasant; delightful; gracious or agreeable in manner; bland.
succi plural of Succus
sucre noun A silver coin of Ecuador, worth 68 cents.
sudra noun The lowest of the four great castes among the Hindoos. See Caste.
suing present participle & vb. noun of Sue, The process of soaking through anything.
suent adjective Uniformly or evenly distributed or spread; even; smooth. See Suant.
suety adjective Consisting of, or resembling, suet; as, a suety substance.
sugar noun A sweet white (or brownish yellow) crystalline substance, of a sandy or granular consistency, obtained by crystallizing the evaporated juice of certain plants, as the sugar cane, sorghum, beet root, sugar maple, etc. It is used for seasoning and preserving many kinds of food and drink. Ordinary sugar is essentially sucrose. See the Note below., By extension, anything resembling sugar in taste or appearance; as, sugar of lead (lead acetate), a poisonous white crystalline substance having a sweet taste., Compliment or flattery used to disguise or render acceptable something obnoxious; honeyed or soothing words., In making maple sugar, to complete the process of boiling down the sirup till it is thick enough to crystallize; to approach or reach the state of granulation; — with the preposition off., To impregnate, season, cover, or sprinkle with sugar; to mix sugar with., To cover with soft words; to disguise by flattery; to compliment; to sweeten; as, to sugar reproof.
suine noun A mixture of oleomargarine with lard or other fatty ingredients. It is used as a substitute for butter. See Butterine.
suint noun A peculiar substance obtained from the wool of sheep, consisting largely of potash mixed with fatty and earthy matters. It is used as a source of potash and also for the manufacture of gas.
suist noun One who seeks for things which gratify merely himself; a selfish person; a selfist.
suite noun A retinue or company of attendants, as of a distinguished personage; as, the suite of an ambassador. See Suit, n., 5., A connected series or succession of objects; a number of things used or clessed together; a set; as, a suite of rooms; a suite of minerals. See Suit, n., 6., One of the old musical forms, before the time of the more compact sonata, consisting of a string or series of pieces all in the same key, mostly in various dance rhythms, with sometimes an elaborate prelude. Some composers of the present day affect the suite form.
sulci plural of Sulcus
sulks noun pl. The condition of being sulky; a sulky mood or humor; as, to be in the sulks.
sulky noun Moodly silent; sullen; sour; obstinate; morose; splenetic., A light two-wheeled carriage for a single person.
sully verb t. To soil; to dirty; to spot; to tarnish; to stain; to darken; — used literally and figuratively; as, to sully a sword; to sully a person’s reputation., To become soiled or tarnished., Soil; tarnish; stain.
sumac noun Alt. of Sumach
sumph noun A dunce; a blockhead.
sunna noun A collection of traditions received by the orthodox Mohammedans as of equal authority with the Koran.
sunny superl. Of or pertaining to the sun; proceeding from, or resembling the sun; hence, shining; bright; brilliant; radiant., Exposed to the rays of the sun; brightened or warmed by the direct rays of the sun; as, a sunny room; the sunny side of a hill., Cheerful; genial; as, a sunny disposition., See Sunfish (b).
sunup noun Sunrise.
super noun A contraction of Supernumerary, in sense 2.
supra adverb Over; above; before; also, beyond; besides; — much used as a prefix.
surah noun A soft twilled silk fabric much used for women’s dresses; — called also surah silk.
sural adjective Of or pertaining to the calf of the leg; as, the sural arteries.
surfy adjective Consisting of, abounding in, or resembling, surf; as, a surfy shore.
surge noun A spring; a fountain., A large wave or billow; a great, rolling swell of water, produced generally by a high wind., The motion of, or produced by, a great wave., The tapered part of a windlass barrel or a capstan, upon which the cable surges, or slips., To swell; to rise hifg and roll., To slip along a windlass., To let go or slacken suddenly, as a rope; as, to surge a hawser or messenger; also, to slacken the rope about (a capstan).
surgy adjective Rising in surges or billows; full of surges; resembling surges in motion or appearance; swelling.
surly adjective Arrogant; haughty., Gloomily morose; ill-natured, abrupt, and rude; severe; sour; crabbed; rough; sullen; gloomy; as, a surly groom; a surly dog; surly language; a surly look., Rough; dark; tempestuous.
sutor noun A kind of sirup made by the Indians of Arizona from the fruit of some cactaceous plant (probably the Cereus giganteus).
sutra noun A precept; an aphorism; a brief rule., A collection of such aphorisms., A body of Hindoo literature containing aphorisms on grammar, meter, law, and philosophy, and forming a connecting link between the Vedic and later Sanscrit literature.