Old EnglishspEnglish
Sib nA blood relation, related to by blood or marriage, kinsman or kinswoman. 2. kinsman collectively, kindred, affinity, relatives. 3. peace, amity, concord.
Sib adjAkin, allied, related by blood or descent, related, similar.
Sib bond nA bond or bind, which connect descendants from a common ancestor, kindred, kinfolk, brother or sister.
Sibling nChildren having one or both parents in common.
Sibling-ship nThe state or condition of being a sib.
Sibman nRelative, relation, family member.
Sibness nRelationship
Sibrede nRelationship; kindred.
Sibship nState of belonging to a sib, or to same sib or family group. 2. a group comprising all the individual born to a particular pair of parents. 3. a family.
Sibsomeness nPeace, concord, amity, frith.
Siche vbTo sigh: to draw in and exhale a deep, audible breath, as in expressing sorrow, weariness, pain etc. 2. siching.
Sick n"The Sick." -- those affected by physical or mental illness.
Sick adjAffected by an impairment of normal physical or mental function. 2. affected by a disease of any kind, indiposed, in poor health, ill, ailing. 3. feeling of nausea, queasiness, sickish. 4. affected by madness or insanity, demented, brainsick, crazy, unhinged.5. having a strong distaste for overindulgence, sick to death of, sick up to, tired of. 6. of light, lacking intensity or brightness, dim or feeble, wan, pallid, pale. 7. deeply affected by a strong feeling, as in "sick with envy." 8. shoddy, repellent, ghastly, grim, grisly, gruesome, macabre.
Sick vbTo eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth, vomit, spew, throw up, retch, chuck up, regurgitate. 2. to fall sick, sicken.
Sick phr"Sick as a Dog" - vomiting a great deal. 2. (fig) deeply concerned or depressed (often because of loss of opportunity).
Sickening adjDisgusting, nauseating, abhorrent, repugnance, detestable, fulsome, revolting.
Sicker adjFree from danger, or harm, secure, safe. 2. associated with safety or security from danger. 2. that may be depended on, on which one can put reliance, trust or certainty, sure. 3. having a firm foundation or support, unshaken part. 4. not liable to be distorted or unsettled, stable, assured, fixed, definite. 5. prudent, careful, undutiable, absolutely, certain. 6. genuine, good. 7. certain of it's effect, effective, sure. 8. having assured possession of something. 9. having confidence, or certain knowledge, fully assured or convinced. 10. having a sense of security. 11. assured of it's objective, confident, certain. 12. with safety, security, confident. 13. as a certainty, fact. 14. effective, with strength, firmly. 15. securely without risk of failing or shifting.
Sicker vbTo ooze, trickle, leak.
Sickerhood nAssurance, certainty.
SickeringnSecurity, secureness, safety, cautionness.
Sickerhood nAssurance, certainty, conviction.
Sickering nSecureness, security, safety, cautionness.
Sickerly advWith full certainty, conviction. 2. without doubt, undoubtedly, certainty, decidely, assuredly. 3. positively, confidently with assurance. a firm manner, firmly, fast. 5. in a manner of obligation, binding. 6. in a steady or stable manner. 7. with certainty of result, efficaciously. 8. sharply, severely, smoothly.
Sickerness nCertain prospect or possession of something, assurance, certainty. 2. Certainty as regard of feeling secure . 3. of sense of security, self-confidence. 4. state of condition of security; a freedom from danger or harm. 5. assured of source of security. 6. contract, bond, pledge. 7. safe keeping, safe custody.
Sick-house nA hospital.
Sickle nAn edged tool with a curved blade and a long handle used for cutting grass or crops.
Sickle vbTo cut with a sickle or scythe.
Sickle vbTo be ill, fall ill, to become sick, to ail.
Sickle-smith nA maker of sickles.
Sickless adjFree from sickness, ill-less, well, healthy
Sicklewe adjSickly, unhealthy, diseased, ill-ridden.
Sicklewort nPrunella vulgaris.
Sickling nAction of cutting with a sickle or scythe. 2. one who is often sick and delicate or unhealthy, esp. a child.
Sickly adjUnwell, unhealthy, ill.
Sickman nA sick person; a patient.
Sickness nIll-health, morbidity, disease. 2. illness; the state of being sick. 2. a particular form of disease, esp. nausea. 3. any disordered or weakness state, as "soul sickness."
Side nAny of the faces of a thing, specially, not the top or base; or not an end. 2. one of the lines limiting a plane form. 3. right or left (side) of a body, specially, from under arm to top the leg. 3a. One or two or more contrasted surfaces, parts, or places: inside and outside. 4. part of a thing to right or left of the middle division. 4a. the lateral half of a slaughtered animal; the carcass. 5. part or place near the edge and away from the middle of a thing. 6. space near, about, direction facing, one's part, person or thing. 6. part of a question etc., question seen from one point of view. 7. cause supported by one of two opposing factions or groups in war, politics, sport etc. 8. a family connection, esp. by descent through one parent, as in my father's side. 8. the behaviour of a person over-pleased with himself; an air or bearing of being self-important; pretentiousness, superciliousness. 9. all around and about: on all sides. 10. support or approval given to one; being on the side of. 11. put out of the way, put out of the way for future use: put to one side. 11. a less important issue than some other one: a side thing or issue. 12. support given to someone in an argument, dispute: take side or side with. 14. an extra-marital relationship: a bit on the side.
Side vbTo take up the cause of. 2. To cut into sides, as a carcass.
Side-bone nPart of the pelvis on either side of a bird or fowl which is easily separated from the backbone in carving. 2. sometimes the scapula or shoulder blade.
Side by side phrClose together, abreast, close at hand, near to, touching or near to, in company or along with.
Side-light nA course of business, an interest pursued aside from one's regular occupation; a hobby. 2. a view or light on some question or matter from a unlooked direction.
Side-line nWork, interest, taken up in addition to one's chief one.
Side-long advMoving, turning to one side.
Sideman nA partisan, a supporter, follower, a sider, sidesman. 2. a supporting musician in a band. 3. a person going around with a plate etc. collecting money in church.
Sideness nThe state or postion of being sideways or side-on.
Sidenhand advOn one side, aside, to the side.
Side on advAspect or look of various bodies, animal, persons, things etc. vieved from the side
Sider nOne who sides, or takes sides with a person or cause; a partisan, follower, supporter, fellow-traveller.
Sides phr"To take sides." -- to attach oneself to; give attendance, one or two opposing sides or parties.
Sideshow nA small show incidental to a larger or more important one. 2. a minor exhibition at a fair. 3. any subordinate issue or matter.
Sidestep nA step or movement to one side, as of a boxer. 2. a step on the side of a thing for ascending and descending.
Sidestep vbTo step to one side, avoid or negate responsibilty. 2. to avoid as an issue, or postpone, as a decision, evade.
Sidestreet nA street intersecting a main street and terminating there.
Side-swipe nIndirect rebuke, censure, hint.
Sidewalk nA path or pavement at the side of a street for the use of a pedestrian. 2. a footpath; a footway at the side of a road.
Sidewalk outline nThe chalked out figure of the corpse at a crime scene.
Sidewards adj, advDirected or moving towards or from the side, lateral.
Sideways advFrom one side; to, from, one side; with front turned to side. 2. so as to incline towards the side, or with the side forward -- moving it sideways. 3. towards one side, askance, obliquel, indirectly. 4. moving to or from one side, as in a sideways glance.
Sidewise advIn a lateral direction, sidewards, sideways. 2. to one side. 3. on or from the side. 4. in an indirect manner. 5. directed towards one side.
Side with vbTo arrange oneself on the side of; to take the part of. 2. to agree or agree in opinion with. 3. back, back up, champion, fall in with, get behind, go in with, stand behind, stand in with, stick by, stick up for, string along with, team with, throw lot in with.
Siding nThe act of taking sides, as in a controversy. 2. a railway track that runs beside the main line. 3.
Sidle n A sideway step, sidling
Sidle vbTo move sideways, esp. in a cautious or stealthy way.
Sidth nA side, length, depth, sith.
Sidy adjInclined to put on one side.
Sieve nA vessel used by witches to sail in. 2. a divination tool. 3. used as a measure, or for holding anything.
Sight nThe power of seeing things; seeing, eyesight; field of vision. 2. aspect, appearance, look, view. 3. person or thing whose look, general condition, gives a shock to the eye; a spectacle; eyesore. 4. the second a person is seen; a glimpse. 5. a glance, gander, observation.
Sight vbSuddenly see or catch sight of. 2. to behold, discern, distinguish, glimpse, observe, percieve
Sighthound nA hound or dog that hunts by speed and sight.
Sightly adjBeautiful, fair, comely, handsome, sheen, pleasing to the eye, visible, conspicious, keen-sighted, clever.
Sight-seeing nThe visiting of objects of interest: sights of the town, mainly by visitors and tourists
Sightsman nOne who points out sights or objects of interest to tourists. 2. a local guide, tourist guide, cicerone.
Sightworthy adjSighty; worthy of being visited. 2. worth seeing or visiting.
Sike nA watercourse, small stream, creek, beck, bourne. 2. gully, dip, or hollow. 3. a stretch of meadow, mead, field
Silk nThe creamy-white or yellowish, very fine natural, strong, soft fibre product by various insects, especially by larvae of the silkworm, to form their cocoons. 2. cloth, thread or garments made of silk. 4. Slang: "to hit the silk" -- to descend from an areoplane by parachute.
Silk vbTo clothe or cover with silk; to be silkened.
Silken adjMade or consisting of silk, silky, silken. 2. silk-like, soft, glossy, shining, lustrous. 3. elegant, ingratiating of words, flattering. 4. of persons, their looks or voice: effeminate, soft, sweet, balmy, gentle. 4. soft , low in sound.
Silk vbTo clothe or cover with silk; to be silkened or have a silky lustre.
Sill nThe piece of wood or stone-work forming the lower horizontal part a the window opening. 2. the threshold of a door or gateway; the lower part of a door case. 4. the floor of a gallery in a mine.
Sillikin nA simpleton, fool, blockhead, dill.
Silily advPoorly, badly or in a senseless manner. 2. in a foolish manner, absurd
Silliness nThe quality or state of being silly, foolish, trifling, mentally incaapable.
Silly adjWithout good sense, simple, foolish, imbecilic, idiotic, fatuous. 2. frail, weak, feeble, helpless, defenceless, esp. of women and children. 3. of animals, sleeplike. 4. weak, feeble, sickly, ailing, insignificant, trifling. 5. scanty, meagre, poor, sorry. 6. unlearned, unsophisticated, rustic, ignorant. 7. mental or physical incapable.
Silver nA soft white metallic element, sonorous, ductile with malleable and capable of a high degree of polish. 2. a soft, white, precious, univalent metallic element having the highest electrical thermal conductivity of any metal. 3. a metallic element of various light shades or hue: lustrous, grey, argent, slivery, silverish, light ash-grey, ash grey or silver grey.
Silver vbTo cover with silver ; give a silver appearance. 2. to acquire a silver colour. 3. to impart a brightness on something. 4. to make hoary or white like silver.
Silver foxnVariety of the common fox (Vulpes vulpes) found in the northern parts of Europe, Asia and America. 2. a dark-haired man with silvery-grey tips or threads through his hair.
Silvern adjMade of silver
Silver slumber nA sweet, gentle, peaceful sleep or nap.
Silver-tongue nPerson readily, clear, effective, fluent, eloquent of speech. 2. silver-voice, clear and ringing.
Silver Tree nA monument fashioned by Guillaume Boucher, a Parisian silversmith who was captured during the Mongol invasion of Eastern European. Boucher had the Silver tree erected in the middle of the palace courtyard at Karakorum. The original disappeared centuries ago; today, on the site of Karakorum, the Mongolian government has set up a reproduction of Boucher's Silver Tree.
Silverwort nPotentilla anserina, goose grass, wild tansy.
Sin nMoral wrongdoing, offencee against God, misdeed, trangression, trepass, offence.
Sin advThen, thereupon, thereafter, afterwords, subsequently, from that time onwards, before now, ago, long sin, for a long time before, from after, subsequent to, from or since the time that. 2. a contracted form of sithen; sen, syne, since.
Sin phr"Old Sins Have Long Shadows" - past misdeeds are liable to return to haunt a person.
Since advReduced form of sithence. 2. sineth.
Sine nSinew, huxen, hockshin.
Sin eater nA person who, through ritual means, would take on by means of food and drink (sin eating), the sins of a deceased person thus dissolving his or her soul and allowing the person to rest in peace.
Sineth advSince, alteration of sithen
Sinew nA rib in a leaf. 2. a nerve. 3. strength, energy, force. 3. the main strength, mainstay or chief force of something, as the "sinews of war," that is, the money of financing of the campaigns.
Sinew vbTo supply with a something to strengthen, as by sinew. 2. to enervate, harden, innure.
Sinewer nA strengther, a mainstay, driving force.
Sinewish adjPertaining to sinews and their strength, energy and vigour. 2. sinewy.
Sinewless adjDestitute or lacking, vigour, feeble, weak, powerless.
Sinflood nThe Deluge.
Sinful adjCharacterised by wickedness or iniquity; unholy. 2. having committed unrighteous acts. 3. far more than usual, over-the-top, extraordinary. 3. tainted, criminal, bad, damnable, evil, evil-doing.
Sing vbTo make a melodious sound with the voice. 2. make a ringing, whining or whistling sound. 3. to utter a musicall inflection or modulation of voice. 4. to celebrate or give praise in song. 5. to lull a child to sleep. 6. to accompany other musicians in singing. 7. to tell or recite something in poetry or verse. 8. cry out, complain. 9. to divulge confidential information or secrets, blab, babble, rat-on (prison slang)
Singe vbTo burn superficially, lightly burn ends or edges of something. 2. to remove hairs from carcases by lightly burning or by being singed. 3. to burn ,fire, cauterize. 4. used to describe the effect produce by extreme cold.
Singing-bone nThe funny bone or humerus.
Sing-song nAn occasion of feasting and musical celebration, esp. in PNG and some islands of The Pacific. 2. A ballad, piece of verse, having musical qualities, rather than poetical qualities, esp. one of a monotous or jingling cadence. 3. a tone of voice marked by a monotonous rise and fall, witha kind of singing effect. 4. an amateur concert of informal nature; a convivial meeting. 5. of persons, a mere jingling rythme or monotonous verse featuring trivial or simple singing.
Sing-song vbA music piece sung in a monotonous cadence or tone.
Singster nSinger, songstress.
Sink nA pool or pit formed by a hole in the ground for the collection of waste, water, sewage etc. 2. a cesspool, a container for filth or ordure. 3. a conduit, drain for dirty water, sewage, sewer. 4. a basin for the collection of kitchen liquid waste: a kitchen sink. 5. a plumbing fixture consisting of a water basin fixed to a wall or a floor and having a drain pipe. 6. a depression in the ground with an underground way. 7. a covered cistern which waste water and sewage flow into. 8. cesspool, cesspit, sump.
Sink vbTo fall or descend to a lower place or level. 2. to cause to sink a sea vessel, such as a warship. 3. to pass into a petrified state or condition. 4. to go under water or into some soft substance, such as quicksand or a miasma. 5. to appear to move downard. 6. to fall or sink heavily; decline markedly, slump, fall off. 7. to be overwhelmed or depressed; to fall or sink from weakness; fail in strength; to decline; decay, decrease. 8. to fall, subside, drop, droop, lower, decline, decay, decrease, lessen.
Sink-hole nA hole or hollow, an opening or aa sink drain, for foul matter to run into or be thrown into (Also, fig.) 2. a hole, cavern, cavity, made in the earth by the action of water on soil or underlying ground and frequently forming the course of a river or stream underground. 3. cesspool, miasma.
Sinlessness nThe state of being unsullied by sin or moral wrong. 2. lacking a knowledge of evil; free from sin.
Sinner nA person whosins without resisting. 2. one who is persistent, incorrigible. 3. a trangressor, wrongdoer.
Sinnership nThe condition or state of being a sinner or living in sin.
Sinsick adjDistressed by one's own wrongdoings. 2. sin-soiled, blemished or soiled by sin.
Sinsyne advSince then, from the time, since syne.
Sipe vbOf liquids, water, to percolate or ooze through. 2. to drip or trickle slowly, to soak, sieve.
Sister nA female person who has the same parents, mother and father, as another person. 2. a nun, as ister of a religious order. 3. a female person who a member of a sorority, labour union, or other group. 4. a slang term for an attractive young woman.
Sistership nA kinship realtionship between a feamale off-spring and the siblings. 2. an association, society or sorority of women who are linked together by a common purpose, trade or interest.
Sister soul nKindred spirit, a female one, soul mate. 2. confidante, fellow-believer, compadre.
Sister tung nA cognate language or languages.
Sit n" A sit." 2. a bedsit: a furnished sitting room with sleeping accomodation (and some plumbing.)
Sit vbTo be seated or take a seat; to remain in a seated or settled position. 2. to rest on the haunches or the trunk of the body. 3. to be in session, as in a court. 4. to take a position for artistic purposes. 5. sit and travel on the back of an animal. 6. to be situated or located somewhere. 7. to look after a baby for its parents; that is: babysit. 8. show to a seat, as a usher. 9. to service in a professional capacity, sit on a board. 10. to rest, abide, remain in a position. 11. to lie, rest, remain, stay; to remain passive or inactive, or in a position of idleness or rest. 12. to befit, fit, for a jacket or coat. 13. to cover or waarm eggs for hatching. 14. to occupy a place, as a member of a body, such as a committee
Sit at vb"To sit at" -- to be subject to.
Sit at meat vb" To sit at meat' -- to be at the table for eating.
Sitch nA sike, stream, beck, bourne, watercourse, waterway.
Sith advThen, thereupon, afterwards, subsequently. 2. next in succession, oreder or place. 3. some or anytime since, ago. 4. "sith ago", long ago, before now. 5. continously or ever from, during the period, at some time or any time. 6. since a specified time. 6. from susequent, to, or since the time that, during.
Sithe nA going, journey, path, way. 2. fortune on a journey: also generally: fortune, hap, luck. 3. with cardinal numbers or equivalent term, denoting frequency of occurence, as in oftsithe; on or in one sithe; one in the same sithe: at one and the same time. 4. used to express multiplication of times, esp so many times ten or twenty; by-sithes. 5. used to express comparison.
Sithe vbTo go, journey, travel, voyage.
Sithence advSince
Sithre advAt a later time, subsequently.
Sit-in nA passive demonstration in which participants gather in government offices, movie theatres and various other places in order to protest against a percieved wrong or a social injustice.
Sit in vbTo join or become involved in a game, activity, business venture or deal. 2. to join a passive demonstration and sit in protest against a percieved wrong.
Sitter nOne who sits. 2. a persons who minds other people's children, home or pets etc. 3. a person sitting as a model.
Sit-up vbTo rise from a recumbent position or from sleep. 2. to sit with the body upright. 3. to sit with, and esp. late or through out the night with a sick or dying person.
Sit-uponnTo belong to a jury, commission, etc. as a member. 2. to hold discussions about and look into carefully, as in a cort case. 3. to suppress, hold onto, lock down or quash a matter, controversy, scandal, or secret.,
Sived nSiftings, bran, meal.
Sivedy adjFull of bran, siftings, grains.
Six nA cardinal number following five and preceding seven. 2. anything made up of six units or members.
Six and sevens nAll mixed up, without order and organisation.
Sixsome nAs one of six, with five others
Sixth adjNext in order after the fifth; one of six equal parts.
Sixtieth adjTenth in order after fifieth, the ordinal of sixty. 2. being one of sixty equal parts. 3. the quotient of a unity divided by sixty.

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