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Sweet vs. Sweat

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The main difference between Sweet and Sweat is that the Sweet is a basic taste and substance secreted by sweat gland.

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  • Sweet (adjective)

    Having a pleasant taste, especially one relating to the basic taste sensation induced by sugar.

    "a sweet apple"

  • Sweet (adjective)

    Having a taste of sugar.

  • Sweet (adjective)

    Containing a sweetening ingredient.

  • Sweet (adjective)

    Retaining a portion of sugar.

    "Sweet wines are better dessert wines."

  • Sweet (adjective)

    Not having a salty taste.

    "sweet butter"

  • Sweet (adjective)

    Having a pleasant smell.

    "a sweet scent"

  • Sweet (adjective)

    Not decaying, fermented, rancid, sour, spoiled, or stale.

    "sweet milk"

  • Sweet (adjective)

    Having a pleasant sound.

    "a sweet tune"

  • Sweet (adjective)

    Having a pleasing disposition.

    "a sweet child"

  • Sweet (adjective)

    Having a helpful disposition.

    "It was sweet of him to help out."

  • Sweet (adjective)

    Free from excessive unwanted substances like acid or sulphur.

    "sweet soil"

    "sweet crude oil"

  • Sweet (adjective)

    Very pleasing; agreeable.

    "The new Lexus was a sweet birthday gift."

  • Sweet (adjective)

    }} Romantically fixated, enamored (followed by with), fond (followed by of).

    "The attraction was mutual and instant; they were sweet on one another from first sight."

  • Sweet (adjective)

    Fresh; not salt or brackish.

    "sweet water"

  • Sweet (adjective)

    Pleasing to the eye; beautiful; mild and attractive; fair.

    "a sweet face; a sweet colour or complexion"

  • Sweet (adverb)

    In a sweet manner.

  • Sweet (noun)

    The basic taste sensation induced by sugar.

  • Sweet (noun)

    A confection made from sugar, or high in sugar content; a candy.

  • Sweet (noun)

    A food eaten for dessert.

    "Can we see the sweet menu, please?"

  • Sweet (noun)

    sweetheart; darling.

  • Sweet (noun)

    That which is sweet or pleasant in odour; a perfume.

  • Sweet (noun)

    Sweetness, delight; something pleasant to the mind or senses.

  • Sweat (noun)

    Fluid that exits the body through pores in the skin usually due to physical stress and/or high temperature for the purpose of regulating body temperature and removing certain compounds from the circulation.

  • Sweat (noun)

    A soldier (especially one who is old or experienced).

  • Sweat (noun)

    The sweating sickness.

  • Sweat (noun)

    Moisture issuing from any substance.

    "the sweat of hay or grain in a mow or stack"

  • Sweat (noun)

    A short run by a racehorse as a form of exercise.

  • Sweat (noun)

    Hard work; toil.

  • Sweat (verb)

    To emit sweat.

    "perspire"

  • Sweat (verb)

    To cause to excrete moisture from the skin; to cause to perspire.

    "His physicians attempted to sweat him by most powerful sudorifics."

  • Sweat (verb)

    To work hard.

    "slave|slog"

    "I've been sweating over my essay all day."

  • Sweat (verb)

    To extract money, labour, etc. from, by exaction or oppression.

    "to sweat a spendthrift"

    "to sweat labourers"

  • Sweat (verb)

    To worry.

    "fret|worry"

  • Sweat (verb)

    To worry about (something). from 20th c.

  • Sweat (verb)

    To emit, in the manner of sweat.

    "to sweat blood"

  • Sweat (verb)

    To emit moisture.

    "The cheese will start sweating if you don't refrigerate it."

  • Sweat (verb)

    To solder (a pipe joint) together.

  • Sweat (verb)

    To stress out.

    "Stop sweatin' me!"

  • Sweat (verb)

    To cook slowly in shallow oil without browning.

  • Sweat (verb)

    To remove a portion of (a coin), as by shaking it with others in a bag, so that the friction wears off a small quantity of the metal.

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  • Sweet (adjective)

    having the pleasant taste characteristic of sugar or honey; not salt, sour, or bitter

    "a cup of hot sweet tea"

  • Sweet (adjective)

    (of air, water, or food) fresh, pure, and untainted

    "lungfuls of the clean, sweet air"

  • Sweet (adjective)

    smelling pleasant like flowers or perfume; fragrant

    "a bunch of sweet-scented flowers"

  • Sweet (adjective)

    pleasing in general; delightful

    "it was the sweet life he had always craved"

  • Sweet (adjective)

    highly satisfying or gratifying

    "some sweet, short-lived revenge"

  • Sweet (adjective)

    used in expressions of assent or approval

    "Yeah, I'd like to come to the party. Sweet!"

  • Sweet (adjective)

    working, moving, or done smoothly or easily

    "the sweet handling of this motorcycle"

  • Sweet (adjective)

    (of sound) melodious or harmonious

    "the sweet notes of the flute"

  • Sweet (adjective)

    denoting music, especially jazz, played at a steady tempo without improvisation.

  • Sweet (adjective)

    (of a person or action) pleasant and kind or thoughtful

    "it was sweet of you to come"

    "a very sweet nurse came along"

  • Sweet (adjective)

    charming and endearing

    "a sweet little cat"

  • Sweet (adjective)

    infatuated or in love with

    "she seemed quite sweet on him"

  • Sweet (adjective)

    dear; beloved

    "my sweet love"

  • Sweet (adjective)

    used as a respectful form of address

    "go to thy rest, sweet sir"

  • Sweet (adjective)

    used for emphasis in various phrases and exclamations

    "What had happened? Sweet nothing"

  • Sweet (noun)

    a small shaped piece of confectionery made with sugar

    "a bag of sweets"

  • Sweet (noun)

    a sweet dish forming a course of a meal; a pudding or dessert.

  • Sweet (noun)

    used as an affectionate form of address

    "hello, my sweet"

  • Sweet (noun)

    the sweet part or element of something

    "you have had the bitter, now comes the sweet"

  • Sweet (noun)

    the pleasures or delights found in something

    "the sweets of office"

  • Sweat (noun)

    moisture exuded through the pores of the skin, typically in profuse quantities as a reaction to heat, physical exertion, fever, or fear

    "beads of sweat broke out on her brow"

  • Sweat (noun)

    an instance or period of being covered with sweat

    "we'd all worked up a sweat in spite of the cold"

    "even thinking about him made me break out in a sweat"

  • Sweat (noun)

    a state of flustered anxiety or distress

    "I don't believe he'd get into such a sweat about a girl"

  • Sweat (noun)

    hard work; effort

    "computer graphics take a lot of the sweat out of animation"

  • Sweat (noun)

    a laborious task or undertaking

    "helping to run the meeting was a bit of a sweat"

  • Sweat (noun)

    another term for sweatsuit or sweatpants

  • Sweat (noun)

    denoting loose casual garments made of thick, fleecy cotton

    "sweat tops and bottoms"

  • Sweat (verb)

    exude sweat

    "he was sweating profusely"

  • Sweat (verb)

    get rid of something from the body by exuding sweat

    "a well-hydrated body sweats out waste products more efficiently"

  • Sweat (verb)

    cause (a person or animal) to exude sweat by exercise or exertion

    "cold as it was, the climb had sweated him"

  • Sweat (verb)

    (of food or an object) ooze or exude beads of moisture on to its surface

    "cheese stored at room temperature will quickly begin to sweat"

  • Sweat (verb)

    (of a person) exert a great deal of strenuous effort

    "I've sweated over this for six months"

  • Sweat (verb)

    (of a person) be or remain in a state of extreme anxiety, typically for a prolonged period

    "if we let them sweat for a week, they'll be a lot more cooperative"

  • Sweat (verb)

    worry about (something)

    "he's not going to have a lot of time to sweat the details"

  • Sweat (verb)

    heat (chopped vegetables) slowly in a pan with a small amount of fat, so that they cook in their own juices

    "sweat the celery and onions with olive oil and seasoning"

  • Sweat (verb)

    (of chopped vegetables) be cooked slowly in a pan with a small amount of fat

    "let the chopped onion sweat gently for five minutes"

  • Sweat (verb)

    subject (metal) to surface melting, especially to fasten or join by solder without a soldering iron

    "the tyre is sweated on to the wooden parts"

Oxford Dictionary
  • Sweet (adjective)

    Having an agreeable taste or flavor such as that of sugar; saccharine; - opposed to sour and bitter; as, a sweet beverage; sweet fruits; sweet oranges.

  • Sweet (adjective)

    Pleasing to the smell; fragrant; redolent; balmy; as, a sweet rose; sweet odor; sweet incense.

  • Sweet (adjective)

    Pleasing to the ear; soft; melodious; harmonious; as, the sweet notes of a flute or an organ; sweet music; a sweet voice; a sweet singer.

  • Sweet (adjective)

    Pleasing to the eye; beautiful; mild and attractive; fair; as, a sweet face; a sweet color or complexion.

  • Sweet (adjective)

    Fresh; not salt or brackish; as, sweet water.

  • Sweet (adjective)

    Not changed from a sound or wholesome state. Specifically: (a) Not sour; as, sweet milk or bread. (b) Not state; not putrescent or putrid; not rancid; as, sweet butter; sweet meat or fish.

  • Sweet (adjective)

    Plaesing to the mind; mild; gentle; calm; amiable; winning; presuasive; as, sweet manners.

  • Sweet (noun)

    That which is sweet to the taste; - used chiefly in the plural.

  • Sweet (noun)

    That which is sweet or pleasant in odor; a perfume.

  • Sweet (noun)

    That which is pleasing or grateful to the mind; as, the sweets of domestic life.

  • Sweet (noun)

    One who is dear to another; a darling; - a term of endearment.

  • Sweet (adverb)

    Sweetly.

  • Sweet

    To sweeten.

  • Sweat (verb)

    To excrete sensible moisture from the pores of the skin; to perspire.

  • Sweat (verb)

    Fig.: To perspire in toil; to work hard; to drudge.

  • Sweat (verb)

    To emit moisture, as green plants in a heap.

  • Sweat

    To cause to excrete moisture from the skin; to cause to perspire; as, his physicians attempted to sweat him by most powerful sudorifics.

  • Sweat

    To emit or suffer to flow from the pores; to exude.

  • Sweat

    To unite by heating, after the application of soldier.

  • Sweat

    To get something advantageous, as money, property, or labor from (any one), by exaction or oppression; as, to sweat a spendthrift; to sweat laborers.

  • Sweat (noun)

    The fluid which is excreted from the skin of an animal; the fluid secreted by the sudoriferous glands; a transparent, colorless, acid liquid with a peculiar odor, containing some fatty acids and mineral matter; perspiration. See Perspiration.

  • Sweat (noun)

    The act of sweating; or the state of one who sweats; hence, labor; toil; drudgery.

  • Sweat (noun)

    Moisture issuing from any substance; as, the sweat of hay or grain in a mow or stack.

  • Sweat (noun)

    The sweating sickness.

  • Sweat (noun)

    A short run by a race horse in exercise.

Webster Dictionary
  • Sweet (noun)

    English phonetician; one of the founders of modern phonetics (1845-1912)

  • Sweet (noun)

    a dish served as the last course of a meal

  • Sweet (noun)

    a food rich in sugar

  • Sweet (noun)

    the taste experience when sugar dissolves in the mouth

  • Sweet (noun)

    the property of containing sugar

  • Sweet (adjective)

    having a pleasant taste (as of sugar)

  • Sweet (adjective)

    having a sweet nature befitting an angel or cherub;

    "an angelic smile"

    "a cherubic face"

    "looking so seraphic when he slept"

    "a sweet disposition"

  • Sweet (adjective)

    pleasing to the ear;

    "the dulcet tones of the cello"

  • Sweet (adjective)

    one of the four basic taste sensations; very pleasant; like the taste of sugar or honey

  • Sweet (adjective)

    pleasing to the senses;

    "the sweet song of the lark"

    "the sweet face of a child"

  • Sweet (adjective)

    pleasing to the mind or feeling;

    "sweet revenge"

  • Sweet (adjective)

    having a natural fragrance;

    "odoriferous spices"

    "the odorous air of the orchard"

    "the perfumed air of June"

    "scented flowers"

  • Sweet (adjective)

    (used of wines) having a sweet taste

  • Sweet (adjective)

    not soured or preserved;

    "sweet milk"

  • Sweet (adjective)

    with sweetening added

  • Sweet (adjective)

    not having a salty taste;

    "sweet water"

  • Sweet (adverb)

    in an affectionate or loving manner (`sweet' is sometimes a poetic or informal variant of `sweetly');

    "Susan Hayward plays the wife sharply and sweetly"

    "how sweet the moonlight sleeps upon this bank"

    "talking sweet to each other"

  • Sweat (noun)

    salty fluid secreted by sweat glands;

    "sweat poured off his brow"

  • Sweat (noun)

    agitation resulting from active worry;

    "don't get in a stew"

    "he's in a sweat about exams"

  • Sweat (noun)

    condensation of moisture on a cold surface;

    "the cold glasses were streaked with sweat"

  • Sweat (noun)

    use of physical or mental energy; hard work;

    "he got an A for effort"

    "they managed only with great exertion"

  • Sweat (verb)

    excrete perspiration through the pores in the skin;

    "Exercise makes one sweat"

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