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1. sweet  (noun) 
the property of containing sugar

  Also known as: sweetness


  More Specific:
saccharinity - the sweetness of saccharin
sugariness - the sweetness of sugar


  More Generic:
    taste property


2. sweet  (noun) 
the taste experience when sugar dissolves in the mouth

  Also known as: sweetness, sugariness


  More Generic:
    taste     taste sensation     gustatory sensation     taste perception     gustatory perception


3. sweet  (noun) 
a food rich in sugar

  Also known as: confection, confectionery


  More Specific:
confiture - preserved or candied fruit
sweetmeat - a sweetened delicacy (as a preserve or pastry)
candy - a rich sweet made of flavored sugar and often combined with fruit or nuts
hardbake - a British sweet made with molasses and butter and almonds
chewing gum / gum - a preparation (usually made of sweetened chicle) for chewing
candied apple / candy apple / taffy apple / caramel apple / toffee apple - an apple that is covered with a candy-like substance (usually caramelized sugar)
center / centre - the sweet central portion of a piece of candy that is enclosed in chocolate or some other covering
comfit - candy containing a fruit or nut
maraschino / maraschino cherry - cherry preserved in true or imitation maraschino liqueur
nonpareil - colored beads of sugar used as a topping on e.g. candies and cookies


  More Generic:
    dainty     delicacy     goody     kickshaw     treat


4. sweet  (noun) 
a dish served as the last course of a meal

  Also known as: dessert, afters


  More Specific:
ambrosia - fruit dessert made of oranges and bananas with shredded coconut
baked Alaska - cake covered with ice cream and meringue browned quickly in an oven
blancmange - sweet almond-flavored milk pudding thickened with gelatin or cornstarch
charlotte - a mold lined with cake or crumbs and filled with fruit or whipped cream or custard
compote / fruit compote - dessert of stewed or baked fruit
dumpling - dessert made by baking fruit wrapped in pastry
flan - open pastry filled with fruit or custard
frozen dessert - any of various desserts prepared by freezing
junket - dessert made of sweetened milk coagulated with rennet
mousse - a light creamy dessert set with gelatin
peach melba - ice cream and peaches with a liqueur
whip - a dessert made of sugar and stiffly beaten egg whites or cream and usually flavored with fruit
pudding - any of various soft sweet desserts thickened usually with flour and baked or boiled or steamed
syllabub / sillabub - sweetened cream beaten with wine or liquor
tiramisu - an Italian dessert consisting of layers of sponge cake soaked with coffee and brandy or liqueur layered with mascarpone cheese and topped with grated chocolate
trifle - jam-spread sponge cake soaked in wine served with custard sauce
zabaglione / sabayon - light foamy custard-like dessert served hot or chilled


  More Generic:
    course


5. Sweet  (noun) 
English phonetician; one of the founders of modern phonetics (1845-1912)

  Also known as: Henry Sweet


  More Generic:
    phonetician


6. sweet  (s) 
having a natural fragrance; "odoriferous spices"; "the odorous air of the orchard"; "the perfumed air of June"; "scented flowers"



  Similar:
    fragrant


7. sweet  (s) 
not having a salty taste; "sweet water"

  Also known as: unsalty


  Similar:
    fresh


8. sweet  (s) 
having a sweet nature befitting an angel or cherub; "an angelic smile"; "a cherubic face"; "looking so seraphic when he slept"; "a sweet disposition"

  Also known as: angelic, angelical, cherubic, seraphic


  Similar:
    lovable     loveable


9. sweet  (s) 
pleasing to the ear; "the dulcet tones of the cello"

  Also known as: dulcet, honeyed, mellifluous, mellisonant


  Similar:
    melodious     melodic     musical


10. sweet  (s) 
pleasing to the mind or feeling; "sweet revenge"

  Also known as: gratifying


  Similar:
    pleasing


11. sweet  (s) 
pleasing to the senses; "the sweet song of the lark"; "the sweet face of a child"



  Similar:
    pleasing


12. sweet  (s) 
with sweetening added

  Also known as: sugared, sweetened


  Similar:
    sugary


13. sweet  (adj) 
(used of wines) having a sweet taste



  See Also:
    sugary     sweet


  Opposite of:
    dry


14. sweet  (adj) 
having a pleasant taste (as of sugar)



  See Also:
    sugary     sweet     tasteful


  Similar:
    cloying     saccharine     syrupy     treacly     sweetish


  Opposite of:
    sour


15. sweet  (s) 
not soured or preserved; "sweet milk"

  Also known as: fresh, unfermented


  Similar:
    unsoured


16. sweet  (s) 
one of the four basic taste sensations; very pleasant; like the taste of sugar or honey



  Similar:
    tasteful


17. sweet  (adv/adj) 
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"- Shakespeare; "talking sweet to each other"

  Also known as: sweetly


  Category:
    poetry / poesy / verse / colloquialism

  Pertainym:
    angelic     angelical     cherubic     seraphic     sweet


 

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