Definitions of sugar

  1. To sprinkle or cover with sugar; sweeten; to make less disagreeable by flattery.
  2. To sprinkle, or mix with sugar: to compliment.
  3. To sprinkle or mix with sugar.
  4. To sweeten or cover with sugar.
  5. By extension, anything resembling sugar in taste or appearance; as, sugar of lead ( lead acetate), a poisonous white crystalline substance having a sweet taste.
  6. Compliment or flattery used to disguise or render acceptable something obnoxious; honeyed or soothing words.
  7. 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.
  8. To impregnate, season, cover, or sprinkle with sugar; to mix sugar with.
  9. To cover with soft words; to disguise by flattery; to compliment; to sweeten; as, to sugar reproof.
  10. To impregnate, season, cover, sprinkle, or mix with sugar, or as with sugar; to sweeten.
  11. To season, sweeten, or cover with sugar.
  12. an essential structural component of living cells and source of energy for animals; includes simple sugars with small molecules as well as macromolecular substances; are classified according to the number of monosaccharide groups they contain
  13. a white crystalline carbohydrate used as a sweetener and preservative
  14. A sweet crystalline substance obtained from sugar cane, sugar beets, etc.; any sweet substance like sugar, as glucose.
  15. A sweet substance obtained chiefly from a kind of cane.
  16. Sweet substance obtained from the sugar- cane, maple, & c.
  17. A well- known, sweet, crystalline substance, obtained from the sugar- cane, and also the beet, maple, and other plants.
  18. The sweet substance obtained from the expressed juice of the sugar- cane, beet- root, & c.
  19. Made of sugar. Sugar of lead, acetate of lead, a sweet but highly poisonous substance.
  20. Made of or resembling sugar.