Meaning of SWEAT in English

SWEAT

vi the sweating sickness.

2. sweat ·impf & ·p.p. of sweat.

3. sweat ·vi a short run by a race horse in exercise.

4. sweat ·vi to emit moisture, as green plants in a heap.

5. sweat ·vt to unite by heating, after the application of soldier.

6. sweat ·vi fig.: to perspire in toil; to work hard; to drudge.

7. sweat ·vt to emit or suffer to flow from the pores; to exude.

8. sweat ·vi the act of sweating; or the state of one who sweats; hence, labor; toil; drudgery.

9. sweat ·vi moisture issuing from any substance; as, the sweat of hay or grain in a mow or stack.

10. sweat ·vi to excrete sensible moisture from the pores of the skin; to perspire.

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

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

13. sweat ·vi 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.

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