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sugar

 
Noun sugar has 3 senses
  1. sugar, refined sugar - a white crystalline carbohydrate used as a sweetener and preservative
    --1 is a kind of sweetening, sweetener
    --1 has particulars:
     caramel, caramelized sugar; lump sugar; sugarloaf, sugar loaf, loaf sugar; cane sugar; granulated sugar; beet sugar; corn sugar; brown sugar
    Derived form: verb sugar1
  2. carbohydrate, saccharide, sugar - 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
    --2 is a kind of macromolecule, supermolecule
    --2 has particulars:
     ribose; beet sugar; cane sugar; deoxyribose; invert sugar; maple sugar; monosaccharide, monosaccharose, simple sugar; oligosaccharide; polysaccharide, polyose; jaggery, jagghery, jaggary; wood sugar, xylose
  3. boodle, bread, cabbage, clams, dinero, dough, gelt, kale, lettuce, lolly, lucre, loot, moolah, pelf, scratch, shekels, simoleons, sugar, wampum - informal terms for money
    --3 is a kind of money
Verb sugar has 1 sense
  1. sugar, saccharify - sweeten with sugar; "sugar your tea"
    --1 is one way to sweeten, dulcify, edulcorate, dulcorate
    Derived form: noun sugar1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
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