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  Definition of sweat
  1. use of physical or mental energy; hard work; "he got an A for effort"; "they managed only with great exertion"
  2. salty fluid secreted by sweat glands; "sweat poured off his brow"
  3. condensation of moisture on a cold surface; "the cold glasses were streaked with sweat"
  4. agitation resulting from active worry; "don''t get in a stew"; "he''s in a sweat about exams"
  5. excrete perspiration through the pores in the skin; "Exercise makes one sweat"
Similar Words: effort, elbow grease, exertion, travail, perspiration, sudor, fret, stew, lather, swither, sudate, perspire

 

See Also: sweat off

 

Hyponyms: struggle, trouble, difficulty, least effort, least resistance, strain, straining, exercise, exercising, physical exercise, physical exertion, workout, pull, application, diligence, overkill, supererogation, overexertion, friction, detrition, rubbing, swelter

 

Derivational Morphology: labor, labour, toil, fag, travail, grind, drudge, dig, moil, exert, sudate, perspire, grizzle, brood, stew, fuss, niggle, fret, perspiration, sweating, diaphoresis, sudation, hidrosis, sudor, perspirer, sweater

 

Anagrams: waste, tawse

 

Language Translations:
Albanian: djersë   Danish: sved  
Dutch: zweet and zweten   Finnish: hiki and hikoilla  
French: sueur and transpirer   German: Schweiß and schwitzen  
Icelandic: sviti and svitna   Italian: sudare and sudore  
Japanese: and 汗をかく   Latin: sudor  
Polish: pocić się and pot   Portuguese: suor  
Romanian: sudoare   Russian: пот and потеть  
Spanish: sudar and sudor   Swahili: jasho  
Swedish: svett and svettas   Telugu: చెమట  
Turkish: ter  
 
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