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English noun: Sun

1. Sun (object) the star that is the source of light and heat for the planets in the solar system

SamplesThe sun contains 99.85% of the mass in the solar system.
The Earth revolves around the Sun.

Instance hypernymstar

Part holonymchromosphere, photosphere

Member meronymsolar system

2. sun (phenomenon) the rays of the sun

SamplesThe shingles were weathered by the sun and wind.

Synonymssunlight, sunshine

Broader (hypernym)light, visible light, visible radiation

Narrower (hyponym)sunburst

Part holonymsunbeam, sunray

3. sun (person) a person considered as a source of warmth or energy or glory etc

Broader (hypernym)important person, influential person, personage

4. sun (object) any star around which a planetary system revolves

Broader (hypernym)star

5. Sun (time) first day of the week; observed as a day of rest and worship by most Christians

SynonymsDominicus, Lord's Day, Sunday

Broader (hypernym)day of rest, rest day

Part meronymweekend

English verb: sun

1. sun (body) expose one's body to the sun


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Somebody ----s PP

Broader (hypernym)lie

2. sun (perception) expose to the rays of the sun or affect by exposure to the sun

SamplesInsolated paper may turn yellow and crumble.
These herbs suffer when sunned.

Synonymsinsolate, solarise, solarize

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)expose

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