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     1. adv. (manner) In a figurative manner.
     2. adv. (speech act) Used to indicate that what follows is to be taken as a figure of speech, not literally.
     1. pron. An uncertain or unspecified thing; one thing.
           I must have forgotten to pack something, but I can't think what.
           I have something for you in my bag.
           I have a feeling something good is going to happen today.
     5. pron. (colloquial, of someone or something) A quality to a moderate degree.
           The performance was something of a disappointment.
           That child is something of a genius.
     8. pron. (colloquial, of a person) A talent or quality that is difficult to specify.
           She has a certain something.
     10. pron. (colloquial, often with really or quite) Somebody or something who is superlative in some way.
           He's really something! I've never heard such a great voice.
           She's quite something. I can't believe she would do such a mean thing.
     13. adj. Having a characteristic that the speaker cannot specify.
     14. adv. (degree) Somewhat; to a degree.
           The baby looks something like his father.
     16. adv. (degree, colloquial) To a high degree.
     17. v. Applied to an action whose name is forgotten by, unknown or unimportant to the user, e.g. from words of a song.
     18. n. An object whose nature is yet to be defined.
     19. n. An object whose name is forgotten by, unknown or unimportant to the user, e.g., from words of a song. Also used to refer to an object earlier indefinitely referred to as 'something' (pronoun sense).
     1. adj. Having a pleasant taste, especially one relating to the basic taste sensation induced by sugar.
           a sweet apple
     3. adj. Having a taste of sugar.
     4. adj. Containing a sweetening ingredient.
     5. adj. (wine) Retaining a portion of sugar.
           Sweet wines are better dessert wines.
     7. adj. Not having a salty taste.
           sweet butter
     9. adj. Having a pleasant smell.
           a sweet scent
     11. adj. Not decaying, fermented, rancid, sour, spoiled, or stale.
           sweet milk
     13. adj. Having a pleasant sound.
           a sweet tune
     15. adj. Having a pleasing disposition.
           a sweet child
     17. adj. Having a helpful disposition.
           It was sweet of him to help out.
     19. adj. (mineralogy) Free from excessive unwanted substances like acid or sulphur.
           sweet soil
           sweet crude oil
     22. adj. (informal) Very pleasing; agreeable.
           The new Lexus was a sweet birthday gift.
     24. adj. (anchor, be_sweet_on)(informal, followed by m, en, on) Romantically fixated, enamored (followed by m, en, with), fond (followed by m, en, of).
           The attraction was mutual and instant; they were sweet on one another from first sight.
     26. adj. (obsolete) Fresh; not salt or brackish.
           sweet water
     28. adj. Pleasing to the eye; beautiful; mild and attractive; fair.
           a sweet face; a sweet colour or complexion
     30. adv. In a sweet manner.
     31. n. The basic taste sensation induced by sugar.
     32. n. (, British) A confection made from sugar, or high in sugar content; a candy.
     33. n. (, British) A food eaten for dessert.
           Can we see the sweet menu, please?
     35. n. sweetheart; darling.
     36. n. (obsolete) That which is sweet or pleasant in odour; a perfume.
     37. n. (obsolete) Sweetness, delight; something pleasant to the mind or senses.
     1. conj. Connects at least two alternative words, phrases, clauses, sentences, etc. each of which could make a passage true. In English, this is the inclusive or. The exclusive or is formed by either(...)or.
     2. conj. Logical union of two sets of values. There are two forms, an exclusive or and an inclusive or.
     3. conj. Counts the elements before and after as two possibilities.
     4. conj. Otherwise; a consequence of the condition that the previous is false
           It's raining! Come inside or you'll catch a cold!
     6. conj. Connects two equivalent names.
           the country Myanmar or Burma
     8. n. (logic, electronics) alternative form of OR
     9. n. (tincture) The gold or yellow tincture on a coat of arms.
           1909, The metals are gold and silver, these being termed or and argent. — Arthur Charles Fox-Davies, A Complete Guide to Heraldry
           1889, In engraving, Or is expressed by dots. — Charles Norton Elvin, A Dictionary of Heraldry
     12. adj. (tincture) Of gold or yellow tincture on a coat of arms.
     13. adv. (obsolete) Early (on).
     14. adv. (obsolete) Earlier, previously.
     15. prep. (now, archaic or dialect) Before; ere.
     1. adj. Worthy to be desired; pleasing; agreeable.
           This applicant has almost all desirable properties.
     3. n. A thing that people want; something that is desirable.
           There are plenty of desirables on display in the window.
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