sun


sun

noun

Definition of SUN

1
the light given off by the star around which the planet Earth revolves <be sure to wear sunscreen if you plan to spend more than a few minutes in the sun>
Synonyms sunlight, sunshine
Related Words sunburst; daylight; glare, shine
2
a ball-shaped gaseous celestial body that shines by its own light <the incomprehensible vastness of a universe filled with billions of suns>
Synonyms luminary, sphere, sun
3
the first appearance of light in the morning or the time of its appearance <I'm afraid that for this long trip we shall have to leave with the sun>
Related Words daytime; forenoon
4
public acknowledgment or admiration for an achievement <Olympians basking in the sun of athletic achievement while the public still remembers them>

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