Synonyms and Antonyms 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 of sun sunlight, sunshine Words Related to sun sunburst; daylight; glare, shine Near Antonyms of sun cloudiness; penumbra, shade, shadiness, shadow, umbra
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 of sun luminary, sphere, starWords Related to sun cluster, constellation, galaxy; binary star, brown dwarf, dwarf, fixed star, gasser, giant star, lodestar (also loadstar), neutron star, nova, pulsar, quasar, red dwarf, red giant, red star, subdwarf, supercluster, supergiant, supernova, variable, variable star, white dwarf
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 Synonyms of sun aurora, cockcrow, dawning, day, daybreak, daylight, light, morn, morning, dawn, sunrise, sunupWords Related to sun daytime; forenoonNear Antonyms of sun dark, darkness, midnight, night, nighttime; afternoon, midday; dusk, evening, eventide, gloaming, twilightAntonyms of sun nightfall, sundown, sunset
4 public acknowledgment or admiration for an achievement Olympians basking in the sun of athletic achievement while the public still remembers them Synonyms of sun acclaim, accolade, applause, bay(s), credit, distinction, homage, honor, kudos, laud, laurels, props [slang], réclame, gloryWords Related to sun celebrity, fame, renown, repute; compliment, encomium, eulogy, panegyric, toast, tribute; acclamation, ovation, plaudit, praise, rave, rhapsody; citation, commendation, kudo, note, recommendation; elevation, enshrinement, enthronement, exaltation, glorification
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