S definitions

ĕs
Stere.
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Strange quark.
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Safety.
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Samuel.
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Satisfactory.
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Saturday.
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Shot.
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Siemens.
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Small.
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Soprano.
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Strike.
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Striker.
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Sunday.
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South.
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Southern.
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Section.
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Shilling.
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Singular.
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Sire.
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Solo.
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Son.
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Substantive.
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Saint.
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Sea.
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Signature.
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Signor.
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Signore.
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Used to form plural nouns.

Letters; ashes.

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Used to form the third person singular present tense of all regular and most irregular verbs.

Looks; holds; goes.

suffix
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Used to form adverbs.

They were caught unawares. He works nights.

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Used to form the possessive case of singular nouns, plural nouns that do not end in s, certain pronouns, and phrases that function as nouns or pronouns.

Nation's; women's; another's; the girl next door's cat.

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Is.

She's here.

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Has.

He's arrived.

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Does.

What's he want?

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Us.

Let's go.

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The nineteenth letter of the English alphabet: from the Greek sigma, a borrowing from the Phoenician.
noun
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Any of the speech sounds that this letter represents, as, in English, the (s) of soap or (z) of rise.
noun
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A type or impression for s or S.
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The nineteenth in a sequence or group.
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An object shaped like S.
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Of s or S.
adjective
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Nineteenth in a sequence or group.
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Shaped like S.
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School.
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Second(s)
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Section.
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See.
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Semi.
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Series.
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Shilling(s)
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Sign.
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Silver.
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Single.
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Singular.
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Sire.
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Society.
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Son.
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Soprano.
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South.
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Southern.
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Substantive.
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Sabbath.
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Safety (the player)
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Saint.
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Samuel.
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Saturday.
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Saxon.
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Seaman.
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Senate.
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September.
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Siemens.
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Signor.
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Single.
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Slim (garment width)
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Small.
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Society.
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South.
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South.
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Southern.
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Sunday.
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Write.
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Entropy.
symbol
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Sulfur.
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Forming the plural of most nouns.

Hips, shoes.

affix
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Forming the 3d pers. sing., pres. indic., of certain verbs.

Shouts, gives, runs.

affix
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Forming some adverbs.

Betimes, days.

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Forming the possessive singular of most nouns and noun phrases and of some pronouns.

A child's game, the defense attorney's case, the Senator from Maine's bill, one's own ideas.

affix
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Forming the possessive plural of nouns whose plural does not end in s.

A children's dictionary.

affix
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Forming the plural of letters and numbers.

Mind one's p's and q's; a pile of 10's on the table.

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Is.

He's here.

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Has.

She's done it.

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Does.

What's it matter?

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Us: used with the verb let in the contraction let's.
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Forming the possessive plural of most nouns.

Cats' whiskers, the Johnsons' children, Americans' eating habits.

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Signature.
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Abbreviation of second (of time), second (of an arc)
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(1) A mode of Windows 10. See Windows 10 S.
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(S Sharp) A Smalltalk scripting language from the now defunct Smallscript Corporation, Half Moon Bay, CA. A superset of Smalltalk-98, S# used the Smallscript Agile Object System (AOS) Runtime Execution Engine to interpret the source code on the fly. An S#.NET compiler for the Visual Studio .NET environment was also available. See Smalltalk.
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The symbol for entropy. See entropy.
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S interface or Reference Point S in ISDN. See ReferencePoint S.
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Chat room talk meaning “smiling.”
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The nineteenth letter of the English alphabet, called ess and written in the Latin script.
letter
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The ordinal number nineteenth, derived from this letter of the English alphabet, called ess and written in the Latin script.
numeral
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(metrology) Abbreviation for the scruple (unit of mass in the apothecaries' system)
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Alternative form of s..
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Plural form of ?
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(physics) Subatomic particles predicted by supersymmetry; the boson equivalent of known fermions.
prefix
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(topology) Sphere (the surface of a three-dimensional ball)
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(topology) Circle.
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(topology) An n-dimensional sphere; the surface of an (n+1)-dimensional ball.
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(computing) The ASCII control character device control 3 in caret notation.
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(informal or even humorous) Replace the following string with the one that appears after it.

I hate you, you idiot!

Erm, s/hate/love/ and s/idiot/lovable fellow/.

verb
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The definition of s is the nineteenth letter of the English alphabet.

An example of s is the first letter of the word "spatula."

noun
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The 19th letter of the modern English alphabet.
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Any of the speech sounds represented by the letter s.
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The 19th in a series.
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Something shaped like the letter S.
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Second (unit of time)
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Second (of arc)
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Origin of s

This comes from the command s, originally in ed but found in Perl, to replace one string with another. Although the command does not require slashes — other punctuation can be used — in this informal (i.e., outside of scripting) verb slashes are virtually universally used.