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syr·up

also sir·up  (sĭr′əp, sûr′-)
n.
1. A thick, sweet, sticky liquid, consisting of a sugar base, natural or artificial flavorings, and water.
2. A thick, sugary liquid made by boiling down or otherwise concentrating plant sap, juice, or grain extracts.
3. A concentrated solution of sugar in water, often used as a vehicle for medicine.

[Middle English sirup, from Old French sirop, from Medieval Latin siropus, from Arabic šarāb, from šariba, to drink; see śrb in Semitic roots.]

syrup

(ˈsɪrəp)
n
1. (Cookery) a solution of sugar dissolved in water and often flavoured with fruit juice: used for sweetening fruit, etc
2. (Cookery) any of various thick sweet liquids prepared for cooking or table use from molasses, sugars, etc
3. (Pharmacology) a liquid medicine containing a sugar solution for flavouring or preservation
4. informal cloying sentimentality
5. (Hairdressing & Grooming) slang Brit a wig
vb (tr)
6. (Cookery) to bring to the consistency of syrup
7. (Cookery) to cover, fill, or sweeten with syrup
Ancient name: sirup
[C15: from Medieval Latin syrupus, from Arabic sharāb a drink, from shariba to drink: sense 4 from rhyming slang syrup of fig]
ˈsyrup-ˌlike adj

syr•up

(ˈsɪr əp, ˈsɜr-)

n.
1. any of various thick, sweet liquids prepared for table use from molasses, glucose, etc.
2. any of various preparations consisting of fruit juices, water, etc., boiled with sugar.
v.t.
3. to bring to the form or consistency of syrup.
4. to cover, fill, or sweeten with syrup.
[1350–1400; Middle English sirop < Middle French < Medieval Latin syrupus < Arabic sharāb a drink]
syr′up•like`, adj.

syrup


Past participle: syruped
Gerund: syruping

Imperative
syrup
syrup
Present
I syrup
you syrup
he/she/it syrups
we syrup
you syrup
they syrup
Preterite
I syruped
you syruped
he/she/it syruped
we syruped
you syruped
they syruped
Present Continuous
I am syruping
you are syruping
he/she/it is syruping
we are syruping
you are syruping
they are syruping
Present Perfect
I have syruped
you have syruped
he/she/it has syruped
we have syruped
you have syruped
they have syruped
Past Continuous
I was syruping
you were syruping
he/she/it was syruping
we were syruping
you were syruping
they were syruping
Past Perfect
I had syruped
you had syruped
he/she/it had syruped
we had syruped
you had syruped
they had syruped
Future
I will syrup
you will syrup
he/she/it will syrup
we will syrup
you will syrup
they will syrup
Future Perfect
I will have syruped
you will have syruped
he/she/it will have syruped
we will have syruped
you will have syruped
they will have syruped
Future Continuous
I will be syruping
you will be syruping
he/she/it will be syruping
we will be syruping
you will be syruping
they will be syruping
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been syruping
you have been syruping
he/she/it has been syruping
we have been syruping
you have been syruping
they have been syruping
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been syruping
you will have been syruping
he/she/it will have been syruping
we will have been syruping
you will have been syruping
they will have been syruping
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been syruping
you had been syruping
he/she/it had been syruping
we had been syruping
you had been syruping
they had been syruping
Conditional
I would syrup
you would syrup
he/she/it would syrup
we would syrup
you would syrup
they would syrup
Past Conditional
I would have syruped
you would have syruped
he/she/it would have syruped
we would have syruped
you would have syruped
they would have syruped
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.syrup - a thick sweet sticky liquidsyrup - a thick sweet sticky liquid    
sweetener, sweetening - something added to foods to make them taste sweeter
sugar syrup - sugar and water and sometimes corn syrup boiled together; used as sweetening especially in drinks
molasses - thick dark syrup produced by boiling down juice from sugar cane; especially during sugar refining
sorghum molasses, sorghum - made from juice of sweet sorghum
golden syrup, treacle - a pale cane syrup
grenadine - thin syrup made from pomegranate juice; used in mixed drinks
maple syrup - made by concentrating sap from sugar maples
corn syrup - syrup prepared from corn
Translations
دِبْس مُصَفّىعَصير مُرَكَّز، شَرابقَطْر
sirupmelasa
sirupmelassesaft
siirappi
sirup
szirupszörp
melassisíróp
シロップ
시럽
kaip sirupassirupo
sīrups
sirup
sirup
sirap
น้ำเชื่อม
şurupşeker şurubu
nước xi-rô

syrup

[ˈsɪrəp] N (Culin) → almíbar m, jarabe m (Med) → jarabe m

syrup

[ˈsɪrəp] n
(= sweet liquid) → sirop m
in syrup → au sirop
peaches in syrup → des pêches au sirop
(British) (also golden syrup) → mélasse f raffinée
(= medicine) → sirop m cough syrup

syrup

, (US also) sirup
nSirup m (also Med); (= preservative also)Saft m; syrup of figsFeigensaft m; fruit syrupFruchtsirup m; cough syrup (Med) → Hustensaft or -sirup m

syrup

[ˈsɪrəp] nsciroppo
golden syrup (Brit) → melassa raffinata

syrup

(ˈsirəp) , ((American) ˈsə:-) noun
1. water or the juice of fruits boiled with sugar and made thick and sticky.
2. a purified form of treacle.
ˈsyrupy adjective
of, or like, syrup.

syrup

قَطْر sirup sirup Sirup σιρόπι jarabe siirappi sirop sirup sciroppo シロップ 시럽 siroop sirup syrop xarope сироп sirap น้ำเชื่อม şurup nước xi-rô 糖浆

syr·up

n. jarabe, almíbar.

syrup

n jarabe m; cough — jarabe para la tos; high-fructose corn — jarabe de maíz de alta fructosa
References in classic literature ?
Two were playing dominoes at one of the little tables; three or four were seated round the stove, conversing as they smoked; the billiard-table in the centre was left alone for the time; the landlady of the Daybreak sat behind her little counter among her cloudy bottles of syrups, baskets of cakes, and leaden drainage for glasses, working at her needle.
I suppose Martha Mulwash did not mean to kill that baby when she dosed it with Dalby and soothing syrups; but she did kill it, and was tried for manslaughter."
It was filled with friandises, with luscious and toothsome bits--the finest of fruits, pates, a rare bottle or two, delicious syrups, and bonbons in abundance.
The store is on a corner about which coveys of ragged-plumed, hilarious children play and become candidates for the cough drops and soothing syrups that wait for them inside.
"Go to the kitchen and get me some syrup of violets." Villefort went immediately.
And once, I remember, a barkeeper mixed me a sweet temperance drink of syrup and soda- water.
"I'll do it," said Dolly, and getting up, she carefully passed the spoon over the frothing sugar, and from time to time shook off the clinging jam from the spoon by knocking it on a plate that was covered with yellow-red scum and blood-colored syrup. "How they'll enjoy this at tea-time!" she thought of her children, remembering how she herself as a child had wondered how it was the grown-up people did not eat what was best of all--the scum of the jam.
We had begun to roll popcorn balls with syrup when we heard a knock at the back door, and Tony dropped her spoon and went to open it.
The lines seemed pearls to me and his voice sweet as syrup; and afterwards, I may say ever since then, looking at the misfortune into which I have fallen, I have thought that poets, as Plato advised, ought to he banished from all well-ordered States; at least the amatory ones, for they write verses, not like those of 'The Marquis of Mantua,' that delight and draw tears from the women and children, but sharp-pointed conceits that pierce the heart like soft thorns, and like the lightning strike it, leaving the raiment uninjured.
"So, my beauty," said Hook, as if he spoke in syrup, "you are to see your children walk the plank."
The room was a tolerably large one, furnished with two heavy tables, some stools, a counter decorated with rows of bottles of syrup and alcohol.
At any rate, I have never believed in "cornering" syrup. My share of the syrup was usually about two tablespoonfuls, and those two spoonfuls of molasses were much more enjoyable to me than is a fourteen-course dinner after which I am to speak.