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6 entries found for sweat.
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Main Entry: 1sweat
Pronunciation: primarystressswet
Function: verb
Inflected Form(s): sweat or sweat·ed; sweat·ing
1 : to give off salty moisture through the pores of the skin : PERSPIRE
2 : to give off or cause to give off moisture
3 : to collect drops of moisture on the surface <a pitcher of ice water sweats on a hot day>
4 a : to undergo anxiety or stress <sweated through the test> b slang : to worry about
5 : to get rid of or lose by perspiring <sweat off weight>
6 : to work very hard

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