noun, verb (used with object)
any of various thick, sweet liquids prepared for table use from molasses, glucose, etc., water, and often a flavoring agent.
any of various preparations consisting of fruit juices, water, etc., boiled with sugar:
Pharmacology. a concentrated sugar solution that contains medication or flavoring.
verb (used with object)
to bring to the form or consistency of syrup.
to cover, fill, or sweeten with syrup.
(US) a less common spelling of syrup
a solution of sugar dissolved in water and often flavoured with fruit juice: used for sweetening fruit, etc
any of various thick sweet liquids prepared for cooking or table use from molasses, sugars, etc
a liquid medicine containing a sugar solution for flavouring or preservation
(informal) cloying sentimentality
(Brit, slang) a wig
to bring to the consistency of syrup
to cover, fill, or sweeten with syrup
syrup syr·up (sĭr’əp, sûr’-)
A concentrated solution of sugar in water, often used as a vehicle for medicine.
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