verb (used with object)
Chiefly British Slang. to investigate or figure out (usually followed by out).
verb (transitive) (slang)
(often foll by out) to attempt to work out (a situation, person’s character, etc), esp using one’s intuition
Also sus. to become aware of; suspect (esp in the phrase suss it)
sharpness of mind; social astuteness
verb (used with object) 1. to support, hold, or bear up from below; bear the weight of, as a structure. 2. to bear (a burden, charge, etc.). 3. to undergo, experience, or suffer (injury, loss, etc.); endure without giving way or yielding. 4. to keep (a person, the mind, the spirits, etc.) from giving way, […]
[suh-stey-nuh-bil-i-tee] /səˌsteɪ nəˈbɪl ɪ ti/ noun 1. the ability to be sustained, supported, upheld, or confirmed. 2. Environmental Science. the quality of not being harmful to the environment or depleting natural resources, and thereby supporting long-term ecological balance: The committee is developing sustainability standards for products that use energy.
adjective 1. capable of being supported or upheld, as by having its weight borne from below. 2. pertaining to a system that maintains its own viability by using techniques that allow for continual reuse: sustainable agriculture. Aquaculture is a sustainable alternative to overfishing. 3. able to be maintained or kept going, as an action or […]
noun 1. any of a number of environmentally friendly farming methods that preserve an ecological balance by avoiding depletion of natural resources.