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Definition of "s" [s]

  • The 19th letter of the modern English alphabet. (noun)
  • Any of the speech sounds represented by the letter s. (noun)
  • The 19th in a series. (noun)
  • Something shaped like the letter S. (noun)
  • Second (unit of time) (abbreviation)
  • The 19th letter and 15th consonant of the modern English alphabet (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • A speech sound represented by this letter, usually an alveolar fricative, either voiceless, as in sit, or voiced, as in dogs (noun)
  • Something shaped like an S (noun)
  • (in combination) (noun)

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Use "s" in a sentence
  • "The mutual relations between the limits in the set l (s), and also between these limits and the limits in other sets l (s′), l (s″), ..., which arise from other abstractive sets s′, s″, etc., have a peculiar simplicity."
  • "Besides financial support and managerial experience, Mr. Rod é s Vil à values Mr. Bollor é 's long-term commitment to the group."
  • "HS: It was because there were no words, and I wanted Petra Hayden to do her thing, to do some "la la" 's, and she did these "ha ha"'s."