Synonyms of sun


1. sun, Sun

usage: the star that is the source of light and heat for the planets in the solar system; "the sun contains 99.85% of the mass in the solar system"; "the Earth revolves around the Sun"

2. sunlight, sunshine, sun, light, visible light, visible radiation

usage: the rays of the sun; "the shingles were weathered by the sun and wind"

3. sun, important person, influential person, personage

usage: a person considered as a source of warmth or energy or glory etc

4. sun, star

usage: any star around which a planetary system revolves

5. Sunday, Lord's Day, Dominicus, Sun, rest day, day of rest

usage: first day of the week; observed as a day of rest and worship by most Christians


1. sun, sunbathe, lie

usage: expose one's body to the sun

2. sun, insolate, solarize, solarise, expose

usage: expose to the rays of the sun or affect by exposure to the sun; "insolated paper may turn yellow and crumble"; "These herbs suffer when sunned"

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Definition and meaning of sun (Dictionary)