• Sours Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) Source. See Source.

• Sour Definition & Synonyms

  1. (v. t.) To cause or permit to become harsh or unkindly.
  2. (superl.) Having an acid or sharp, biting taste, like vinegar, and the juices of most unripe fruits; acid; tart.
  3. (v. t.) To macerate, and render fit for plaster or mortar; as, to sour lime for business purposes.
  4. (superl.) Changed, as by keeping, so as to be acid, rancid, or musty, turned.
  5. (v. t.) To cause to become sour; to cause to turn from sweet to sour; as, exposure to the air sours many substances.
  6. (superl.) Disagreeable; unpleasant; hence; cross; crabbed; peevish; morose; as, a man of a sour temper; a sour reply.
  7. (v. i.) To become sour; to turn from sweet to sour; as, milk soon sours in hot weather; a kind temper sometimes sours in adversity.
  8. (superl.) Cold and unproductive; as, sour land; a sour marsh.
  9. (superl.) Afflictive; painful.
  10. (n.) A sour or acid substance; whatever produces a painful effect.
  11. (v. t.) To make unhappy, uneasy, or less agreeable.
  12. (v. t.) To make cold and unproductive, as soil.

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• Soursop Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) The large succulent and slightly acid fruit of a small tree (Anona muricata) of the West Indies; also, the tree itself. It is closely allied to the custard apple.