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Synonyms for sweat



  • perspire
  • swelter
  • sweat like a pig
  • sweat buckets
  • break out in a sweat
  • exude moisture
  • be pouring with sweat
  • glow



  • worry
  • fret
  • agonize
  • lose sleep over
  • be on tenterhooks
  • torture yourself
  • be on pins and needles

no sweat


  • no problem
  • it's nothing
  • you're welcome
  • it's a pleasure

sweat something out


Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002

Synonyms for sweat

to excrete moisture through the pores of the skin

to exert one's mental or physical powers, usually under difficulty and to the point of exhaustion

sweat out: to carry on through despite hardships


moisture excreted through the pores of the skin

physical exertion that is usually difficult and exhausting

a condition of excited distress

The American Heritage® Roget's Thesaurus. Copyright © 2013, 2014 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Synonyms for sweat

salty fluid secreted by sweat glands

agitation resulting from active worry

Related Words

condensation of moisture on a cold surface

excrete perspiration through the pores in the skin

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I troubleshoot, manage short-term and long-term maintenance forecasts and training, break sweat and bust knuckles to modify, inspect, service and maintain my aircraft.
The home team did not have to break sweat as they warmed up for the forthcoming crucial battles with South Africa and Australia.
Williams didn't break sweat during her 6-3 6-1 win over fellow American Laura Granville to book a place in the last 16.
The odds-on favourite, trained by Michael Jarvis for Nicholas Springer, never had to break sweat to justify favouritism by an easy two lengths from Compton Emperor.