Meaning of sur


Pronunciation: (sûr), [key]
— prep. Law.
  1. upon; on the basis of: sur mortgage.


Pronunciation: (soor), [key]
— n.
  1. a town in S Lebanon, on the Mediterranean Sea: site of ancient port of Tyre.


Pronunciation: [key]
  1. a prefix meaning “over, above,” “in addition,” occurring mainly in loanwords from French and partial calques of French words:Cf. surcharge; surname; surrender; survive.


Pronunciation: [key]
  1. var. ofbefore r: surrogate.
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  • sur (Thesaurus)