Meaning of sur
Pronunciation: (sûr), [key]
— prep. Law.
- upon; on the basis of: sur mortgage.
Pronunciation: (soor), [key]
- a town in S Lebanon, on the Mediterranean Sea: site of ancient port of Tyre.
- a prefix meaning “over, above,” “in addition,” occurring mainly in loanwords from French and partial calques of French words:Cf. surcharge; surname; surrender; survive.
- var. ofbefore r: surrogate.
- sur (Thesaurus)