how to pronounce son

/ˈsʌn/

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son is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of son in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… they brought their male son to watch how …”

meanings of son

noun:

  1. Initialism of supraoptic nucleus.
  2. A male descendant.
  3. A male person considered to have been significantly shaped by some external influence.
  4. A male adopted person in relation to his adoptive parents.
  5. A familiar address to a male person from an older or otherwise more authoritative person.
  6. Son cubano, a genre of music and dance blending Spanish and African elements that originated in Cuba during the late 19th century.
  7. A male person who has such a close relationship with an older or otherwise more authoritative person that he can be regarded as a son of the other person.
  8. One's male offspring.
  9. An informal address to a friend or person of equal authority.

name:

  1. Abbreviation of Sonora. (state of Mexico).
  2. One of the three persons of the Trinity, believed to have become incarnated in Jesus Christ.

verb:

  1. To address (someone) as "son".
  2. To produce (i.e. bear, father, beget) a son.

phrase:

  1. Initialism of socked on the nose.

words with pronunciation similar to son

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