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: Initialism of supraoptic nucleus. A male descendant. A male person considered to have been significantly shaped by some external influence. A male adopted person in relation to his adoptive parents. A familiar address to a male person from an older or otherwise more authoritative person. Son cubano, a genre of music and dance blending Spanish and African elements that originated in Cuba during the late 19th century. 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. One's male offspring. An informal address to a friend or person of equal authority. name: Abbreviation of Sonora. (state of Mexico). One of the three persons of the Trinity, believed to have become incarnated in Jesus Christ. verb: To address (someone) as "son". To produce (i.e. bear, father, beget) a son. phrase: Initialism of socked on the nose. words with pronunciation similar to son words that rhyme with son Did this page help you?