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I'm 0 for 3 with marriage - the scoreboard doesn't lie, never has. So what we all have is a marriage of the heart. To sully or contaminate or radically disrespect this union with a shameful contract is something that I will leave to the amateurs and the Bible grippers.
Charlie Sheen

Meaning of "sully" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD SULLY

Probably from French souiller to soil.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF SULLY

sully  [ˈsʌlɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SULLY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Sully is a verb and can also act as a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb sully in English.

WHAT DOES SULLY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of sully in the English dictionary

The first definition of sully in the dictionary is to stain or tarnish or to become stained or tarnished. Other definition of sully is a stain. Sully is also the act of sullying.


CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO SULLY

PRESENT

Present
I sully
you sully
he/she/it sullies
we sully
you sully
they sully
Present continuous
I am sullying
you are sullying
he/she/it is sullying
we are sullying
you are sullying
they are sullying
Present perfect
I have sullied
you have sullied
he/she/it has sullied
we have sullied
you have sullied
they have sullied
Present perfect continuous
I have been sullying
you have been sullying
he/she/it has been sullying
we have been sullying
you have been sullying
they have been sullying
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I sullied
you sullied
he/she/it sullied
we sullied
you sullied
they sullied
Past continuous
I was sullying
you were sullying
he/she/it was sullying
we were sullying
you were sullying
they were sullying
Past perfect
I had sullied
you had sullied
he/she/it had sullied
we had sullied
you had sullied
they had sullied
Past perfect continuous
I had been sullying
you had been sullying
he/she/it had been sullying
we had been sullying
you had been sullying
they had been sullying
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will sully
you will sully
he/she/it will sully
we will sully
you will sully
they will sully
Future continuous
I will be sullying
you will be sullying
he/she/it will be sullying
we will be sullying
you will be sullying
they will be sullying
Future perfect
I will have sullied
you will have sullied
he/she/it will have sullied
we will have sullied
you will have sullied
they will have sullied
Future perfect continuous
I will have been sullying
you will have been sullying
he/she/it will have been sullying
we will have been sullying
you will have been sullying
they will have been sullying
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would sully
you would sully
he/she/it would sully
we would sully
you would sully
they would sully
Conditional continuous
I would be sullying
you would be sullying
he/she/it would be sullying
we would be sullying
you would be sullying
they would be sullying
Conditional perfect
I would have sully
you would have sully
he/she/it would have sully
we would have sully
you would have sully
they would have sully
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been sullying
you would have been sullying
he/she/it would have been sullying
we would have been sullying
you would have been sullying
they would have been sullying
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you sully
we let´s sully
you sully
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to sully
Past participle
sullied
Present Participle
sullying
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SULLY


cully
ˈkʌlɪ
gulley
ˈɡʌlɪ
gully
ˈɡʌlɪ
hully
ˈhʌlɪ
mulley
ˈmʌlɪ
Tiruchirapalli
ˌtɪrətʃɪrəˈpʌlɪ
Tully
ˈtʌlɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SULLY

sullage
sullen
sullenly
sullenness
sullens
sulliable
sullied
sullies
Sullivan
Sullom Voe
Sully-Prudhomme
sulpha drug
sulphacetamide
sulphadiazine
sulphadoxine
sulphanilamide
sulphatase
sulphate
sulphate-resisting cement
sulphathiazole

WORDS THAT END LIKE SULLY

awfully
beautifully
bully
carefully
delightfully
faithfully
forcefully
fully
gracefully
gratefully
hopefully
lawfully
painfully
peacefully
respectfully
successfully
tastefully
thankfully
thoughtfully
wonderfully

Synonyms and antonyms of sully in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «SULLY»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «sully» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of sully

Translation of «sully» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SULLY

Find out the translation of sully to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of sully from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «sully» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

苏利
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

sully
570 millions of speakers

English

sully
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

सुली
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

سولي
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

пятнать
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Sully
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

নোংরা করা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

souiller
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Sully
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

besudeln
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

シュリー
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

설리
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Sully
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

làm dơ
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கறைபடுத்து
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

खिन्नतेने
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

kirletmek
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

macchiare
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Sully
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

плямувати
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Sully
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

sully
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Sully
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

sully
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

sully
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of sully

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SULLY»

The term «sully» is quite widely used and occupies the 28.250 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SULLY» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about sully

EXAMPLES

QUOTES WITH «SULLY»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word sully.
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Charlie Sheen
I'm 0 for 3 with marriage - the scoreboard doesn't lie, never has. So what we all have is a marriage of the heart. To sully or contaminate or radically disrespect this union with a shameful contract is something that I will leave to the amateurs and the Bible grippers.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SULLY»

Discover the use of sully in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to sully and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Glimpse: A Telling Tattle
In doing so, "Glimpse" profiles the outlandish predicaments of dashhing and crashing through adversity. Without a doubt, Glimpse personifies a true tale of "What you see is what you get.
D. S. Sully, 2011
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Essential Communication Skills for Nursing
Effective communication skills are crucial in all aspects of nursing practice - this book will enable you to communicate effectively and with confidence in your professional practice.
Philippa Sully, Joan Dallas, 2005
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Facing Celebrity in America: Thomas Sully's Theatrical ...
Through the delineation of the English genre of theatrical portraiture and its transfer to America in the eighteenth century, this thesis explores the fundamentals of the genre, its participants, and Sully's use of it as a creative catalyst ...
Amanda Jean Olson, 2008
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Essential Communication Skills for Nursing and Midwifery
Effective communication skills are crucial in all aspects of nursing and midwifery practice - this book will enable readers to communicate effectively and with confidence in their professional practice.
Philippa Sully, Joan Dallas, 2010
5
Defining Gravity the Sully Way
Learn more about: our solar system, where the sun goes, gravitational force, the true orbit of Halley's comet, how the moon triggers earthquakes, the solar system's four seasons and how they affect the ozone...and most importantly, what all ...
Charles J. Sullivan, 2004
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The Paths We Choose: A Memoir
In The Paths We Choose, he relates the turbulent story of his life before the platinum albums and packed arenas. Sully's story shows us that whatever hardship we may face, ultimately, our choices determine our destiny.
Sully Erna, 2012
7
The Sully Bug
The Sully Bug by first time author, Michelle Barfield, is the sweet and touching story of the love and wonder experienced by an older sibling after the arrival of the newest family member.
Michelle Barfield, 2009
8
Saving Sully: Tales of a New England Fisherman
This is a story about people and personalities not about regulations.
John Verissimo, 2011
9
Memoirs of Maximilian de Bethune, Duke of Sully, Prime ...
to which is annexed, The trial of Francis Ravaillac, for the murder of Henry the Great Maximilien de Béthune Sully (duc de), Pierre-Mathurin de L'Ecluse des Loges. bat. that. they. would. pass. for. more. in. the. neighbouring. countries. than. at.
Maximilien de Béthune Sully (duc de), Pierre-Mathurin de L'Ecluse des Loges, 1812
10
Byron, Sully, and the Power of Portraiture
This book focuses on the history and cultural significance for Federal America of Thomas Sully's Byron, which has never before been the subject of scholarly study.
John Clubbe, 2005

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SULLY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term sully is used in the context of the following news items.
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Tom Hanks in Talks to Play Captain 'Sully' Sullenberger for Clint …
Tom Hanks is being eyed to play Captain Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger for Clint Eastwood and Warner Bros. in “Sully.” Sources tell Variety that Hanks is in final ... «Variety, Jun 15»
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E3 2015: Uncharted 4: Brand New Gameplay Revealed
The action-heavy level saw series hero Nathan Drake reunited with his mentor Sully, who teamed up for a shootout in the crowded hillside market stalls of what ... «IGN, Jun 15»
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Clint Eastwood To Make Film about Capt. Sully Sullenberger
Warner Bros. Pictures announced on Tuesday that the life story of Capt. Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger is coming to the big screen in a yet-to-be named motion ... «Flying Magazine, Jun 15»
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Clint Eastwood to direct biopic on miracle pilot 'Sully' Sullenberger
Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger will be brought to the screen, Warner Bros. Pictures announced Tuesday. (Warner Bros. Pictures and CNN are both Time Warner ... «CNN, Jun 15»
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Class B: Ethan, Sully Buttes in title game
Wientjes had two 3-pointers and seven rebounds to go with her 6-for-15 shooting from the field. She was the only Sully Buttes player in double figures. «Sioux Falls Argus Leader, Mar 15»
6
Capt. Sully still thinking of passengers on sixth anniversary of …
Six years after he courageously ditched a nearly full commercial flight in the Hudson River, super pilot Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger again put his passengers ... «New York Daily News, Jan 15»
7
Ray Donovan Season 2: Can Ray Fix Himself?
The drama's first season dealt primarily with Ray's complicated history with his father Mickey (Jon Voight), whom Ray eventually tried to have killed by Sully ... «TV Guide, Jul 14»
8
'Miracle On The Hudson' In Photos: Flight 1549 Survivors And Crew …
Chesley B. “Sully” Sullenberger and his crew to glide the Airbus A320-214 to an unpowered crash landing in the Hudson River between New York and New ... «International Business Times, Jan 14»
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Exclusive: James Woods on the Shocking Ray Donovan Season …
Sully, we hardly knew ye! James Woods' Whitey Bulger-esque Boston mobster bit the dust in Sunday's Ray Donovan Season 1 finale, double-crossed by his old ... «TV Guide, Sep 13»
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Sandra Sully reveals she was bullied for ten years by female …
Sully says the incidents built up over time and she soon became aware this woman clearly didn't like her and would stop at nothing to try to derail her career. «NEWS.com.au, Aug 13»

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