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Syrap vs. Syrup: Mastering the Correct Spelling

Edited by Huma Saeed || By Sawaira Riaz || Updated on September 25, 2023
"Syrap" is a misspelling, whereas "Syrup" is the correct spelling denoting a thick, sweet liquid.

Which is correct: Syrap or Syrup

How to spell Syrup?

Syrap is Incorrect

Syrup is Correct

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Key Differences

Think of the "u" in syrup as the cup holding the syrup.
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Sep 11, 2023
Remember that the word ends in "-up", like "cup".
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Sep 11, 2023
"Rap" is music, but "rup" is sweet.
Sara Rehman
Sep 11, 2023
Think of a tree sap turning into syr"up".
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Sep 11, 2023
The word "syringe" starts with "syr-", just like "syrup".
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Syrup Definitions

"Syrup" can refer to any thick liquid resembling syrup.
The syrupy texture of the drink was unusual.
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Sep 09, 2023
"Syrup" can also signify excessive sweetness or sentimentality.
The movie's ending was pure syrup.
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Sep 09, 2023
In medicine, "syrup" denotes a thick liquid containing a solution of sugar and medicine.
She took a spoonful of cough syrup.
Janet White
Sep 09, 2023
It can mean a sugary solution used to preserve fruit.
The peaches were preserved in a light syrup.
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Sep 09, 2023
A thick, sweet, sticky liquid, consisting of a sugar base, natural or artificial flavorings, and water.
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Sep 08, 2023
A thick, sugary liquid made by boiling down or otherwise concentrating plant sap, juice, or grain extracts.
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A concentrated solution of sugar in water, often used as a vehicle for medicine.
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Any thick liquid that has a high sugar content and which is added to or poured over food as a flavouring.
Maple syrup
Pancake syrup
Peaches in syrup
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(by extension) Any viscous liquid.
Cough syrup
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Sep 08, 2023
A wig.
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(transitive) To convert or process into syrup.
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(transitive) To add syrup to.
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Sep 08, 2023
(transitive) To sabotage (a vehicle) by pouring syrup into the gas tank.
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Sep 08, 2023
Same as Sirup, Sirupy.
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Sep 08, 2023
A thick sweet sticky liquid
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Sep 08, 2023
"Syrup" is a dense, sweet liquid used as a sweetener.
Pancakes taste better with maple syrup.
Aimie Carlson
Sep 09, 2023

FAQs

What is the root word of Syrup?

The root is from the Arabic word "sharab" meaning "a drink".
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Sep 11, 2023

What is the pronunciation of Syrup?

It is pronounced as /ˈsɪr.əp/.
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Sep 11, 2023

Which vowel is used before Syrup?

Typically, no specific vowel comes before "syrup."
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Sep 11, 2023

Why is it called Syrup?

It is derived from Arabic "sharab" meaning "a drink".
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Sep 11, 2023

Which preposition is used with Syrup?

Commonly "of" as in "syrup of ipecac," but the preposition can vary based on context.
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Sep 11, 2023

What is the verb form of Syrup?

"Syrup" is primarily a noun, but can be used as a verb meaning "to sweeten or flavor with syrup."
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Sep 11, 2023

Is Syrup a negative or positive word?

Neutral, but it can be positive in context relating to taste.
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Sep 11, 2023

Which article is used with Syrup?

Both "a" and "the" can be used, depending on context.
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Sep 11, 2023

What is the singular form of Syrup?

The singular form is "syrup."
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Sep 11, 2023

Is Syrup a noun or adjective?

It's primarily a noun, but can be used adjectivally.
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Sep 11, 2023

Is Syrup a countable noun?

No, it's generally uncountable but can be countable when referring to types of syrups.
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Sep 11, 2023

What is the opposite of Syrup?

There isn't a direct antonym, but a possible opposite in texture could be "powder."
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Sep 11, 2023

What is the plural form of Syrup?

The plural form is "syrups."
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Sep 11, 2023

Which conjunction is used with Syrup?

Any conjunction can be used, depending on the sentence structure.
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Sep 11, 2023

Is Syrup an adverb?

No.
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Sep 11, 2023

Is the word Syrup is imperative?

No.
Harlon Moss
Sep 11, 2023

What is another term for Syrup?

Sweetener or molasses (context-dependent).
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Sep 11, 2023

Which determiner is used with Syrup?

Determiners like "some", "a lot of", or "a bottle of" can be used.
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Sep 11, 2023

What is the first form of Syrup?

It remains "syrup" (it's a noun, not a verb with conjugations).
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Sep 11, 2023

Is Syrup a vowel or consonant?

It is a word, not a single letter.
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Sep 11, 2023

How do we divide Syrup into syllables?

Syr-up.
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Sep 11, 2023

What part of speech is Syrup?

Noun.
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Sep 11, 2023

What is the third form of Syrup?

Not applicable.
Janet White
Sep 11, 2023

How is Syrup used in a sentence?

"She drizzled syrup on her pancakes, making them perfectly sweet."
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Sep 11, 2023

Is Syrup an abstract noun?

No, it's a concrete noun.
Aimie Carlson
Sep 11, 2023

Is the Syrup term a metaphor?

Not inherently, but can be used metaphorically (e.g., "syrupy voice").
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Sep 11, 2023

How many syllables are in Syrup?

Two.
Aimie Carlson
Sep 11, 2023

What is the second form of Syrup?

Not applicable.
Harlon Moss
Sep 11, 2023

Is Syrup a collective noun?

No.
Aimie Carlson
Sep 11, 2023

What is a stressed syllable in Syrup?

The first syllable, "syr".
Aimie Carlson
Sep 11, 2023
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