candy

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈkændi/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈkændi/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(kandē)

Inflections of 'candy' (nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.): nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors.": candies
Inflections of 'candy' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
candies
v 3rd person singular
candying
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
candied
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
candied
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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candy

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. [cotton, rock] candy
  2. [homemade, baked, boiled] candies
  3. always [carries, has] hard candies
  4. [eat, open, unwrap] the candy
  5. [give, hand out] candy [for, on] Halloween
  6. buy candy [at the store, from a vending machine]
  7. candy for [after dinner, the movie]
  8. don't take candy from strangers
  9. was like taking candy from a baby
  10. she is [just, there as, a piece of] eye candy
  11. slang: [caught, busted] selling candy
n as adj
  1. [eat, buy] a candy bar
  2. a candy [wrapper, apple, cane]
  3. at the candy store
v
  1. am candying [fruit, ginger, yams, pecans]
  2. [one, after, when] the fruit has been candied
'candy' also found in these entries (note: many are not synonyms or translations):
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