What does SOY mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. soy, soybean, soya bean(noun)

    a source of oil; used for forage and soil improvement and as food

  2. soy, soya, soybean, soya bean, soybean plant, soja, soja bean, Glycine max(noun)

    erect bushy hairy annual herb having trifoliate leaves and purple to pink flowers; extensively cultivated for food and forage and soil improvement but especially for its nutritious oil-rich seeds; native to Asia

  3. soy sauce, soy(noun)

    thin sauce made of fermented soy beans

  4. soy, soybean, soya, soya bean(noun)

    the most highly proteinaceous vegetable known; the fruit of the soybean plant is used in a variety of foods and as fodder (especially as a replacement for animal protein)


  1. soy(Noun)

    A Chinese and Japanese liquid sauce for fish, made by subjecting boiled beans to long fermentation and then long digestion in salt and water. US preference is the term soy sauce.

    I like a little soy with my rice.

  2. soy(Noun)

    Soybeans. Often used attributively.

  3. Origin: Probably via soja, from a variant of (, shōyu), from Chinese (jiàngyóu), from ‘bean paste’ + ‘oil’.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Soy(noun)

    a Chinese and Japanese liquid sauce for fish, etc., made by subjecting boiled beans (esp. soja beans), or beans and meal, to long fermentation and then long digestion in salt and water

  2. Soy(noun)

    the soja, a kind of bean. See Soja


  1. Soy

    Soy is the debut CD by Cynthia. It was released on June 26, 2006. She said that the album 'is to sing in the car, or in a den at home and the single 'Soy' is a way to go to the public and say that I accept'. With the collaboration of Yahir the album won first place in the Desafio de Estrellas.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Soy

    soi, n. a thick and piquant sauce made from the seeds of the soy bean or pea, a native of China, Japan, and the Moluccas.—Also Soo′ja. [Jap. si-yan, Chin. shi-yu.]

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Soy

    a sauce or condiment used in Japan and China; prepared from a bean which is extensively cultivated in those countries.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of SOY in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of SOY in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Kiyoko Araki:

    And soy sauce is seasoning every home needs.

  2. James A Michener, Iberia:

    Yo soy un anima infeliz,Perdida en este mundo atormendo. I am a miserable spirit lost in this tormented world.

  3. Valmor Schaffer:

    In this harvest (2015/16), we still have (positive) margins... but not everyone sold soy with the dollar at 3.4 reais.

  4. Heather Patisaul:

    For healthy adults, I think about soy the way I think about things like sugar, alcohol and caffeine, moderation is key.

  5. Kaname Gokon:

    I'm not seeing a lot of direction for the market, there is some short-covering on wheat and soy ahead of the USDA report.

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