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Definition 1: 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) - [noun denoting food]

Synonyms for soy in the sense of this definition

(soy is a kind of ...) any of various edible seeds of plants of the family Leguminosae used for food

(... is a kind of soy ) seeds used as livestock feed

(... is part of soy) 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

(soy is made of the substance ...) oil from soya beans

(... is made of the substance soy) meal made from soybeans

(... is made of the substance soy) thin sauce made of fermented soy beans

Definition 2: thin sauce made of fermented soy beans - [noun denoting food]

Synonyms for soy in the sense of this definition

(soy is a kind of ...) a preparation (a sauce or relish or spice) to enhance flavor or enjoyment

"mustard and ketchup are condiments"

(soy is made of the substance ...) 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)

Definition 3: 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 - [noun denoting plant]

Synonyms for soy in the sense of this definition

(soy is a kind of ...) an erect or climbing bean or pea plant of the family Leguminosae

(soy is a part of ...) 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)

(soy is a part of ...) a source of oil; used for forage and soil improvement and as food

(... is a member of soy) genus of Asiatic erect or sprawling herbs: soya bean

Definition 4: a source of oil; used for forage and soil improvement and as food - [noun denoting plant]

Synonyms for soy in the sense of this definition

(soy is a kind of ...) any of various seeds or fruits that are beans or resemble beans

(... is part of soy) 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

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