1》 forming plurals of nouns ending in sibilant sounds: kisses.
2》 forming plurals of certain nouns ending in -o: potatoes.
var. of -s1.
suffix forming the third person singular of the present tense:
1》 in verbs ending in sibilant sounds: pushes.
2》 in verbs ending in -o (but not -oo): goes.
var. of -s2.

English new terms dictionary. 2014.

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