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Meaning of SIP

Pronunciation:  sip

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a small drink
  2. [v]  drink in sips

SIP is a 3 letter word that starts with S.


 Synonyms: nip
 See Also: deglutition, drink, drink, imbibe, swallow



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Sip\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Sipped}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    {Sipping}.] [OE. sippen; akin to OD. sippen, and AS. s?pan to
    sip, suck up, drink. See {Sup}, v. t.]
    1. To drink or imbibe in small quantities; especially, to
       take in with the lips in small quantities, as a liquid;
       as, to sip tea. ``Every herb that sips the dew.''
    2. To draw into the mouth; to suck up; as, a bee sips nectar
       from the flowers.
    3. To taste the liquor of; to drink out of. [Poetic]
             They skim the floods, and sip the purple flowers.
  2. \Sip\, v. i.
    To drink a small quantity; to take a fluid with the lips; to
    take a sip or sips of something.
          [She] raised it to her mouth with sober grace; Then,
          sipping, offered to the next in place.   --Dryden.
  3. \Sip\, n.
    1. The act of sipping; the taking of a liquid with the lips.
    2. A small draught taken with the lips; a slight taste.
             One sip of this Will bathe the drooping spirits in
             delight Beyond the bliss of dreams.   --Milton.
             A sip is all that the public ever care to take from
             reservoirs of abstract philosophy.    --De Quincey.
  4. \Sip\, v. i.
    See {Seep}. [Scot. & U.S.]
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