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Meaning of SUP

Pronunciation:  sup

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a small amount of liquid food; "a sup of ale"
  2. [v]  take solid or liquid food into the mouth a little at a time either by drinking or by eating with a spoon
 

SUP is a 3 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: swallow
 
 See Also: consume, have, ingest, mouthful, take, take in, taste

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Sup\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Supped}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    {Supping}.] [OE. soupen to drink, AS. s?pan; akin to D.
    zuipen, G. saufen, OHG. s?fan, Icel. s?pa, Sw. supa, Dan.
    s["o]be. Cf. {Sip}, {Sop}, {Soup}, {Supper}.]
    To take into the mouth with the lips, as a liquid; to take or
    drink by a little at a time; to sip.
    
          There I'll sup Balm and nectar in my cup. --Crashaw.
    
    
  2. \Sup\, n.
    A small mouthful, as of liquor or broth; a little taken with
    the lips; a sip.
    
          Tom Thumb had got a little sup.          --Drayton.
    
    
  3. \Sup\, v. i. [See {Supper}.]
    To eat the evening meal; to take supper.
    
          I do entreat that we may sup together.   --?
    
    
  4. \Sup\, v. t.
    To treat with supper. [Obs.]
    
          Sup them well and look unto them all.    --Shak.
    
    
 

 

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