siphon


siphon

verb

Definition of SIPHON

1
to remove (liquid) gradually or completely <I let the stranded motorist siphon some of my gas so he could be on his way>
Synonyms bleed, draft, draw (off), pump, siphon (also syphon), tap
Near Antonyms bathe, douse (also dowse), drench, soak, souse, wash, water, wet; deluge, drown, flood, inundate, overflow; submerge, swamp
Antonyms fill
2
to cause to move to a central point or along a restricted pathway <investigators discovered that the so-called charitable organization was siphoning funds to a terrorist group>
Synonyms canalize, channelize, conduct, direct, funnel, pipe, siphon (also syphon)

Variants of SIPHON

siphon also syphon

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