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sup

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verb \ˈsəp\

Definition of sup

supped

;

supping

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to take or drink in swallows or gulps

  3. intransitive verb
  4. chiefly dialectal :  to take food and especially liquid food into the mouth a little at a time

Origin and Etymology of sup

Middle English suppen, from Old English sūpan, suppan; akin to Old High German sūfan to drink, sip, Old English sopp sop


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sup

noun

Definition of sup

  1. :  a mouthful especially of liquor or broth :  sip; also :  a small quantity of liquid pour me just a sup of tea

Examples of sup in a Sentence

  1. the old mariner took a sup of grog and began his tale

First Known Use of sup

1551


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sup

verb

Definition of sup

supped

;

supping

  1. intransitive verb
  2. 1 :  to eat the evening meal

  3. 2 :  to make one's supper —used with on or off sup on roast beef

Origin and Etymology of sup

Middle English soupen, suppen, from Anglo-French super, from supe sop, soup — more at soup


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sup

abbreviation

Definition of sup

  1. 1 superior

  2. 2 supra


SUP Defined for Kids

sup

play
verb \ˈsəp\

Definition of sup for Students

supped

;

supping

  1. :  to eat the evening meal



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