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siphon

verb
variants: also

syphon

Synonyms and Antonyms of siphon

  1. 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 of siphon bleed, draft, draw (off), pump, drain (also syphon), tapWords Related to siphon milk; suck; clear, empty, evacuate, exhaust, vacate, vacuate, void; decant, effuse; deplete; clean, flush, purgeNear Antonyms of siphon bathe, douse (also dowse), drench, soak, souse, wash, water, wet; deluge, drown, flood, inundate, overflow; submerge, swampAntonyms of siphon fill

  2. 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 of siphon canalize, channelize, conduct, direct, funnel, pipe, channel (also syphon)Words Related to siphon carry, convey, transmit; concentrate, consolidate, focus



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