What does SUP mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. swallow, sup(verb)

    a small amount of liquid food

    "a sup of ale"

  2. sup(verb)

    take solid or liquid food into the mouth a little at a time either by drinking or by eating with a spoon


  1. sup(Contraction)

    How are you? What is new?

    'sup bro?

    Etymology: of what's up.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sup(verb)

    to take into the mouth with the lips, as a liquid; to take or drink by a little at a time; to sip

    Etymology: [See Supper.]

  2. Sup(noun)

    a small mouthful, as of liquor or broth; a little taken with the lips; a sip

    Etymology: [See Supper.]

  3. Sup(verb)

    to eat the evening meal; to take supper

    Etymology: [See Supper.]

  4. Sup(verb)

    to treat with supper

    Etymology: [See Supper.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Sup

    sup, v.t. to take into the mouth, as a liquid: (Scot.) to eat with a spoon.—v.i. to eat the evening meal: (B.) to sip:—pr.p. sup′ping; pa.t. and pa.p. supped.—n. a small mouthful, as of a liquid. [A.S. súpan; Ice. súpa, Ger. saufen, to drink.]

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Anagrams for SUP »

  1. ups, UPS

  2. USP

  3. pus, PUS

  4. PSU

How to pronounce SUP?

  1. Alex
    US English

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  1. sup


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of SUP in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of SUP in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of SUP in a Sentence

  1. Arisa Hosaka:

    Feed a fever, starve a cold. Lightly sup with rickets.

  2. Overbury:

    If a man die young he hath left us at dinner; it is bed-time with a man of three score and ten; and he that lives a hundred years hath walked a mile after supper. This life is but one day of three meals, or one meal of three courses?childhood, youth, and old age. To sup well is to live well, and that?s the way to sleep well.

  3. Bernard Lafayette:


  4. bob yoyo:


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